Category archives for: Friends of CAT

SATURDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2015 VISIT TO HAMPTON COURT PALACE

Home to Henry VIII and 500 years of English History. The coach will leave from outside Greyfriars at 8 a.m. and return home at about 6 p.m. The cost will be £29 each. Please contact Brenda May for further details 01206 825655 or mail@bayam.plus.com

the Friends’ excursion to St Albans and Roman Verulamium

On Saturday (9th May), members of the Friends of the Colchester Archaeological Trust (‘the Friends’ or ‘FCAT’) went on an excursion to St Albans, led by Mike Corbishley. Mike is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of London’s Institute of Archaeology and he has a long association with the Trust. The group set off […]

‘Fenwick treasure’ lecture at firstsite: Saturday 18th April 2015

The Trust will present a 4-part illustrated lecture about the ‘Fenwick treasure’ at firstsite on Saturday 18th April 2015. We found the treasure during our excavation on the site at the Williams & Griffin store last summer. It will take place in the Lecture Theatre at firstsite and will be initially open to members of […]

the Trust’s annual lecture to Friends of the Trust: 2015

Yesterday (7th February), over a hundred members of the Friends of the Colchester Archaeological Trust (FCAT) – including some of the Trust’s dedicated volunteers – came to the annual lecture session which the Trust presents at Lion Walk Church in Colchester. Five Trust archaeologists gave illustrated talks about some of the archaeological fieldwork and building […]

AGM & ANNUAL LECTURE 2015 Saturday 7th February at 10.30 am

The AGM will be held at Roman Circus House, North Circular Road, Colchester at 10.30 am. At this meeting most of the decisions relating to the day to day running of the Friends, events and plans for the Roman Circus House are discussed. You are encouraged to attend and put forward your views on these […]

SATURDAY 9TH MAY 2015 ST ALBANS

Mike Corbishley will be leading a visit to St. Albans where we will visit the Verulamium Roman Museum, the remains of the Roman Theatre and the mosaic and hypocaust in Verulamium Park. There will be free time in the town. We will be leaving from outside Grey Friars at 8.30 a.m and returning to Colchester […]

SATURDAY 4TH JULY 2015 SAFFRON WALDEN, DUXFORD AND BARTLOW

We will be going directly to Saffron Walden to spend the morning in this interesting and historical town. After lunch we will be going to visit Duxford Chapel, originally built in the 13th century as a hospital and chapel for travellers. Our final visit of the day will be to the 12th century church at […]

Saturday 5th April 2014 – ‘The Roman army – fact & fiction’ [reinstate]

Saturday 2nd February 2014 – AGM and lecture [reinstate]

Saturday 4th October 2014 – Stow Maries [reinstate]

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