Meetings & Events Diary

Monthly meetings take place on the last Tuesday of most months from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in the Small Hall at Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road, Hadleigh, Essex, SS7 2DQ.

The church can be found at the western end of Church Road in Hadleigh, opposite the car park for the Iceland store. There is parking available in the car park behind the adjacent Choice store.

There is a meeting fee of £2.50, which includes refreshments. Friends and neighbours are welcome to come with a member, as their guest, to any meeting.

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June 2018

Exhibition of Thundersley Archaeological Finds

21st June 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Peter’s, Church Road
Thundersley, Essex United Kingdom
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Come to the old part of the church and see finds dug up on the Wednesday by AGES at St Peter's Field and at Kingston School and by Southend High School for Boys students at various other pits around Thundersley. You never know what might be found to tell us about the history of the village. Refreshments will be sold to visitors by the church from 10:30 to 2pm. Terry

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Monthly meeting

26th June 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50
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July 2018

Aspects of Romans in Hadleigh PLEASE NOTE DATE

24th July 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 31st July 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Contributors to the Romans in Hadleigh project show the different aspects of Roman life they have researched

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August 2018

ILAFS Reports from Thundersley digs

28th August 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Update on our finds from the digs in Thundersley and at St. Peter's.

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September 2018

Members meeting

25th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Fun and games! Test your knowledge with our mini Roman quiz and join in some historical themed games. With tea and cake of course!

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October 2018

Stephen Pollington talk

30th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£3.00

Stephen Pollington will be giving a talk on Anglo Saxon Essex.

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November 2018

AGES AHA AGM, Roman food and a look forward to Roman Christmas

27th November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

The club's AGM will take place in as short a time as possible to leave time for Carol to give a talk about "Roman Food & Some Roman Nibbles" so that we can then break for refreshments with some special Roman nibbles. After the break, Terry will give a "Roman Christmas" presentation so we can get in the mood for the coming festivities.   Picture: Saturnalia from Wikipedia, CCL

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January 2019

The Origins of St. Peters

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Terry will give a slide show revealing all the results from the digs on top of St. Peter's Hill in Thundersley  and how they fit in with the possible origins of Thundersley itself.

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February 2019

Maldon Archaeology club at Beeleigh Abbey

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

A talk by Terry on the Maldon clubs experiences at Beeleigh Abbey

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March 2019

Hadleigh, a Village, a Church and a Castle

March 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

A talk by Robert Hallman

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April 2019

Wimpole Hall before the giant house

April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Graham will be giving a talk about the dig he has participated in at Wimpole Hall.

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May 2019

Test pit dig at Lynton Road

May 15 @ 9:00 am - May 16 @ 5:00 pm

The dig will take place starting on Wednesday (9am to 4.30pm) and concluding on the Thursday (9am to up to 5pm). Current non members may join in with the dig if they pay £5 temporary digging membership on the day when they arrive. (This temporary membership will allow participation on both days and include invitations back tomfuturenAGES meetings to hear about the results from the dig). Most equipment will then be removed at the end of Thursday, but the pit(s)…

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Historical Walks around Norwich

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Terry will talk about historical Norwich.

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June 2019

Preparation for the St. Peter’s Dig

June 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Terry will be taking us through the preparation needed fornthe upcoming dig at St Peter's church.

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July 2019

St. James the Less Summer Fair

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
St. James the Less church Hadleigh, High Street
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2PA United Kingdom
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AGES will have a stall at the summer fair. Come and meet the members.

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Test Pit dig at St. Peter’s Church

July 24 @ 9:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm
St. Peter’s, Church Road
Thundersley, Essex United Kingdom
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The dig will take place starting on Wednesday (9am to 4.30pm) and concluding on the Thursday (9am to up to 5pm). Most equipment will then be removed, but the pit(s) left covered until backfield on the Saturday morning (10am to 12 noon)   Please contact Terry Barclay if you are interested in helping with the dig.

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A review of the Lynton Road dig

July 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

Terry will review the findings from the May dig at Lynton Road .

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August 2019

“Connections – putting Essex in a national landscape”. A talk by Karen Bowman

August 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

" I have put together some instances of where our little corner of Essex has been connected to larger issues socially". Author Karen Bowman

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September 2019

Hadleigh Community Fayre

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
John Burrows park Hadleigh, Essex United Kingdom

AGES will have a stall at this summer fayre again this year. Come and talk to our members.

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Report on St. Peter’s

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Hadleigh United Reformed Church, 1 Church Road
Hadleigh, Essex SS7 2DQ United Kingdom
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£2.50

A report on the July dig at St. Peter's church.

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