Severn Estuary and Levels Research Annual Conference

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Date: 11 November 2017
Venue: Room 2B020
Time: 09:00 - 16:00


A Forgotten Landscape and UWE Bristol are pleased to be hosting the Severn Estuary and Levels Research Annual Conference. Join us at UWE Bristol's Frenchay Campus for an exciting day of talks on archaeology and heritage in the levels.

Confirmed speakers

  • Kurt Adams, Portable Antiquities Scheme - 'Two roman hoards from Gloucestershire, the Thornbury coin hoard: treasure from a fish pond and the Dog hoard: treasure from a temple'
  • Ben Ford, Oxford Archaeology - 'Highlights from the archaeological excavations at Finzels Reach, Bristol'
  • Andy Tizzard, Border Archaeology – Banwell - 'A landscape rediscovered'
  • Vince Russett, YCCCART - '14 years at Hogwarts: YCCCART and the Northmarsh Venture'
  • Richard Brunning, South West Heritage Trust – 'A wetland heritage - the Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership project'
  • Liz Napier and Steve Carroll, A Forgotten Landscape – 'Tales of the Vale, Community Centred Heritage and Landscape Research in the Severn Levels'
  • Anthony Lyons – 'Transgression (Rising Water)'

During refreshments there be displays of basket making, willows and osiers, the South Gloucestershire in WWI exhibition, The Living Levels – Gwent's developing landscape partnership scheme.

Buy your ticket on the UWE Bristol Online Store. Booking in advance is essential – no tickets will be sold on the day.

Cost: £16 (£12 students with valid NUS)
Contact: Steve Poole
E-mail: RHC@uwe.ac.uk

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