Events

All of our lectures are live streamed and are open to anyone to join us online, Fellows and Non-Fellows.

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From Gin Craze to Gin Palace: A Chapter in the Story of Gin

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE From Gin Craze to Gin Palace: A Chapter in the Story of Gin by Professor Judith Hawley FSA Gin is currently an extraordinarily fashionable drink with new brands being launched all the time. These brands often allude to the history of the beverage, reaching back to the Glorious Revolution. According […]

Louis XIV, Patron, Collector, Creator

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS LECTURE Louis XIV, Patron, Collector, Creator by Dr Philip Mansel Louis XIV had a personal passion for architecture, painting, prints, medals, sculpture and gardening, as this lecture will show. He would spare nothing, his minister Colbert wrote, to make the arts flourish in France: he was often represented as a new […]

Migration, mobility and demography in later prehistoric Britain

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Migration, mobility and demography in later prehistoric Britain by Professor Ian Armit FSA Recent advances in aDNA and isotope analysis have revealed unparalleled insights into issues of mobility and population change in European prehistory. Until recently, however, the main impact of this work has been in the Neolithic and Early […]

An Unexpected Complex of Roman Buildings, Eastfield, Scarborough

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE An Unexpected Complex of Roman Buildings, Eastfield, Scarborough by Paula Ware and Pete Wilson The lecture will examine the evidence from ongoing excavations of an unexpected Roman complex at Eastfield, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. The Site is located on a promontory of land that dominants the Vale of Pickering and […]

Peter Le Neve, the Society of Antiquaries, & the Anglo-Norman Peace of 1101

Society of Antiquaries of London Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

ORDINARY MEETING OF FELLOWS EVENING LECTURE Peter Le Neve, the Society of Antiquaries, & the Anglo-Norman Peace of 1101 by Dr Hugh Doherty This lecture will bring together three interrelated, but relatively unexplored subjects, with the help of a significant discovery in the library of the Society of Antiquaries. The lecture will examine, firstly, the […]