2021 AGM Rescheduled

Due to COVID Regulations there is a change of date:
Sat 28 August Summer meeting and AGM
Sat 17 July Summer meeting and AGM,
2-30pm Nutley War Memorial Hall, Nutley  TN22 3NE

After the AGM there will be a presentation by Jack Cranfield on his research work into medieval bloomery furnace activities on the Weald.
Followed by tea and cake.
Members will be sent a formal notification nearer the date.

Experimental furnace smelt days 2021

Pippingford Park TQ 4382 3074 (off A22 1.5 miles S of Wych Cross left side immediately before layby or approx. 3 miles N of Nutley – entrance at N end of a layby right hand side – map can be supplied on request).

Sat 12 June
Sat 3 July
Sat 7 August
Sat 4 Sept
Sat 2 Oct

Please contact Tim Smith if you wish to attend by e-mail secretary@wealdeniron.org.uk or Tel 01403 710148

Dates are subject to weather conditions and may be postponed if necessary. If the forecast is bad please contact Tim on 01403 710148 on the Friday evening prior to the smelt.

Foray at Tudeley – to be advised

Foray postponed due to site conditions, Field Group members will be contacted once date is fixed.

You can join the Field Group by contacting Tim at 01403 710148
e-mail Tim Smith

What is a Foray?
A foray includes field walking to identify possible iron-working sites. In favourable cases, this is followed up by excavation to further explore the layout of the site and to find dating evidence.

View a  video sequence  of a Foray (16Mb) – it may take a while to download.