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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 11th OCTOBER 2017

The William Urry Memorial Lecture.

The Great South Window: a Canterbury Tale of destruction, survival and recreation.

Leonie Seliger, Canterbury Cathedral

 

WEDNESDAY 8th NOVEMBER 2017

Myth and reality: 2 Archbishops of Canterbury, SS Augustine and Becket.

Richard Maltby, Historian, ex-King’s School

 

WEDNESDAY 13th DECEMBER 2017

Bigbury in context. New light on Canterbury’s origins.

Christopher Sparey-Green, Archaeologist

 

WEDNESDAY 10th JANUARY 2018

Mayor making and other medieval ceremonies at the Kentish Cinque Ports.

Sheila Sweetingburgh, University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church  

 

SATURDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2018

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

Paul Bennett,MBE, Director

Venue: Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University, 6 p.m.

 

WEDNESDAY 14th FEBRUARY 2018

Creating a place in history; the Abbey of Le Bec in the 11th and 12th centuries

Leonie Hicks, Canterbury Christ Church

 

WEDNESDAY 14th MARCH 2018

Death and rebirth of a city: late Roman and early Anglo-Saxon Canterbury.

Andrew Richardson, C.A.T.

 

SATURDAY 17th MARCH 2018

Annual General Meeting,

Venue: Friends Meeting House, 3 p.m.

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Annual subscriptions and information: Sylvia McNally, 61 Island Road,

Sturry, Canterbury, Kent CT2 0EF

Tel: 01227 713285     sylvia.mcnally@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

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