The CBA in the West Midlands is organising a dayschool entitled Recording your past, Enriching your future. It is aimed at anyone researching archaeology or local history in the West Midlands and gives people the opportunity to gain an understanding of Historic Environment Records / Site and Monuments Records in the West Midlands area.
The programme is as follows:
10.15am – Arrival, refreshments and welcome
10.45am – Historic Environment Records and how to use them:
Victoria Bryant, Worcestershire Historic Environment and
11.15am – Funding opportunities for local projects: Andrew Meredith,
A Meredith Associates
11.45am – Know Your Place – enabling people to explore their
neighbourhoods through historic maps, images and related
information: Peter Insole, Bristol City Archaeological Officer
12.15pm – Coventry Historic Environment Project – Volunteering in
Coventry: Eloise Marwick, Coventry Historic Landscape
12.45pm – Lunch – NB. Lunch is not provided but please take the
opportunity to step out into Worcester’s historic High Street to
grab a sandwich.
During the lunch break there will be an exclusive opportunity to take a
tour of The Guildhall basement and cells, not normally open to the
1.45pm – Project TBC
2.15pm – The Warwickshire Flickr Project: Christina Evans, Warwickshire
Historic Environment Record
2.45pm – TBC
3.15pm – Community Archaeology and the CBA: Dr Suzie Thomas,
Community Archaeology Support Officer, CBA
3.45pm – General discussion and questions
4.15pm – Historic Environment ‘Fayre’ – Browse the stands and find out
more about research opportunities and information in your area.
Archaeological services, local societies and local projects from
around the region will be represented, as well as a finds
identification session by the Portable Antiquities Scheme.
For more details and to download a registration form please follow link below: