Forthcoming Events



If you would like to book Andy for a talk or event, see the proforma on the Talks and Lectures page.

Andy’s forthcoming appearances include:


Please note:- change of date
 15 July 2017 ” A Richer Dust”   Military and Forensic Archaeology Conference
The conference planned for 15 July has been postponed until 18 November 2017 (same location) due to family illness. See below for details.
18 September-22 September 2017
Monte Cassino Battlefield Tour
Royal Logistic Corps.
28 – 30 September 2017
Green Jersey Classic Car Tour of WW1 Battlefields
3 October 2017, 2pm
Mud, Blood and Bandages: The RAMC in the Great War
Wells-next-the-Sea Library
Tickets £5 – available from the library
3 October 2017 details tbc
7.30pm Norfolk Western Front Association
4 October 2017
Medicine in the Trenches
Research Techniques for the Military  Historian
plus evening lecture  – War Horse – My experience as military adviser on Spielberg’s blockbuster  – Open to the public, time and ticket details tbc
Springwood High School, King’s Lynn

13-15 October 2017: Family Tree Battlefield Tour

Join Andy and Mark Smith (Militaria expert – The Antiques Roadshow) on a tour to learn about your ancestor’s time in WW1, visiting Plugstreet, Hill 60, Tyne Cot, Passchendaele, the Menin Gate and other important locations . There is something very special about visiting the places relevant to your ancestors’ lives and experiences. This tour,  in conjunction with Family Tree,  is aimed at family  historians,  providing military experts, Q&A sessions and guided tours for a small group. For itinerary, costs and details of how to book follow the links below:-

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19-21 October 2017
Green Jersey Cycling Tour of WWW1 battlefields
Late October 2017 – dates to be confirmed
Canadian tour

18  November 2017 (rescheduled from 15 July)

” A Richer Dust”
 Military and Forensic Archaeology Conference
10am-4pm, The Lightbox, Woking, Surrey
‘A Richer Dust’ is the annual conference for 2017 showcasing projects relating to the recovery and identification of human remains from conflict archaeology. This year an international panel will look at projects as diverse as the Eastern Front in the Second World War, La Boisselle and the Great War, and a Bronze Age massacre. There will also be the opportunity to find out more about a newly-discovered Great War site that could include a mass grave. To book tickets:-