News update

No blog this month - but plenty of lectures and events to participate in, including a free conference for members, on Caistor Roman Town.

  • Saturday 5 November at 2.30 NNAS lecture  'Ten years at Caistor Roman town: what do we know now?' Prof. William Bowden, University of Nottingham. Town Close Auditorium, Castle Museum, Norwich.  Lectures are free to all members; non-members are most welcome and are asked to leave a small donation.
  • Saturday 19 November  2.30 pm NAHRG lecture programme 'The Destruction of Eccles-juxta-Mare' David Stannard (Retired Business Lecturer and Local Historian) University of East Anglia (Room Arts 01.02). More info at Non-members are welcome to try one or two lectures before joining.
  • Tuesday 29 November 6.30pm Inaugural Lectures: What is international history? (And why should we study it?). Prof Thomas Otte Julian Study Centre lecture theatre, UEA. More details at
  • Friday 25 November at High Lodge; Saturday 10 December at Santon Downham; Wednesday 25 January 2017 at Brandon Country Park 'The Brecks from Above': 'Taster' sessions in using aerial photographs in archaeological research. Download information sheet and booking form here or contact Sophie Tremlett Tel: 01362 869382
  • Saturday 3 December 2.30 NAHRG & NNAS joint meeting. 'Francis Blomefield and the Parish Churches of Medieval Norwich' Clare Haynes (Senior Research Associate, UEA) and Sandy Heslop (Professor of Visual Arts, UEA). Norwich Castle Museum.  More info at
  • Saturday 14 January 2017 'A Town of the Iceni? 10 years of research at Venta Icenorum'. One-day conference at the Thomas Paine Study Centre, University of East Anglia on the results of the programme of survey and excavation at Caistor Roman Town since 2006. Sponsored by the British Academy, organized by the University of Nottingham and Caistor Roman Project.  FREE for NAT and CRP members. Download information sheet and booking form here. For further enquiries, email