Alnwick

ARCHAEOLOGY

ARCHAEOLOGY

Meetings normally held between 2-4pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at St Michael's Church Hall, in the small hall at the rear, but refer to programme below for further detail including field trips. Field Trips usually begin in the morning. FROM MAY 2020 MEETINGS BY ZOOM START AT 4PM.

.Donations may be requested from time to time for expenses of visiting speakers.
.For programme dates prior to this click on: PREVIOUS ARCHAEOLOGY PROGRAMMES
DATE 2020 ARCHAEOLOGY GROUP - 2020 PROGRAMME
15th September: at 4pm Zoom Meeting NORWEGIAN STAVE CHURCHES – medieval, wooden, Christian church buildings constructed of posts and lintels. Once common in northern Europe most of the 30 odd churches remaining are in Norway. Aspects will include how archaeology has provided information on their construction and development over the centuries and how they can best be preserved. (Presentation by Carol Burnett)ZOOM
20th October: at 4pm Zoom Meeting THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SHETLAND (Presentation by Maureen Sayers). ZOOM
17th November: at 4pm Zoom Meeting BUTRINT - a UNESCO World Heritage Centre was an ancient Greek and later Roman city and bishopric in Epirus. It is situated in southern Albania close to the border with Greece. (Presentation by Jane Glass). ZOOM
15th December: at 4pm XMAS QUIZ VIA ZOOM. (Presentation John G with the help of members). Link: XMAS QUIZ 2020 - with the answersZOOM
DATE 2021 ARCHAEOLOGY GROUP - 2021 PROGRAMME - ALL MEETINGS BY ZOOM until further notice
19th January: at 4pmA REVIEW OF THE LAST 12 MONTHS & DISCUSSION (Presentation by John G).ZOOM
16th February at 11am Origins of the Silk Road. Part 1 Persia - NOTE TIME CHANGE JUST FOR TODAY. (Presentation by Pat Ashton) ZOOM
16th March at 4pm Dolmen de Menga, Antequera, Spain (Presentation by George Ellames) ZOOM
20th April at 4pm Trier and Volterra (Presentation by Maureen Sayers) ZOOM
18th May at 4pm Temples of Tamil Nadu (Presentation by Trevor Robinson) ZOOM
15th June at 4pm Otzi, the Iceman (Presentation by Anne McMillan) ZOOM
20th July at 4pm The Qin Emperor's Tomb (Presentation by Tessa Nichol) ZOOM
17th August at 4pm The Wall Game - Condercum Roman Fort and Temple (Presentation by Barbara Wood) ZOOM
21st September at 2pm Anglo-Saxon Sites in Northumberland and Durham (Presentation by Peter Carter) St Michael's Main Hall, 2pm

THIS LINK GIVES AN OVERVIEW OF THE ACTIVITIES OF ALL GROUPS DURING THE PERIOD OF COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS: ZOOM CONFERENCING and other means

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BOOK GROUP 1 BOOK GROUP 2 (Fairfields) BOOK GROUP 3 (St Michael's) Bridge
CREATIVE WRITING French Geology (In Abeyance) German
HERB GROUP - Exploring Plant Medicines HISTORY LATIN ADVANCED GROUP LATIN FOR IMPROVERS
Line Dancing Mahjong Painting & Drawing PHILOSOPHY
POETRY 1 POETRY 2 POPULAR CLASSICAL MUSIC SCIENCE
SHORT WALKS SOCIAL EVENING Spanish Ukulele
WALKING
More Group Pages
A1 - ZOOM by various groups ARCHAEOLOGY
ARCHITECTURE ART APPRECIATION
BOOK GROUP 1 BOOK GROUP 2 (Fairfields)
BOOK GROUP 3 (St Michael's) Bridge
CREATIVE WRITING French
Geology (In Abeyance) German
HERB GROUP - Exploring Plant Medicines HISTORY
LATIN ADVANCED GROUP LATIN FOR IMPROVERS
Line Dancing Mahjong
Painting & Drawing PHILOSOPHY
POETRY 1 POETRY 2
POPULAR CLASSICAL MUSIC SCIENCE
SHORT WALKS SOCIAL EVENING
Spanish Ukulele
WALKING