CBA Day School

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CBA Day School, November 2005.

Title: Discovery and Display, Research and Reconstruction: Understanding and Presenting the Past.

Date: Saturday, November 12th, 2005.

Venue: The Ironbridge Institute, Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire.

Description: The somewhat eclectic mix of themes that make up this day school reflect some of the wide ranging interests of Mike Stokes, in honour of whom this day has been arranged. There is something for everybody! The papers will range from Romanesque sculpture (or not?) in Herefordshire to medieval ceramics in Warwickshire, and from Roman Shropshire to an Iron Age Hill Fort and Experimental Archaeology in Pembrokeshire.

Fees: £6.00 per person (Please note that Lunch is not included as part of the fee).


Chairman: Dr Michael Hodder, CBA West Midlands

10.00 Welcome and Introduction.
Dr Michael Hodder and Mary White (Shrewsbury Museums)

10.15 - 11.15 An enigma in stone: the Upton Bishop sculpture.
Dr John Hunt, CBA West Midlands and University of Birmingham.

11.15 - 11.45 Coffee

11.45 - 12.45 Medieval patterned floor tiles in Warwickshire since 1936: what do we know and where do we go from here?
Iain Soden, Senior Project Officer for Northamptonshire Archaeology, and formerly Coventry Planning Archaeologist.

12.45 - 1.00 Discussion.

1.00 - 2.15 Lunch (NB: Attendees should bring a packed lunch or find lunch locally).

2.15 - 3.15 Rebuilding the Iron Age: Excavation and Experiment at Castell Henllys.
Dr Harold Mytum, University of York

3.15 - 3.45 Tea

3.45 - 4.45 Investigating and Interpreting Wroxeter, 1950-2000.
Dr Roger White, University of Birmingham.

4.45 - 5.00 Discussion.

5.00 Close.

Enrolment Instructions:

To enrol for the Day School, please complete the enrolment form on this page;
Indicate the number of places that you wish to book and enclose the appropriate fee.

Please ensure that you include your full postal address and a telephone number where indicated.

Please return enrolment forms to:

Mr John Haslam
32 Turner Road

Tel 02476 672589

Cheques should be made payable to 'CBA West Midlands'.

Closing date for applications: Thursday, November 3rd, 2005.


CBA Day School Enrolment Form

‘Discovery and Display, Research and Reconstruction:
Understanding and Presenting the Past,’ Saturday 12th November 2005.

Name: ___________________________________________________________________

Please reserve _______ place(s) for me on the Day School.

I enclose a fee of £ _______

Cheques should be made payable to ‘CBA West Midlands’.

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This event is supported by the Council for British Archaeology, West Midlands Regional Group; the Ironbridge Institute and the Institute of Antiquity and Archaeology, University of Birmingham; and the Shropshire Archaeological Society.


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