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pictish arts society

Pictish Arts Society

 The Picts were the true ancestors of the Scottish nation, known to have lived in Scotland in the first millennium AD. It is also known that their territory was taken over by the Scots in the 9th century, but very little else is definite. What has mainly survived is the great heritage of their carved […]

great yarmouth arch soceity

Great Yarmouth Local History & Archaeological Society

The Society was formed in 1888, and is a charitable organisation whose aim is to promote the Local History and Archaeology of the district and to secure the preservation of historic buildings. They run a monthly programme of interesting and varied talks, meetings and films which explore a range of topics from witchcraft and magic […]

ALGAO

Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers

A forum representing archaeologists working for local authorities in the UK, the association’s interests embrace every aspect of the historic environment including archaeology, the built environment and historic landscapes. ALGAO works in partnership with Government, English Heritage and other agencies to develop strategic policies and to promote best practice and the highest professional standards. Since […]

larne arch society

Larne Archaeological Society

The society was founded in 1998 to research, record and protect the ancient past of the Larne area in Northern Ireland.  A local Iron Age Hillfort and early Christian Rath  have been given SMR numbers thanks to  work carried out over the past years. Research on four other possible new sites,  which may or may […]

Mellor Archaeological Trust

Mellor Archaeological Trust

Based in Greater Manchester, the Trust was founded in 2000 after  the discovery in 1998 of an Iron Age ditch in the garden of The Old Vicarage next to Mellor Church.   Excavations continued until 2009 and have been described as the largest for a generation of a hillfort in North West England. The project […]

oxfordshire architectural and historical society

Oxfordshire Architectural & Historical Society

The society, which has been in operation for almost 200 years, is still active in investigating Oxfordshire’s past. They hold fortnightly speaker meetings in winter and excursions in Summer, to which non-members are welcome. All but the five latest issues of  Oxoniensia, the Oxfordshire county journal, are  now available for free online. Contact Details Website: […]

norfolk historic builds group

Norfolk Historic Buildings Group

The society, active since 2000, collects and records information on Norfolk’s historic buildings for those with an appreciation of the area’s rich heritage. NHBG organises a series of winter talks which are open to the public  and summer visits and activities for  group members. They also run a wide range of activities including courses on […]

GAG

Grantham Archaeology Group

A small but dedicated group of amateur archaeologists directed by David Hibbitt, who undertake archaeological research in and around the Grantham area. They run projects throughout the year on various sites in the area and further afield. Activities include fieldwalking, surveying and occasional excavation. Geophysical surveys are also undertaken for themselves and for other groups. […]

Traditional Architecture Group

Traditional Architecture Group

TAG is an affiliate of the national Vernacular Architecture group and has links with the North East Vernacular Architecture Group. They record urban and rural buildings, especially those at risk, and research their history, focussing on the ‘vernacular’ buildings of Northumberland, Durham, and Tyne & Wear. Reports on buildings the group has studied are published […]

North East Vernacular Architecture Group

Founded in 1991, NEVAG operates within Country Durham, Northumberland and areas to the south of the Tees. The society encourages involvement with and understanding of the craftsmanship behind the  North East’s lesser traditional buildings, such as cottages and farms, linked with  the daily lives of the ordinary people who lived in them.  They aim to […]