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Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held in the Newton Lecture Theatre (Ng03) in Canterbury Christ Church University, starting at 7.00 pm on Wednesdays.  Click here for a plan of the campus.  Visitors are most welcome, cost £3 per lecture (at the door).

 

Details of meetings:

 

 

WEDNESDAY 9th OCTOBER 2019

The William Urry Memorial Lecture

For the Honour of that ancient Metropolis: William Somner’s Antiquities of Canterbury

Avril Leach, University of Kent

 

WEDNESDAY 13th NOVEMBER 2019

Acknowledging debt to Jews in 13th Century Canterbury: the records of Jewish money lending transactions

Dean Irwin, Canterbury Christchurch University

 

WEDNESDAY 11th DECEMBER 2019

The iron age hillfort at Bigbury near Canterbury: evidence, context and the invasions of Julius Caesar

Steve Willis

 

WEDNESDAY 8th JANUARY 2020

Cobham landscape detectives: a community archaeological odyssey

Andrew Mayfield, Kent Archaeology

 

WEDNESDAY 12th FEBRUARY 2020

Where Streams of living water flow: significance of Archbishop Abbot’s gift of water conduit to Jacobean Canterbury

Ann Le Baigue (with Avril Leach) University of Kent

 

DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED

The Frank Jenkins Memorial Lecture: the Annual Review of the work of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust

Paul Bennett, Director

 

WEDNESDAY 11th MARCH 2020

AGM AT 6.30PM followed by

Canterbury Cathedral and its administration in the Restoration period

David Shaw, University of Kent and Canterbury Cathedral Archives

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meetings for 2019/2020

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