Spring Conference – Fire and Forge

MergedFileThere’s still time and places to book for our Spring conference on Saturday 11th May, ‘Fire and Forge. The creative and destructive archaeologies of fire’. Booking online can be done here:


The venue is Bolton Library and Museum and the line-up is as follows:


10am: Introduction

10. 10am: Mill Fires – Dr Mike Nevell (Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford)

10.50am: Moorland Fires – Anna Babcock (Peak District National; Park Authority)

11.30am: Comfort Break

11.45am: Irontongue Fires up the Mesolithic Hunter – Kevin Wright (Tameside Archaeological Society)

12.15pm: Medieval Metal Magic – Neil Coldrick (Holcombe Moor Heritage Group)

1pm-2pm: Lunch

2pm: Fear and Flame – Carolanne King (North West Graffiti Survey)

2.30pm: Metalworking at Poulton – Dr Kevin Cootes (The Poulton Research Project)

3pm: comfort break

3.15pm: Fire in the Mesolithic and Neolithic – Dr Ellen McInnes (Norh West Graffiti Survey)

3.45pm: Mining in Dalbog, Aberdeenshire – Dr Birgitta Hoffmann (Roman Gask Project)

4.15pm: Questions

4.30pm: CLOSE


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