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Next meetings

The next meeting is on Saturday 9 December  2017 between 10.30 - 12.30

Lower Hall , Baptist Church Hall Faversham 

The Meeting Place, St Mary's Road, Faversham ME13 8EH

Were there pirates operating off the coast and kidnapping people from  Britain in the 1700's . We will be investigating a real life event -be upto you the jury whether believe it was true ? 

There will also be snacks and squash for Christmas from 12.00 and parents invited to come join us from 12.00. 

 Whilst I should have details of all food  allergies - please feel free to remind me when you reply.

Please let me know as usual whether member will be coming to either or both sessions no later than the Wednesday beforehand.

ew members wishing to come must contact Peter Walker, the branch leader, in advance at

I hope to be able to have cofirmed the 2018 programme ready to post at begining of December.



All meetings on a Saturday 10.30-12.30 unless stated.

March 18th

Canterbury Cathedral stone mason workshops (provisional)


April 8th

How using old maps and documents can help identify features /places


May 13th

Burials and skeletons –Marion Green – numbers will be limited due to space. Depending on numbers may run another event

Canterbury Archaeology offices Canterbury

June 10th

Amhurst Fort


July 15th

Dig with Canterbury Archaeology Trust

East wear Bay Folkestone

August 12 or 19th

Dig with Kent Field School



date and place to be confirmed 

probably be Faversham

October 14th

Field walking and examine flint tools


November 11th

Find washing and environmental archaeology .

Numbers will be limited due to space Depending on numbers may run another event 

Canterbury Archaeological Trust Offices Canterbury

December 9th

17th century true life who dunnit 


Please note: Our programme will be subject to change as potential opportunities are offered  by our friends at Kent Archaeological Society, Canterbury Archeological Trust, Thanet Archaeology Trust, Wessex Archaeology Southern Division, ChristChurch University Archaeology Department, University of Kent, Canterbury Museums, and Canterbury Cathedral.







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