Cambridge Antiquarian Society - Monthly Talk
'Kingdom, Civitas and County: the evolution of territorial identities in Eastern England in the Iron Age, Roman and Early Medieval periods' by Prof Stephen Rippon (University of Exeter)
Monday 2nd March 2020 at 6pm
LG17, Faculty of Law, West Road, Sidgwick Site, University of Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
There is no charge for visitors or guests at lectures. New members are warmly welcomed.

Fane Road Archaeology Group - Monthly Talk
'Warboys - An Important Iron Age Settlement' by Steve Graham (Oxford Archaeology East)
Monday 2nd March 2020 at 7pm
The Parkway Sports & Social Club, Maskew Avenue, Peterborough, PE1 2AS
A 7 month project by Oxford Archaeology East has revealed continuous occupation from the Iron Age to late Roman and beyond. The earliest finds include eight roundhouses, some of which date back to about 100BC. Evidence of Roman rural industry included a 4.6m corn dryer and kilns. There were also Saxon pottery and beads indicating further evolution of the settlement before it gave way to agriculture.
All welcome (Members: Free; Non-members: £5).

Cambridge Archaeology Field Group - Monthly Talk
'Research on Archaeology in Photography' by Gwil Owen (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research)
Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 7:30pm
McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing site, Cambridge - Parking is available on site from Tennis Court Road.
All welcome (CAFG invite contributions of £1 from non-members)

Fen Edge Archaeology Group - Monthly Talk
'Conington: The excavation of a Mercian king’s enclosure’ by Richard Mortimer (FEAG Honorary President)
Wednesday 4th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Tony Cooper Suite, Cottenham Village College, High St, Cottenham, Cambridge, CB24 8U
Conington, excavated in advance of the A14 upgrade, is the first time an Early/Middle Anglo-Saxon ‘Kingston’ site has been excavated. Placed on the boundary between two early Middle Anglian territories, the site represents a border post on the main road into East Anglia from Mercia, a point of control during the 7th/8th century Mercian hegemony. Richard Mortimer FSA MCIfA, works as a consulting archaeologist but oversaw the excavation at Conington for Oxford Archaeology and MoLAHeadland archaeology in 2017. The post-excavation works are ongoing.
All welcome. Admission: Members free; Non-members pay £3.

St Neots Local History Society - Monthly talk
'Love and Toil' by Grace Richards
Friday 6th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Eynesbury Junior School, Montagu St, Eynesbury, Saint Neots PE19 2TD
All welcome (Members: Free; Non-members: £3.00)

Cambridge Antiquarian Society - Spring Conference
'Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire in Early Photography and Films'
Saturday 7th March 2020 between 10am and 4pm
LG17, Faculty of Law, West Road, Sidgwick Site, University of Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
All welcome. CAS members £10, non-members £15. No booking required. Pay cash on arrival.
Programme available to download from:

Anglesey Abbey - Excavation Tours and Events
Monday 16th - Sunday 29th March 2020
Archaeologists from the National Trust and Oxford Archaeology East will be working with Operation Nightingale to investigate the medieval history of Anglesey Abbey, involving a targeted programme of archaeological survey and excavation to the south of the house. There will be a selection of tours, activities and events for visitors to learn about the discoveries (normal admission charges apply). Please check the 'What's On' webpage for further details: 

Histon and Impington Archaeology Group - Monthly Talk
'The Black Death: and later outbreaks of the plague in Cambridgeshire' by Craig Cessford (Cambridge Archaeological Unit)
Monday 23rd March 2020 at 7:30pm
Histon Baptist Church, 2 Poplar Rd, Histon, Cambridge CB24 9LN
Open to all. Members free and visitors £3, accompanied children free. Refreshments available.

FenArch - Monthly Talk
'Shining light on an old treasure: the Iron Age hoards from Snettisham, Norfolk' by Jody Joy (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
Wednesday 25th March 2020 at 7:30pm
Mendi's Restaurant, 21 Old Market Place, Wisbech PE13 1NB
Over the past 60 years, astounding discoveries of precious metal objects, including torcs, bracelets and finger rings, have been made at Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk. In total, 14 separate groups of objects, or hoards, dating to the second and first centuries BC have been discovered. Jody Joy is currently coordinating a major research project including a comprehensive scientific analysis of the objects and a reassessment of the site. He will discuss the results of the project, specifically the discovery of sophisticated metalworking techniques such as surface enrichment and mercury gilding. Dr Jody Joy is Senior Curator of Archaeology at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge, responsible for British and European Archaeology. He previously worked at the British Museum, where he was Curator of European Iron Age Collections for eight years. He specializes in the archaeology of northwest Europe during the first millennium BC and his research interests also include the later Bronze Age and early Roman periods.
Admission: All welcome (members free, non members £3), but booking is essential at or text full name and number of seats to: ‭07765 172450‬

Nene Valley Archaeology Trust - Conference
'Science in Archaeology'
Saturday 28th March 2020 between 2pm and 6pm
Cedar Centre, Castor, PE5 7AX
This year's Nene Valle Archaeology Trust conference is on scientific and non-invasive techniques which are revolutionising archaeology. Six eminent speakers will explain how these techniques work - and how they are providing new windows on the past. Full programme available at
Tickets £25 (students £15), non-members £15. Price includes afternoon tea - and any funds raised support the work of the NVAT.
Pre-booking essential. Tickets available: