2020 Autumn Showcase


CBA Yorkshire Autumn Showcase 2020

2020  was the first year of Covid shutdowns.  CBA Yorkshire decided to hold an on-line AGM using Zoom and followed by a series of presentations using the Zoom platform.  The following videos are the result.

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Neil Redfern, the Executive Director of CBA National describes his plans for the future.
Trevor Pearson  describes the excavations within the walls of Scarborough Castle carried out by the Scarborough Archaeology Society.
Brian Worrall describes how the community project in Skipwith got under way to investigate a moated manor site.
Dave Russ describes the South Leeds Archeology approach to Community Archaeology and the investigation of a 19th century coal mine
Brian Elsey explores the history of the North Duffield Conservation and History group and their archaeological involvement.
Denis Waudby describes a local heritage project and how they obtained funding for various activities.
The Covid lockdown affected the plans for many groups, some archaeology was investigated as described by Perry Gardner.
Despite Covid, CBA Yorkshire were planning new activities for their members, Dave Went descries some which are still valid today, but check the latest details on the website.
Chris Bagnall describes the community project at Bishop Monkton.
Jon Kenny describes the work of the Cawood Castle Garth Group looking for Roman and Iron Age evidence on Cawood Common.
John Oxley describes the first Big Dig-ital in Scarborough which has become an annual event.