Archaeology & Geology

Chinnor U3A Archaeology/Geology Group.

We are a small and friendly group who meet on the fourth Monday of every month between 10am and 12 noon.

It is hoped to arrange a number of visits throughout the year visiting sites of interest and for those who are interested involvement in field walks and digs.

Depending on the content, meetings will either be held in member’s homes or at the Village Centre or other locations as advised.

On joining members will be asked to pay an initial fee of £10 to cover room hire and any speaker’s fees/expenses.

Scroll down for our current programme.

DATE

EVENT

COMMENT

 

       
2016    

 

January

Visit to the Ashmolean Museum

Watlington hoard display

 

February 27th

Talk by James Mather re his Watlington hoard find.

Chinnor Village Centre. 10 -12 noon

 

March 27th

Talk by Dr Carol Wheeler. Medieval artefacts. Lost and found

Chinnor Village Centre. 10 -12 noon.

 

April 24th

Presentation of Pompeii artefacts and others by Cristine Ore

Chinnor Village Centre. 10 -12 noon.

 

May 22nd

New presentation by Christine Prior

Chinnor Village Centre. 10 – 12 noon.

 

June 26th

Talk by Dr Jill Eyers. Chiltern Archaeology

Chinnor Village Centre. 10 – 12 noon.

 

July 24th

 No meeting

 

 

August 28th

 BANK HOLIDAY. NO MEETING

 

 

September25th

Talk by Jack Turner. A field in Oxfordshire

Chinnor Village Centre 10-12 noon

 

October 23rd

 Herculaneum and Pompiie

 Chinnor Village Centre 10 -12 noon

 

November27th

 Did the earth open for you? A talk on sinkholes by Nick M-K

 Chinnor Village Centre 10 -12 noon

 

December 25th

 No meeting

 Happy Christmas

 

2018

January  22nd

 

Archaeology of the woodlands. Jack Morris Chiltern ANB

 

 Chinnor Village Centre 10 -12 noon

 

 February 26th

The Wealdon Iron Industry. Talk by John Perkins

Followed by the AGM and ideas for the future.

 Chinnor Village Centre 10 -12 noon

 

 March 26th

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May 28th.

Jun 25th

Jul 23rd

Aug 27tt.

Sept 24th 

Oct 22nd.

Nov. 26th.

 

Dec 24th

2019.

Visit to the lost village of Stoke Mandeville

Talk by Dr Carole Wheeler on The three lost villages of Bucks

.Bank Holiday. No meeting

The land of ice and fire. 

.Vist to Wallingford museum.

Bank holiday. No meeting.

Awful archaeology. by Colin Oakes.

Jack Turner (Wheatley)

Buildings as a reflection of the geology of the Thames Valley.by Sue Oswell.

Christmas Eve. No meeting.

 Meet at the goat centre. Further details to followChinnor Village Centre 10 -12 noon.           ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

 

Christine Prior/Nick Marriner-Kyle. 

Transport details to follow.

 

 

Further details to follow.

 

 


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