For the protection, restoration and research of old mine sites, especially buildings and structures, in Wales and the Borders.
Aim: advancement of the study of archaeology by members of the public, through activities including lectures and field trips covering all periods and subjects, journal ‘Northern Archaeology’ and excavation in Northumberland.
Carries out aerial photographic research and follow-up fieldwork in the Tong area. Continuing work on reports of past excavations. Limited excavation work at weekends still ongoing.
Programme of lectures and visits. Publishes Derbyshire Archaeological Journal and Derbyshire Miscellany, as well as gazetteers of Industrial Archaeology sites in the County – It has its own extensive library.
Takes an interest in all aspects of the industrial history of the county. Holds meetings in Winter months, field trips and excavations in the summer. Three bulletins each year plus other regular publications.
Organising an excavation of a multiperiod site at Kingsdale Head, Thornton in Lonsdale, June 11th – June 29th 2006
Programme of lectures, visits and workshops, providing training on a variety of topics, such as archaeological recording, artefact recognition, illustration etc. Publishes a Bulletin nine times a year and an annual Journal, as well as occasional research volumes and other publications. Carries out landscape surveys, documentary research and excavation. Specialist groups with interest in industrial [...]
Programme of monthly talks and visits with a strong emphasis on local history and archaeology.
Rural area between Wetherby and Tadcaster. Membership open to all adults. currently investigating multi-period site at Baoston spa, particularly prehistoric flint industry and ceremonial pits.
Conducts regular site watching throughout the London Borough of Barnet. Carries out fieldwork and excavation. Runs a regular programme of lectures and outings and a monthly newsletter.
The Scottish Archaeological Forum was set up in 1969 in order to provide ‘an opportunity to hear, discuss and assess some of the important new discoveries and reinterpretations of material either published or unpublished, by those working in Scotland’. SAF is run by a committee of archaeologists and its prime function is to organise conferences [...]
Programme of evening lectures. Field trips in summer. Occasional weekend residential field trips. Training courses on excavating, field walking and graveyard surveying held from time to time. Publishes a journal and newsletters. Participates in National Archaeology Day and National Heritage Day.
Programme of lectures and day trips. Involved in excavation, fieldwalking and local history recording.
Programme of lectures, outings and artefact handling sessions. Annual publication. Occasional excavation, but normally field work only. The Field Group is carrying out a survey of an area to the east of Sutton Coldfield, and is also involved in the West Midlands Burnt Mounds Survey. Volunteers welcome.
Programme of monthly lectures September to April. Alternate fortnights there is an informal members evening. Field visits in Summer. Publishes a journal
Industrial archaeology in Cornwall and West Devon. Regular monthly meetings, field trips. Quarterly newsletter and annual journal.
Regular programme of lectures, summer walks and field trips. Publishes annual journal ‘Bristol & Avon Archaeology’. The society encourages its members to undertake and publish their own research and to undertake parish survey work, and can offer small grants to assist this Surveying and garden archaeology. Please contact for details.
Archaeological and local history talks plus archaeological collections.
A group based on members who attended an adult education class on the subject given by the project leader. Uses geophysical survey, fieldwalking, watching briefs, map-work, aerial archaeology and archival research in an attempt to locate vanished Roman Roads within the bounds of the present day City of Birmingham heading for the Roman Fort at [...]
A small group active within the Wallington Valley, to the north of Portsmouth. We are investigating the settlement pattern of the valley and hope to find archaeological dating evidence for specific sites. Our prime activities are field surveying with small scale excavations. New members welcome.