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Poulton Research Project

The Poulton Project is a multi-period rural excavation 5 miles south of Chester, which has produced extensive evidence for 10,000 years of human activity. The site was discovered during the search for a lost Cistercian Abbey, when excavation unexpectedly revealed the foundations of a medieval Chapel and associated graveyard, with an estimated 2000 burials. Continual […]

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Kent Archaeological Field School (KAFS)

Courses at the Kent Archaeological Field School for 2017 include: May Bank Holiday Saturday 27 to Monday 29 May 2017: An introduction to archaeological field walking and test pitting on the site of a newly discovered Roman villa at Sittingbourne On this Bank Holiday weekend we shall look at the ways in which archaeological sites are […]

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Plumpton Roman Villa Project

Excavation Training Courses and Excavation Volunteer Opportunities at a third/fourth- century winged-corridor villa site to the north-west of Lewes, East Sussex. Project Director: Dr David Rudling, MCIfA, FSA. Volunteer fees: £25 for one week 1-day (Saturday) Taster Excavation Days: £40 (£35 Friends of SSA) Comprehensive 5-day (Monday-Friday) Excavation Training Courses (covering: site discovery; geophysics, basic […]

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Axbridge Archaeological & Local History Society

The Society, founded initially as a Caving and Archaeological Society in 1950, exists to promote interest and research into the rich history and archaeology of Axbridge and the surrounding area. From prehistory, through Saxon times and into the medieval, post-medieval and modern periods, this part of Somerset has a fascinating and important story to tell. […]

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South Worcestershire Archaeological Group (SWAG)

South Worcestershire Archaeological Group (SWAG) was founded in 1981 by Peter Price, Philip Barker, and Jan Wills. Originally founded to focus on investigating landscape archaeology, they have carried out a number of projects over the years. SWAG aims to encourage local people to learn about archaeology and history. They organise walks and visits during the summer, lectures and workshops […]

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Egyptology Scotland

A Scottish society promoting the study of Ancient Egypt. Full annual programme of lectures and activities. Lectures open to all, generally held in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Annual membership fee (October-September) £18, junior £8, lecture entry £3 members, £5 non-members. Contact Details Email: ChairEgScotland@yahoo.co.uk Web: egyptology-scotland.squarespace.com Facebook: facebook.com/groups/821320844551607 Twitter: twitter.com/EgyptScotland Address: Claire Gilmour 75 Canal Street Saltcoats North […]

Bournemouth Natural Science Society

The Bournemouth Natural Science Society (BNSS) is a registered charity whose aims have little changed since its formation in 1903: to promote study, interest and enjoyment in all branches of the Natural Sciences and History. The Society runs an extensive programme of events throughout the year, including lectures, museum open days, exhibitions, study groups, field […]

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Offa’s Dyke Association

An independent voluntary organisation spreading the word about Offa’s Dyke and the history and landscape of the England-Wales border. The association seeks to promote and protect the 1200-year-old Offa’s Dyke and the Offa’s Dyke Path, a National Trail 177 miles long. They manage the Offa’s Dyke Centre at Knighton which has a free public exhibition, a shop […]

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Bedford Architectural, Archaeological & Local History Society

Bedford Architectural, Archaeological & Local History Society’s foundation can be traced back to November 1888 when the Bedford Amateur Natural History Society came into being. Over the years there have been several name changes, the latest being in 2008 after the merger with the Bedford Society (founded 1966). The Society is a Registered Charity. They are […]

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Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group

Oswestry & Border History & Archaeology Group, usually known as OBHAG, is an active and friendly group with a wide appeal to anyone interested in the history and heritage of this area. Our programme encompasses a broad range of archaeological and historical topics, and members are actively engaged in a variety of projects and initiatives. […]

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