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Romans in the North – Fri 31 May 2019

Romans in the North

The John Hampshire Memorial Symposium in association with the Yorkshire Philosophical Society.

Explore recent archaeological fieldwork, research and community projects at this fascinating and insightful one day symposium which brings together a range of expert speakers from York  and beyond.

Schedule for the day

10am: Welcome from York Museums Trust

10.10am – 11am: Session One

  • ‘196 years in the making: the Yorkshire Museum’s Romans collections’ – Lucy Creighton, York Museums Trust
  • ‘Recent Roman finds from Yorkshire’ – Adam Parker, Portable Antiquities Scheme

11am: Refreshments (provided with ticket)

11.30am – 12.30pm: Session Two

  • ‘Now and then: excavating a Roman cemetery at Mount Vale, York’ – Ben Savine, York Archaeological Trust
  • ‘Death, burial and identity at Roman Catterick’ – Greg Speed, Northern Archaeological Associates

12.30pm: Lunch (not provided with ticket)

2pm – 3pm: Session Three

  • ‘Corbridge: a biography’ – Kevin Booth, English Heritage
  • ‘Hadrian’s Wall Community Archaeology Project: the story so far!’ – Nicky Garland, Newcastle University

3pm: Refreshments (provided with ticket)

3.30pm – 4.30pm:  Session Four

  • ‘Petuaria ReVisited: rediscovering Roman Brough’ – Peter Halkon, University of Hull
  • ‘Paints and Pigments in the Past: decorating monuments on the margins of empire’ – Louisa Campbell, University of Glasgow

4.30pm: Close

This event costs £7.50 per person and includes refreshments (but not lunch). Click here to book your tickets.

‘Romans in the North’ is just one of many events taking place as part of the Eboracum Roman Festival 2019.

Event details


Friday 31 May 2019, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm


The Hospitium,
York Museum Gardens
North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire

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Your Comments

  1. Rita Wood |

    Thanks for very good day, a variety of talks, topics and approaches much appreciated. Now, good luck with fitting a hearing loop, and blinds for the windows above the picture screen!

    1. Lee Clark |

      Dear Rita,

      Many thanks for your comments, I am pleased you enjoyed your day. I will pass on your comments to the team.

      Best wishes,