The Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology promotes interest, research and knowledge of maritime archaeology and heritage in Great Britain with core activities concentrated in the counties of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight and the adjacent South Coast areas. The Trust runs a programme of research led fieldwork involving professional archaeologists, volunteers and students. [...]
The Friends of the Newport Ship (S.O.S.) is a Registered Charity formed in 2002 to promote knowledge and information about the Newport Mediaeval Ship and to foster an appreciation of the maritime and industrial heritage of South Wales. The Association aims to provide a forum for debate, monitor progress on conservation of the vessel and [...]
The study of the vernacular buildings of Scotland, involving a programme of study days and weekends, and the publication of a journal, Vernacular Building, and a series of Regional and Thematic volumes. Survey and record remains of buildings.
Co-operating with the Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit. Carries out documentary research, geophysical survey and fieldwalking. Since 2003 we have been carrying out small scale excavations at the site of Gristlehurst Hall. This year (2010) we are carrying out small scale excavations at the site of Gristlehurst Hall. The dig takes place every Wednesday (weather permitting) [...]
Holds fortnightly speaker meetings in winter and excursions in Summer (non-members welcome). Publishes Oxoniensia, the Oxfordshire county journal
Two-week excavation planned for the summer of 2006 at Noak Hill, near Romford, at a site where past excavations have uncovered a medieval tile kiln and the partially-disarticulated skeleton of a donkey. On-going, long term Canewdon project recording standing buildings, geophysical surveys and excavation of test pits.
For the study of the history, archaeology etc of welsh mining. Two weekend field trips annually. Newsletter and lectures.
Local group of the Surrey Archaeological Society. Covers much of the North Downs in Surrey. Long-term research excavation on Sunday mornings May to October on multi-period – mainly prehistoric – site in Banstead, Surrey. Winter fieldwork includes landscape surveys, fieldwalking usually concentrating on Lower Palaeolithic sites. Publishes occasional bulletin. Group interested in all aspects of [...]
Publishes biennial journal, called Calatria, which includes archaeological, architectural & historical themes. Excavation & fieldwalking exercises held each year. In 2003 the Society assisted Falkirk Museum at the excavation of the gateway to the annexe to the Roman Fort at Mumrills on the Antonine Wall. Each year a graveyard in the Falkirk district is surveyed [...]
Excavating a Saxon site in Wraysbury. Wholly voluntary group, small dig. Not suitable for students needing compulsory excavation experience. Finds are with Windsor Museum Collection.
The Trust aims to increase knowledge of & interest in archaeology with exhibitions, reference library, lectures, post-excavation sessions, fieldwork & ongoing projects
Programme of evening lectures and excursions. Publishes twice yearly ‘Ayrshire Monographs’ and the journal ‘Ayrshire Notes’.
Found in 2005 to research and promote interest and knowledge of the history of the former borough of Leyton and its surrounding region. Lectures and visits . New members welcome but we regret that we cannot undertake research into family history on behalf of individuals
Programme of monthly lectures from October to April. Publishes two bulletins a year, the bi-annual ‘Scottish Archaeological Journal’, and archaeological monographs. Excursions take place all year round and occasional conferences are organised.
Lectures, trips, exhibitions. Some members provide a watching brief service to Northants Heritage and the Nene Valley Archaeological Committee. Permanent displays at Oundle Museum relating to Ashton Roman town and other local archaeological sites. Currently excavating Saxon site at Polebrook near Oundle 2 weeks in July directed by Prof Steve Upex.
A Society interested in the archaeology of the north-east, principally Arbeia Roman Fort. It includes the South Shields Archaeological and Historical Society. Helps organise digs at Arbeia and possibly other sites in the North-East.
Excavation in 2003 and 2004 at a site adjacent to Beeleigh Abbey near Maldon, Essex has revealed the well preserved foundations of a medieval hall building. All the evidence from a large number of artefacts points to a late 15th/early 16th century date and a building associated with the abbey. Six hearths have been uncovered [...]
Programme of winter lectures and a wide range of field trips and visits. Publishes a quarterly newsletter. Aims to record the archaeological landscape of Worcestershire parish by parish, mainly through earthwork surveys, fieldwork, hedgerow recording and documentary research. Some experimental archaeology and occasionally excavation when needed. Currently involved in a ridge & furrow survey and [...]
Supports archaeology in Lincoln in various ways. Programme of monthly talks by visiting speakers. Organises outings and annual holiday. Publishes a wide range of educational publications on Lincoln’s archaeology and a regular newsletter.