Programme of Meetings and Events

PLEASE NOTE THAT IN LINE WITH H.M. GOVERNMENT’S LATEST ADVICE ON THE CORONA VIRUS EMERGENCY, ALL MEETINGS OF KINGSTON UPON THAMES ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

ACTIVITIES:

KUTAS is active in many ways, running monthly lectures, organising occasional trips and social events, and encouraging research. Members receive regular newsletters.

 

Monthly Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 8pm

- in the Main Hall at Surbiton Library Halls, Ewell Road, Surbiton

- free car park behind the halls (access from Berrylands Road – small side driveway)

 

MEETINGS:

9 January 2020 - Coins in Britain from Roman Times until 1660

Tim Everson - Local Historian and Numismatist

13 February 2020 - The Old Stones - The Megalithic Sites of Britain and Ireland

Andy Burnham - A highly illustrated talk based on this new field guide - which was awarded Current Archaeology Book of the Year 2019.

Andy is lead author of the guide and will bring copies for signature / sale on the night.

13 March 2020 - Viking Age Non-Ferrous Metal Working

Dr Justine Bayley - Led the Technology Team in A.M.L., editor of Historical Metallurgy

Dark ages metal and glass working in Scandinavia and the British Isles

IT IS HOPED THAT THE FOLLOWING TALKS CAN BE GIVEN WHEN THE CORONA VIRUS EMERGENCY IS OVER AND WE ARE BACK TO NORMAL.

9 April 2020 – The Turin Shroud

Dr David A. Kennedy, local historian and Chairman of KUTAS Executive Committee.  The Turin Shroud, said to be the burial cloth of  Jesus Christ, has been the focus of worldwide interest.  Some of the numerous scientific investigations on it, including the Carbon-14 dating study published in 1989, will be reviewed in this illustrated talk.  The talk will be based on "The Turin Shroud and St. Raphael's Church" on www.kingstonhistoryresearch.co.uk

14 May 2020 – The changing face of archaeology.

A personal perspective by Dr Angela Care Evans, former Curator at the British Museum, President of the Sutton Hoo Society and President of KUTAS.  

11 June 2020 – The archaeology of Orpington and Scadbury Moated Manor.

Michael Meekums, Excavation Site Director at Scadbury Moated Manor.

9 July 2020 – Finds from the Thames in London.

Stuart Wyatt, Finds Liason Officer for London.

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The best way to find out more about us is to come along to one of our meetings.

KUTAS

 

Membership £15 per year

 

It is only £3 for a visitor,

which includes tea or coffee

Contact:

 

   kutas.archaeology@gmail.com

 

www.KingstonArchaeology.com

Registered Charity No. 277315

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