Benson, Wallingford OX10 6LZ
Francis Taylor is a life-long enthusiastic amateur archaeologist with years of field study experience. He has been a national Trustee for the Council of British Archaeology and the chair of Wessex CBA. He is current spokesman for Wessex CBA on Stonehenge tunnel issues.
09.45 Registration and coffee
10.15 Welcome and Introduction
10.25 Creation of British Isles
11.35 Settlement Begins, 10000 – 4000 BC, The Mesolithic
12.00 New People, New Ideas, 4200 – 3000 BC, The Early & Middle Neolithic
13.40 The Late Neolithic, 3000 – 2500 BC, The Age of Stonehenge
14.10 The Age of Warriors, 2500 – 800 BC, The Bronze Age.
14.55 Episodes of Conflict, 800 – 55 BC, The Ion Age
15.30 Conclusions & Questions
The Study Day Fee is £13.00. This includes coffee/tea on arrival, buffet lunch and information handouts.
The day is open to all members of U3As affiliated to the Thames Valley Network. Members of other U3As are very welcome to attend if space allows. An additional fee 0f £2 will be payable.
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