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CANCELLED: Anglo-Saxon and Viking-Age Societies

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW CANCELLED*** Due to illness, this talk has now been cancelled. We sincerely apologise for any incovenience or disappointment this may cause. Our Box Office will be contacting bookers individually to inform them of the cancellation. However, if you have any queries regarding, please contact the Box Office on 0115 846 777. Our lunchtime talks resume in October. **Please Note: the date of this event has changed from 9 April to 16 July and will now take place in the Djanogly Recital Hall. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause** Although this event is free, pre-booking is essential. Please book your place in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 This lecture will examine the archaeological evidence for the nature of Anglo-Saxon and Viking-Age societies in the valley of the River Trent and its adjacent region, between the fifth and mid-eleventh centuries. Key themes discussed will be the formation of the different societies that we call 'Anglo-Saxon' in the region; settlements, landscapes and lifestyles within the Kingdom of Mercia; the role of the Trent as a communication corridor for contacts and trade; the impact of the Viking Age; and the development of the towns and shires of the Trent Valley in the tenth and eleventh centuries. Dr Chris Loveluck, Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham. After the talk, there will be the opportunity to handle and find out about Saxon artefacts from the Museum collections. Although this event is free, pre-booking is essential. Please book your place in advance by calling the Box Office on 0115 846 7777