7 – 9 January 1977: programme

This is the provisional programme given to delegates as part of the conference pack.

Friday 7th January

18:15 Registration and sherry reception

19:00 W. F. Grimes The history of Implement Petrology in Britain.

Saturday 8th January

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 I. F. Smith The chronology of British stone implements. [abstract]
9:40 – 10:10 C. H. Houlder The Langdale and Scafell group of factory sites. [abstract]
10:20 – 10:50 G. R. Coope The technology of manufacture of selected axe groups. [abstract]

11:00 Coffee

11:30 – 12:00 C-T. le Roux Stone axes of Brittany. [abstract]
12:10 – 12:40 C. E. S. Arps & C. C. Bakels Stone implements from Linear pottery sites. [abstract]

13:00 Lunch

14:30 – 15:00 P. Bush & G de G. Sieveking Geochemistry and the provenance of flint axes. [abstract]
15:10 – 15:40 A. C. Bishop, R. J Harrison, I. A. Kinnes & A. R. Woolley Petrology and the provenance of jade axes. [abstract]

16:00 Tea

16:30 – 18:00 Practical session Petrology and the validity of stone implement groups.

19:00 Dinner. Films will be shown after dinner.

Sunday 9th January

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 W. A. Cummins Distribution and trade in stone axes in Britain. [abstract]
9:40 – 10:10 T. G. Manby Typology, materials and distribution of stone implements in Yorkshire. [abstract]
10:20 – 10:50 C. N. Moore East Midlands axes. [abstract]

11:00 Coffee

11:20 – 11:50 F. E. S. Roe Typology of stone implements with shaft holes. [abstract]
12:00 – 12:30 A. P. Phillips Stone axes in ethnographic situations. [abstract]
12:40 – 13:00 A. Harding, R. Young and R. Miket Reconstruction of methods of hafting and use of stone implements. [abstract]
13:10: S Piggott Summary – stone axes studies, the past achievements and future prospects.

13:30 Lunch.

Conference ends.