Events

The research team welcome opportunities to share work in progress. Please be in touch with us if your local history society, U3A group, research seminar, college class, WI, or any other organisation would like to host us.

Forthcoming

In person: Project display at The Chapel, Avebury, from 12 July 2023. Varied opening times throughout the summer and through the rest of the year. Our display boards introduce the project and reproduce several photographs of excavators: do you recognise anyone?

In person: ‘Who made Avebury? Exploring the 1930s-1940s diaries of William Young’, Wiltshire Museum, Saturday 1 June 2024.
Booking via Wiltshire Museum at this link: https://www.wiltshiremuseum.org.uk/?event=lecture-who-made-avebury-exploring-the-1930s-1940s-diaries-of-william-young.

In person: Community Update; The Chapel, Green Street, Avebury, Wiltshire, UK, 10 July 2024, 2:00pm-3:30pm.
Free, all welcome. Booking link will appear here when we have one!


Past events

In person: Exploring creative cataloguing and interfaces, a BOCCAHD network event led by Dr Fran Allfrey, Thursday 25 April 2024. Read more about BOCCAHD at this link https://whiterose.ac.uk/collaborationfunds/bespoke-open-collaborative-and-creative-approaches-to-heritage-documentation-boccahd/.

In person: Prof Mark Gillings, Dr Ben Chan, and Dr Ros Cleal at the WANHS Conference 2024, Sunday 17 March, Devizes Corn Exchange.

In person: Community Update; The Chapel, Green Street, Avebury, Wiltshire, UK, Monday 4 March 2024, 1:30pm-3:30pm.
Free, all welcome.

In person: Community Update; Education Centre, Avebury National Trust, Wiltshire, UK, Tuesday 19 December 2023, 1-2pm.
Free, all welcome, please follow the [link to book via Eventbrite].

In person: The Avebury Papers: Community Update; Wednesday 12 July 2023; The Chapel, Green Street, Avebury; Doors open at 6:30pm for a 7pm start; No need to book, just turn up, all welcome! (Recommended: bring your own cushion for the chapel pews).

Listen: hear from our research team and volunteers on the Archives and Records Association ‘Outside the Box’ podcast.

In person: CAA conference (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology), Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3-6 April 2023. [link to conference schedule] and [link to detailed programme].

In person: History and Archives in Practice 2023, IHR, Senate House, University of London, London, UK, Wednesday 29 March 2023. [link to programme].

In person: Project community update, Education Centre, Avebury National Trust, Wiltshire, UK, Tuesday 21 March 2023, 1-2pm.
Free, all welcome, please follow the [link to book via Eventbrite].

In person: York Research Seminar, 10 March 2023 [link to recording].

Radio: Dr Colleen Morgan was interviewed by Ellie Brennan on BBC Radio York on Friday 23 January. [Listen or read the transcript here].

In person: Project community launch, Education Centre, Avebury National Trust, Wiltshire, UK, Wednesday 7 December 2022, 2pm-3pm.