Which types of pottery do you study?
I mostly study Iron Age and Roman pottery but I am often sent mixed groups of ceramics: it is important to be able to recognise ceramics and archaeological finds of all periods. A key skill is to spot what you are confident reporting on and when you need to bring in another specialist with more detailed knowledge.Read more
The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Pickering is known for its Medieval wall paintings, one of the most complete sets in Britain. Kate Giles gave us an excellent and lively talk on the wall paintings and donated her lecturer fee to the restoration fund. Any errors in this article, written up from my notes, should be attributed to myself, as editor.Read more