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Cirencester Archaeological & Historical Society

Seasons 2019-20- 21

Reports on the season 2018-19 are here.

Lectures are held at the Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester, unless detailed in the

programme notes below.

All meetings from March 2020 until January 2021 were cancelled. Meetings have resumed using

Zoom from February 2021. See below for new meetings

Wednesday 25th September 2019

From gold to sweets: the problem of small change

Dr Richard Reece

An intriguing amble through time from Roman to the present. It is a privilege to open our season with this talk, specially created for us by Dr Reece, Cirencester resident and world-renowned numismatist and archaeologist. Wednesday 23rd October 2019

The Cotswolds Navy- What’s in a name?

Paul Barnett

We welcome Paul back with this exploration into the region’s connection to the sea via its maritime fleet of locally named vessels and its efforts during Warship Week 1942. Monday 9th December 2019 Woodchester Mansion – an Unfinished Masterpiece

Liz Davenport

On behalf of the Woodchester Mansion Trust, Liz is going to tell us about this unique Grade 1 listed Victorian Gothic house hidden in a Cotswold valley. Wednesday 22nd January 2020

The Supply of Olive Oil to the Roman Garrison at Glevum

Dr Graham Barton

This talk traced the interesting journey and organisation involved in getting this vital commodity from Roman Spain in the 1st century AD to our local Roman military bases. *MONDAY 17th February 2020 The Croome Lecture  - A joint meeting with Cirencester Civic Society

Early Farmers in the Cotswolds

Professor Timothy Darvill (Bournemouth University)

Tim is a prehistorian with an international profile. He has undertaken pioneering research on Neolithic monuments including Stonehenge. Tim updated us on findings from the current project at Sisters Long Barrow, Abbey Home Farm, Cirencester. This was a free public lecture *Wednesday 11th March 2020 Cotswold Archaeology - The Mick Aston Lecture

Religion and Art in the Roman Cotswolds:

Images of the Gods Carved from Oolitic Limestone

Professor Martin Henig (University of Oxford)

Monday 15th February 2021 by Zoom Annual Croome Lecture  - A joint meeting with Cirencester Civic Society

Fighting for our civic future – the role of the CPRE

Professor Patricia Broadfoot (University of Bristol)

This meeting can be seen at youtu.be/bWBLch0i2a0  thanks to CCS/Martin Graebe Monday 15th March by Zoom A joint meeting with Cirencester Civic Society

King Cnut and Cirencester

Mark Horton

Wednesday 14th April by Zoom Joint meeting  run by Cirencester Science & Technology Society

Snails, soils and sediments- how they help us reconstruct prehistoric

land-use and landscapes in Southern England

Dr Michael J Allen

Wednesday 26th May, 7.30pm  by Zoom  - A link will be emailed to members a few days beforehand

Project Black Jack

Meg Blumson

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Cirencester Archaeological  & Historical Society

Seasons 2019-20-

21

Reports on the season 2018-19 are here.

Lectures are held at the Ashcroft Centre,

Ashcroft Road, Cirencester, unless detailed

in the programme notes below.

All meetings from March 2020 until January

2021 were cancelled. Meetings have

resumed using Zoom from February 2021.

See below for new meetings

Wednesday 25th September 2019

From gold to sweets: the

problem of small change

Dr Richard Reece

An intriguing amble through time from Roman to the present. It is a privilege to open our season with this talk, specially created for us by Dr Reece, Cirencester resident and world-renowned numismatist and archaeologist. Wednesday 23rd October 2019

The Cotswolds Navy- What’s in

a name?

Paul Barnett

We welcome Paul back with this exploration into the region’s connection to the sea via its maritime fleet of locally named vessels and its efforts during Warship Week 1942. Monday 9th December 2019 Woodchester Mansion – an Unfinished Masterpiece

Liz Davenport

On behalf of the Woodchester Mansion Trust, Liz is going to tell us about this unique Grade 1 listed Victorian Gothic house hidden in a Cotswold valley. Wednesday 22nd January 2020

The Supply of Olive Oil to the

Roman Garrison at Glevum

Dr Graham Barton

This talk traced the interesting journey and organisation involved in getting this vital commodity from Roman Spain in the 1st century AD to our local Roman military bases. *MONDAY 17th February 2020 The Croome Lecture  - A joint meeting with Cirencester Civic Society

Early Farmers in the Cotswolds

Professor Timothy Darvill (Bournemouth

University)

Tim is a prehistorian with an international profile. He has undertaken pioneering research on Neolithic monuments including Stonehenge. Tim updated us on findings from the current project at Sisters Long Barrow, Abbey Home Farm, Cirencester. This was a free public lecture *Wednesday 11th March 2020 Cotswold Archaeology - The Mick Aston Lecture

Religion and Art in the Roman

Cotswolds:

Images of the Gods Carved

from Oolitic Limestone

Professor Martin Henig (University of

Oxford)

Monday 15th February 2021 by Zoom Annual Croome Lecture  - A joint meeting with Cirencester Civic Society

Fighting for our civic future –

the role of the CPRE

Professor Patricia Broadfoot (University of

Bristol)

This meeting can be seen at youtu.be/bWBLch0i2a0   thanks to CCS/Martin Graebe Monday 15th March by Zoom A joint meeting with Cirencester Civic Society

King Cnut and Cirencester

Mark Horton

Wednesday 14th April by Zoom Joint meeting  run by Cirencester Science & Technology Society

Snails, soils and sediments-

how they help us reconstruct

prehistoric land-use and

landscapes in Southern

England

Dr Michael J Allen

Wednesday 26th May, 7.30pm  by Zoom  - A link will be emailed to members a few days beforehand

Project Black Jack

Meg Blumson

Page last updated 14 April 2021