Young Archaeologists' Club
Central Southern England Branch

Meeting's Programme 2002

All meetings are held on Saturdays at
The Archaeology Centre
*
4-10 London Road, Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5HN
usually 10.00am to 1.00pm

*The May meeting started from the Centre
[October meeting - Fieldwalking, location change!]
(See below and
Branch News for details)

Overviews of year's theme for Members:
Junior :
Senior :

Details of the year's meetings can be found in the table below:

Members are requested to pay 50p when attending each meeting and are advised to wear old clothes, as some activities can sometimes be just a little dirty.

 
Date Junior Members 9 - 12 years
"Technology through the Ages"
Senior Members 13 - 16+ years
"Archaeology in the Real World"
January 19 Stone Age 1: Hunting in the Stone Age Dating Techniques - using Radiocarbondating and Dendrodating practically
February 9 Stone Age 2: Making and Identifying Stone Tools
(Guest Speaker: via the Donald Baden Powell Quaternary Research Centre, Oxford University)
Stone Age: Making and Identifying Stone Tools
(Guest Speaker: via the Donald Baden Powell Quaternary Research Centre, Oxford University)
March 9 Bronze Age 1: Life in the ... !
(Guest Speaker: Carol White, from King Alfred's College, Winchester)
Life in the Bronze Age !
(Guest Speaker: Carol White, from King Alfred's College, Winchester)
April 13 Bronze Age 2: Building Henges    Reconstruction of Pottery
( Try your hand at this painstaking technique! )
May 18 Visit to Avebury, Silbury Hill and West Kennet Long Barrow
(9.30am - 6.00pm)
Visit to Avebury, Silbury Hill and West Kennet Long Barrow
(9.30am - 6.00pm)
June 8 Egyptian 1: The Old Kingdom ...
(Guest Speaker: Megan Price from Wolfson College, Oxford University)
The Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt
(Guest Speaker: Megan Price from Wolfson College, Oxford University)
July (No meeting)
National Archaeology Days

Organised by the CBA and YAC -
Event details
(No meeting)
National Archaeology Days

Organised by the CBA and YAC -
Event details
August (No meeting) (No meeting)
September 14 Egyptian 2: Houses in Ancient Egypt Resistivity - A Practical Demonstration of Non-invasive Techniques of Archaeology
October 12 FIELDWALKING
A change of location!
Will now take place in Windlesham, Surrey
See
Meeting Report for details
FIELDWALKING
A change of location!
Will now take place in Windlesham, Surrey
See
Meeting Report for details
November 9 See Meeting Report for programme change
Egyptian 3: Taking to the Water - Egyptian Boats
See Meeting Report for programme change
"Down to the Natural"
(Guest Speaker: Debbie Tabner, from the Archaeology Centre, Bagshot )
December 7 Party theme: Hunters and Warriors
"The Victory Feast"
Party theme: Hunters and Warriors
"The Victory Feast"

Overviews:

JUNIOR MEMBERS - This year's program will look at the cultures in Britain and Egypt during the Stone Age and Bronze Age periods. We will learn about some of their technological developments and will even try out a few for ourselves. We will also link up with the Senior members for guest speaker events, some practical activities and excursions.

SENIOR MEMBERS - This year we will be giving members an overview of a range of practical techniques used in archaeology both on site and during post excavation processing. We will also be linking up with the Junior members for some guest speaker events.

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