TimeTeign Events 2017


A full schedule of meetings, events and digs for 2017.

January 2017 – meeting date: 16/01/2017
Speaker: Bill Horner
Subject: Earth, Wind and Fire – exploring new archaeological finds around Devon.

February 2017 - meeting date: 20/02/2017
Correction: Neil Holbrook, Cotswold Archaeology. [Cancelled/revised programme]

Speaker: Chris Meathrel, TimeTeign revised subject plus Local Updates
Subject: Space and Satellite Archaeology, the work of Sarah Parcak.

March 2017 - meeting date: 20/03/2017
Speaker: Dr Lee BRAY [Confirmed]
Subject:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Sittaford Tor Stone Circle and Hangingstone Hill – revealing the Palaeolithic and Bronze Age archaeology within the Dartmoor NPA.

April 2017 - meeting date: 24/04/2017
Speaker: Associate Professor Barry Gaulton, Department of Archaeology Memorial University of Newfoundland
Subject: Exploring Devon-Newfoundland connections through 25 years of archaeology at Ferrybridge

May 2017 - meeting date: 15/05/2017 - 7-9pm.
Speaker: Dr Bryn Morris, SWARCH.
Subject: Presentation and talk by Dr Bryn Morris Of South West Archaeology - SWARCH

1 Ipplepen – see University of Exeter website for

Talk on 2017 dig site by Dr Steve Rippon, at Ipplepen Community Hall, 29.03.2017 at 7pm. information [Application forms via Univ. of Exeter link]

2 Stover Canal Trust – see website for possible working party involvement.
3 Clearance working party support at Denbury Hillfort [see DAS notices]
4 Clearance work around the Hackney Canal cottages [pending TDC/DCC]

June 2017 - meeting date: 19/06/2017
Merrivale Summer Solstice evening walk and talk by Dr Richard Sandover.
Meeting at Kingsteignton Community Hall car park, departing at 18:30 hrs prompt.

July 2017  - meeting date: Cancelled due to funding

2017 Dig at Northall Manor, Widecombe-in-the-Moor [Funding permitting]
Contact: Andy Crabb, Snr. archaeologist with Dartmoor NPA.

August 2017 – Holiday.
No meeting this month due to holidays.

September 2017 - meeting date: 18/09/2017 at 7pm to 9pm
At the Kingsteignton Community Hall, Rydon Road, Kingsteignton TQ12 3LP

Speaker: Dr Richard Sandover [Confirmed]
Topic:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­Pre-medieval and Medieval Landscapes of Eastern Dartmoor

October 2017 - meeting date: 16/10/2017
Speaker: Metal detectorist Andy Robinson from Newton Abbot MD Group [TBC]
Subject:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­‘I don’t believe it!’ Finds and delights of life as a detectorist.

November 2017 - meeting date: 20/11/2017
Speaker: Dr Phil Newman [Confirmed]
Subject:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­Topic pending, suggestion of current local landscape archaeology theme.

December 2017 – meeting date: 18/12/2017
Speaker: Christopher Meathrel, Chair, TimeTeign [Confirmed]
Subject:­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­My World – Indigenous peoples and the human journey.
End of Year Party – drinks and buffet provided by TimeTeign.

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timeteign Joint invitation to visit the Natural History Museum is now closed. Byrony Coles has finalised the list of interested members.
02:34AM May 29
timeteign Stover Canal archaeologist Phil Newman completed phase 1. Noted finds inc. barge used for transporting granite. Well done. #Timeteign
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