TAS LECTURE | Reminder for Tue 30th January | AGM and ‘Jowel, Jowel and Listen Lad’ … Vernacular Song and Industrial Archaeology in Northern England’ | Dr Rob Young

Happy New Year!

We hope you had a fantastic Christmas break filled with rest.

This month’s meeting features this year’s AGM and an excellent talk from Dr Rob Young. This concerns how the social context of industrial archaeology can be understood through considering the lives of ordinary people. This can be done through examining sources which are often overlooked by the empirical study of monument types, including vernacular song.

Dr Rob Young is a freelance archaeological consultant who is the former English Heritage/Historic England, Inspector of Monuments for the North East.

At this year’s AGM, there are a number of posts which are up for election. These are:

  • Chair of Teesside Archaeological Society
  • Events Officer for Teesside Archaeological Society

If anyone is interested in sitting in on the committee please get in touch with Dave or any of the other committee members.

REMINDER! Membership fees are now due. It is £14.00 for an individual membership and £23.00 for a joint membership. This cost covers the lecture series of 2018, any events (via insurance) that you may wish to be involved with; including fieldwork and guided walks. It will also include our bumper 2018 bulletin!



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