Posts From Bill Barksfield

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AIA Grant helps restore the headframe at Big Pit

The AIA has awarded a restoration grant of £20,000 towards the cost of restoring the Grade II* listed steel headframe structure at Big Pit National Coal Museum. Amgueddfa Cymru –

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AIA Award Winners 2019

AIA Award Winners 2019 AIA presented seven awards for various achievements in the field of industrial archaeology and heritage at its conference in Bridgwater in August 2019. Most were presented

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AIA Publication Sales now online

You can now order paper versions of our publications online via the AIA website at low prices whilst stocks last: Back copies of Industrial Archaeology Review Most single issues of

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BIG STUFF 2019 – Katowice

Big Stuff is a triennial conference focused on the particular challenges of preserving and interpreting large technology objects. The first Big Stuff conference was held in Canberra, Australia, as a

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James Watt 2019 events in Birmingham and Scotland

James Watt died on 25th August 1819 and 2019 is the bicentenary year of his death. As a scientist, inventor and engineer James Watt contributed to steam-engine development, invented the

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James Watt Centenary Year Events at Etruria Industrial Museum

James Watt died on 25th August 1819 aged 83. To commemorate his life the Etruria Industrial Museum is organising a series of events. The museum includes Shirley’s 1857 Bone &

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AIA July e-News Bulletin now out

Welcome to the Association for Industrial Archaeology’s e-news Bulletin, a new quarterly publication of stories containing updates on what we’ve been doing recently, and other industrial archaeology news. The bulletin

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Meet the experts at the Radstock Museum

Radstock Museum is in North East Somerset just 9 miles from Bath. The award winning Museum celebrates the history of the Somerset Coalfield in the Victorian era. With galleries on

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AIA Annual Conference now open for booking

Bridgwater & Taunton College Friday 9th August – Wednesday 14th August 2019 The weekend will commence with a seminar on the Friday organised by the Somerset Industrial Archaeology Society in

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EMIAC 96 & EERIAC XXIX details announced

EMIAC 96 When: 11th May 2019 Where: The Summit Centre, Pavilion Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Notts. NG17 7LL Cost: £20 per person includes buffet lunch Click to: Download brochure and a Booking