CKA Autumn Conference, 2016.
CKA Autumn Conference, 2016:
held at the University of Kent.
The CKA Autumn Conference 2016 was held at Rutherford College Hall, University of Kent, Canturbury on Saturday, the 15th of October.
The theme of the conference was Rescuing and Recording Kent's Lost Heritage and had five main presentations:
- Rochester's Norman Cathedral, Hidden Treasures — Difficult Decisions,
Graham Keevil, Cathedral Archaeologist
- Recording Kent's Historic Documents,
Alex Ferris and Andy Hawkins, Kent Heritage Resource Centre at Smarden
- The Discovery and Investigation of the Mesolithic site at Ranscombe, Cuxton,
- The Battle to Save the Roman Forts at Dover, Another Blast from the Past,
Dr Brian Philp
- A Medieval Tile Kiln on the University Campus,
Dr Gerald Cramp
The Autumn Conference was organised by the Council for Kentish Archaeology (CKA), the Kent Archaeological Society (KAS), and the Classical and Archaeological Studies Department of the University of Kent. The organisers are grateful to the University of Kent for providing the venue for another year at no cost, and to Dr Steve Willis for his continuing help in arranging yet another successful afternoon.
Some of the images from the day:
CKA Awards for 2016
Presented by Sir Robert Worcester.
No conference is complete without a lucky draw. There were a number of prizes this year; Sir Robert Worcester made the draws.
A full account of the conference will appear in the next issue of the KAR (number 202).