This short series of free public lectures for all ages will give local people an insight into the methods and techniques used by archaeologists to explore and understand the archaeology of the Wear Valley. Using results from the latest research in the area the development of the region from the earliest inhabitants to the Industrial Revolution will be looked at through the lens of archaeology.
Introduction to archaeological techniques May 26th
From Hunter-Gatherers to the Industrial Revolution June 2nd
Recent research and future plans June 9th
Venue: Elgar Room, Bishop Auckland, Town Hall, 7.30-9.00
No need to book. For further information please contact Dr David Petts, Dept. of Archaeology, Durham University 0191-33 41166; firstname.lastname@example.org
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