Co-ordinates 20 local groups in Kent. Holds two annual conferences, two open days and publishes The Kent Archaeological Review – a quarterly journal. Some affiliated groups welcome volunteers in local excavations.
Programme of lectures and talks. Collating references to Roman road alignments reported in and around Hampshire. Rescue excavations from time to time. Annual training excavations when possible. Local History projects also in progress. Currently excavations on the Roman Road Winchester – London every Bank Holiday weekend from Easter to August, plus a training course.
Community group undertaking local research based fieldwork on Gloucestershire-Wiltshire border. Its aim is to involve members of the public along with Cirencester College students in archaeology either in partnership with other organisations or by organising our own research projects. These will include surveying, fieldwalking and excavation as appropriate. There are also monthly lectures on historical [...]
A society for anyone interested in the rich history of the Leighton Buzzard area. Holds meetings, provides speakers, carries out excavations, encourages members to carry out research on their own and as a group.
Collects and records information on Norfolk’s historic buildings. Talks, trips workshops and publications. Summer field trips and courses on measuring and palaeography. Runs a wide range of activities including training events for those wanting to learn how to record standing buildings archaeologically and to trace their documentary sources.
Programme of monthly meetings. Quarterly newsletter and activity reports. Fieldwalking in the Banbury area is planned. Excavation at the Roman site has now ended. New members welcome.
For the protection, restoration and research of old mine sites, especially buildings and structures, in Wales and the Borders.
Aim: advancement of the study of archaeology by members of the public, through activities including lectures and field trips covering all periods and subjects, journal ‘Northern Archaeology’ and excavation in Northumberland.
Carries out aerial photographic research and follow-up fieldwork in the Tong area. Continuing work on reports of past excavations. Limited excavation work at weekends still ongoing.
Programme of lectures and visits. Publishes Derbyshire Archaeological Journal and Derbyshire Miscellany, as well as gazetteers of Industrial Archaeology sites in the County – It has its own extensive library.
Small local society with plans for several projects in the coming year. New members always welcome.
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 [...]
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. [...]
Ordnance Survey is the National Mapping Agency for Great Britain. We have just rebuilt the Historical Mapping pages on our website. Our Historical Mapping Archive holds approximately 500,000 original maps, dating back to the early 19th century. They cover most towns and villages in Great Britain and our historical researchers will be happy to identify [...]
CECQR carries out research and consultancy in palaeoenvironments, climate change, environmental archaeology, geochronology and dating. It co-ordinates an EU 5th Framework project ‘ACCROTELM’ concerning climate change records across Europe. Techniques include pollen analysis, diatom analysis, luminescence dating, 14C dating preparations, tephrochronology, inter alia. It has had involvement in Palaeolithic archaeological projects: 1. Elveden Palaeolithic project [...]
In 2002 a major early Christian monastic site was identified at Great Urswick, Cumbria. In 2003 evidence for the Roman origins of this site was located. A small amount of excavation work will take place in 2006.
Newsletter published 3x per year on receipt of ?5 made out to SYAC. Monthly activity, varying.