Room OL1, The University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby
at 7.30pm on 1st March 2019
A frontier in transition and conflict: the results of the recent
Lecturer : Dr. Andrew Birley, Director of Excavations -
Over the past five years there have continued to be remarkable discoveries at the site of Vindolanda as archaeologists have looked to identify key parts of the site and the evidence for the ever changing nature of occupation over so many centuries. The discoveries range from a new hoard of writing tablets which formed part of the archive of the first commander at Vindolanda to the recovery of complete swords, the copper-
Andrew Birley is the Director of Excavations at Vindolanda. He is the son of Robin Birley and grandson of Eric Birley, who founded the department of Archaeology at Durham University and purchased Vindolanda. Andrew graduated from the University of Leicester and is responsible for the day-
Section AGM. Excavations at Belper : Denise Grace.
Section AGM The Derwent Hospital : Rita Bailey.
Section AGM. Staffordshire Gems : Ruth Williams.
Section AGM. The Magpie Mine, Sheldon : Lynn Willies.
Society AGM in St Mary’s Church Hall, Little Chester : Speaker to be confirmed