There’s still time to book for the East England Regional Industrial archaeology Conference on Saturday 11th June. Organised by Suffolk Industrial Archaeology Society, the conference programme is as follows:
9.30am Registration, tea, coffee, view displays
10.00am ‘The History of Radar at Bawdsey’ – Graham Murchie, Trustee, Bawdsey Radar, who run the Transmitter Block Museum at the very first radar station in the country.
11.15am ‘RAF Martlesham Heath’ – a speaker from the Martlesham Heath Aviation Society.
12.00noon EERIAC AGM.
12.15pm Lunch break.
1.45pm Re-assemble. We will be divided into groups, so the order in which the following are taken will vary according to the group:
a) Guided tour of the Saxon Ship Longshed, Tide Mill Way. The Sutton Hoo Ship’s Company are building a replica of the Saxon burial ship using archaeological evidence from the Sutton Hoo site on the opposite shore of the River Deben.
b) Guided tour of the Tide Mill, Tide Mill Way. One of the few surviving tide mills.
4.00pm approximately Close of conference.
Venue: Hutchinson Room, Woodbridge Community Hall, Station Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4AU
Download the booking form here: