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Medieval Mason's Marks

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This section contains details of our programme of lectures and our summer visits. For the the schedule of SOAG fieldword see SOAG Calendar

Programme of Lectures

We run a programme of lectures from September to April. All lectures are held at the Goring Heath Parish Hall, Whitchurch Hill (map) at 7.30 pm for 7.45pm (unless stated otherwise) and are open to all, although donations at the door are appreciated.


2019-2020 lectures series


Thursday Sept 26 2019
Lecture by Rob Wadley (Oxford Blues)
Title: 'What archaeology can you find with a metal detector?'

Thursday Oct 24 2019
Lecture by Ben Ford (Oxford Archaeology)
: 'Hampton Court Palace: Initial results from selected excavations and building recording works' 

Monday Nov 18 2019 (addional lecure)
Lecture by Dr Jane Harrison (Oxford University)
Title: 'The recnstructio of the Saxon Hall House at Long Wittenham.' (See also Visits below).

Thursday Nov 28 2019
SOAG's 50th birthday celebrations

Thursday Jan 23 2020
Lecture by Tim Williams (UCL)
: 'On the Silk Road''

Thursday Feb 27 2020
Lecture by Dr Jennifer Foster
(Oxford Dept of Continuing Education)
: Sutton Hoo’

Thursday Mar 26 2020
: by Matt Nichol (Cotswold Archaeology)
: Excavation of early Saxon activity at East Challow Oxfordshire’

Sunday April 26 2020 (2-5 pm)
SOAG's public Review of Archaeology, preceded by SOAG AGM (venue)
Followed by the SOAG end-of-year party.


Other Events

See the SOAG calendar for a diary listing all SOAG happenings including fieldwork.