The Council for British Archaeology’s (CBA) Winter General Meeting is taking place in St. William’s College in York on 2nd-3rd March 2013. The weekend conference is open to local archaeological and historical societies and community groups, and interested individuals, and is on the topic of ‘The Role of Local Societies in the 21st Century’. Carenza will be speaking on the afternoon of 3rd March on ‘HEFA and beyond: community engagement, young people and local
societies’. For more information about the conference, including provisional programme, registration and fees, please see the CBA website here.
Later in the month, Dr Lewis will be attending the Watershed Landscape Project’s conference on 16th March 2013 at the University of Bradford. ‘Celebrating Community Archaeology in the South Penines’ will include papers on upland archaeology and presentations from community archaeology projects, including Access Cambridge Archaeology. The conference will be followed by a Family Fun Day on Sunday 17th March which will include a mixture of ‘drop in’ activities and taster sessions for all the family, as well as an assortment of bookable workshops.
For more information, including the booking form (for both the conference and Family Fun Day), directions and provisonal programme, please see the website here.