Programme of Lectures 2018

Lectures are a key part of the HADAS calendar covering all aspects of archaeology from local to international topics. All are welcome so please do come along and enjoy the evening and meet the friendly group of HADAS members.

Tuesday 9th January 8pm: Prof. Christopher Scull “ The Anglo-Saxon princely burial at Prittlewell, Essex.”

 Tuesday 13th February at 8pm:  Dr Matthew Symonds. ‘Protecting the Roman Empire: understanding fortlets and frontiers’.

 Tuesday 13h March at 8pm: Roman London’s First Voices: Roman writing-tablets from Bloomberg, London. Lecture by Dr Roger Tomlin. 

Tuesday 10th April at 8pm: Stuart Cakebread The Greater London Historical Environment Record.

Tuesday 8th May  at 8pm: Mark Smith The archaeology of WW1


Tuesday 9th October at 8pm: Suzanne Taylor Motor Launch M.L. 286-The Not So Silent WWI Movy Hulked at Isleworth Ait.

Tuesday 13th November : The Rose – Shakespeare’s Secret Playhouse – a film made by Suzanne Marie Taylor, Anthony Lewis and Siegffried Loew-Walker. The documentary film will be introduced by one of the filmmakers, Anthony Lewis. In the film Ian McKellen speaks about his own personal experience during the 1989 Save the Rose Campaign when the Rose was partially excavated by the Museum of London. The film has been shown at Canada House and the Birkbeck Archaeology Society in 2017.

Lectures start at 7.45 for 8.00pm in the Drawing Room, Stephens House, 17 East End Road, Finchley N3 3QE. Buses 13, 143, 326 & 460 pass close by, and it is five to ten minutes’ walk from Finchley Central Station (Northern Line). Tea/coffee and biscuits follow the talk.

Lectures are free for Members of the Society. Visitors are charged £2.