One Day Courses

Booking Information

An Introduction to Roman Britain

Saturday 4th March 2006

Life in Roman Britain will be the focus of this study day. You will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Roman Britannia from the invasion to the departure of the Legions. The day will look at the architecture of villas, temples and towns, and will also reveal detailed aspects of Roman daily life. As well as illustrated talks and workshops by professional archaeologists there will be a tour of the Roman monuments in Lincoln, including a special visit to the underground Roman Postern Gate. A highlight of the day will be the hands-on Roman pottery workshop.

Tutors: Tim Sharman (Tutor in Archaeology, Northamptonshire), Craig Spence (Senior Lecturer in History and Heritage, Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln), Barbara Precious (Roman Ceramics Specialist, Lincoln)

Venue: The Lincoln Cathedral Centre

Discover Historic Lincoln

Saturday 1st April

Enjoy a day exploring the 2,000 years of Lincoln’s fascinating history and archaeology. The day includes a morning of illustrated talks. Followed by an exploration of the city with a tutor-guided walking tour of Uphill Lincoln. There will also be a special curator-led tour of ‘The Collection’; Lincoln’s new archaeology museum.

Tutor: Craig Spence (Senior Lecturer in History and Heritage, Bishop Grosseteste College, Lincoln, and author of ‘Lincoln: A History and Celebration’)

Venue: The Collection, Lincoln

Archaeological Illustration

Tuesday 9th May

If you want to know how to draw archaeological illustrations, especially finds, then this is the day for you. You will be taken step-by-step through the various drawing techniques used in archaeology. This day course is particularly suited if you have little or no experience of archaeological drawing.

Tutor: David Hopkins (Professional archaeological illustrator)

Venue: The Lincoln Cathedral Centre

Lincolnshire’s Deserted Medieval Villages

Saturday 7th October

They look like grassy lumps and bumps in fields, but what actually are they? Enjoy a day out in the countryside and explore the world of the medieval peasant. This day course will begin with an illustrated talk about Deserted Medieval Villages after which we will enjoy a mini-coach tour of some of the best DMV sites the county – and country – has to offer. (Please note that lunch is not included).

Tutor: Dave Start (Director of Heritage Lincolnshire)

Venue: The Lincoln Cathedral Centre followed by tour of DMV sites

Family History - where to begin?

Saturday 11th November

Looking for something to do on winter evenings? Have a go at family history. If you want to trace your family tree come along on this introductory day course and find out how to do it. The day course is aimed at the beginner and will include instruction and advice on finding and researching historic documents and also how to use the internet to get family history information. You will be guided through key starter points helping you track down your family members wherever they may have come from. The day will include a behind the scenes tour of the Lincolnshire archives.

Tutor: Liz East (Tutor in Family History Studies, Lincoln)

Venue: Lincolnshire Archives Office, Lincoln

Booking Information

The Fee for each course is 35 per person. Your fee pays for all tuition, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. Also course packs and any entrance fees.

The Lincoln Cathedral Centre, The Collection and Lincolnshire Archives all have full disabled access.

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