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.

2018/2019 Programme:

21.09.18 Shane Kelleher (2): Staffordshire Matters (Report from the new County Archaeologist)
19.10.18 AGM and Dr Peter Groom (2): A tale of fish weirs, canoes, dead Elk and a bad shoulder - Experimental archaeology
16.11.18 Trevor Fisher: The mysteries of Chartley - Why Mary Stuart did not stay at the Castle and much more - Medieval
14.12.18 TBA
18.01.19 Dr Mike Nevell: Digging Worsley Delph: New light on the Bridgewater Canal - Industrial archaeology
15.02.19 Birgitta Hoffman: Working at the northernmost end of the Roman Empire - Roman (Gask Ridge)
15.03.19 Dr Anne Andrews: Industrial Archaeology
12.04.19 Helen Martin-Bacon: The mystery of St Michael and All Angels, Penkridge


Watch this space for further details of lectures in the 2018/2019 programme

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Version: 06 17 November 2018 updated by John Wilcock