Group of freelance archaeologists and enthusiasts seeking to discover more of the history within the region in which they live. Investigates selected archaeological sites and themes in an area contiguous with the East Hampshire and West Sussex border. Concentrates on field reconnaissance, archive and survey work.
The Sheffield Archaeological Forum is an educational society organised by the alumni of the University of Sheffield. Our aims are twofold. Firstly, to encourage a greater awareness and understanding of archaeology amongst the general public; and secondly, to encourage a reflexive approach to interpretation in archaeological circles; through the media of publication and open conferences.
The Society aims to offer at least five lectures a year on subjects related to Egypt and its history and archaeology between October and June. Lectures are held in the Department of Archaeology, University of Bristol, 43 Woodland Road, Clifton, starting at 18.45 (doors open at 18.15), followed by an informal gathering over a glass [...]
An archaeological society focusing on promoting the study of archaeology in Sussex. Set up by students with a diverse membership including professional archaeologists, students and non-students. Newsletter produced for members 4 times a year, members encouraged to submit articles; Winter Lecture series runs from October to May; Fieldwork opportunities publicised to members as/when available
A recently formed Society looking at local issues within St Asaph and surrounding areas
Winter lectures, summer excursions. Only regional Section of Society of Antiquaries of Scotland.
Programme of lectures and summer visits. Publishes a newsletter twice a year and annual journal ‘Records of Buckinghamshire’. Library with comprehensive collection of material on the history of Buckinghamshire.
A voluntary organisation, whose main interest is the Roman period, though members follow their particular interests. We have members involved in landscape archaeology and excavations. We also hold the extensive Roman collection of artefacts found by our divers on the site of the Roman bridge at Piercebridge.
Programme of lectures and outings plus regular monthly bulletin. Fieldwalking and small excavations. A number of excavations are in the pipeline within the city where members will be able to give assistance.
Celebrated its 150th anniversary in 1998. Programme of lectures, excursions and day schools. Produces various publications and publishes annual Proceedings. A sub-group : Suffolk Archaeological Field Group frequently arranges small excavations in the summer.
Umbrella organisation for network of community archaeology groups in Leics. & Rutland. Allows amateurs to contribute to and participate in the archaeology of Leics. & Rutland.
Society in the Boston (south Lincolnshire) area, providing lectures, study days and field trips on topics related to the ancient world. Open to all with an interest in ancient history.
The society is very active. It runs an annual training excavation at Upper Row. We have our own geophysical survey equipment to use on local sites. Winter lectures & Summer walks & excursions.
Probably Britain’s largest archaeological society, owns and operates no less than 6 museums/historic properties. Publishes three newsletters and a journal each year. Has an excellent library. Fieldwork for 2006 being planned on post-medieval site at Tide Mills, Newhaven, East Sussex. Opportunities for volunteers – free to members.
Programme of lectures. Produces society Transactions and other publications. Continuing survey of deserted settlements on Bute as well as other fieldwork and excavation. Website to follow this year.
EMAS was founded in 1988 to enable people who were students of the University of London Centre for extra-mural studies to extend their interest in archaeology through an annual programme of lectures and field trips. Now EMAS is open to all. EMAS offers a wide range of lectures, one day field trips and an extended [...]
Mostly a local history society but we do a bit of excavating and cleaning, tidying up relevant sites locally.
Covers the whole Yorkshire area. Specialist sections include Prehistoric Research, Roman Antiquities, Medieval History, Local History, Industrial History, Family History, and Aerial Photography, bring the total membership to over 2,000. A regular programme of meetings and events is held at Claremont and, increasingly, around the County. The Grants Committee supports excavation and post-excavation work. A [...]
Monthly meetings (usually first Saturday of the month); three summer opportunities for group recording work in Weardale (C0 Durham), Elwick (Cleveland) and Northumberland. Training available. Group publishes building studies on completion of survey and documentary work. Subscription only ?3.00.
Excavations in and around the Roman bath house at Tripontium continue on most Saturday afternoons throughout the year. Visits and talks can be arranged, but numbers are restricted. The Fourth and Final Report on Tripontium is now available from the Society, please see details on our web site. The Society was winner of the 2004 [...]