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.
Events List Navigation
Terry Barcley will talk to a Powerpoint presentation on the costume and life of a Victorian Hadleigh shepherd.Find out more »
Lara Band from CITiZAN to talk about the national CITiZAN coastal archaeology recording project with slides of an example from Maldon.Find out more »
Luisa Hagele, Community Archaeologist, Southend Museums.Find out more »
Calling all budding young archaeologists! What does rubbish tell us about people who lived in the past? Looking at coprolites/ rubbish pits / food remains/ pottery remains. What will out rubbish tell archaeologists in the future about how we live now?Find out more »
Preparation for the May Hadleigh 2016 HEFA Dig (Terry Barclay). If anyone wants to join us for the May digs, they should turn up for this meeting as guidance will be given on how to dig test pits and especially about important health and safety issues. (Part year members can join AGES in time for the dig at a payment of half a year's subs ie for £7.50 for a single member and £10 for a household membership. Membership is compulsory…Find out more »
Hadleigh dig with Cambridge University's Higher Education Field Academy (HEFA) at URC garden again and another location (tbc).Find out more »
Lunchtime Curator's Talk Behind the Scenes in Southend Museum's Archaeology Store. Join Luisa Hagele, Assistant Curator of Archaeology for an exclusive behind the scenes tour of our Archaeology store.Marvel at their massive stores in Prittlewell and get an insight into how and why they collect so much archaeology in the area.Find out more »
Terry is talking a walk along the sea wall towards the old Salvation Army jetty and then on to try to find the lost site of Poynetts Dock to arrive at low tide. If any members wish to join him, please be ready to leave the Two Tree Island car park sharp at 11am to make the best use of the low tide. Terry will be happy to point out any possible archaeological features along the way (sunken boats, the…Find out more »
2003 AGES Fieldwalking at Salvation Army Land (Jamie Spracklen).Find out more »
Summer Open Meeting – 2 years of HEFA in Hadleigh ( Terry Barclay) - open to local public, probably by invitation only.Find out more »
AGES AHA will have a Victorian Hadleigh themed display and wear Victorian costumes. All members welcome to wear historic costume (Victorian preferred, but not essential). Display of any AGES AHA archaeological finds will be tailored to the Victorian age. There will be other local history stalls and other community activities.Find out more »