A ‘Layers of History’ evening with very special guests!

Discover Lincolnshire’s layers of history with Heritage Lincolnshire's CEO Liz Bates, TV presenter and author Mary-Ann Ochota, archaeological finds expert Dr. Adam Daubney, landscape consultant and photographer Steffie Shields and Heritage Lincolnshire’s Layers of History team.

Enjoy an evening of landscape archaeology (and how to be a ‘Landscape Spotter’!), archaeological finds and discover Lincolnshire’s lost landscapes with our three eminent speakers. The event takes place on Saturday 13th May at The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP Doors open at 16:30 and the event lasts from 17:00 until 20:30. There will be a bar available where you can purchase alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, provided by Stokes of Lincoln. Ticket price includes p &p.

Liz Bates

Heritage Lincolnshire's Chief Executive Officer will welcome attendees and introduce the charity's new Landscape Archaeology project, Layers of History.

Mary-Ann Ochota

Globe-trotting archaeologist turned adventurer Mary-Ann Ochota is a British broadcaster and Cambridge-graduated anthropologist whose TV credits include Channel 4’s Time Team and Unreported World, and ITV’s Britain’s Secret Treasures. She has recently published ‘Hidden Histories: A Spotter’s Guide to the British Landscape’, shortlisted for Archaeology Book of the Year 2017 award. Mary-Ann is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Dr. Adam Daubney

Dr Adam Daubney is the finds liaison officer for Lincolnshire. He studied for his undergraduate degree in Archaeology and Prehistory at Sheffield University, and his MA and PhD at Leicester University. After graduating Adam worked as a field archaeologist and then as Assistant Keeper of Archaeology at Lincoln Museum before joining the scheme in 2003. Adam's research interests are in material culture, landscapes, and the illicit trade in cultural objects. Adam is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, London.

Steffie Shields

Steffie Shields is a professional garden photographer, writer, and historic landscape consultant. Having researched 'Capability' Brown for over twenty-five years, she has now compiled a photographic archive of over 200 attributed works. She lectures country-wide, has appeared on Channel 4 television and been an advisor for More 4. Her photographic awards include several commendations in the International Garden Photographer of the Year competition. Member of the University of Cambridge Tutors Panel, Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley; an advisor to the 2016 ‘Capability’ Brown Tercentenary Festival www.capabilitybrown.org.uk; Vice President of the Gardens Trust. Based in Lincolnshire, Steffie is a regular contributor to Lincolnshire Life, a Licentiate of the Royal Photographic Society, member of Garden Media Guild and Professional Garden Photographers Association.

Tickets are £13.50 including p&p and can be purchased from our online shop.

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