Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders Archaeology Conference 2010

I just picked up a leaflet about this conference at Galashiels Library yesterday.

This is an annual conference organised by the City of Edinburgh Council, East Lothian Council and Scottish Borders Council. It provides an  opportunity to hear and discuss first hand accounts of the archaeological fieldwork and research being undertaken in south-east Scotland.

It's a very interesting programme.

0900 - 0930 Registration, tea & coffee
0930 - 0935 Welcome: (Scottish Borders Council)
0935 - 1000 The Lewisvale Park Roman Altars
John Gooder (AOC Archaeology Group)
1000 - 1025 The Lost Northumbrian Cross of Jedburgh:
An Anglo-Saxon Cross Base in the Scottish Borders
Dr Christopher Bowles (Scottish Borders Council)
1025 - 1035 Discussion
1035 - 1105 COFFEE/TEA BREAK
1105 - 1130 St Andrews Kirk, Gullane: A facelift for a Norman Church
Bill Nimmo (Gullane and Dirleton History Society) and
Diana Sproat (AOC Archaeology Group)
1130 - 1155 Medieval grave-slabs at Temple
Ian Fraser (RCAHMS)
1155 - 1220 A line through Edinburgh: Edinburgh Trams the story so far
John A Lawson (CECAS)
1220 - 1245 Discussion
1245 - 1345 LUNCH
1345 - 1410 Revisiting Roxburgh: Creating a 3D GIS
Piers Dixon (RCAHMS)
1410 - 1435 Clues to the Past: The Eddleston Parish Project
Trevor Cowie (Peeblesshire Archaeological Society)
1435 - 1500 Tweed not Tweel: Textile production on the Teviot
Alistair Robertson (Headland Archaeology)
1500 - 1515 Discussion
1515 - 1545 COFFEE/TEA BREAK
1545 - 1610 POW’s, Soldiers or displaced persons: Excavations at Frogston Road
Camp, Edinburgh
Bruce Glendinning (CFA Archaeology)
1610 - 1635 The Portobello Potteries: New documentary and shard evidence
George Haggarty (NMS Research Fellow)
1635 - 1700 Discussion

It's on Saturday, November 20th (9am - 5pm) at the Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh (next to Musselburgh railway station).

Tickets £20 each, Concessions £12, Buffet Lunches can be pre-booked at £8.

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