EERIAC 2021 – First post-lockdown physical IA Conference announced

What may well be the first in-person regional industrial archaeology conference since lockdown has been announced by the Cambridgeshire Industrial Archaeology Society. The East of England Regional Industrial Archaeology Conference (EERIAC 2021) will take place on Saturday 3rd July, in The Pye Building, Cambridge Museum of Technology, Cheddars Lane, Cambridge. The conference fee is £15 and the programme, which includes a mixture of talks and tours, is outlined below.

The Cambridgeshire industrial Archaeology Society, which aims is to study and record the industrial history and artefacts of Cambridgeshire, is one of the founder members of the East of England Industrial Archaeology Conference (EERIAC).


9.00 a.m Registration, Tea & Coffee, Set up Displays, (request space on Booking Form)

10.00 a.m. Welcome to the Conference by Curator CMT and CIAS representative

10.15 a.m. Lecture : The Pye Group by a member of the Pye History Trust

11.15 a.m. Lecture : The Cambridge Instrument Company. Morgan Bell, Whipple Museum, Cambridge.

12.15 a.m. EERIAC AGM

12.30 a.m. Lunch Break, please re-assemble at 2.00 p.m. (1.45 p.m. if on Trip No 1)

2.00 p.m. “Guided’ Narrow Boat’ trip No1 on the River Cam, or conducted tour of the Museum.

3.00 p.m. “Guided” Narrow Boat’ trip No 2 or conducted tour of the Museum

4.00 p.m. approx. Close of Conference

N.B. Narrow Boat Trips are limited to 12 Passengers per Trip at a fee of £6 per Passenger on a “First Come” basis. Can be pre-booked at Registration 9.00 am to 10.00 am


You can download a booking form from here: EERIAC 2021 15:04 (

Any queries please call Cambridge Industrial Archaeology Society on 07850 686820

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