Past events

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95 events found
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The Justinianic Plague in England: archaeological contexts and consequences

The ‘First Pandemic’, an outbreak of bubonic plague which struck Constantinople in the late spring of AD 542, was relatively well recorded by some contemporary writers.

Professor John Hines
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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Last chance to see. The threat of climate change to Roman Vindolanda and Magna

This lecture will focus on the increasing detrimental effects of climate change on the buried archaeological deposits at the forts of Vindolanda and Magna.

Dr Andrew Birley
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Life, death and worship at HM Tower of London

The Tower of London is one of the most important and sensitive historic sites in the world.

Alfred Hawkins
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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Footmarks. An archaeology of movement

Can we ever know what it was like to move in the past; to understand its meanings and complexities?

Dr Jim Leary
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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New fieldwork at Hinton St Mary, Dorset: the mosaic in context

This talk will present the results of three seasons of fieldwork at the site of the discovery of the Hinton St Mary mosaic, uncovered by chance 60 years ago behind the blacksmith’s forge.

Dr Richard Hobbs and Dr Peter Guest
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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A grand stone aqueduct spans a river.

Summer Meeting - Lune Valley

One of the English countryside’s unspoilt gems, the Lune Valley begins just a few minutes’ drive from Lancaster and borders the Forest of Bowland, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the Yorkshire Dales.

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Lune Valley, Cumbria
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The President's Lecture: My garden's part in Hitler's downfall

When buying a house in Berwick-upon-Tweed seven years ago, the structure in the garden described by the vendor as an Anderson shelter was considered simply as something to be got rid of, albeit by

Lindsay Allason-Jones
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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Spring Meeting - West Riding of Yorkshire

The first of our 2023 excursions for RAI members will visit Harrogate in the West Riding of Yorkshire. **Fully booked**

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Settling Down, Moving on and Coming Back – Prehistoric Discoveries at Llanfaethlu

Ymgartrefu, Symud Ymlaen a Dod yn ôl - Darganfyddiadau Cynhanesiol yn Llanfaethlu

Catherine Rees & Matthew Jones
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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Building Westminster Hall: modelling the original roof structure

Before building, the architect needs certain facts about the site, the overall cost, the materials required and where they can be obtained.

Dr Gavin Simpson
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE