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2017-11-04 CBA Yorkshire Autumn Showcase

posted 2 Jun 2017, 06:16 by CBA Yorkshire   [ updated 23 Sep 2017, 08:38 ]
The National Centre for Early Music, York

This is a new event to celebrate the amazing range of work being done by Community Archaeology groups in the county. The day will consist of talks, displays and exhibitions by archaeological groups running alongside hour-long workshops in a seperate classroom. The event is designed to encourage groups undertaking archaeological and historical research to come together, to share their discoveries and to learn about what colleagues are doing in other parts of the county. CBA Yorkshire wants to do more to encourage the work of Community Archaeology groups and so we will also be encouraging feedback on what you want us to do to improve our support.


  • Community Archaeology South of Leeds - Mike Turpin
  • Throwing light upon the past: St Mary the Virgin Embsay with Eastby Churchyard project in partnership with Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group and University of York - Susan Stearn
  • Tinsley Time and Travel: Heeley City Farm - Sally Rodgers
  • Hagg Farm Excavation: Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeological Group - Philip Bastow
  • Raincliffe Woods survey: Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society - Martin Bland
  • FFWAP - Fridaythorpe, Fimber and Wetwang Archaeology Project - Alison Spencer
  • PONTARC 60; sixty years of archaeology in and around Pontefract - Eric Houlder
  • Finding Fryston: Discovering our heritage from the Monks to the Victorians - 2016 - Ray Newton
  • The work of the North Duffield Archaeological Society - Brian Elsey
  • The Fewston Assemblage: Churchyard Secrets Revealed - Sally Robinson
  • Conisbrough Castle Community Project John Buglass 
  • Stank Hall and Barn restoration and research - Susan Ottley-Hughes



PROJECT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Jon Kenny Community Archaeologist

USING LIDAR FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL MAPPING AND LANDSCAPE MODELLING Stephen Eastmead Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeological Group

USE OF DRONES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY AND RECORDING Tony Hunt Yorkshire Archaeological Aerial Mapping


  • Fewston Assemblage project
  • South Leeds Archaeology
  • St Mary the Virgin Embsay with Eastby Churchyard project
  • Thornton le Street History Group
  • Tinsley Time and Travel
  • Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society
  • Jon Kenny - community archaeology
  • Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeological Group
  • South Ainsty Archaeological Group
  • RM Frobisher (1986) Ltd - Geophysics equipment supplier
  • ON Books - Bookshop
  • Siddal Geophysical Services
  • (Iron Age) Nidderdale Coummunity Archaeology Group
  • National CBA
  • Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society

The cost is £10 for members and £14 for non-members and tickets are on sale via Eventbrite or by downloading and returning this form with your payment.