Monthly Archives: December 2016
From: Gil Burleigh
Sent: Friday, November 18, 2016 4:34 PM
Subject: NHAS News & Events
Tuesday 6th December: Members’ Christmas evening at Letchworth Free Church small hall, 8pm. Our Field Officer will give a talk on “A Sacred Landscape around Iron Age and Romano-British Baldock: an aerial perspective”. Wine, cheese, soft drinks, & nibbles, £3 per person.
Sunday 11th December: Pirton Bury Trust is looking for volunteers required Sunday 11th December 9.30 am – 12.30 pm to cut and clear brambles, saplings and undergrowth from the top and sides of Toot Hill, the Medieval castle mound, a Scheduled Monument. Please bring your own tools: brush cutters, chain and bow or other saws, shears, pruning cutters, rakes, etc.
Tuesday 31st January 2017, Lucas Room, North Hertfordshire Museum, Brand St, Hitchin, 8 pm: Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews, NHDC Archaeology Officer, will give a talk on “Odd pots and foreigners: forgetting Romanitas, becoming Angelcynn”.
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th February 2017: Osteoarchaeology course to be led by Dr. David Klingle, Osteoarchaeologist, at North Hertfordshire Museum, Town Hall, Brand St, Hitchin. Learn how to identify, record, analyse and interpret human bones, using specimens from excavations at Baldock. Details attached.
Stop press: Dea Senuna: treasure, cult and ritual at Ashwell, Hertfordshire – main authors Ralph Jackson and Gilbert Burleigh – will be published by The British Museum as a Research Report in June 2017.
2016/17 Subscriptions became due on 1st June 2016. Please renew now. The Society cannot continue to function without all members’ subscriptions. In particular, lecturers fees and expenses and hall hire have to come from subscriptions. Lack of sufficient income from subscriptions may result in fewer lectures. It’s up to us members.
Outstanding subscriptions may be paid in person at any meeting when membership cards can usually be issued also. Otherwise subscription cheques may be posted to Diane Burleigh, NHAS, 10 Cromwell Way, Pirton, Hitchin, Herts SG5 3RD.
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