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|Programme for the year 2022
This is the provisional programme for 2022 that the Committee has been working on. As with all plans, this may be subject to modification but does give an indication of what we hope IAG members can look forward to in 2022.
January 17 - ZOOM lecture (as our speaker lives in Durham)
Professor Emeritus Peter Rowley-Conwy, Archaeology Department, Durham University
Britain’s First Farmers: How Primitive Were They?
February 21 - David Johnson
From Selside to the Hill Inn via Ribblehead: results of an archaeological survey in 2021
March 21 - Dan Elsworth, Greenland Archaeology
Bronze Age burials in limestone country, Allithwaite Cumbria
April 25 - John Zant, Oxford Archaeology North
Excavations at the Roman vicus, Maryport
September 19 - Jan Hicks, Lunesdale Archaeology Society
Digging for Britons in the Lune valley
October 17 - Dr Mike Winstanley, Associate lecturer Lancaster University
Muck, Medicine and Mortality
November 21 - Roger Martlew, Yorkshire Dales Landscape Research Trust
Surveys on Outgang Hill, Kilnsey, Wharfedale
December 19 - Yvonne Luke
A ‘Druid’s Temple’ near Ingleborough: the Round Cairn complex on Sleights Pasture, Weysedale
Monday May 23, 7pm: High Bentham village tour led by John Wilson. This will be led by John Wilson, local resident and secretary of the Ewecross Historical Society.
Meeting at Lairgill Car Park at the foot of Butts Lane, High Bentham.
June – a possible day excursion t.b.a.
In April the IAG will be hearing about Roman Maryport from John Zant who excavated there. The committee is investigating the possibility of a visit in the summer to Maryport – the Senhouse Roman Museum plus Crosscannonby Church, a few miles to the north which incorporates considerable Roman architectural fragments. Members will be canvased nearer the time to see
what interest there is and members’ views on transport.
Saturday July 16 Burial in the Hills led by Yvonne Luke
This is a 5 mile guided walk from Feizor looking at prehistoric monuments (postponed from 2020).
Meeting at Feizor at 1pm. Tea at Elaine’s afterwards. Please contact Yvonne if you wish to come on
this walk and book a tea firstname.lastname@example.org