AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2018-19

All lectures are held in the Supper Room of Appleby's Market Hall on the second Thursday in the month. They start at 7.30 with the exception of the AGM and Members' Evening which always starts at 7.00.

Click Event-date in the tables below to view further details of an event. Click Event-title to view a writeup of the event (where this has been published)

2018

27th MayVisit to Patterdale Rock Art SitesMartin J
11th JunEvening Trip to Sarah Losh Church at WreayRaymond Wittaker
8th JulGuided trip to Stanwick Camp & Piercebridge Roman siteDavid Mason
11th OctMonks, Shepherds and WoolHarry Hawkins
8th NovThe lost early medieval kingdom of RhegedRonan Toolis
13th DecThorns - a deserted Medieval Village at RibbleheadDavid Johnson

2019

10th JanAGM and Members EveningRed Wyverns
14th Feb
23rd FebBurton DMV on Warcop Range
The Ness of Brodgar
Cumbria Vernacular Buildings Group
Investigating lead tokens from Holm Cultram Abbey
Appleby Moot Hall
Digging Deeper Drop-in Event at Appleby TIC - 10am to 2pm
Alex Southern
Bruce Bennison
June Hill
Kate Rennicks
Marion Barter
Martin Railton
14th Mar
11th AprA Roman Bath house in StanwixFrank Giecco

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2017-18

2017

18th MayEvening walk ; Guided Tour of Dacre with Rachel NewmanRachel Newman
8th JunEvening Visit to Barton ChurchRichard Gravil
12th OctMedieval Grave Slabs of CumbriaPeter Ryder
9th NovSequencing ancient British genomesMatthew Teasdale
14th DecDigital ArchaeologyJamie Quartermaine

2018

11th JanCastle Bank excavation and Members' reminicencesMartin Railton
8th FebTravels of an ArchaeologistPatricia Shaw
8th MarThe Headlands to Headspace ProjectLouise Martin
(H2H Cultural Heritage Officer)
12th AprThe late Iron Age royal site at Stanwick, North Yorkshire: new perspectives Prof Colin Haselgrove

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2016-17

2016

10th MayEvening Walk to Smardale Lime KilnsCarol Dougherty
14th JunA guided tour of old BroughMargaret Gowling
1st JulOpen meeting Dig Appleby - Dig Appleby HLF project
2nd JulGeophysics St Annes Almshouses - Dig Appleby HLF project
3rd JulTest pits St Annes Almshouses - Dig Appleby HLF project
1st AugPaleography workshops - Dig Appleby HLF project
1st SepExcavations in Appleby - Dig Appleby HLF project
1st OctVisit to Cumbria Archives Kendal - Dig Appleby HLF project
13th OctMapping the Medieval Landscape of Cumbria Dr. Caron Newman
(Newcastle University)
10th NovRecent excavations at VindolandaMarta Alberti
(Vindolanda Trust)
8th DecExcavation of the Roman cemetery on Botchergate, CarlisleDr. Richard Newman
(WA Archaeology)

2017

12th JanProgress of research related events of Dig Appleby
Discovering the township boundary of Appleby-in-Westmorland
Dig Appleby fieldwork progress report
Carol Dougherty
Chris Wilson
Martin Railton
9th FebThe prehistoric origins of the A1(M) Blaise Vyner
9th MarExcavation, conservation and analysis of a Viking Cemetery at CumwhittonAdam Parsons
(Oxford Arch North)
13th AprCumwhitton Cemetery
Reconstruction and interpretation of the objects, burials and environment

Adam Parsons
(Oxford Arch North)

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2015-16

2015

12th MayEvening walk round Musgrave Church FieldMike Lea
20th Jun Day trip to Roman Binchester David Mason
1st JulGeophysics KG 5 Playing field
2nd JulGeophysics Castrigg Roman site
13th Oct Archaeology of the A66 - Greta Bridge to Scotch CornerJohn Zant
10th NovMedieval Forgers?Harry Hawkins
8th DecRescheduled Richard Newman

2016

12th JanThe Appleby Research Project
Bronze Age Copper on the Great Orme
Martin Railton
Phyllis Rouston
9th FebRomans and Native BritonsJamie Quartermaine
8th MarLime Burning and Lime Kilns in Westmorland Dr David Johnson
12th AprFurness Abbey and her Daughter Houses: Irish Sea Relations in the Medieval era Dr Fiona Edmunds

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2014-15

2014

1st JunEvening walk to Askham Fell
2nd JunGuided tour of Shap Abbey & environs
1st AugVisit to Appleby Castle
1st SepTrip to Hartlepool
14th OctElite living in the Provinces - further excavations at Hornby CastleErik Matthews
11th NovThe Crosby Garrett Helmet.Chris Healy/Trish Shaw
9th DecThe archaeology of Cumbria's ports and the coastRichard Newman

