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January 2020

Colchester Archaeology Talks 2020, 1 of 5

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roman Circus Visitor Centre, Roman Circus House, Roman Circus Walk
Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ United Kingdom
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£4

Talk 1 0f 5 'Recent excavations in and around Colchester' Speaker: Adam Wightman (CAT Senior archaeologist) Hear about some of the most interesting recent discoveries within the walled town centre: The Fenwick Treasure (the former Williams & Griffin department store); some abandoned well-appointed Roman houses (the Mercury Theatre); and the public bath house (Jacks store).

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February 2020

Colchester Archaeology Talks 2020, 2 of 5

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roman Circus Visitor Centre, Roman Circus House, Roman Circus Walk
Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ United Kingdom
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Talk 2 0f 5 ‘Entertainment in Roman Colchester’ Speaker: Philip Crummy (CAT Director) Was there life before the telly? The people of Roman Colchester were blessed - public baths, a Roman circus, probably an amphitheatre, and not just one theatre but two!

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Colchester Archaeology Talks, 3 of 5

February 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roman Circus Visitor Centre, Roman Circus House, Roman Circus Walk
Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ United Kingdom
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Talk 3 0f 5 ‘Large scale excavations at Colchester Institute’ Speaker: Howard Brooks (CAT deputy Director) Digging at the heart of Camulodunum. Sheepen is well known as an important late Iron Age site where, in 2007-8, CAT uncovered some extraordinarily interesting and important finds some of which will be on display for the first time.

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March 2020

Colchester Archaeology Talks 2020, 4 of 5

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roman Circus Visitor Centre, Roman Circus House, Roman Circus Walk
Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ United Kingdom
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Talk 4 0f 5 ‘The Big Dig on the site of Colchester Garrison 2002 to 2019' Speaker: Philip Crummy (CAT Director) Surely the longest running series of excavations ever in Colchester with results to match. Topics covered will include pre-Roman and Roman farming, Roman burial practice, the discovery of the Roman circus, and the Siege of Colchester in 1648.

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Colchester Archaeology Talks 2020, 5 of 5

March 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Roman Circus Visitor Centre, Roman Circus House, Roman Circus Walk
Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ United Kingdom
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Talk 5 0f 5 'My  favourite finds' Speaker: Laura Pooley (CAT small finds specialist) A review of some of the most interesting small finds from recent excavations by CAT across the county, looking at Laura's research into these objects and what they can tell us about the sites they came from.

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