Programme of Society Events
2013 - 2014

During the autumn and winter months, the Society hosts talks by invited guest speakers. Over the years, topics have ranged from the archaeology of the Borders to ancient bones, bodies and disease.

This Year’s Programme


Thurs 15th

Gretel Evans & Natalie Mitchell (conservators with AOC)
“All that is Gold does not glitter” - the Viking hoard discovered in Dumfriesshire in 2014.



Thurs 20th

Dr. Chris Bowles ( Archaeology Officer, Scottish Borders Council)
“Torwoodlee Broch in Context” - talk about a Borders broch near Clovenfords.



Tues 8th



Dr. John Reid (chairman of Trimontium Trust, Melrose)
“Scotland v Italy – An early battle on home ground?” - recent investigations at Burnswark, 4mls S.E. of Lockerbie (N.B. - Eastgate Theatre - joint talk with Tweeddale Society).




Thurs 19th

Matt Ritchie (Forest Enterprise Scotland Archaeologist)
“Echoes in Stone: creative archaeological visualisation on Scotland's National Forest Estate”.


Thurs 16th


Phil Richardson & Cara Jones ( project managers for Adopt-a-Monument Scheme, Scotland)
“Adopt-a-Monument projects in Scotland”.



Thurs 16th

Dr. Fraser Hunter (principal curator, NMS)
“The Archaeology of Asterix”
Dr. Martin Goldberg (senior curator, NMS)
“The Naked Celts – myths & realities”.




Thurs 20tht

AGM followed by Members' Evening.







Check regularly for any amendments or additions to the programme.

Meetings start at 7.30p.m. and will be held in the Community Centre, Walkershaugh, Peebles unless stated otherwise.
Guests/non members welcome(there is a charge of £4 towards expenses)

There's tea and coffee after the meeting and a chance for an informal chat with the speaker.




25th Aug, 2016

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