The conference starts on Friday evening with a talk by Prof.
Jean-Loup Abbé, speaking about bastide towns; continues over Saturday and Sunday
morning; finishing with a field-seminar by David Martin that should finish by
about 4:15pm. For the full programme, see below.
Ahead of the field-seminar, attendees may wish to look at the
QUB online atlas of new towns and the entry on Winchelsea.
Reception and dinner
Participants are invited to a drinks reception on Saturday
evening between 5:30pm and 6:30pm, which will be hosted by the Winchelsea
Participants are also invited to join a dinner, at
the historic Mermaid Inn in Rye on Saturday evening, which will be attended by
the speakers, at which a tribute will be paid to Prof. Maurice Beresford by Dr
Robin Glasscock of St John's College, Cambridge. The dinner will be at the
historic Mermaid Inn in Rye and will cost £30 a head.
The conference registration fee is £25. This includes
refreshments at the morning and afternoon breaks, but (in order to keep the
price down) does not include lunch.
To register, please send a cheque, made
out to WAS --- together with your name, address, phone number and/or
e-mail address --- to:
Winchelsea Archaeological Society
We will confirm your booking my e-mail or post.
There is a range of accommodation in
Winchelsea --- motel, pub with rooms and B&B --- and more in
There is an even wider range of accommodation in
Rye, which is less than two miles from Winchelsea.
You can also download
our list of nearby
accommodation. However, if you would like some assistance with booking
accommodation, please contact us.
DirectionsHow to get to
Winchelsea and how to find your way
For further information