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West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

The society aims to promote a historical awareness of the maritime heritage of West Wales. It is engaged in the restoration and sailing of vintage boats and teaching skills associated with them. Documentary research and talks are also conducted, as well as construction of model ships for local museums. Volunteers are needed to help out […]

Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Founded over fifty years ago, PontArch aims to ‘foster and promote the study of archaeology and its contribution to history, especially in and around Pontefract.’  Lucky enough to have several prominent archaeologists at the fore, the society runs frequent excavations, fieldwalking, Geophysical surveys and holds a winter lecture programme. They also have a Young Archaeologist’s […]

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Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology

The Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (registered charity number SCO18418) was formed to promote the research, recording and preservation of Scotland’s underwater heritage. With the help of volunteers and grants, they were in charge of the crannog reconstruction which forms the focal point of the Scottish Crannog Centre at Loch Tay, Perthshire. The Trust carries […]

Hawick

Hawick Archaeological Society

Mostly a local history society, the group aims to garner interest in Hawick’s past by commemorating the achievements of its people and supporting the local museum. They also carry out occasional excavation and cleaning up of relevant local sites. A winter series of lectures on local history run from September to March, and  an evening […]

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Scottish Society for Conservation and Restoration

From 2005, the society merged into The Institute of Conservation (Icon), along with  The Care of Collections Forum, The Institute of Paper Conservation, The Photographic Materials Conservation Group and The United Kingdom Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works.  Icon raises awareness of the cultural, social and economic value of caring for heritage and […]

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London and Middlesex Archaeological Society

LAMAS was established in 1855 to investigate the early history and antiquities of London, Westminster and the Middlesex area. A programme of frequent lectures is held at the Museum of London on a range of subjects from Medieval stone masonry to  the Official London Blue Plaques Scheme. They publish a newsletter and a ‘Society Transactions’ […]

Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological & Historical Society

A society for anyone interested in the rich history of the Leighton Buzzard area, LBDAHS was formed in 2006 from the two local research groups  Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological Society and Leighton Linslade Local History Research Group. Today, the society holds meetings, provides speakers, carries out excavations and encourages members of all ages to […]

Irish Georgian Society

Based in Dublin, the society aims to encourage an interest in and  promote the preservation of Ireland’s architectural heritage and  decorative arts. Since the society’s foundation in 1958, it has saved many fine houses from destruction and amassed a membership base across the UK and USA. The group was originally formed  in response to demolition […]

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Perth & Kinross Heritage Trust

Founded in 1988, the trust sets out to conserve local heritage through  the development of projects and administration of  grants, providing information and advice and running a programme of publications and outreach events. They aim to provide a resource for education for local communities and tourists alike, through preservation of the  physical heritage of the […]

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Sussex University Archaeology Society

An archaeological society focusing on promoting the study of archaeology in Sussex. Set up and run by students, the group welcomes non-students and features a diverse membership including professional archaeologists. A newsletter is produced for members four times a year, to which members are encouraged to submit articles. They also hold a Winter Lecture series […]