2015

13th JanMusgrave Tithe Barn
The Musgrave Church Field Surveys
An update on Holme Cultram Abbey Abbeytown
Dr Mike Lea
Martin Railton
Trish Shaw
10th FebThe Carlisle Ship Canal 1821 to 1853David Ramshaw
10th MarMedieval Deer Parks of CumbriaHarry Hawkins
14th AprThe Roman Navy and the Classis BrittanicaDavid Mason

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2013-14

2013

1st MayEpiacum latest developmentsAlastair Robertson
1st JunGuided walk around Prehistoric Shap
1st SepTrip to Wallsend & Binchester
1st OctFieldwork Brackenber Moor
8th OctCumbria to Cambria: Comparisons between Cumbria and WalesJamie Quartermaine
12th NovMountains of MeaningPeter Style
10th DecMedieval pottery in CumbriaJeremy Bradley

2014

14th JanWest Stow Saxon village
The development of the iron furnace - from Bloomery to Blast
Harry Hawkins
Ron Lyon
11th FebDiscovering Derventio: The latest excavations at PapcastleMark Graham
11th MarPrehistoric features on Fylingdales MoorBlaise Vyner
8th AprThe Silverdale and Furness Viking hoardsDot Boughton

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2012-13

2012

1st MayNinekirks
1st JunMallerstang
1st JulVisit to Hornby Castle
2nd JulFieldwalking finds workshop
1st OctFieldwork Brackenber Moor

2013

1st JanA coaching Inn at BroughElizabeth Hodgson
1st FebHolm Coultram updatePat Bull WCAS
1st AprMesolithic CNDRFraser Brown

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2011-12

2011

1st MayWalk to Nine Standards Rigg
2nd MayTraining Excavation Brackenber Moor
1st JunGamelands Rayseat Pike long cairn
1st JulFurness Abbey Barrow Dock Museum
1st SepExcavations at Papcastle CockermouthMark Graham
1st OctHornby Castle excavationsErilk Matthews
1st NovSizergh Landscape StudyJamie Lund
1st DecEden Valley Lithics Living among the monumentsAnnie Hamilton Gibney

2012

1st JanBrackenber 2011
AbbeyTown revisited
Asklepion of Cos
Martin Railton
Richard Stevens
Trish Shaw
1st FebGuidestones to the Great Langdale axe factoriesGabriel Blamires
1st MarNorthumberland and Durham Rock Art projectDr Ken Fairless
2nd MarFieldwalking training
1st AprAltogether Archaeology UpdatePaul Frodsham

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2010-11

2010

1st MayPenrith Henges
1st JunMardale
1st JulCaermote Fort
2nd JulGeophsics Ninekirks
1st SepExcavations Lancaster PotteryMatthew Town
1st OctThe ScotsSheena Gemmel
1st NovBrougham Excavations 2008Ian Miller OAN
1st DecBoroughgate excavations ApplebyMartin Railton

2011

1st JanThe Origins of the Nine StandardsStephen Walker
1st FebHolm Coultram AbbeyJan Walker
1st MarGypsum MiningIan Tyler
1st AprNew Archives Centre CarlisleDavid Bowcock

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2009-10

2009

1st MayTowtop Kirk
1st JunScordale Mine
1st JulLammerside & Wharton Hall
2nd JulTraining Excavation Brackenber Moor
1st SepWhat Plants tell us about the PastDenise Druce Elizabeth Huckerby
1st NovThe PictsSheena Gemmel

2010

1st JanLancaster Delftware Pottery.
The Roman Calendar
Barbara Blenkinship
Martin Joyce
1st FebIranian sites PersepolisAnne Bell Margaret Albon
1st MarLandscape Community ProjectsMark Graham
1st AprThe Prehistory of the North Pennines.Paul Frodsham

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2008-09

2008

1st MayNinekirks
1st JunVindolanda
1st JulTraining Excavation Brackenber Moor
1st SepCrannogsTom Whitbread
1st OctCumbria prehistoryMark Brennand
2nd OctReseach framework NW regionMark Brennand
1st NovRecent Finds in CumbriaDot Boughton
1st DecBioarchaeologyCharlottr Roberts

2009

1st JanHerclaneum Pompey
Brackenber rexcavation
Anne & John Walton
Martin Railton
1st FebMilestones and Turnpikes of CumbriaColin Smith
1st MarButtermere and LoweswaterJamie Lund
2nd MarGeophysics Coupland Beck
1st AprThe Bronze Age in Cumbria - unearthedPatricia Shaw

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2007-08

2007

1st MayBrackenber Moor
1st JunThrelkeld Museum/Iron Age Settlement
1st JulWhitely Castle
2nd JulSurveying tuition Brackenber Moor
1st SepRecent work at MaryportPaul Flynn
1st OctConference People and the Land
1st NovVindolandaAndrew Birley
1st DecThrelkeld QuarryDonald Angus

2008

1st FebSouth Cumbrian place names pre Norman ConquestDr LM Corrigan
1st MarEnvironmental ArchaeologyJaqui Huntley
1st AprPost Medieval pottery from EdinburghJo Dawson

