Summertime each year sees the Festival of British Archaeology, organised by the Council for British Archaeology. As part of this and of particular interest to Salisbury CafÃ© Scientifique goers, Salisbury’s very own Wessex Archaeology are involved in some special events using various archaeological science techniques just over the border in Somerset.
Wessex Archaeology in association with theÂ Churches Conservation Trust,Â Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, Somerset County CouncilÂ and with support from the Re-reading the British Memorial project will be running a series of activities taking place atÂ St Andrew’s Church, Holcombe, Somerset, as part of theÂ Festival of British Archaeology. Various events will be running during the week fromÂ Monday 16th to Saturday 21st July. Some of the events are bookable but there are still a few places left so if you are interested in any of the following, please visit the project website for more information.
The project website can be found here and there are still a few places left during the weekday events; booking information for these events can be found on the project website. In addition to the weekday events 16th-20th July, there are a series of lectures on Saturday 21st July with Prof. Mick Aston, Dr Neil Rushton, Dr Iain Cameron and professional archaeological geomatics and geophysics specialists on hand to answer any questions.
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