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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Excavations at Nassington in 2018

The excavated Iron Age Pit and part of the drainage ditch on the west side of a trackway

Speaker: Derek Roberts

Friday, 15 February at 7:30PM


Our site director, Derek Roberts, will bring us up to date on the third year of excavations in and around a Roman farmstead at Nassington. This year, as well as more evidence of the Romans, their Iron Age predecessors featured strongly; a small part of a large ditch with ox-head deposit at its base, and several pieces of pottery from a rubbish pit adjacent to a trackway were found.

Entry is £3 per person on the door, under 18 free.

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

Venue: Nassington Village Hall, Church Street, Nassington, Northamptonshire,PE8 6QG.

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The archaeology of the Oundle Area

Photo-collage: a Roman mosaic floor, aerial view of Fortheringhay and four pieces of Roman Nene Valley colour-coated pottery

Speaker: Dr Stephen Upex F.S.A.

Friday, 15 March at 7:30PM

Special Lecture

Steve has written extensively on the archaeology of the Nene Valley area and wider East Midlands areas. His excavations locally include the Roman town of Ashton, situated just outside Oundle, the fort at Water Newton, and Anglo-Saxon site at Polebrook. He was previously Professor of Landscape Archaeology at the University of Brunei, and is currently a tutor at Cambridge University, as well as an independent archaeological consultant.

Tickets, £10 per person including a free glass of wine or juice, are now on sale. Securely purchase with a credit card from eventbrite.co.uk.

Venue: Victoria Hall, 7, West Street, Oundle, PE7 4EJ.

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Volunteers in Archaeology: a Celebration

Volunteers in Archaeology Conference Banner

Multiple speakers

Sunday, 17th March at 10:00AM


A conference organised by the Upper Nene Archaeological Society on the role volunteers have played in UK archaeology, with contributions from the directors of some of Britain's best known and longest running excavations

Tickets, £25 per person, including lunch, for non-members of Upper Nene Archaeological Society.

Download the conference details and booking form. (PDF, 1MB)

Venue: Hackleton Village Hall, 4 Chapel Lane, Hackleton, Northampton, NN7 2AH

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Your Roman Past

Your Roman Past Conference Poster

Multiple speakers

Saturday, 30th March at 09:00AM


The Nene Valley Archaeological Trust invites you to join them for their 2019 Conference. The conference provides a unique opportunity to showcase the wealth of Roman archaeology in the Nene Valley. Six eminent speakers will address the topic of "Your Roman Past"

Tickets, £25 per person, including lunch. Securely purchase with a credit card from eventbrite.co.uk.

Venue: Castor CE Primary School, Stocks Hill, Castor, Peterborough, PE5 7AY.

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Annual General Meeting

Reports and Committee elections

Friday, 3 May at 7:00PM


Our AGM to conduct the business of the group, immediately followed by a lecture on the Archaeology of the A14.

Venue: Oundle Methodist Church.

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

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