Entries by Hugh Bray

University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference

Entitled “The Public Archaeology of Treasure”, this 5th University of Chester Archaeology Student Conference will be held on Friday 31st January and Saturday 1st February at the Grosvenor Museum. Free and Open to all. Click here to download the Conference Timetable

A vision for the future of Chester’s Dee House

A vision for the future of Chester’s Dee House will be presented to residents at a series of public drop in sessions next month. The Dee House and Amphitheatre Working Group is inviting the public to the events on 6 February, 6-8pm, at Storyhouse, in Chester, and 12 February, 1-5pm, at the Palatine Room in […]

University of Liverpool course – Introduction to Archaeological Drawing

This course will begin on 6th February and meet for 10 weeks every Thursday afternoon. It would be ideal for anyone interested in seriously developing this useful and vital skill, and will give you the opportunity to practice with objects from the University’s collection of ancient artefacts. Click here for further details

Digital version of Journal 89 is now available

CAS members can now download a digital version of Journal vol 89 for 2019 from the Members’ Area of our website. If you do not have a password to access this page, please e-mail webmaster@chesterarchaeolsoc.org.uk

The Neston Collieries, 1759–1855: An Industrial Revolution in Rural Cheshire

By Anthony Annakin-Smith. University of Chester. £19.99. Available from the publisher www.chester.ac.uk/university-press and the usual booksellers from 29 November 2019 The early Neston collieries operated for almost 100 years and were notable in many ways, for example for the devastating acts of sabotage committed by one mine owner on the neighbouring works, for the use […]