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PLEASE NOTE: A CHANGE TO OUR EVENTS PROGRAMME FOR 27 NOVEMBER

CHANGE!!  –  Monday 27 November:  There will now be a member’s talk in our rooms at Crampton Tower Yard.  For details, please email us at mail@iotas.org.uk OTHER NEWS:  On Monday, 4 December, our missed course lecture from 9 October will … Continue reading

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YOU CAN NOW FIND OUR FULL 2017 EVENTS PROGRAMME ON OUR WHAT’S ON PAGE!

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OUR NEW COURSE OF LECTURES IN ARCHAEOLOGY IN 2017

Here it is! IOTAS Archaeological Studies Lecture Course 2017 Transitions in History, Archaeology and Myth: how did traditions change or survive? 13 March:    1. The chosen few: Medway Megaliths – were Neolithic tombs burial places of elites, war-dead  or … 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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Can You Help Us?

IOTAS has been investigating Holmes Park, on the Chessboard Estate in Broadstairs. This park was named after George Augustus Holmes, who gave the land to Broadstairs and St. Peter’s UDC in 1944 in his will. We are interested in finding … Continue reading

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Latest News

If you join IOTAS you can take part in activities such as finds processing and geophysing, as well as enjoying all the talks and visits to places of interest.  To join, visit the Membership Page and follow the link to … Continue reading

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Calling all volunteers who worked on the St Peters Anglo-Saxon cemetery

An excavation of the St Peter’s Anglo-Saxon cemetery was carried out from 1969 – 1971 under the direction of Cecil Hogarth, assisted by pupils from Chatham House and Clarendon House grammar schools. We would like to invite volunteers who took … Continue reading

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