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Meetings will normally be held at 8 pm in the New Room, Ely Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Ely, CB6 1AD.

Due to COVID-19 uncertainties, meetings may be held virtually using Zoom. When necessary, You will receive a personal invitation via your society registered e-mail address.

Meeting dates 2023–2024

  • 16 October 2023 - Rachel Bynoe
    Peter Hoare memorial lecture. An investigation of submerged Pleistocene landscapes at Happisburgh
    Further information

  • 20 November 2023  - John Atwater
    The historic buildings of Kings Ely
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  • 15 January 2024 - Christopher Wakefield
    Excavatons at the Must Farm Bronze Age settlement
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  • 19 February 2024  - Claire Lucas
    Exploring human mobility and interactions through Ice Age art
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  • 18 March 2024  - Bill Franklin
    In search of Cratendene?
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  • 20 May 2024  - Andrew Woods
    Money and Power: Interpreting the Early Medieval coin finds from Rendlesham (Zoom Meeting) and AGM
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    Meetings held in 2021–2022
    • 18 October 2021 Professor Nick Ashton (IMethodist Church)
      Peter Hoare memorial lecture. The climate, geography and early human settlement of Britain

      The YouTube reccording
    • 15 November 2021 Caroline Swan (Virtual)
      St. Patrick’s Chapel and the rock-cut tombs in Heysham Lancashire

      The YouTube reccording
    • 17 January 2022  Alasdair Phillips
      Columba - political shenanigans, coracles and Celtic Christianity - using the latest archaeological and historical resources.

      Further information
    • 21 February 2022 David Ingham
      Iron Age and Anglo-Saxon activity in Soham, a Roman roadside settlement at Fenstanton, and an Anglo-Saxon cemetery in Cambridge: 3 recent excavations by Albion Archaeology

      Further information
    • 21 March 2022 Tom Phillips
      Further down the road - an update on the NW Ely excavations'
    • 16 May 2022 AGM &
      500 Years of Ely Tokens Gary Oddie

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