2018 Programme

NOTE: all our evening talks take place at 7.45pm on the third Friday of the month at the Fulwood URC, Symonds Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3DH
Friday 19th January – LAS AGM and Members’ evening.
Friday 16th February – Dr Andy Fear (Manchester University): The Lost 9th Legion
Friday 16th March – Jeremy Bradley (Oxford Archaeology North): The Monastic Grange at Beaumont, and other archaeology along the Bay Gateway
Friday 20th April – Dr Ben Edwards (Manchester Metropolitan University): Recent Work at Bryn Celli Ddu
Friday 18th May, Annual Dinner, venue to be decided
Saturday 9th June – Visit to Port Sunlight – morning walk (start 11am) afternoon visit to Museum and/or Art Gallery
Sunday 8th July – Visit to Appleby by train – NOTE NEW DATE – details to be confirmed, but probably set off from Preston Station 9.07 am UNFORTUNATELY IT DIDN’T HAPPEN AS THE TRAIN WAS CANCELLED BY NORTHERN RAIL!
Sunday 30th September – Suffragette Walk around Preston, led by David Hunt. Meet at the Harris Museum at 2pm, under the passage way at the entrance.  Cost £4. No need to book.
Friday 19th October – Dr Rob Philpott (University of Liverpool and Archaeological Consultant): The Viking Silver Hoard from Huxley, Cheshire
Friday 16th November -Dr Melanie Giles (Manchester University): Worsley Man and the Bog Bodies of North Western Europe
Friday 18th January 2019: LAS AGM and Members’ Evening

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