Lectures

Between the Autumn and Spring (usually September to May) we organise a programme of monthly lectures on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons; these are held in the Lecture Theatre of the Grosvenor Museum unless otherwise stated. Our lectures cover a wide range of topics and are given by speakers who are experts in their field. In addition, conferences are occasionally organised in partnership with other organisations. Admission to lectures is free to members of the Society. Visitors are welcome on payment of an admission fee, normally £4.00. Students free entry with valid student card (except Newstead lecture)

Lecture Programme 2019-20

Click here to download the 2019 / 2020 Lecture and Event Programme

Please take your seats at least five minutes before a lecture is scheduled to start so that meetings can begin on time.

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at 7:30pm
Excavations at Tell Nabasha, Egypt: Working in the City of the Snake Goddess
Dr Nicky Nielson (University of Manchester)

Wednesday 6th November 2019 at 7:30pm
A summer of discovery in Wales: Aerial archaeology and the remarkable heatwave of 2018
Dr Toby Driver (RCAHMW)

Saturday 7th December 2019 at 2:30pm
London’s Waterfront 1200-1666: archaeology and history
Dr John Schofield (formerly Museum of London)

Saturday 11th January 2020 at 2:30pm
Dorstone Hill: A Neolithic Landscape in Herefordshire
Prof. Julian Thomas (University of Manchester)

Wednesday 5th February 2020 at 7:30pm
Living the dream: The legend, lady and landscape of Caernarfon Castle, Gwynedd, North Wales
Dr Rachel Swallow (University of Chester)

Wednesday 11th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Chester, Wirral and the Vikings
Dr David Griffiths (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at 7:30pm
AGM followed by
Newstead Memorial Lecture 2020
Harnessing History: The chariots of Iron Age Britain

Dr Melanie Giles (University of Manchester)

Saturday 9th May 2020 at 2:30pm
Roman Piercebridge, Crossing the T(ee)s
Dr David Mason (Principal Archaeologist, County Durham)
Vice President of Chester Archaeology Society