The Society provides a forum for the exchange of information and research in metallurgical history. HMS covers all aspects of the history of metals and associated materials from prehistory to yesterday. It publishes Historical Metallurgy. It holds two meetings each year, mainly for members and occasional other meetings.
The Society aims to promote the study, conservation and preservation of historic churches and chapels throughout the UK. Interests cover everything from the relationship between churches and the wider landscape to internal monuments and fittings. The Society holds an annual conference, produces an illustrated annual journal and a newsletter.
This new national society has been formed to identify, record and conserve the remaining milestones and other waymarkers of the British Isles. Regional groups have been set up and a twice yearly newsletter is circulated to members; An annual Journal is also being produced.
Formed to promote the study of Prehistoric Pottery from the Neolithic to the Iron Age. AGM and one other meeting annually. Arranges international conferences and publishes regularly on aspects of prehistoric ceramics. Publishes Old Pottery Almanack jointly with the Ceramics Petrology Group and is open to specialists and non-specialists alike.
A learned society devoted to the study and preservation of arms and armour from earliest times to the present day.
Publishes The Review each year. Organises an annual weekend conference.
Holds a meeting three times at year at which papers are given. Produces an annual publication ‘Saga Book’, and various books and other publications.
The largest non-specialist, non-exclusive national society in the UK. Publishes The Archaeological Journal annually. One day Spring and Autumn meetings and one week Summer Meetings. Occasional seminars. Monthly Lecture Programme October-May. Research Grants Awarded Annually.
Largest archaeological society in the country.
1. exists to foster public interest in and knowledge of the architectural and historical importance of nonconformist (that is, non-Anglican) places of worship, former places of worship and their contents and related structures in the U.K; 2. seeks wherever possible to promote the survival of such buildings, either for their original purposes or sensitively adapted [...]
Archaeology Abroad is produced annually and provides a gateway to hundreds of exciting archaeological excavation and field school opportunities outside the UK, suitable for all pockets and levels of experience. Comprehensive guidance notes on joining a dig overseas are included, together with feature articles, exhibition reviews, reports on their digging experiences by Fieldwork Awardees, [...]
Surveys and records the historic landscapes and buildings within its ownership, and works with other conservationists to provide the balanced management and improved understanding and interpretation of those landscapes. Occasionally runs training excavations in co-operation with National Trust Working Holidays. Many regional offices and representatives. Volunteers accepted for field survey and documentary research.
The Advisory Board for Redundant Churches was established in 1969 as the independent statutory advisor to the Church Commissioners on churches proposed for redundancy, and former Anglican churches subject to the Pastoral Measure. The Board gives advice on the interest, quality and importance of churches and their contents, and the alteration and conversion of churches [...]
Small group of affiliated researchers. Carries out experimental early metallurgy and recording and excavation. With a specialism in the study of prehistoric mines (in particular Bronze Age mines in England and Wales). Occasional grant supported digs. Carries out contract work on historical mine sites.
Started in 1999, the BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOBS RESOURCE was initially a collection of jobs posted online to help other archaeologists locate work. With over 2500+ visitors a day. Most of the Councils, Major Units, Contractors and National Organisations advertise through BAJR (over 140 separate organisations). It also contains a full list of every council curator, [...]
Study tours and visits in Britain and abroad. Conferences. Publishes a newsletter and the Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society.
The NCCSS exists to draw attention to the threats to Scottish carved stones of all periods, to promote their understanding and appreciation, and to encourage a common approach to their recording and preservation. It is an independent committee whose members are representatives of Scottish national organisations.
A forum representing archaeologists working for local authorities in the UK. Its interests embrace every aspect of the historic environment including archaeology, the built environment and historic landscapes. ALGAO works in partnership with Government, English Heritage and other agencies to develop strategic policies and to promote best practice and the highest professional standards. The Association [...]
WARP promotes research and practice in Wetland Archaeology world-wide. It has co-organised recent conferences in Exeter, Dublin, Florida and Washington State. The September 2005 conference, organised with SWAP (Scottish Wetland Archaeology Research Project) will be in Edinburgh – see www.scottish-wetlands.org/ for details. WARP publishes the Journal of Wetland Archaeology, with JWA4 and JWA5 due in [...]