Category Archives: Meetings

Lecture Series 2016-17

The first three lectures for the 2016-17 season have been announced on the AVAS website.  Follow this link to the Meetings page for details.  The talks represent an eclectic mix of subjects and geographical regions, from the Maya of Central America … Continue reading

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AVAS members enjoy lecture

At the AVAS lecture for October, AVAS members were treated to a fascinating talk from Dave Fawcett, and expert in historic arms and armour.  In the first part of the talk, Dave talked about the intricate jostling for power among … Continue reading

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AVAS Lecture Series for 2015-16

The initial programme of talks in the AVAS 2015-16 lecture series has been announced on the meetings page on the main AVAS website.  Some talks later in the year are still to be confirmed, but the first few lectures look … Continue reading

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2014/15 Winter Meetings

The remaining meetings for the 2014 / 15 Winter meeting programme have just been added to the main AVAS website.  There is an interesting range of subjects, ranging from the Cerne Abbas Giant, through to Agincourt and the First World … Continue reading

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Meetings for 2014

The meetings for 2014 have recently been announced.  See the Meetings page for details of the speakers for the first part of 2014.  These include lectures on a diverse set of subjects, ranging from the new Wessex Gallery at Salisbury … Continue reading

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Upcoming meetings and events 2013

AVAS Winter Meeting Programme 2013-14 The AVAS winter meeting programme is taking shape – the first few talks have been confirmed on the meetings page.  There is an exciting set of speakers, including Gareth Owen from the New Forest Remembers … Continue reading

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AVAS Summer Barbeque 2013

We couldn’t have chosen better weather for the AVAS 2013 summer barbeque – there wasn’t a cloud in the sky, and the sun had been beating down all day.  The venue was once again an idyllic spot down by the … Continue reading

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AVAS Members Evening 2 January 2013

Avon Valley Archaeological Society (AVAS) kicked off the New Year with a fascinating members’ evening which showed off the depth of skills and techniques at the disposal of the society.  The theme of the evening was to tell the story … Continue reading

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Reminder: Members’ Evening 2 January 2013

AVAS will be kicking the New Year off in style on Wednesday 2nd January with its annual Members’ Evening.  This year we will be getting down to work explaining the story of a survey, with practical demonstrations spanning the diverse … Continue reading

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AVAS Winter Meeting Programme 2012-2013

The summer seems to have flown by, and it is time once again to announce the winter meeting programme.  Please note that visitors are very welcome at meetings. 2012 Sept. 5th:  Bouldnor Cliff and the Mesolithic history of the Solent … Continue reading

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