Category: Local Societies

Islington Archaeology & History Society

The Society organises lectures, walks, visits & outings throughout the year. It also arranges regular archaeological site visits for members, usually in the City. IA&HS also aims to document archaeological findings in the Islington area. Contact details Web:

Matterdale Historical and Archaeological Society

Programme of monthly lectures and field trips. Publishes yearbook and Transactions. A full survey of the surrounding area in association with archaeologists from Edinburgh and Glasgow is planned. Possibly some excavation. Contact details Web:

Association for Portland Archaeology

A group committed to researching and protecting the archaeology and heritage environment of the Isle of Portland, Dorset and promoting it through education. Contact details Web:

Essex Historic Buildings Group

Studies and records historic buildings, particularly the medieval timber-framing of Essex. Recently published ‘Historic Buildings in Essex, Issue 11’ Contact details Web: Email:

Somborne & District Society

Programme of monthly talks and visits with a strong emphasis on local history and archaeology. Contact details Web:

The Christchurch Antiquarians

History, Heritage, Archaeology and Conservation Association. Formed in May 2002. Objectives are to undertake documentary and archaeology research and record the results authoritatively; ensure that local buildings and objects of historical significance are preserved or protected; and take an active part in all matters of an historical or archaeological nature in Christchurch. Having been granted […]

Tiverton Archaeological Group

Programme of lectures and visits. Carries out research into local history, watching briefs and emergency work. Excavations under professional supervision. Web:

Essex Archaeological & Historical Congress

Essex Archaeological and Historical Congress was founded in 1964 to bring together all the organisations in the county interested in archaeology, local history, family history and civic life. Today Essex Congress has nearly 100 member groups and actively promotes awareness and study of the rich heritage of the county. Contact details Web: