The planning for the first six branch meetings is moving forward very nicely. Here’s how the programme is looking at the moment, don’t forget to check-in regularly for updates!
October 11th 2014
The Stone Age – Our inaugural meeting will be held at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford. We’ve got a really exciting special guest who’s looking forward to talking about the Stone Age and will be offering a flint knapping display.
The Bronze Age – A field trip to the Rollright Stones. The branch will be having a look at this wonderful late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age ritual complex.
The Iron Age – The Branch’s Christmas Party. We’re going to have some fun and also an Iron Age Feast at the Pitt Rivers Museum.
The Roman Era – A field trip to North Leigh Roman Villa, a beautiful spot with some wonderful mosaics.
The Anglo-Saxon Era – A field trip to Wallingford, the largest Burh in Saxon England. The group will be looking at the surviving ramparts and the Norman castle.
The Medieval Period – A field trip to Godstow Abbey. A well preserved Nunnery that was converted to a mansion and severely damaged during the Civil War.