Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society 2016-17

  • Friends' Meeting House (map)
  • Jesus Lane
  • Cambridge, England, CB5 8BA
  • United Kingdom

Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society 2016-2017 Programme

Monday, October 10, 2016
The Hovertrain Experiment
Presenter: Eddie Edwards

Monday, November 14, 2016
The History of the Port of Felixstowe
This talk describes the vision of the entrepreneur George Tomline, to which the port owes its very existence, and the considerable influence that he had on the local area and community of Felixstowe.

The talk will describe the various phases of the port's history since its foundation as the Felixstowe Dock and Railway Company in 1875, including the problems (both economic and operational), which had to be overcome in order to make Felixstowe the UK’s leading container port. Come along and find out the Cambridge connection!
Presenter: Gordon Steptoe

Monday, December 12, 2016
Don Unwin, the Man who Made Time
Brian Jackson

Monday, January 9, 2017
AGM and Mini-Presentations

Monday, February 13, 2017
Quaker Enterprise and the Industrial Revolution
Graham Waterhouse

Monday, March 13, 2017
A Cambridge Millers Tale
Julian Garratt

Monday, April 10, 2017
To be arranged

Events usually start at 7.45pm at the Friends' Meeting House, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BA


For October 2016 - September 2017: £15
Visitors: £3 each meeting (members of Cambridge Museum of Technology: £2)

To join the Society or to renew membership, please contact:
Stephen Hipkin, 82, Frog End, Shepreth, Royston, Herts, SG8 9RF, telephone: 01763 261 915

For programme and EERIAC event information, please contact:
Robin Chandler, 12 Church Street, Hemingford Grey, PE28 9DF, telephone: 01480 465571

About Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society

The Society's aim is to study and record the industrial history and artefacts of Cambridgeshire. It has links with the Association of Industrial Archaeology (AIA) and is one of the founder members of the East of England Industrial Archaeology Conference (EERIAC). The Society's meetings, visits and conferences are open to everyone with an interest in industrial history. Registered charity number: 265592


East of England Industrial Archaeology Conference (EERIAC) is normally held on the second Saturday in June in each. The usual format is for talks in the morning, followed by a tour around local sites of interest. EERIAC 2017 is due to be held in Suffolk.