Archive – past programmes

The society has been running an annual lecture programme since 1976.  We don’t have details of all the programmes, but below are the programmes for the last few years


19 Feb – Dr Andrew Gritt -The Archaeology of Poverty

18 March –  David Johnson – North Craven in the Early-Medieval period

15 April – Alison Burns – Formby Footprints

21 Oct – Jason Wood – The Archaeology of Lancaster’s Castle Hill

18 Nov – Caroline Pudney – The Legionary Fortresses of Chester and Caerleon


20 Feb- Hannah O’Regan – The Human Use of Caves around Morecambe Bay

20 March – Andrew Lowe – Building on Tradition, Lake District Vernacular Buildings

17 April – John Zant – Roman Maryport Project

16 October – Dot Boughton – The Silverdale and Furness Viking Hoards

20 Nov – Alan Crosby – Sanitary Improvements in Workers’ Housing


21 Feb – Graham Cooper – Deer Parks in the Forest of Bowland

21 March – Rick Peterson – Prehistoric Enclosure at New Laund, Whitewell

11 April – Dr William Shannon, “Hic Abundant Leones” – Here there are many lions! Previously advertised lecture by Graeme Young – Recent Excavations at Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland lecture was cancelled.

17 Oct – Dr William Shannon, The Battle of Preston 1715 and its aftermath N.B previously advertised lecture by Ian Miller –  Lancashire’s Textile Mills, cancelled due to sickness

21 Nov – Frank Giecco  – Recent Excavations at Papcastle Roman site









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