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.
The Danebury Environs Project II is investigating ‘Rural Roman settlement in the West Hampshire downland’ and started with the excavation of the Roman villa at Houghton Down in 1997. This has been followed by excavations on villas at Grateley, Fullerton, Thruxton and Abbotts Ann, all villa sites with Iron Age antecedents. This year we will [...]
In 2006 this work will continue with the University of Sussex (Centre for Continuing Education). The work this summer will concentrate upon the south-western area of the villa complex. Various CCE training courses will form part of the project. See Digs section for details.
A research and re-enactment organisation specialising in the authentic reconstruction and testing of Roman military equipment, including artillery, weapons and armour. These are used by the drill squad of the Society (the Vexillation Legionis Geminae) in re-enactments and monthly training sessions at the Roman fort at Baginton, near Coventry. Lectures, talks and displays for schools, [...]
We meet once a month, usually the morning of the 3rd Saturday, at Mortimer Wheeler House, the home of the London Archaeological Archive and Research Centre. We have access to the vast collection of artefacts housed there and our meetings often include handling sessions from this collection. We have also tried our hand at digging, [...]
Isle of Wight Branch
Vigorous programme of talks, open days and excavations for the public, research, publications, planning archaeology, European and industrial archaeology.
Contractor operating throughout Britain, with offices in London and Chester. Services include Archaeological and Historic Building consultancy, town-planning, project management and discharge of listed buildings.
Undertakes archaeological research and contract work, and provides advice for the archaeology of the Trent basin and Peak District.
Contractors and consultants covering Bath, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Somerset and the south west. Services include research, assessment, evaluations and other field work, historic standing building evaluation and record, talks and lectures. (NO LONGER EXISTS)
Aerial Close-Up Ltd provides a cost effective low-level aerial photographic service using a remote control digital SLR or digital video camera attached to a telescopic mast mounted on a 4×4 vehicle. This low-level aerial photography can quickly capture aerial views looking across the whole site or straight down onto the excavated detail. This bird?s-eye view [...]
The consultancy provides expert specialist advice on planning archaeology, historic buildings, conservation areas and Environmental Statements. Though based in York we have operational centres in Scotland and the South East of England.
North Somerset Council Historic Environment Record and Archaeology Service. Provides policy, planning advice, HER data, and manages community archaeology projects in North Somerset.
Both contractor and curator. Maintains computerised Sites and Monuments Record. Provides policy advice, development control and interpretation. Volunteers welcome. We also run training and research excavations. See Website for details
Curator for the county of Cumbria. Maintains computerised Sites and Monuments Record. Provides information and advice relating to all aspects of the archaeological heritage.
Current World Archaeology is Britain’s new magazine on archaeology from around the world. There is a focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia and the Near East, and Greece and Rome, and also covers the best of the rest of the world.
We have just launched our first brochure dedicated to escorted cultural tours with a range of 26 itineraries. Each itinerary has been carefully crafted to make the most of your visit visit ? and every tour has its own lecturer to ensure that we highlight key aspects of local art, history, and archaeology, not to [...]