Public Lecture: Beacons of the Past - investigating a prehistoric Chilterns' landscape

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Speaker: Dr Wendy Morrison

This is a public lecture so non-members may attend without paying the usual £5 fee.

‘Beacons of the Past’ is a 3.5-year project part funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Chiltern Society, and the National Trust, amongst others.  Its purpose is to engage and inspire communities to discover, conserve, and enjoy the Chilterns’ Iron Age hillforts and their prehistoric chalk landscapes.  Now at the project’s midpoint, Project Manager Wendy Morrison will present on some of the results of the UK’s largest bespoke archaeological LiDAR survey, the projects outreach programmes and what shape the final 12 months will take.

Wendy currently works for the Chilterns Conservation Board as a Project Manager of the NLHF funded Beacons of the Past Hillforts Project.  She also is Senior Associate Tutor for Archaeology at the Oxford University Dept for Continuing Education.  Wendy’s research areas are Prehistoric European Archaeology and Landscape Archaeology.  She has over a decade’s excavation experience in southern Britain, the Channel Islands and India, and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

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