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Prehistoric Kent
Prehistoric Kent

Sat, 28 Sept


Newspaper House

Prehistoric Kent

This one-day course will cover the prehistory of Kent, a period of over half a million years.

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Time & Location

28 Sept 2019, 09:00 – 17:00

Newspaper House, 29 Simmonds Rd, Canterbury CT1 3YR

Lecture details

The course will trace the development of the Kentish landscape itself from the Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age) onwards, including the formation of the Channel and the severing of the last land-bridge to the Continent. The introduction of farming, along with the creation of monuments, changing attitudes to and treatment of the dead, introduction of metal working and other technologies, and development of settlements, long distance links, and society will be among the many topics considered. The course will be illustrated with case studies and finds drawn from the Trust’s archives.

Tutor: Jake Weekes

Date: Saturday 28th September 2019

Venue: Newspaper House, 29 Simmonds Road, Wincheap, Canterbury, CT1 3YR

Fee: £45 (£40 for FCAT)

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