The Prehistoric Society

Becoming metallic: the emergence of metals in Britain and Ireland

Dr Rachel Crellin, University of Leicester

Dear All,

I hope that this email finds you all well. I am writing to you today with details about the upcoming AGM. You will hopefully remember that our AGM was due to be held in Leicester as part of the Europa conference in celebration of Prof Colin Haselgrove but was cancelled due to Covid restrictions. We now plan to hold our AGM as an online event hosted on Zoom on Wednesday 21st October at 6pm.

To take part in the event we ask that you email Tessa Machling who will provide you with the website link before the event and make sure that you are on the official participant list. You can email Tessa at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The agenda for the event remains unchanged from that published in PAST but we will not be going through with the subscription increase at this time due to the financial pressure that many are feeling as a result of the pandemic. The item will remain on the agenda so that we have the chance to explain our thinking and planning in this area to our membership.


1 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held in St Helier, Jersey on 15th June 2019 (papers available to download from link right or from the Honorary Secretary)

2 President’s report

3 Secretary’s report

4 Editor’s report and R. M. Baguley Award

5 Treasurer’s report

6 Subscription increase

7 Report on meetings, study tours and research days

8 Awards

       9 Election of officers and members of Council

The meeting was due to be held on the same day as the annual Sara Champion lecture at the Society of Antiquaries in London – this event cannot take place due to Covid19 restrictions so we plan to release a recording of the lecture at the end of the AGM to our members and the general public. The Sara Champion lecture is usually a great event but the numbers that can attend the meeting are often limited so we are very much looking forward to being able to share the lecture with a much wider audience via YouTube thereby increasing the reach and accessibility of the lecture.

All the best
Rachel Crellin (secretary)