2020 Programme

Meetings are on the third Friday of every month, at 7.30pm, apart from during this time of Covid where we are endeavouring to offer these via Zoom in the near future

Friday 17 January
Annual General Meeting and Members’ Evening – a programme of short talks by members

Friday 21 February
Glimpses of archaeology: Low Borrow Bridge & the Upper Lune Valley – Steve King (Independent Researcher)

Friday 20 March CANCELLED
From Stone Age to Iron: Medieval Monastic Magic and the Holcombe Valley – Neil Coldrick, (Holcombe Moor Heritage Group)

Friday 17 April CANCELLED
Rameses the Great and Bolton’s Egypt – Ian Trumble (Bolton Libraries & Museums)

Summer excursions – Unfortunately all of our Summer excursions are now cancelled with the hope we can rearrange in 2021, due to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. We are hoping to continue with the new lecture programme in October, pending government guidelines.
Saturday 20 June CANCELLED – Visit to the Staffordshire Hoard & Spode Heritage Centre, Stoke on Trent
July tba CANCELLED – Trip to Bolton’s Egyptian Gallery
Sept tba CANCELLED – Keeping Preston Clean: exploring 19th & early 20th C refuse removal in Preston

Friday 16 October Postponed due to Covid
Cuerden Excavations 2018: Finding the Roman Road – Ian Miller (Salford University)

Friday 20 November (tbc, online)
Lancaster Castle: From Prison to Heritage Asset- Nigel Neil (Independent Scholar)

Friday 15 January 2021 (tbc, online)
Annual General Meeting and Members’ evening