An international organisation interested in the whole range of fortifications since the advent of gunpowder. Thrice-yearly newsletter ‘Casemate’; annual journal ‘Fort’; annual Conference and annual overseas study tour.
The British Museum Friends have raised over ?4m for the British Museum. There is a special events programme, and free and priority entry to all British Museum exhibitions
Publishes newsletters and an occasional journal. Holds an annual conference.
Publishes a newsletter twice a year and an annual volume of ‘Costume’. Series of lectures and an annual conference.
The society encourages the study of the coinages of the British Isles and present and former overseas territories, including the USA from the introduction of coinage into Britain. It also concerns itself with medals and tokens etc. and bank notes.
Publish a newsletter twice a year, contains articles, news items, reviews & extensive international bibliography of recent bead studies; offer annual travel grants; published Catalogue of European Beads in the Beck Collection at The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology Cambridge; organise occasional seminars.
International learned society specialising in the field of Roman pottery. Aims to establish contact between scholars of different countries. Publishes Acta, newsletters and annual bibliography; organises bi-ennial congresses.
The Standing Conference of Archaeological Unit Managers (SCAUM) exists to assist archaeological managers and to promote best practice. It publishes the ‘Health and Safety in Field Archaeology’ manual and is currently preparing a manual dealing with all aspects of employment in archaeology. SCAUM also publish a series of occasional papers on professional and commercial issues. [...]
The association aims to advance the professional standards of archaeological illustrators and surveyors, improve standards and provide a forum for exchange of information and ideas. Publishes regular newsletters and an annual journal, plus specialist technical papers on aspects of illustration and surveying. Holds an annual conference.
The Collections Trust is an independent UK-based organisation working with museums, libraries, galleries and archives worldwide to improve the management of their Collections. Formerly known as the Museum Documentation Association (MDA), it has published Standards in Action: Working with Archaeology – a guide to using the SPECTRUM Standard with Archaeological material in museums. It supports the [...]
2-3 meetings per year on finds-related subjects. Publishes data sheets on finds subjects.
Continuing research into relief-patterned tile in Roman Britain including production of updates of corpus published in 1997 (Journal of Roman Pottery Studies Volume 7). The Group is always very pleased to identify examples and produce a report for publication. It is hoped to start work on a supplement to the corpus in the near future [...]
Research into all aspects of early metallurgy. Research includes, field survey, excavation, analysis of ores, metals and slags. Includes experimental investigations.
The Society has just launched a wide-ranging website covering many aspects of monumental brasses and incised slabs of all dates in all countries and an extensive bibliography and picture library
Heritage Link was set up in 2002 by national heritage groups to promote the central role of the voluntary movement in the sector and to make their voice heard collectively and coherently.
Excursions to churches and other places of interest. Publishes the journal ‘Church Monuments’ annually and a newsletter twice a year. Biennial symposium. Study Days
An international organisation set up to create international links between all those interested in historic parks and gardens, to foster understanding and appreciation and to facilitate exchange of information. Twice a year publishes the colourful magazine ‘Historic Gardens Review’ as well as newsletters. Awards prizes of ?2,500 for garden restoration.
Independent charity aimed at the preservation of the historic environment, promoting education and training in British archaeology. Dependent on subscriptions and donations. We publish RESCUE NEWS 3 times a year and a publications list is available on request.
Pottery is an invaluable source of evidence for life in the Roman period. This group is interested in all aspects of Roman-period pottery in Britain and beyond. It promotes research by providing a forum for debate and exchange of information. The group organises regional meetings and an annual conference, publishes guidelines, regular newsletters and the [...]