We offer a regular series of talks on the history and archaeology of Southwell and other related subjects. These take place on the third Thursday of each month at the Old Courthouse, Burgage, Southwell. Admittance is free to members and costs £3 to non-members.
Programme for 2015-16
17th September 2015 Dr Will Bowden ‘Life after Boudica: recent research at Caistor Roman town (Norfolk)’
15th October 2015 Peter Allen ‘Archaeological investigations into the history of settlement in Bingham’
19th November 2015 Laura Binns Trent & Peak Archaeology ‘Lenton Priory’
21st January 2016 Gareth Davies & Laura Binns Trent & Peak Archaeology ‘Burgage Manor Revealed Interim Report and proposals for the 2016 excavations’
25th February 2016 Andy Weaver and Dave Johnson ‘Vernacular Buildings Project in Southwell’
17th March 2016 Daryl Baxter – topic to be confirmed
14th April 2016 Paul Jameson ‘The Battle of Hatfield’
19th May 2016 Adrian Henstock ‘Little Brown Jug’
15th September 2016 Emily Gillott and Lorraine Horsley Nottinghamshire CC ‘Segolocum’ - THIS TALK IS UNFORTUNATELY CANCELLED
20th October 2016 Sue Brown and Janet Spavold ‘Ticknall Pots and Potters’
17th November 2016 Matt Beresford MB Archaeology ‘Harvey’s field in Roman Southwell’
Programme for 2018-19
11th October - Dr Natasha Harlow - Belonging and Belongings in the Land of the Iceni
15th November - Pauline Marples - Clipstone Camp: a First World War Training Camp
13th December - Dr Jenny Alexander - Masons Marks & Graffiti in the Minster
17th January To Be Confirmed.
21st February - Jennifer Horseman - Cresswell Crags: 50 Shades of Caves!!!
Programme for 2018
15th February - Naomi Sykes - The Origins of Easter
15th March - Gill Morrell - Friends to Toton
19th April - Various - Vicars Court and Orchard Land Project: new light on the Roman villa
17th May - Michael Jones - The White book of Southwell
20th September - Adam Tinsley - Pots, Burials & Kilns: Recent excavation at Newark South
Programme for 2017
19th January Steve Flinders History beneath our feet in Ilkeston.
16th February Anita Randini Diet and lifestyle in Anglo-Saxon Southwell, Revelations from a study of human teeth.
16th March Tony Connolly Croxton Kerriel archaeology excavation
27th April Emily Gillott and Lorraine Horsley Segelocum Roman Town
18th May Prof.Chris Brookes Archaeology of church towers
21st September Ian Cox Navenby Excavations
26th October Darryl Baxter What King Arthur did for us
16th November James Wright A lost mediaeval fortified manor house at Strelley Hall
December meeting - social evening . details to be announced