Monthly Archives: February 2011

2010/11 Subscriptions have been due since 1st June 2010. Please renew urgently. The Society cannot function without members’ subscriptions and we certainly need your support in this 50th anniversary year.

Outstanding subscriptions may be paid in person at any meeting when membership cards will also be issued. Otherwise subscription cheques may be posted to Diane Burleigh, NHAS, 10 Cromwell Way, Pirton, Hitchin, Herts SG5 3RD.

Adult £15, Family £20, Concessions (over 65, under 16), £8.

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An Evening with Dr. Francis Pryor, NHAS President, Author, Prehistorian, BBC & C4 Television Presenter, Farmer.

Francis will discuss and sign his new book, The Making of the British Landscape, (Penguin, £14.99).

Spirella Ballroom, Bridge Road, Letchworth Garden City, 7.30 – 9.30 pm. Organised by David’s Bookshop. Admission by ticket only, £4.00, refundable if his book is purchased at the event; tickets available from David’s Bookshop, Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DE (01462) 684631; online booking form.

Mark Stevenson, English Heritage: ‘‘rains, boats and planes – recent archaeological work in London’

Hear about Mark’s discovery of the oldest standing timber building in Britain – and it’s much earlier than Medieval!

Mrs Howard Memorial Hall (upper room), Norton Way South, Letchworth G C, 8pm.

Dr Ralph Jackson, Curator, Romano-British Collections, The British Museum: ‘Cosmetic Sets of Late Iron Age and Roman Britain’.

Dr Jackson is about to publish a major study of these fascinating finds: there’s more to them than meets the eye and they shouldn’t be seen at face-value!

Mrs Howard Memorial Hall (main hall), Norton Way South, Letchworth Garden City, 8pm.