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Saturday, 16 April, 2016


The 4th Annual one-day conference highlighting the latest Archaeological research and news from Wiltshire.

10.00 David Dawson, Wiltshire Archaeological and natural History Society, introduction
10.05 Melanie Pomeroy-Kellinger, Wiltshire Council : Overview of Archaeology in Wiltshire
10.30 Si Cleggett & Martin Brown, Wessex Archaeology / WYG Environmental Planning, Homes Fit for Heroes: Archaeology ahead of new Service Family Accommodation
10.55 Tony Hack, Wiltshire Medieval Graffiti Survey / WAFG, Hidden Art of Imber Church graffiti
11.20 Phil Andrews, Wessex Archaeology and Jan Dando, WAFG: Excavations at a Roman site near Bromham
11.45 Emma Elton, Broad Town Archaeology: The Lost Chapel of Bincknoll
12.10 Quickfire sessions:
* Elsie Brooks, University of Reading, Geochemical analysis of the Neolithic building at Marden henge
Claire Nolan, Heritage and Well-being - Wiltshire as a case study
* David Dawson, Wiltshire Museum, A Saxon coin found at East Grafton
* Rachael Seager Smith, Wessex Archaeology, Radiocarbon dating `Late` Roman burials at Boscombe Down
* Phil Harding, Wessex Archaeology, A 17kg neolithic flint core from field-walking at West Kennet Palisade Enclosures

12.30 Lunch
1.30 Jim Leary, University of Reading: Excavating in the Vale of Pewsey: Marden and Wilsford Henges
1.55 James Miles, Archaeovision: 3D imaging and the Civil War at Salisbury Cathedral Chapter House
2.20 Steve Marshall : Water and Springs at Silbury Hill
2.55 Mark Bowden, Historic England : Recent investigations in the Stonehenge environs
3.20 Tea
3.50 Nick Snashall, National Trust, Avebury: Between the Monuments
4.15 Richard Osgood, MoD : Operation Nightingale Bronze Age barrow at Netheravon
4.40 Conference close - Dan Miles, WAFG

The titles of talks and the names of speakers may change.

The venue for this popular conference is Devizes Corn Exchange and the conference fee includes lunch and tea / coffee.

Organised by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society and it's Wiltshire Archaeology Field Group.

Celebrating 30 years of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK
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We are now at capacity for this event.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
As a small independent charity we have a number of fixed costs, and cannot afford to run events at a loss. Therefore the following cancellation and refund policy applies to purchasers:

More than 14 days before the event full refund*
Between 14 days and 5 days 50% refund* (unless we can resell the ticket see below)
Less than 5 days no refund (unless we can resell the ticket see below)

*A 2.50 administration fee will be deducted from all refunds.

If events, lectures, outings or workshops are cancelled at short notice by the Society a full refund will be offered.

If we have a waiting list, or are able to resell the ticket before the event, then a full refund will be issued, less the administration fee*.

No responsibility can be accepted by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (the Society) for accidents or injury sustained during the course of any event arranged by the Society.

Cost:   30; 25 WANHS Members; 15 Students (with ID card only). Includes refreshments and lunch.
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