9.45a.m. Welcome and introduction.
10 a.m. Magma chambers and volcanoes, ancient and modern.
Richard Edwards, local geologist
10.50 a.m. Coffee break
11.10 a.m. Kemerton Quarry: Bronze Age landscapes, houses and households below Bredon Hill.
Robin Jackson, Senior Project Manager, Worcester Archaeology
12. 00 pm The secret life of snakes.
Nigel Hand, Reptile specialist, Central Ecology, Ledbury
1- 2pm Buffet lunch
2- 2.50pm From woolly mammoth to woolly sheep: a history of conservation grazing.
Beck Baker, Community & Conservation Officer, Malvern Hills Trust
2. 50 – 3.40pm The King’s Thirds: a 17th century layer of the Malvern Hills landscape revealed.
George Demidowicz, Honorary Research Fellow, Dept of History, University of Birmingham
Please see our speaker biographies page for details of our 2018 speakers.