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.
Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month in Bolton town hall. Field work and excavation opportunities are available in the Bolton area, and the society owns a resistivity meter.
Previously known as the Berkshire Field Research Group. Activities include various fieldwork, outings, talks, post-excavation and archive research. New members are welcome. No experience is required, and training will be given where appropriate. Current investigations include part of the Devil’s Highway, and fieldwalking and hedgerow surveying throughout Berkshire. NT monitoring has resumed, and the classification [...]
Aims to conserve and if possible put on public display the Roman ironworks site in Beauport Park.
Dean & Chepstow YAC will be restarted and based at Cinderbury Iron Age Experience, Clearwell, Forest of Dean. Please check website for details.
Programme of monthly lectures. Publishes newsletter. Carries out fieldwork, including excavations (limited places; contact society for details). Post excavation and watching briefs on and around Romano-British settlement in Bush Hill Park continue. Ongoing programmes of site management linked targeted evaluation excavations at Elsyng Tudor Palace and Grade I listed Forty Hall. Other fieldwork panned. Work [...]
THE PICTS were the true ancestors of the Scottish nation – our indigenous people. While it is known that they lived in Scotland in the first millennium AD, and their territory was taken over by the Scots in the 9th century, little else is definite. What has mainly survived is the great heritage of their [...]
The group studies the social and economic development of South Pennine communities such as combined agricultural and textile production activities. New members welcome to help with research. 2002 survey of Milnrow and Newhey for conservation area status. 2003 sees this publication of this work and continued research. Publication of research and illustrations of the Insignia [...]
Part of York’s Arch. Society. Programme of winter meetings, talks and summer trips. Annual Social. Publishes a newsletter three times a year. Some field activities for members, mostly on a Sunday. Field Officers: Ian Stead 01302 811010.
Programme of lectures, twice yearly newsletter and occasional outings.
Programme of lectures and visits. No on-going archaeological work at present.
We regrettably do not do any active archaeology, but liaise closely with the Exmoor National Park and their activities in that field.
The B & G is one of the oldest county archaeological societies, publishing both Transactions and Record series. Maintains library. Research grants of up to ?500 offered each year. Closing date 1st February: details from Secretary.
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