Currently working on Fisthotft ‘Big Dig’ see website for details
Category: Local Societies
The Belfast Naturalists Field Club provides an ideal focal point for amateurs and professionals interested in the natural sciences, the built environment and their histories. It has Archaeology, Botany, Geology and Zoology sections, open to all members. Activities cover the whole of Northern Ireland, not just Belfast and its environs. You do not need to […]
A Society interested in the archaeology of the north-east, principally Arbeia Roman Fort. It includes the South Shields Archaeological and Historical Society. Helps organise digs at Arbeia and possibly other sites in the North-East.
Excavations in and around the Roman bath house at Tripontium continue on most Saturday afternoons throughout the year. Visits and talks can be arranged, but numbers are restricted. The Fourth and Final Report on Tripontium is now available from the Society, please see details on our web site. The Society was winner of the 2004 […]
Programme of winter lectures, summer visits and annual study trip. Continues to maintain the site and remains of Keynsham Abbey. Carries out research and excavation.
The archaeology of the Axe Valley
Lectures on local and national archaeology and history on every Wednesday except the 3rd Wednesday of every month October – April. Annual visits 3 times a year to sites of historic and archaeological interest.
Comprehensive social programme, monthly talks through Winter months and site visits in Summer. Field Walking on Sunday mornings in winter. Recent work includes a major resistivity survey on the site of Ampthill Castle and other sites in the area using the TR/CIA resistivity meter. Past excavations are being written up.
Programme of events and day schools and an annual symposium.
Programme of lectures and outings. Publishes newsletters and bulletins. Carried out excavations on two ditched enclosures and members have been assisting the Roman Building Trust. Continuing fieldwork and processing of finds. Fieldwork and excavation at weekend or if there is an emergency.