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Moray Archaeology for All

Since the 1990s, National Museums Scotland have been  researching the Iron Age people of the Moray area, their links to the Roman world, and the development of the Picts. The Moray Archaeology for All community project has allowed the interaction of local people with all that goes on pre-, during and post-excavation. Volunteers and hundreds […]

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Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group

The Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group was founded in 1972 to provide a focus for people interested in the study of traditional vernacular buildings of Scotland. It involves a programme of study days and weekends and the publication of an annual journal, Vernacular Building, which includes a wide range of short papers covering all aspects […]

North Bucks Archaeological Society

Part of the Buckinghamshire Archaeological society, this active amateur organisation is based in the Milton Keynes area. The society aims to provide a forum and focal point for people interested in archaeology, and to broaden the discipline’s popularity. They arrange talks and lectures and increase the known archaeology of Milton Keynes by carrying out practical […]

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Buckinghamshire Archaeological Society

The Society was founded in 1847 and is one of the oldest in the country. It established  the County Museum and still owns the main museum buildings and a large part of its collections. They  cover the whole of the old historic county of Buckinghamshire from Milton Keynes in the north to Eton in the […]

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Rotherham Archaeological Society

Rotherham Archaeological Society is a voluntary body dedicated to the preservation of Rotherham’s historic buildings and to the investigation and recording of its archaeology and heritage. A number of events are organised each year, and they offer a Dissertation Prize  for Level 3 students in the Department of Archaeology at Sheffield University designed to encourage […]

Edinburgh Archaeological Field Society

Edinburgh Archaeological Field Society

The Society, which exists to foster an interest in archaeology by encouraging members to play an active part in the discipline, was founded in 1971 as the East of Scotland Archaeological Association. In 1975, on becoming affiliated to the Council for British Archaeology, the name was changed to reflect the Society’s intention of maintaining an […]

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South Pennines History Group

The South Pennine History Group was formed  in 2010 out of the common interests of three local history groups in the South Pennines: Hebden Bridge Local History Society, Marsden History Group, and Saddleworth Historical Society. The Group  works in partnership to research, record and promote all aspects of the history and heritage of the South […]

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Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts

The Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts is a group set up to help look after the Roman forts of the Castleshaw area and to get people involved in the various initiatives and events which have come out of the Castleshaw Working Party’s Conservation Management Plan. In 1958, the importance of Castleshaw as an upland national […]

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Cambrian Archaeological Association

The Association was founded in 1846 in order to ‘examine, preserve and illustrate the ancient monuments and remains of the history, language, manners, customs, arts and industries of Wales and the Marches and to educate the public in such matters.’ Since its establishment, the society has published the journal Archaeologia Cambrensis,  a collection of important […]

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Shaftesbury & District Historical Society

Shaftesbury & District Historical Society owns and manages the  Gold Hill Museum, Shaftesbury’s  local history museum. This houses a collection exploring everything from  Roman archaeology to the area’s agricultural and market heritage, local traditions, domestic life, cottage industries and  Saxon roots. Annual membership subscriptions help support the Gold Hill Museum, and  is a wonderful way […]

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