NEWS FROM THE WILTSHIRE ARCHAEOLOGY FESTIVAL 2003
Free lectures and field-trips:
More than half of the Festival's free lectures and field-trips are now fully
booked. A few tickets remain for the following:
* Sunday 27 July, 2.30 - 3.30: guided walking tour of North Meadow,
Cricklade, by David Massen.
* Monday 28 July, 7.30: "Dates and bones; the early Neolithic",
lecture by Alasdair Whittle at the Wiltshire Heritage Museum, Devizes.
* Monday 28 July, 7.30: "Excavations at Battlesbury Bowl", lecture by
Chris Ellis at Warminster Library.
* Monday 28 July, 7.30: "The Amesbury Archer - King of Stonehenge?",
lecture by Andrew Fitzpatrick at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.
* Tuesday 29 July, 7.00: "Airfields and Archaeology", lecture by Bob
Clarke at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.
* Wednesday 30 July, 2.30: "How old is my house?", lecture by Dorothy
Treasure at Trowbridge Civic Hall.
* Wednesday 30 July, 7.30: "Stonehenge in its landscape, past and
present", lecture by Colin Shell at Salisbury Museum.
* Thursday 31 July, 7.00: "The Broad Town Project", lecture by Bob
Clarke, Salisbury Museum.
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with your postal address to request tickets, or for a copy of the Festival
leaflet detailing all events including the following drop-in sessions:
Thursday 31 July, 10.30 - 4.00: "Bones, bugs and botany", environmental
archaeology at Nursteed Community Primary School, Devizes.
Friday 1 August, 10.30 - 4.00: coin handling sessions at the Wiltshire
Heritage Museum, Devizes.
Friday 1 August, 10.30 - 4.00: "What's this I've found?", artefact
identification at Nursteed Community Primary School, Devizes.
There will be re-enactors and archaeological activity games throughout the
week (27 July - 1 August) at Nursteed Community Primary School.
WAF2003 Project Chair