Guest Lectures and Question & Answer Sessions

In addition to the talks forming part of the Survey Techniques programme, there are a number of lectures and Q&A  sessions. The lectures will take place in the church on the afternoon of Saturday 21st of July; the running order will be as below, starting at 1pm and running till about 4pm.

Professor Mick Aston, formerly of the Time Team, will be there on Saturday 21st to introduce proceedings and talk about his work.

Dr Neil Rushton of the Churches Conservation Trust will be giving a lecture on the work of the Trust and the church of St Andrew's itself.

Paul Cripps, Wessex Archaeology’s Geomatics Manager and a member of the Archaeological Computing Research Group at the University of Southampton, will be there to talk about how Wessex Archaeology use metric survey and geomatics techniques. He will have a range of survey instruments and mobile computers on hand to discuss.

We are very lucky to have Dr Iain Cameron of Environment Systems Ltd to give a lecture on remote sensing, aerial survey and archaeology. Iain specialises in the use of remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems and has a background in archaeology.

Ben Urmston, Wessex Archaeology's Senior Geophysicist, will be on hand on the Saturday to answer questions about geophysical survey. He will also have some of the survey instruments we use for archaeological work to show.

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) flying demonstration will also be taking place on the Saturday afternoon, timing will be arranged on the day according to the weather.

No booking required.