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Schedule of Events

Lecture Season 2018/19


October 12th
Shrines, fortresses, and shifting towns: archaeology of the Upper Casamance, Senegal (7th-19th centuries).
Sirio Canós Donnay

November 2nd
The Beaker People: Isotopes, Mobility and Diet in Prehistoric Britain.
Mike Parker Pearson

November 16th 

North-West England and the Irish Sea in the Viking Age.
David Griffiths

November 30th
Timber Framed Buildings in Hertfordshire and Essex.
Helen Gibson

December 14th
The not-so-mysterious Etruscans: from Winckelmann to transport amphorae.
Dr Corinna Riva

Followed by Christmas drinks and nibbles.


January 25th
Matters of Life and Death: Demography and Society in Lower-Middle Palaeolithic Europe.
Jennifer French

February 8th
Islands of stone: Neolithic crannogs in the Outer Hebrides.
Duncan Garrow

This talk has been funded by The Prehistoric Society.

February 22nd


March 8th
The Roman Empire – Off Limits.

Sam Moorhead

March 29th

AGM and special event (TBC)


The meetings are held at the United Reformed Church Hall, Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, Herts AL8 6PS (opposite Sainsbury’s, WGC town centre). 19:45 for a 20:00 start.


Annual WAS memberbership: 

£15 individual membership.

£20 family membership

Email: with any queries.

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