Volume 86 of the Chester Archaeological Society Journal

Volume 86 of the Chester Archaeological Society Journal has now been published
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Successful visit to Norton Priory and its new Museum

On 27th April 21 members enjoyed a special guided tour of Norton Priory which was led by Lynn Smith, Senior Keeper at the new museum.
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Chester Antiquary Spring / Summer Newsletter

The Chester Antiquary 2017 Spring / Summer Newsletter has been published.
It may be downloaded from the Newsletter page of this web site

Council for British Archaeology Spring Newsletter

The Council for British Archaeology Spring 2017 Newsletter is now available click here to download this document

Archaeology North West Conference 6 May 2017

This conference will be held at the Grosvenor Museum on 6th May 2017; talks will include Iron Age Poulton, the bodies at Halton Castle, Lancaster Castle, Manchester’s first cotton mill and 20 years of the Portable Antiquities Scheme.
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Forthcoming Society Excursions 2017

The following Excursions have been announced:

  • Norton Priory and its new museum: Thursday 27th April 2017 at 18:30
  • Shotwick Castle: Saturday 8th July at 14:00
  • The Poulton Project: Saturday 19th August at 13:30

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Heritage Practice Training Event

Historic England are running a training event titled “Organic residue analysis and pottery production sites” It will be held in York on 23 March 2017
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Historic England has published updated guidance on Land Contamination and Archaeology and Organic Residues Analysis and Archaeology

Click here to read the guidance on Land Contamination and Archaeology
Click here to read the guidance on Organic Residues
These links have also been posted on the Links page

Journals, Manuscripts, Books, Leaflets, Pamphlets, Offprints and Excavation Reports.

The Society has a large collection of Journals, Manuscripts, Books, Leaflets, Pamphlets, Offprints and Excavation Reports.
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