Hoskins Day 24 June 2017
Hoskins Day this year is on Saturday, 24th June.
We are fortunate to have secured as our Speaker, Dawn Hadley, Professor of Medieval Archaeology and Head of department at Sheffield University. Many will be well acquainted with her splendid work, 'The Northern Danelaw' and also 'The Vikings in England'.
As you will see from the flyer, she is currently focussing on Torksey, the Viking's first base beside the River Trent.
I am expecting a large turnout to hear her on the day, at what promises to be a highly illuminating lecture.
Hoping to see you then,
As usual, this is a public event and everyone is welcome to attend – there is a charge of £3 for non-members of the Friends but this gets you in for tea and cake in Marc Fitch House after the lecture with an opportunity to meet the speaker and members of the Friends. There is also a second hand book sale featuring all sorts of local history volumes at alluring prices. Lecture starts at 2:30pm in the Ken Edwards Building on the Leicester University campus as usual.