SERIAC 2010
South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference
“Wings, Wheels & Water”
Saturday 24 April 2010
Chertsey Hall, Heriot Road, Chertsey, Surrey  KT16 9DR

The South East Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference (SERIAC) is an annual one-day conference organized by a group of Societies in the southeast of England who have an interest in industrial history and archaeology.

This year the event is being hosted by the Surrey Industrial History Group (SIHG), a specialist group of the Surrey Archaeological Society.

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SERIAC 2010 Programme

09:30-10:00Registration
10:00-10:10Welcome
10:10-10:55Brooklands and the World Land Speed Record
      Gordon Knowles, SIHG
10:55-11:15Coffee
11:15-12:00Life on the Thames: A Look at How People Earned
a Living from the River over the Last 100 Years
      Steve Capel-Davies, BIAG
12:00-12:45Railways of the Devil's Dyke
      Trevor Povey, SIAS
12:45-14:00Lunch Break
      A hot meal will be available priced £6-00, or bring sandwiches.
14:00-14:45St Pancras International: From Cathedral of Steam to High Speed Rail
      Roderick Shelton, Architect & Historic Buildings Consultant
14:45-15:30A Triplane for the 21st Century
      Peter Teagle, Roe Heritage Group Chairman
15:30-15:50Tea
15:50-16:35The Croydon Canal (1809-1836): A View From Croydon
      Paul Sowan, Subterranea Britannica
16:35-16:50Closing Remarks
17:00Dispersal

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Book Sales & Displays

SERIAC group members include the following societies many of whom will have displays and book stands at the conference:
BIAG  Berkshire IA Group   GLIAS  Greater London IA Society, www.glias.org.uk
HIAS  Hampshire IA Society, www.hias.org.uk   IWIAS   Isle of Wight IA Society, www.iwias.org.uk
SIAS  Sussex IA Society, www.sussexias.co.uk   SIHG    Surrey Industrial History Group, www.sihg.org.uk
Sub Brit  Subterranea Britannica, www.subbrit.org.uk

Other groups or individuals who would like display space at the conference should contact Bob Bryson (meetings@sihg.org.uk).

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SERIAC 2010 Booking

Fee: £12-50 per person, to include coffee & tea.
Please apply using the form which is being distributed by your own IA Society.
However, if a form fails to reach you, you can contact Bob Bryson meetings@sihg.org.uk,
with your name & the name of your organization.
Bookings should be made by 17 April 2010. Entry at the door will be charged at £15-00 per person.

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Directions to Chertsey Hall


Chertsey Hall, Heriot Road, Chertsey  KT16 9DR is a quarter of a mile from Chertsey railway station and one and a half miles from Junction 11 of the M25.

Follow signs to the ‘Long Stay Parking’, which is opposite the hall (£4 per day).

See an interactive map &
satellite views of the venue.

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SERIAC Bursary

SERIAC invites applications for a bursary, funded from the surplus accumulated from conferences over the years. These bursaries (up to £250) are intended to support and enhance IA in the SERIAC region. The work may be fieldwork, publication, enhancing public understanding of IA etc. Applicants do not have to live in the region but the work proposed must centre on the SERIAC region.

For full details of the scheme send a SAE to Ron Martin 42 Falmer Avenue, Saltdean, Brighton  BN2 8FG; 01273 271330

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