Arkwright’s Cromford Mill was the world’s first successful water-powered cotton spinning mill. The Arkwright Society, a registered charity, is involved in a major restoration programme. Guided tours, shops, restaurant, offices
Publishes Transactions. Has an excursion and lecture programme of local interest.
The routine business of the Society comprises a series of (usually) 11 Winter evening lecture meetings – one of which is usually a ‘Members’ Night’. All meetings, unless otherwise indicated, are held in the Cumberland Street Day Centre, Dumfries, at 7.30 p.m. The final meeting of the Winter Session is normally held in Kirkcudbright. During […]
The Society owns and runs the Dorset County Museum which holds the County Archaeological Collections; provides research facilities and library; organises displays, lectures and day schools; has an active archaeological group; publicises archaeological events and excavations in its newsletter and publishes archaeological work undertaken in the county in the annual Proceedings of the Dorset Natural […]
The Society having dug in the Bray area of the Thames for many years has been able to assist the Oxford Archaeological Unit in their excavations at the Eton Rowing trench – see CA 148 and our members have been trowelling on the site. Members also support Slough Museum with rota of stewards and have […]
Programme of meetings during the year. Publishes newsletters, various archaeology and local history projects.
The Field Group of the Society is active across the whole range of archaeological field work, including earthwork and geophysical surveys, excavations, fieldwalking as well as organising training sessions on finds drawing, desk top research, EDM work plus lectures and site visits. The Society publishes the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine which aims to […]
Monthly lectures. Twice yearly visits.
York has long been renowned for its expertise in the archaeology of the last 2000 years. Now it is extending its range back to the Palaeolithic and will be including far more prehistory in its undergraduate syllabus than previously. An Archaeology Data Service and electronic journal Internet Archaeology are based at the department as […]