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IOTAS COURSE 2019 – Postponement

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have had to postpone the beginning of our 2019 Course.  We hope to have further information about the start date and details of the course later in the Spring and will post any news here … Continue reading

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*********IOTAS TALK ON MONDAY 26 FEBRUARY*********

IOTAS’s first talk of 2019! MARGATE, A CORNISHMAN AND A BI-PLANE Sound intriguing? Come and hear Bob Varnham on Mon. 26 Feb, 7.15 for 7.45 pm at Crampton Tower Yard, Broadstairs, and find out!  FREE to members, £3 for Visitors … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

Watch this space for news of our Programme of Talks for this year, starting on Monday 25 February, and our new Archaeological Studies course starting on Monday 18 March. If you missed the course last year, the last three lectures … Continue reading

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DID THE ROMANS LAND NEAR EBBSFLEET?

The last IOTAS talk of the year takes place on Monday 26th November at Crampton Tower Yard, High Street, Broadstairs CT10 2AB. Andrew Mayfield, KCC Community Archaeologist will be summing up three-year project to look for evidence at Ebbsfleet, Thanet … Continue reading

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IOTAS 2018 COURSE – CANCELLATION

We are very sorry to say that we have had to cancel the remaining three lectures of this year’s course due to the illness of our Lecturer, John Grigsby.  This means that the last lecture, due on 12 November, has … Continue reading

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*********FREE TALK AT IOTAS – DON’T MISS IT!!***********

  THE STORY OF DUTCH GABLED HOUSES: comparing Kent with East Anglia and further afield. IOTAS member Gordon Taylor, probably the country’s leading expert on Dutch gables, will deliver his illustrated lecture which he gave at Norwich University to the … Continue reading

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LOCAL FOLLOWERS – BOOKS AND MAGAZINES FOR SALE!

IOTAS has a wide selection of Current Archaeology, World Archaeology and Ancient Egypt magazines for sale, as well as a number of books on Archaeology which may interest you. If you are interested, please message us via this page or … Continue reading

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Lidar Map of England

A new link has been added to our links page, a Lidar map of England. Lidar is one of the newest scanning techniques used by archaeologists. An article from the Guardian helps to explain why Lidar is such a useful tool.

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New Link Added – England’s Places

One of the most well-known collections in the Historic England Archive, the Architectural Red Box Collection, has now been scanned and made available online. The collection consists of over 600,000 photographic prints taken of cities, towns and villages around England, … Continue reading

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Interested in taking part in some practical archaeology?

Several IOTAS members took part in a dig in October 2016 to find the site of a Camp from the first Roman invasion of Britain.  Andrew Mayfield, Community Archaeology Liaison Officer for Kent was leading this dig, which followed some … Continue reading

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