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Medieval Mason's Marks

Medieval Masons Marks

This section contains details of our programme of lectures and our summer visits. For the the scheddduleof 2016 fieldword see SOAG Calendar

Programme of Lectures

We run a full 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 free to all, although donations are appreciated.


2016-17 lectures series

Thursday Sept 22 2016
Lecture by Tim Allen (Oxford Archaeology and Honorary SOAG member)
Title: 'Excavations at St Brieuc, Brittany - an Iron Age town?'

Thursday Oct 27 2016
Lecture by Ben Ford (Oxford Archaeology)
Title: 'Initial Results from the Westgate Oxford Excavations: An Urban Medieval Friary and more'

Thursday Nov 24 2016
Two 30 min. lectures by SOAG members

Lecture by
Alan Hall
Title: ‘Field Work by The Roman Studies Group of Surrey Archaeological Society
Lecture by Dave Carless
Title: ''Excavating a Saxon sunken featured building in Blewbury'

Followed by the SOAG end-of-year party.

Thursday Jan 26 2017
Lecture by Jim Leary (University of Reading)
Title: 'Between Avebury and Stonehenge. The Vale of Pewsey Project'.

Thursday Feb 23 2017
Lecture by Ken Welsh (Oxford Archaeology)
Title: 'Excavations at Thame'

Thursday Mar 23 2017
Lecture by Paul Smith (retired Oxfordshire County Archaeologist)
Draft Title: 'Recent Discoveries and Other Animals in Oxfordshire’

Sunday April 23 2017 (2-5 pm)
SOAG's public Review of Archaeology, preceded by SOAG AGM (venue)

Thursday Sept 21 2017
Lecture not yet scheduled.

Thursday Oct 26 2017
Lecture not yet scheduled.

Thursday Nov 23 2017
Two 30 min. lectures by SOAG members (not yet scheduled)

Followed by the SOAG end-of-year party.



Other Events

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