This year’s Arbeia Society conference will feature recent discoveries on Hadrian’s Wall, as well as plans for future research involving the local community.
With a series of talks focussed on the Wall’s Tyneside legacy, the conference will be held on Saturday 17 November at The Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields, Tyne & Wear.
10.00-10.20 Coffee and Registration
10.20-10.45 Introduction: Paul Bidwell (TWM Archaeology): Hadrian’s Wall and its legacy on Tyneside
10.45-11.05 Lindsay Allason-Jones (President, Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne): Hadrian’s Wall: the legacy of its material culture
11.05-11.30 John Poulter (author of Roman walls and roads in northern Britain): The possible course of the Stanegate between Corbridge and the North Tyne
11.30-11.55 Alex Croom (TWM Archaeology): the Trouble with Tiles
11.55-12.30 Nick Hodgson (TWM Archaeology): What we hope to find out about the Wall between South Shields and the North Tyne
2.15-2.35 Andrew Parkin (Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums): Hadrian’s Wall in the Great North Museum and Community Archaeology
2.35-3.00 David Heslop (Tyne and Wear Specialist Conservation Team): Recent discoveries and outstanding problems in Roman Newcastle
3.00-3.20 Michael Coates (Chair, Friends of Northumberland Park, North Shields): the experience of the Northumberland Park community archaeology project
3.20 — 3.50 TEA
3.50 — 4.10 Margaret Snape (Independent Researcher): The late and post-Roman Corbridge landscape
4.10-4.30 Rob Collins (Portable Antiquities Scheme,Newcastle University): Fifth-c. shades of Grey: Identifying and interpreting the final frontier
Society members/concessions: £15, non-members: £20, price refunded to South Tyneside residents who join Hadrian’s Wall and its legacy on Tyneside community archaeology project.
For more information visit www.arbeiasociety.org.uk/nextcon.htm