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Saturday 7th October

08.45 Registration
09.20 Welcome
09.30 The Isle of Man: new medieval discoveries. Andrew Johnson
10.20 Marking life and land: using seasonal patterning and place-names to characterise the pre-Conquest landscape. Rhiannon Comeau
10.50 Contextualising early medieval charred cereal deposits in south-west Wales from the LNG pipeline excavations 2009-2011. Heather James
11.20 Tea and coffee

An Early Medieval Settlement and Field System at Rhuddgaer, south-west Anglesey. David Hopewell

12.20 Hen Gastell: a medieval defended site in North West Wales. Jane Kenney
12.50 Lunch

Field trip. We plan to visit the hillfort at Dinas Emrys (if not raining hard) and Hen Gastell.  Sensible clothing and footwear are essential (some steep terrain)

If it is too wet then the field trip will be to Hen Gastell, followed by a visit to the ogam- and roman-letter inscribed stone and the former site of the Roman fort at Llystyn-gwyn (Dolbenmaen 2 CN18) and a new cross-carved stone near Bontnewydd.

19.30 Conference dinner (pay as you go) in Sopna Tandoori Restaurant, Menai Bridge

Sunday 8th October

09.00 Coins, cows, and currency: rethinking exchange in early medieval Wales. Murray Andrews
09.30 Uncovering St Piran’s Oratory: Understanding and conserving an iconic Cornish structure. James Gossip
10.00 Early medieval activity in north Ceredigion. Iestyn Jones
10.30 Tea and coffee
11.00 Llangefni Link Road Early Medieval Cemetery. Iwan Parry
11.30 An early medieval cemetery below St Patrick’s Chapel, Pembrokeshire: the 2016 excavation results. Marion Shiner
12.00 A bioarchaeological study of the early medieval cemetery below St Patrick’s Chapel, Pembrokeshire. Katie A. Hemer
12.30 Early Medieval Cemeteries at Llaniestyn and Llanbedrgoch. Robert Evans
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Memory, Movement and the Early Medieval Cross at Maen Achwyfan. Howard Williams
14.30 Mapping Maritime Cultures: The Early Medieval Irish Sea region. David Griffiths
15.20 Discussion of next venue and close

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