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2006-07

2006

1st MayOddendale Walk
1st JunDilston castle
1st JulNewbiggin Hall
1st SepFieldwork Glencoyne ParkAndrew Hoare
2nd SepWalk Long Meg
1st OctCumbrian Rock ArtKate Sharpe
1st NovLiving Monuments Local ProjectAaron Watson
1st DecSedgeford Land Use in a Norfolk ParishGareth Davies

2007

1st FebEarly Medieval CumbriaRachel Newman
1st MarTile Works Eden ValleyTed Davis
1st AprSlaughter of the British HeronbridgeDavid Mason

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2005-06

2005

1st MayThe Work of the County ArchaeologistRichard Newman
2nd MayFour Stones Hill Haweswater
1st JunThornborough Henge
1st JulAsby Winderwath Common
1st SepConference -The Romans in Eden
1st NovGunpowder IndustryAlice Palmer
1st DecPortable Antiqities SchemeDot Bruns

2006

1st FebDilston CastleTrish Crompton
1st MarDefences of Cumbria 20th CenturyRussel Barnes
1st AprUpdate Long MegTom Clare

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2004-05

2004

1st MayCrowdundle Bloomery Site
1st AugBurton Hall, Warcop Range
1st SepMining on the Eastern FellsideIan Tyler
1st OctPolesworth - a Country PotteryNigel Melton
1st NovThe Development of Villages in the Eden ValleyBrian Roberts
1st DecPre Conquest Ironworks at Asby Winderwath CommonBen Edwards

2005

1st JanMedieval Deer ParksHarry Hawkins
1st MarPrehistoric Rock ArtStan Beckensall

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2003-04

2003

1st MayNenthead Lead Mines
1st JunVindolanda
1st JulArtefacts Day
1st SepArchaeology of the Carlisle Settle RailwayPeter Robinson
1st OctViking Settlement in the Lake DistrictSteve Dickinson
1st NovHistoric Landscape Survey at HartsopJamie Lund
1st DecRoman Domestic Life in The Frontier AreaGeorgina Plowright

2004

1st FebPenrith Museum
1st MarColinsay and Orinsay- A History RevealedJanet Niepokojezycka

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2002-03

2002

1st MayLiving Archaeology- The Red Wyvern SocietyAdrian Waite
1st JunAskham Fell
1st JulArchaeology of Smardale
2nd JulStainmore Gap
1st OctLead Mining at KilhopeJohn Wilson
2nd OctTime Team Dig
1st NovThe Romans in CumbriaDavid Shotter
1st DecPaliamentary Enclosures in the Upper Eden and Lune ValleysIan Whyte

2003

1st AprKirkland open visit

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2001-02

2001

1st MayBronze Age Upland LandscapesJamie Quartermain
1st OctCumbria Record Office Kendal
1st NovStone Circles: Geometry and AlignmentsDavid Rix
1st DecArchaeology of Stainmore PassNiall Hammond

2002

1st FebTime Team in ApplebyAppleby Police
1st MarMedieval Defences of the Eden ValleyNiall Maguire
2nd MarEarly Christianity in CumbriaJohn Todd
3rd MarCrake Trees
1st AprDiscovering a Landscape of IndustryAndrew Lowe

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 2000-01

2000

1st MayLadywell Appleby
2nd MayKirkland, Bank Wood Settlement etc
1st JulPlotting Earthworks on Brackenber moor
1st SepCaerlaverock, Ruthwell Cross etc
1st OctGeophysics and Old CarlisleJan Walker
1st NovRoman Frenchfields and Carlise Castle GreenGerry Martin
1st DecAn Introduction to Landscape HistoryRichard Hazelhurst

2001

1st FebField Names and Shapes in WestmorlandMary Atkins

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 1999-00

1999

1st MayCult or Creed in Roman CumbriaGeorgina Plowright
2nd MayThe Whithorn Dig
1st JunInvestigating Prehistoric Henges
2nd JunInvestigating Stone Circles
1st JulBronze Age Cairns Askham Fell
1st AugEarthworks at Flakebridge
1st SepAsby Winderwath Common
1st OctArchaeology of Westmorland VillagesTom Clare
2nd OctCeltic Settlements, Crosby Fell
1st NovMedieval FriariesBarbara Harbottle

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 1998-99

1998

1st JunRomans in Cumbria Excavations at Carlise CastleMike McCarthy
1st JulUniversity of Lancaster Archaeology UnitRichard Newman
2nd JulHadrians Wall, Birdoswald
1st AugMurton Lead Mines
2nd AugTullie Museum, Roman Artefacts
1st SepCastle Hill Settlement Flakebridge
1st NovKing Arthur in CumbriaPhilip Dunn

1999

1st FebHunters and GatherersAndrew Pierce
1st MarAnglo Saxon Cumbria Dacre ExcavationsRachel Newman
1st AprShap Abbey

AppArch Events for Programme-year : 1997-98

1998

1st FebIntroduction to ArchaeologyAndrew Pierce
1st MarArchaeology in Cumbria Current StateMike Mccarthy