Britain’s Earliest Mining Boom Revealed!

This month’s edition of Antiquity Journal publishes a paper on the Great Orme Bronze Age copper mine by Dr Alan Williams, a CAS member.
Click here to read the University of Liverpool summary of this paper
Click here to read the full paper on line

Sandstone Ridge Walk and Ride Festival

The Sandstone Ridge Walk and Ride Festival will take place from 5th to 13th October 2019
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Edge of Empire: Recent Work on Roman History in the North-West

‘Edge of Empire: Recent Work on Roman History in the North-West’. A day school organised by the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Wigan and Leigh College, Saturday 5 October.
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Visit to Oswestry Castle Mound on 14 September 2019

CAS members are invited to visit the excavation of Oswestry Castle mound, now in its third season. The visit will take place on 14 September at 2pm and includes an introductory talk, opportunity to view a selection of the finds and a tour of the excavation itself. It will take approximately one and a half hours.
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Stone Age Camp and Prehistoric Farm Open Day, 18-26 August, near Llanidloes

Click here for more information about the Wilderness Trust Prehistoric Farm Open day
Click here for more information about the Wilderness Trust Stone Age Camp

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CLick here to download the Society’s comments on the redevelopment of 105-111 Foregate Street

Dr Wendy Whitby

Chester Archaeological Society members will be saddened to hear of the recent and unexpected death of Dr Wendy Whitby. Wendy had belonged to the Society for a number of years, recently becoming a Council member.
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Her funeral will be held at 12.40 pm on 27 August at Blacon Crematorium.

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Click here to download the Society’s comments on Northgate development

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Click here to download the Society’s comments on Chester Racecourse outline redevelopment proposals

Festival of Archaeology 13 – 28 July 2019

The Festival of Archaeology is a UK-wide annual two-week event, coordinated by the Council for British Archaeology.
See https://festival.archaeologyuk.org/ for comprehensive details
The University of Liverpool will be hosting Festival of Archaeology related events in Liverpool and Ness Gardens.
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