Beneath the Sandstone Ridge: caves and mines workshop November 5th 2018

The Sandstone Ridge Trust are holding a free one-day workshop on the caves and cavities that are the focus of their current fieldwork. Guest speaker is Chris Carlon.
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Bronze Age Roundhouse at Beeston Castle

English Heritage have plans to build a late bronze age Roundhouse on site at Beeston Castle and are looking to recruit a number of volunteers to help build, fit out, interpret and maintain the Round House. Click here to e-mail the Volunteer Supervisor for more information

Networking in the Ancient World II

Call for Papers: Networking in the Ancient World II: Tracing, Understanding and Interpreting Trade and Social Connections in the Ancient World.
This conference will be held on 6th December 2018 at the University of Liverpool.
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The Norton Priory 2018 bi-annual Conference

Norton Priory’s third bi-annual conference will be held on Saturday 6th October 2018. It will cover the latest exciting research into the site and environment, and the extensive archaeological collection. Speakers will explore a diverse range of topics from the eighteenth century landscape to evidence for medieval inter personal violence!
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Forthcoming CPAT opportunities

CHF & CAS Conference – feedback & further information:- At the Archaeological Conference in June, held in the Grosvenor Museum, we said that dates and opportunities highlighted by contributors would be added to our CAS website as the information came through. Herewith the following for your interest:
The Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust’s forthcoming opportunities include Offa’s Dyke Conference, Chirk Excavations, and much more!
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The 40th Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference

This conference will be held on 17th to 19th December 2018 at the University of Chester.
Chester Archaeological Society are sponsoring two of the lectures
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Conference: Exploring Textiles and Textile Working from Prehistory to AD 500

This one day conference will be held on 29th October 2018 at the University of Liverpool.
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Conference: The Archaeology of Peterloo

This year’s North West Industrial Archaeology Conference is about “The Archaeology of Peterloo”. It will be held on Saturday 29th September at Cross Street Chapel, Manchester.
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Finds Washing Session

Cheshire West and Chester Council are running a volunteer finds washing session in the Grosvenor Park Activity Zone pavilion on Saturday 4th August 2018 12-4pm.
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Chester Castle will be open this summer!

Chester Castle will be open this summer from 20th July to 16th September. The Castle will open Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s from 10.30am to 4pm with free entry to the grounds.
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