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Middle Nene Archaeological Group

MidNAG Events

Venue for lectures

Unless otherwise stated, all our lectures are held in Oundle Methodist Church, Drumming Well Lane, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4AA

Lectures start at 7:30pm, and a small charge of £2 per person is made for non-members.

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Exhibition about the excavations at Nassington

The exhibition cabinet in Oundle Museum displaying maps, plans and artefacts from the excavations

1st March to 30th October 2019


Oundle Museum now has a small exhibition with some of the artefacts found during our excavations at Nassington in 2016-2018, including

  • an ox-skull found at the bottom of an Iron Age ditch
  • a large, partially reconstructed, mortarium
  • part of a jet bracelet, with a very similar design to others found at Hungate, York
  • part of a child's copper bracelet
  • quernstones
  • plus, aerial photos and geophysical survey plots and interpretations, and
  • a summary of the excavations so far

Head upstairs to see the exhibition, opposite the Remand Cell. The Museum also has plenty of other archaeological exhibits, especially from Ashton Roman town, just outside Oundle itself.

Read the interim report on the excavations in 2016-2018 (PDF, 100KB)

Venue: Oundle, Northamptonshire.

Representing the Megalith

Megaliths of the Ring of Brodgar, Stenness, Orkney Islands in the evening sunshine

Speaker: Paul Stamper

Friday 27th September 2019


A highly illustrated talk which considers how archaeological sites and landscapes have been depicted from the Middle Ages to the present.

The Roman Stoke on Trent

Samian ware bowl: a Dragendorff form 37, stamped by the South Gaulish potter Mercato. Late 1st century AD

Speaker: Geoff Dannell

Friday 25th October 2019


Geoff is one of our members and an internationally acclaimed expert on Samian pottery (Terra Sigillata), having studied the potteries at La Graufesenque,near Millau, Aveyron in France. He will explain how the potteries developed and the distinctive fabric and glossy red finish was achieved.

You can find more of MidNAG's activities on the past events listing.

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