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Milton Keynes Archaeology Day

Venue: CMK
Date: 03 Nov 2018
Times: Various

Milton Keynes Archaeology Day, Saturday 3rd November 2018

The Church of Christ the Cornerstone 300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 2ES
This popular and free open day returns for a 12th year and includes talks and activities for young and old, plus stands and displays by local societies, archaeological units, metal detectorists, and the Portable Antiquities Scheme.  

Held from 10am to 4pm in The Church of Christ the Cornerstone 300 Saxon Gate, Milton Keynes, MK9 2ES
Activities and Exhibitions in the Morning (10am – 12:30)

@10am                                                Mayor of Milton Keynes opens event and launches new book Wulfhere’s People: A mid-Anglo-Saxon Cemetery at Wolverton
Children’s Activity (Ages 8+)            Hands on Archaeology workshop hosted by Border Archaeology
Community Groups                           Displays, information and activities from archaeology and heritage groups
Finds displays                                     Discoveries from Bucks and beyond by the Magiovinium Metal Detector Club and friends

For more information:

Phone: 01908 254259 or Email: archaeology@milton-keynes.gov.uk

Talks in the Afternoon: Milton Keynes and Beyond

1:00pm                        Eaton Leys / Magiovinium – Roman Town environs - Andrew Norton, Wessex Archaeology
1:30pm                        Western Expansion Area / Glebe Fm, Wavendon – Iron Age & Roman settlement – Amy Bunce, Border Archaeology
2:00pm                        Kickles Farm, Newport Pagnell – Prehistoric and Saxon settlement – David Ingham, Albion Archaeology

2:30pm                        The Thames Discovery Programme and the Archaeology of the Thames Foreshore - Eliott Wragg, Thames Discovery Programme

For more information: https://www.milton-keynes.gov.uk/planning-and-building/conservation-and-archaeology/mk-heritage-news-and-events

Phone: 01908 254259 or Email: archaeology@milton-keynes.gov.uk

The event is FREE and open to all

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