There is a one-day archaeological conference being held at Nottingham University on Saturday 5 October which may be of interest to Society members. Its theme is recent research work which is advancing the objectives of the East Midlands Historic Environment Research Framework (EMHERF), in particular one of the afternoon talks focuses on the lead industry but there are others with an industrial archaeological theme. Tickets cost £20 for the day, bookings can be made through https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/east-midlands-research-framework-new-frameworks-for-our-past-tickets-61689298352 or by cheque with the booking form on this flyer.
The DCA is looking for volunteers to assist in the reopening of Wardlow Sough in Cressbrook Dale during the first week in September. Attached is an information sheet outlining the proposal. If any of your club members can possibly help at some point with this important project they should follow the link to Doodle Poll in this attachment and put in their details. Pete Knight, DCA Project Officer, will contact them with further details.
Relevant article in PDMHS Bulletin 7-2
The YGS (Yorkshire Geological Society) has an upcoming event that may be of interest to PDMHS members: a meeting entitled “Pocket deposits, karst and environmental change” on 15 June 19 at BGS Kegworth followed by a field trip on Sunday 16th to Brassington. Further details can be found here and the full YGS programme of events here (which states “All events are free to attend for YGS members, and we always welcome non-members.”)
An article in PDMHS Bulletin 16-5 covers the geology & mines of the Brassington area.
Details of the forthcoming BCRA Spring Field Meeting at the British Cave Monitoring Centre in Poole’s Cavern, Buxton.
The BCMC is an excellent scheme set up jointly by the BCRA and the Buxton Civic Association to further the cause of long-term monitoring of cave systems.
Non-BCRA members are welcome. An excellent opportunity for PDMHS members to find out more about this initiative.
This lecture by John Barnatt is part of the South West Peak Landscape Partnership Spring Lecture Series and is at 7:30 on Tuesday 9 April 2019 in the Devonshire Dome
More details here