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Archaeology Live – London

April 25, 2008

The CBA is proud to present a comprehensive programme of talks from the UK’s leading archaeologists, at Discover Archaeology LIVE which is taking place as part of the National History Show at Olympia, running
between Friday 2nd May and Sunday 4th May. For tickets call 0871 230 or

visit http://www.discoverarchaeologylive.com/.
The CBA Theatre features the following speakers and talks:

FRIDAY 2nd MAY

11.00-13.00      
MARSH ARCHAEOLOGY AWARDS
Presentations from the 4 short-listed finalists and prize-giving

13.00-14.00      
PROFESSOR  MIKE PARKER PEARSON, Professor of Archaeology, University of
Sheffield
Stonehenge: new discoveries

14.00-15.00      
ALEXZANDRA HILDRED, Curator of Ordnance, Mary Rose Trust
Charismatic king:  Royal ship: catastrophic loss: miraculous survival:
national treasure
Shipwreck, archaeology and treasure….the Mary Rose

15.00-16.00
PROFESSOR CHRIS STRINGER FRS, Research Leader in Human Origins and
Director of AHOB, Dept of Palaeontology, Natural History Museum
The First Britons

16.00-17.00      
JULIAN RICHARDS, Archaeologist, broadcaster and writer
Meet the Ancestors

17.00-18.00      
PROFESSOR JOHN HUNTER, Professor of Ancient History & Archaeology,
Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity, University of Birmingham
Archaeology and the crime scene

SATURDAY 3rd MAY

11.00-12.00      
PROFESSOR MIKE FULFORD, Professor of Archaeology, University of Reading
and Director of Silchester Field School
Silchester: high life and low life in a Roman town

12.00-13.00      
BRIAN AYERS, County Archaeologist (Norfolk)
Holme next the Sea: Seahenge – excavation and preservation of a contested monument

13.00-14.00      
RICHARD HALL, Director of Archaeology at York Archaeological Trust
Erik Bloodaxe Rules OK ~ The Discovery of Viking York

14.00-15.00      
TONY ROBINSON, Actor, Writer & TV Presenter
Fifteen Years of Time Team

15.00-16.00      
PHIL HARDING, Field Archaeologist, Wessex Archaeology and Time Team
(Channel 4)
‘Flint knapping without the Mess’

16.00-17.00      
MARTIN CARVER, Professor of Archaeology at York and Editor of Antiquity.
SUTTON HOO – kings and rebels in early England

17.00-18.00      
JULIAN RICHARDS, Archaeologist, broadcaster and writer
Blood of the Vikings

SUNDAY 4th May

11.00-12.00      
JULIAN RICHARDS, Archaeologist, broadcaster and writer
Meet the Ancestors

12.00-13.00      
DR ANDREW FITZPATRICK, Head of Communications, Wessex Archaeology
The Men of Stonehenge

13.00-14.00      
RAKSHA DAVE, Archaeologist, Time Team (Channel 4)
Hard hats and stripy jumpers: A comparison between commercial archaeology and Time Team

14.00-15.00      
MIKE PITTS, Editor British Archaeology
How did you find that? The next great discovery could be yours

15.00-16.00
TARYN NIXON, Managing Director, Museum of London Archaeology Service (MoLAS)
London’s archaeological secrets

16.00-17.00      
MICHAEL LEWIS, Deputy Head, Dept. Portable Antiquities & Treasure, British Museum
Recording the Past: the work of the Portable Antiquities Scheme

Sophie Cringle
Marketing & Events Officer
Tel 01904 521238
The Council for British Archaeology <http://www.britarch.ac.uk> ,
St Mary’s House, 66 Bootham, York, YO30 7BZ, United Kingdom.

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