STAFFORD AND MID-STAFFS ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

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Welcome to The Stafford and Mid-Staffs Archaeological Society Website! If you have a love of archaeology, why not come along and join us once a month on Fridays at 1930 at St Bertelin's Church, Holmcroft Road, Stafford? Coffee and biscuits will be served free of charge after each lecture.



President: Dr John Wilcock
Chairman: Mr Richard S. Hinton
Treasurer: Mrs Celia M. Prescott


Stafford and Mid-Staffs Archaeological Society has a membership of about 50, and meets regularly on Friday evenings once a month 1930 to 2130 from September to April (see below for our current programme dates) at St Bertelin's Church, Holmcroft Road, Stafford (map). You will be very welcome to attend. All members pay an annual subscription and visitors are also welcome at a charge of £3 per meeting. Practical digging on archaeological sites may be available.

An Annual General Meeting is held before the October lecture and the elected committee meets as and when necessary.

There is a Christmas Social Evening. Any ideas for visits, archaeological digs or subjects for lectures are most welcome.

2016/2017 Programme:

16.09.16 Beryl Holt: 'Broctonlager' the Brocton Prisoner of War Camp 1917
14.10.16 AGM and David Wilkinson: Medieval watermills of Staffordshire
18.11.16 Chris Copp: The history of Shugborough from the Bronze Age to the Present
16.12.16 Dr Emma Tetlow: Life in and out of Time Team
20.01.17 Stephen Dean: The Chase Through Time Project: an update
24.02.17 Dr Caroline Sturdy-Colls: The archaeology of occupied Alderney: Investigating Adolf Island
24.03.17 Bryn Gethin: The St John's Lichfield burial excavation
21.04.17 Simon Huguet: Speaking the unspeakable - a social history of hunting in Staffordshire

Watch this space for further details of lectures in the 2016/2017 programme

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Version: 03 17 September 2016 updated by John Wilcock