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LATEST NEWS FROM INDUSTRIOUS EAST

* WORKING LIVES TRAVELLING EXHIBITION continues its success into 2012

The robust and successful Industrious East Exhibition is ready to continue its success into 2012 and bookings are being taken for the 2012 season.

Schools can link our Exhibition with the new English Heritage Tea

If you would like to host this exhibition contact the organiser and developer: David Morgans, Industrious East Coordinator on david.morgans@essex.gov.uk

NEW Industrial Archaeology Handbook available at pre-publication price

Industrial Archaeology

by Marilyn Palmer, Mike Nevell and Mark Sissons

Edited by Professor Marilyn Palmer, the UK’s first professor of Industrial Archaeology, with contributions from some of the country’s leading specialists in industrial archaeology, this Handbook provides an informative and accessible guide to the industrial remains of the UK.

This book will be essential reading for professionals, academics, students and anyone with an interest in our industrial heritage, giving concise summaries of the history of different industries, together with descriptions of the structures and below-ground remains likely to be encountered. Extensive suggestions for further reading are included, as well as an explanation of the current legislative situation for industrial remains and the history of protection for these important monuments.

Info: 304pp, 121 illus incl colour

Due to be published March 2012 at £25 but can be ordered at the pre-publication price of £18.00 plus P&P

Contact the CBA on http://www.britarch.ac.uk/books/palmer2012