Preston & District

Archaeology

Group Leader: Pat Hastings. Contact Pat via Blue Bird Link OR Tel. 07803 044238

Day/Date: 1st Monday of the month, 2-4 pm via Zoom.......until at least March 2021

Our latest session on the 7th September went well with 26 people zooming in. Mike Newell from Salford University spoke on the Universities & Communities work at Houghton Tower in 2019 when they were looking for the "great tower" blown up during the civil war.... it was fascinating.

The next zoom experience will be on the 5th October. The topic is "The lost buildings of Lancashire" presented by Philippa Parker from the University of East Anglia.

There are some exciting virtual events planned for the Heritage Open days 2020, for the links for Preston go to>
https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/printable-area-lists/laa/Preston

and for the Bowland virtual festival>
https://www.forestofbowland.com/Festival-Bowland-Events

This years University Archaeology Day has gone online and its free on the 22nd October 2020
To book your place (as they are limited) go to:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/university-archaeology-day-2020-live-and-online-tickets-114527360418

"A day of online lectures, seminars, careers talks, meet & greets and more!
> Universities from around the UK will also have staff and students available to answer your questions live online on the day
> Pre-prepared lectures and videos about the departments will be available to watch throughout the day
More to follow over the coming weeks! Sign up now for this 'Save the Date' ticket and more information will follow over the coming weeks & months - including exclusive videos from all of the universities taking part in UAD20!"

The programme is now planned for zoom until March 2021 (April & May are Bank Holidays) with outdoor events to visit to Bolton Museum with Ian Trumble planned for August and the walk around Preston with Keith Vernon for September

The zoom link for each meeting will be sent out by email 48 hours before the session.

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Applied Philosophy Archaeology
Art Art Appreciation
Bird Watching, Natural History Bridge
Canasta Cookery
Crafts Creative Writing
Crossword Group Crown Green Bowls
CULTURE LIVE Cycling
Discussion Drama
Easy Walks Family History & Genealogy
Flower arranging Folk Dancing
French (Basic) French (Intermediate)
French Conversation Gardening
German (Intermediate) German Conversation
Information Technology Italian
Keep Fit Keyboard Playing
Latin Line Dancing
Local History 1 Local History 2
Mahjong Meet & Eat
MEMBERS ON THEIR OWN (MOTO) Moving On (Bereavement Group)
Music Group 1 Music Group 2
Music Group 3 Philosophy
Photography Play Reading
Poetry Appreciation Pool
Reading 1 Reading 2 (Afternoon)
Recorder Group Scrabble / Chess
Singing for Pleasure Social Science Perspectives
Spanish Spanish Conversation
Table Tennis Tai Chi
Theatre Visits Ukulele Group
Walking Web Trainer01
Whist Yoga