Category: Local Societies


Wealden Iron Research Group

The Wealden Iron Research Group (WIRG) was founded to focus and initiate research into the extinct iron industry of the Sussex, Kent and Surrey Weald, and aims to foster interest in this subject, to work with other groups and institutions having allied aims and, above all, to publish its researches. In its annual bulletin,¬†Wealden Iron, […]


Holmesdale Natural History Club and Archaeological Group

The Holmesdale Natural History Club is a charity, which exists to promote the study of natural history, local history, archaeology and geology in the vicinity of Reigate. Lectures given by visiting speakers or Club members are arranged on the third Wednesday of the month (except December and August) in the museum lecture room. Later in […]

Wallingford Historical and Archaeological Society

Programme of monthly talks. Currently excavating a late Romano-British farmstead site in Crowmarsh. The site has an associated cemetery with 25 burials and an adjacent early Iron Age pit assemblage. There is limited opportunity for excavation (weekends only) and current attention is focussed on the likely settlement area. The society also carries out field walking […]

Lanark and District Archaeological Society

A very active amateur society operates in the Clydesdale area in Scotland. Regular lecture and visits programme from September to May. Activities include fieldwalking as well as survey work with resistivity meter and EDM. Current work includes resistivity survey on Castledykes, Roman Fort, EDM survey of local farms and research work on Timothy Pont’s 1596 […]

Canterbury Archaeological Trust

Canterbury Archaeology Trust (CAT)

Canterbury Archaeology Trust (CAT) was formed in 1975 to undertake excavations, research, publication and the presentation of the results of its work to the public. They have an Education Officer whose role it is to work closely with schools and centres of higher learning to develop education initiatives related to archaeology. Meetings They run a […]


Irish Post-Medieval Archaeology Group

The Irish Post-Medieval Archaeology Group seeks to promote, amongst academics and the general public, a greater understanding of Ireland’s post-1550AD archaeology, history and material culture. It also seeks to promote a holistic approach to this material by means of greater co-operation with persons working in related fields of study. IPMAG was formed in Belfast in […]

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Canterbury Historical & Archaeological Society (CHAS)

The Canterbury Historical and Archaeology Society (CHAS) was established in 1920 to ‘encourage the study of history and antiquities of the City of Canterbury and surroundings and to preserve the architectural features and characteristics of the City.’ It was originally named the Canterbury Archaeology Society but this was extended in 2011 to include wider Historical […]


Surrey Heath Archaeological and Heritage Trust

Surrey Heath Archaeology and Heritage Trust is a charitable trust which is run by volunteers. It aims to increase knowledge of & interest in archaeology with exhibitions, reference library, lectures, post-excavation sessions, fieldwork & ongoing projects. They also run a ‘Young Archaeologists Club’ which meets one Saturday a month. Meetings The trust hold open days […]


ACE: Archaeology Club of Eggesford

The Archaeology Club of Eggesford is based in Devon where they are committed to investigating and protecting Devon’s Archaeological heritage. ACE is made up of people of all ages who are all devoted to the promotion, use an investigation of all the many different types of archaeology. From surveying, experimental archaeology, field walking, participation in […]

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Chichester & District Archaeology Society

Chichester and District Archaeology Society celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2011. It aims to increase public awareness of and support for archaeology and to encourage volunteer assistance to local activities. The society is affiliated with to the Council for British Archaeology and works closely with Sussex Archaeological Society, the District Archaeology Officer, Chichester Harbour Conservancy, […]