Upcoming Events - Bristol & West

3682 Hucclecote Roman Villa

7:30pm Monday 20 November 2017
St Andrews Church, Garden Room, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham
Cai Mason will be delivering the Bernard Rawes Lecture on the results of Excavations at Hucclecote Roman Villa 1930-2016 for Gloucestershire Archaeology (GlosArch). Members £2, non-members £3.
The Loss of the Troopship Mendi
12:30pm Thursday 30 November 2017
Bristol Central Library
The loss of the troopship Mendi – commemorating the role of Africans in the First World War.
Graham Scott of Wessex Archaeology will talk about the contribution made by labourers from all over the world to the war effort in 1914-18 and how the loss of a troopship carrying black South African labourers to the Western Front in 1917 influenced the subsequent fight against Apartheid. Graham has studied the wreck of the Mendi off the Isle of Wight and is the co-author of a recent book on the tragedy published by Historic England.   
Bath Quays Excavations
7:30pm Monday 30 July 2018
Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution, 16, Queen Square, Bath
Cai Mason will be talking about our Bath Quays Excavations to the Bristol & Avon Family History Society.