This year's Annual Lecture and AGM will be held online on Thursday 19 May this year, as the Institute of Archaeology is still unavailable. The usual short AGM at 7.00 pm will be followed by the prestigious Annual Lecture. This year, Antonietta Lerz , Senior Archaeologist with MOLA, will be speaking about:
'From riches to rags: 2,000 years of settlement at Landmark Court, Southwark’.
The current excavations were only completed at the end of 2021 so this lecture will look at both the recent excavation and the previous excavations on the site.
The AGM proceedings will include the election of Officers, plus six ordinary members to the Publication Committee. We have a complete slate of Officers, and three ordinary members, who are happy to stand for re-election. So there are three vacant places for ordinary members.
The short AGM will commence at 7pm, followed by the Annual Lecture.
Back in the summer of 2004, the old, small-format London Archaeologist (Vol 10 (9)) informed us about a Jesuit cemetery in Roehampton, an evaluation on the Little Rose Estate, many ‘bird-pots' - and a decision to raise the subscription rates. The committee hoped that the new rates would hold for four years!
Now, 18 years on, we are raising the rates again - so the cover price of the Summer 2022 issue (Vol 16 (9)) will be £5.95. The UK subscription will be £22 (with a special rate of £18 for Under-25s in the UK).
The subscription for those in Europe will become £30, and £40 for rest of the world. Sadly, our increasing costs, particularly postal rates, are impossible to ignore.
As a charity, we need to ensure the magazine covers its costs and has the capacity to develop. The Covid 'interlude' made it difficult to consider a rise in the last two years for operational reasons, but we hope you have appreciated the fantastic good value that LA has become. Your enthusiasm and interest for over 50 years has been our driving force and we trust in your continued support.