Based in Sheffield we are a small specialist booksellers (also selling handtools for archaeologists, including the famous WHS trowel – still made in Sheffield) aiming to help academics, amateurs, professionals and students further their knowledge and understanding of the past.
Scilly Walks was founded in 2000, by a local archaeologist, and offers guided walks and boat trips to archaeological sites in the Isles of Scilly. There are also short break holidays based on Tresco and Bryher and slide shows.
Excavation of the priory of Rozet, a medieval monastic site in the Charente, near Angouleme, France. Rozet is a sister priory of the Grandmontine priory of Craswall in Herefordshire. This project is worked by an international team of volunteers linked to an archaeological summer school for students of Western Michigan University. Volunteers are needed between [...]
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.
Lectures, walks, coach trips, fieldwork and research. Publishes annual journal and Gloucestershire IA guide.
The national charity which promotes local history and serves local historians. Publishes The Local Historian, a quarterly journal and Local History News, a topical magazine.
Established to promote education and research in mining history and all its aspects and to publish the useful results of such research.