2020 – Forthcoming Events

20th February7.00 for 7.30 in the Upper Deverills Village Hall. Talk by David Sabin about his work on Roman sites in Wiltshire plus a Q&A session on magnetometers.

18th March.  7.00 for 7.30 in the Upper Deverills Village Hall. Talk by Wessex Archaeology on geophysical surveying and photogrammetry in SW Wiltshire.

Early/mid March. DAG takes ownership of our Frobisher TAR-3 Resistivity Meter. There will be a Frobisher-led training day for DAG members on the use of the kit. (Details to follow).

Spring – Summer. Resistivity surveying in the valley.
May/June. Archaeology Roadshow in the Upper Deverills Village Hall to which all locals are invited to share their finds and have them assessed by a team of professional archaeologists. (Details to follow)


Previous events

25th August – 2nd September 2018 – Brixton excavation.

16th January 2019 –  Talk by Professor Simon Esmonde Cleary (Emeritus Professor of Roman Archaeology at the University of Birmingham): ‘Southern Britain in the Roman and post-Roman periods’. Upper Deverills Village Hall 7pm

28th January-1st February 2019 – Geophysical Survey in Kingston Deverill.

5th February 2019 – Talk by Dr David Roberts. Upper Deverills Village Hall (UDVH).

6th March 2019 – Talk by Dr Mike Allen. UDVH.

25th-31st March 2019 – Geophysical Survey in Kingston Deverill.

6th-11th June 2019 (inclusive) – Excavations in Kingston Deverill.

1st July 2019 – Finds labelling session followed by the AGM at UDVH.

10th August 2019 – DAG stall at Longbridge Deverill Flower Show.

14th August 2019 – Tutorial by Dr Claire Rainsford on faunal remains.

16th August 2019 – Interpretation and significance of DAP finds over the last 18 months. Dr. David Roberts. UDVH.

26th – 30th August 2019 – Preparation and analysis of samples from August 2018 excavation.  Mike Allen’s environmental archaeology lab, Codford.

17th October 2019 – DAG Committee meeting at UDVH.

11th November 2019 – Talk to Crockerton and Deverill Valley WI.