Lecture Programme 2015-2016
All lectures are on Saturdays and start at 2.30pm in the Learning Zone at the Buckinghamshire County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury ( click here for map).
Refreshments are available after each meeting.
Saturday 7 November
The History of Lenborough and the discovery of the Coin Hoard
Saturday 5 December
From Little Missenden to Longbridge: The Life of Herbert Austin
Saturday 23 January
Lacey Green Windmill after 360 years
Saturday 27 February
Saturday 26 March
Colnbrook: Buckinghamshire’s forgotten town
Active Archaeology Group Meetings
The group runs a series of indoor evening meetings during the Autumn and Winter months. These are held at the Bucks County Museum in Church Street, Aylesbury, on weekday evenings starting at 7.30pm. Entrance is from the footpath alongside St Mary’s Churchyard.
Tuesday 15 September
Excavating the Icknield Way at Aston Clinton – speaker: Matthew Morris of Leicester University – Results and discoveries from the excavations in Summer 2014 in Stablebridge Road, Aston Clinton.
Tuesday 20 October
Summer finds at Maids Moreton – speaker: Dr Susan Sorek
Finds from two summer excavations at Maids Moreton’s ‘mound’ north of Buckingham.
Tuesday 17 November
Ashridge: Searching for the monastic church – speaker: Ken Wallis of Berkhamsted Archaeology Society. Beneath the gardens of Ashridge House lie the remains of the monastic church of the College des Bonhommes.
Tuesday 15 December
Investigations at Warren Wood – speaker: Andy Ford of Archaeology in Marlow
Latest results from the excavation of medieval enclosures at Little Marlow.
Tuesday 19 January
Buckinghamshire’s old bones – speaker: Jean Savigar
Investigations in the County Museum store at Halton – by our own AAG members.
Tuesday 16 February
Small finds, Big stories – speaker: Ros Tyrrell, Buckinghamshire’s Finds Liaison Officer
News from the county’s Portable Antiquities Scheme.
Tuesday 15 March
Buckinghamshire’s Pots, Potters and Potteries 1200-1900 – speakers: Barbara Hurman and Mike Farley. A tour round the county’s oldest industry.
Tuesday 20 April
Subject and speaker yet to be arranged.
There is a £2 charge for AAG members, £4 for non-members, to cover room hire, speakers’ expenses and refreshments.