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Wiltshire Museum, Devizes – Industrial Archaeology Conference

Devizes Town Hall St.John's Street,, Devizes

The theme for the 2021 conference is Building Materials. Programme: This has been changed slightly to the one previously advertised (March 2021). There may be further changes. 09.30 Registration and

£15

Yorkshire IHS – Reservoir Railways

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Dr Michael O'Grady, senior lecturer in Huddersfield University’s Department of Computer Science will give a talk: Reservoir Railways - Visualising the Construction of Hebden Bridge’s Reservoirs (1870 - 1935) We

Cambridge IAS – Pye TV

Cambridge Museum of Technology The Old Pumping Station, Cheddars Lane, Cambridge

Evening talk by Bob Bates of the Pye History Trust Before being taken over (merged?) with the Dutch Company Phillips, Pye were a world leader in the development of TV

Yorkshire IHS – Rosedale Railway for Iron and Steel Making

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Rob Shorland-Ball will give a talk: Rosedale Railway for Iron and Steel Making in 19th Century Teesside and County Durham Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs over us and

Cambridge IAS – The Hurst Park Estate

Cambridge Museum of Technology The Old Pumping Station, Cheddars Lane, Cambridge

Rachel Aucott and Jim Smith will present an industrial history of the Cambridge suburb of the “Hurst Park Estate”. This will range from its connection with the Cambridge Instrument Company,

Free

Yorkshire IHS – Warships to Spaceships

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Chris Henderson, Trustee of the Barnes Wallis Foundation will give a talk: Warships to Spaceships - The Life and Work of Sir Barnes Wallis Unfortunately the shadow of covid still

Yorkshire IHS – An Introduction to Modern Military Archaeology

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Roger Thomas, Historic England's military history specialist will give a talk: An Introduction to the Modern Military Archaeology of the North York Moors Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs

Yorkshire IHS – Joseph Aspdin’s Patent Portland Cement

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Professor Ian Richardson, School of Civil Engineering, Leeds University will give a talk: Joseph Aspdin’s Patent Portland Cement Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs over us and we can't

Yorkshire IHS – AGM and members’ presentations

The Friends Meeting House 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds

Note earlier than usual start time Annual General Meeting followed by a series of short presentations from members. Unfortunately the shadow of covid still hangs over us and we can't