Festival of British Archaeology
Location: Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Wharf
Cromford Mill is delighted to host a series of evening talks to celebrate the Festival of British Archaeology. They will cover a variety of topices, encompassing both the wider importance and significance of industrial archaeology and specific academic and local studies, promising accessible, engaging presentations.
Speakers will include Professor Marilyn Palmer, Emeritus Professor of Industrial Archaeology at the University of Leicester and respresentatives from regional archaeology societies.
Whether interested member of the public, enthusiastic amateur archaeologist, or professional or academic expert, there will be something for everyone.
Tuesday 17th July: Professor Marilyn Palmer
Talk: 'The Importance of Industrial Archaeology'
Thursday 19th July: Suzanne Lilley
Talk: 'The Archaeology of purpose-built cotton-workers housing in the Derwent Valley'
Tuesday 24th July: Derbyshire Archaeology Society's Keith Reedman and Ian Mitchell
Talk: 'The Lace Factories of Long Eaton' and 'The Midland Railway Sheet Stores'
Thursday 26th July: North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society (NEDIAS) Les Mather and David Palmer
Talk: 'The rise and Demise of a 19th century stone mill' An introduction to NEDIAS and account of a current excavation of an early 19th century stone sawming mill.
Other talks to be confirmed.
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