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Best of British archaeology - join us in Liverpool ...

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Jonathan Bateman <[log in to unmask]>

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From: Mike Heyworth 
Sent: 15 September 2003 14:55

The Best of British Archaeology 2003: North West England

Loyd Grossman, Alan Garner and Francis Pryor are among a number of big
name speakers at a major weekend event for the public being held in
Liverpool from 26-28 September 2003.

Loyd Grossman OBE will be kicking off a major weekend event promoting
the archaeology of North West England on 26 September 2003 at 7.30pm at
the Mersyside Maritime Museum in the Albert Docks in Liverpool. Loyd
will be giving a free public lecture on 'The past: a look forward',
discussing the role that history and heritage can play in shaping our
future.

And linking in with the return of the yachts to Liverpool from the
Clipper 2002 Round the World Yacht Race there will be a special lecture
by Adrian Jarvis on Liverpool's maritime heritage on 27 September in the
Merseyside Maritime Museum at 2.00pm.

Other elements of the weekend event include presentations on some of the
latest archaeological discoveries across Merseyside, Cheshire and
Lancashire; guided tours to sites in the region including Norton Priory,
Halton Castle, Speke Hall and Hale Duck Decoy; a presentation on 'The
house that Tom built?' by the author Alan Garner and English Heritage
Commissioner Richard Morris OBE; and an audience with the current CBA
President, archaeologist and broadcaster Francis Pryor MBE.

FULL PROGRAMME

Friday 26 September

19.30 Beatrice de Cardi lecture: 'The past: a look forward'
Loyd Grossman OBE will speak on the role that history and heritage can
play in shaping our future. To be followed by a wine reception.


Saturday 27 September

09.30 Presentations on the archaeology of north west England:

* 'Meols: an ancient port in north-west England' - Dr Rob Philpott,
Curator of Roman and Later Archaeology, National Museums, Liverpool
* 'From linen weaver to cotton manufacturer: Manchester during the 17th
and 18th centuries and the social archaeology of industrialisation' - Dr
Mike Nevell, Director, University of Manchester Archaeological Unit &
Chair of CBA North West Industrial Archaeology Panel
* 'Accident and design: recent archaeological research in Chester and
its hinterland' - Mike Morris, City Archaeologist, Chester City Council
* 'Settlement, salt and subsidence: recent Roman discoveries from the
Cheshire wiches' - Mark Leah, Archaeological Officer, Cheshire County
Council

12.30 Lunch

13.30 Guided coach trips to regional archaeological sites (choose one):

* Norton Priory Museum & Gardens and Halton Castle
* Speke Hall: one of the finest half-timbered mansions of England
* Hale Duck Decoy: one of only three surviving examples in the country,
probably dating from the early 17th century

or

14.00 Liverpool's maritime heritage:
A presentation by Adrian Jarvis, followed by an opportunity to explore
the Albert Docks and see the boats arrive back in Liverpool from the
Clipper 2002 Round the World Yacht Race

19.30 Lecture: 'The house that Tom built?'
by Richard Morris OBE, English Heritage Commissioner and CBA Hon
Vice-President, and Alan Garner, author. An archaeological and
architectural whodunnit relating to a Cheshire building.

20.15 Dinner
with after dinner speech from CBA President, Dr Francis Pryor MBE


Sunday 28 September

09.00 Archaeology Question Time!
Your opportunity to question a panel of archaeologists including the CBA
President and Director, and regional archaeologists from north west
England, about any issues of concern.

10.00 'An audience with Francis Pryor'
Members of the Merseyside and Dee branch of the Young Archaeologists'
Club will join in for a session with the CBA President which will
include an opportunity to hear about some of the work that he has
undertaken in recent years.

11.45 CBA Annual General Meeting

12.15 Boosting public participation in archaeology
The launch of a major CBA report and discussion of other related issues
including the proposed Code of Conduct relating to the Valletta
Convention.

c 13.30 Close 
(afternoon optional extras include visits to the Middlewich Festival,
the Northwich Salt Conference or a Blue Badge walking tour of Liverpool)


Venue

The main sessions will take place at the Merseyside Maritime Museum,
part of the historic Albert Dock on the banks of the River Mersey in
Liverpool. See www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime. 

The museum is in a former bonded warehouse and tells the story of one
the world's greatest ports and the people who used it.

Exhibitions and bookstalls

There will be a number of bookstalls and exhibitions running throughout
the weekend in the Museum featuring the work of national and regional
archaeological organisations. Anyone interested in bring a display
should contact the CBA (see contact details below).

Food, drinks and accommodation

The weekend event will include a wine reception after the Friday evening
lecture, coffee/tea on Saturday morning, Saturday lunch, a glass of wine
or sherry before the lecture on Saturday evening, Saturday evening
dinner, and coffee/tea on Sunday morning.

Accommodation is not being organised by the CBA so you are free to make
your own arrangements. A free accommodation booking service in Liverpool
is available from The Mersey Partnership, telephone 0845 601 1125, web
site www.visitliverpool.com. 

Booking form

The programme and booking form can be downloaded from the CBA web site
as a PDF file (www.britarch.ac.uk/cba/weekend) or is available on
request from the CBA (see contact details below).

Contact point

For further information about the weekend please contact:

Dr Mike Heyworth
CBA Deputy Director
Council for British Archaeology
Bowes Morrell House
111 Walmgate
York YO1 9WA

tel: 01904 671417
fax: 01904 671384
email: [log in to unmask] 

Partners

The weekend event is organised by the Council for British Archaeology in
association with CBA North West, National Museums Liverpool, and the
Merseyside Archaeological Society.

===================================================================
Dr Mike Heyworth, Deputy Director, Council for British Archaeology
Bowes Morrell House, 111 Walmgate, York YO1 9WA, UK
tel 01904 671417, fax 01904 671384, web www.britarch.ac.uk
* Join CBA/YAC & buy our books online at www.britarch.ac.uk/shop *
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