Cambridge Antiquarian Society - Monthly talk
'Worth glancing at? Archaeology of the Manea Colony fenland 'utopia'' by Marcus Brittain (CAU)
Monday 4th December 2017 at 6:00pm
Faculty of Law, West Road, Sidgwick Site, University of Cambridge
There is no charge for visitors or guests at lectures. New members are warmly welcomed.
Fane Road Archaeology Group - Monthly talk and workshop
'Zooarchaeology: Animal bones in archaeology' by Paul Clarkson
Wednesday 6th December at 7:00pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue, Peterborough, PE1 2AS
In our workshop you will examine archaeological animal bones to identify, measure and age them as well as looking for what the animals were used for. You will discover how animals like frogs, tortoises, mice, sheep, and deer were part of the human story in the past.
The cost is £3 to attend.
Cambridge Archaeology Field Group - Monthly talk
'Holes and Hills: a review of Group fieldwork over the past year' by Terry Dymott and Mike Coles
Wednesday 6th December at 7:30pm
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing site, Cambridge
All welcome (CAFG invite contributions of £1 from non-members)
FenArch - Finds processing sessions
Saturday 2nd and Saturday 9th December 2017 from 10am-1pm
Wisbech & Fenland Museum, Museum Square, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE13 1ES
Join members of FenArch to help wash and catalogue finds from their recent fieldwalk at Wisbech St Mary. People are welcome to drop by to lend a hand or just see what's been found and chat about archaeology. Admission to the museum is free and there is wheelchair access from rear of museum and lifts between floors.
Hidden Lives
Saturday 16th December, 12 - 2:30pm
Cultural Zone, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton CB10 1SA
This exhibition was inspired by a series of archaeological excavations conducted by Oxford Archaeology East at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Hinxton. By combining archaeology with cutting-edge genomics research we are discovering who lived on this site thousands of years ago. The exhibition features archaeological finds, including human skeletal remains, along with film and hands-on activities to reveal some of the conclusions of these hidden lives of our ancestors. The event is free but booking is essential: