Category: Local Societies

Scottish Archaeological Forum

The Scottish Archaeological Forum was set up in 1969 in order to provide ‘an opportunity to hear, discuss and assess some of the important new discoveries and reinterpretations of material either published or unpublished, by those working in Scotland’. SAF is run by a committee of archaeologists and its prime function is to organise conferences […]

Colchester Archaeological Group

Programme of weekly lectures in winter, and summer visits. Library for use of members. Undertakes small excavations and survey projects. Contact details Web:

Cambridge Archaeology Field Group

Programme of monthly lectures. Undertakes fieldwalking, surveying of earthworks, landscape and documentary research and excavation. Contact details Web:

Richmond Archaeological Society

Monthly lecture programme and outings. The society is one of the major participants in the Thames Foreshore Project at weekends, volunteers welcome. Quarterly newsletter. Contact details Web:

South Oxfordshire Archaeological Group (SOAG)

Programme of lecture meetings and outings. Publish regular newsletter, annual journal and occasional papers. Excavation on Sundays from April to October at the Gatehampton Farm Roman villa. Occasional fieldwalking and surveying. Volunteers and new members welcome. Affiliated to the CBA South Midlands Group and a member of the CIA. The group also carries out local archaeological […]

Sutton Hoo Society

Supports research and promotes interest in the Anglo-Saxon burial site at Sutton Hoo owned by the National Trust. Offers conferences, lectures, field trips, events and publishes twice yearly magazine. Contact details Web:

Council for Kentish Archaeology

Co-ordinates 20 local groups in Kent. Holds two annual conferences, two open days and publishes The Kent Archaeological Review – a quarterly journal. Some affiliated groups welcome volunteers in local excavations.   Contact details Web:

Loughborough Archaeological & Historical Society

Monthly meetings during the winter feature illustrated talks on a wide variety of subjects. Excursions are organised in the summer to places of interest. New members always welcome. Contact details Web: Email: