Lecture meetings, 2nd Monday of the month, at Woodford County High School. Annual adult membership ?10, Family ?15, Junior ?5 (15-18 or full-time student). Visits to historical and archaeological sites. Occasional excavations, limited to members only. Training excavations.
This long-established county archaeological society publishes its proceedings annually, including the bulletin ‘The Conduit’ with programmes of relevant societies in the county. Lectures and excursions as well as two conferences a year, in spring and autumn.
Programme of lectures and visits. Carries out research into local history, watching briefs and emergency work. Excavations under professional supervision.
A volunteer unit designed to investigate and promote the archaeology of the Newark area whilst at the same time training members to a professional standard in all techniques of archaeological investigation. Activities include field walking and research, aerial photography and excavation. We have our own resistivity equipment and put on many exhibitions in the local [...]
The group was established to formalise the excavation that Victor Pocock has been running for the last 20 years. The site has produced evidence from the Bronze Age to Roman period. The excavation season starts in late April and continues to early autumn. This excavation is only suitable for local volunteers as activity is intermittent [...]
Annual programme of lectures. Takes part in field work surveys. Has close links with Trust for Thanet Archaeology and helps with their finds processing.
Undertakes research into all aspects of the archaeology, history and environmental history of Romney Marsh and the river valleys to the west. Lectures and site visits. Publishes Romney Marsh Irregular twice yearly and monographs resulting from research. Membership ?10 per household per annum
The Belfast Naturalists Field Club provides an ideal focal point for amateurs and professionals interested in the natural sciences, the built environment and their histories. It has Archaeology, Botany, Geology and Zoology sections, open to all members. Activities cover the whole of Northern Ireland, not just Belfast and its environs. You do not need to [...]
Ancient materials, technology and conservation co-operative. Runs workshops in experimental archaeology, makes replicas, and carries out technological and conservation research. Displays and public viewing gallery attached to foundry in Chatham’s Historic Dockyard.
MARS undertakes commercial and research surveys with metal detectors using the MARS system of fifty metre squares with finds recorded to the nearest metre. We are currently evaluating a GPS system which claims to be accurate to at least three metres. Our research is mostly on Roman and medieval sites, under the plough, with the [...]
The society aims to promote a historical awareness of West Wales and is engaged in the restoration and sailing of vintage boats and teaching skills associated with them. Also undertakes documentary research and talks. Constructs model ships (local) to museum standard for local museums.
Library, archaeological and archive collections, lectures, visits, walks, publications (including Archaeologia Aeliana), archaeological workshops, support for research, special events, social events. Full details on website.
Programme of monthly lectures. Produces a range of publications. Historical research
Talks, coach trips, local historical research. Recently published a small booklet Billericay in 1900. Recording of monumental inscriptions on behalf of Essex Society for Family History. At present processing finds etc from previous digs for publication, and raising funds for this project
Mainly an armchair society with a winter lecture programme and occasional visits to sites of interest. For the society’s full website, please see http://www.fcet.staffs.ac.uk/jdw1/samsas/index.html
Active amateur group undertaking small excavations and assisting local professional unit when required.
Monthly meetings between September and April – both Natural History and Archaeological. Walks and Field Trips and other related activities.
Holds monthly lectures September to June. Publishes ‘Look back at Andover’ annually.
Local archaeological society. Activities, excavations, fieldwork, lectures & site museum. Excavating late Iron Age settlement and Roman villa at Piddington, Northamptonshire.