Local Societies

Middle Thames Archaeological & Historical Society

The Society having dug in the Bray area of the Thames for many years has been able to assist the Oxford Archaeological Unit in their excavations at the Eton Rowing trench – see CA 148 and our members have been trowelling on the site. Members also support Slough Museum with rota of stewards and have […]

Northumberland Archaeological Group

Aim: advancement of the study of archaeology by members of the public, through activities including lectures and field trips covering all periods and subjects, journal ‘Northern Archaeology’ and excavation in Northumberland.

Yeovil Archaeological & Local History Society

The Yeovil Archaeological and Local History Society was founded in 1954 and publishes a bi-annual newsletter and an annual journal (called Chronicle). There is a programme of winter lectures and summer field visits. We also have close contacts with local university run field projects (particularly at South Cadbury) and run small projects ourselves. In 2004 […]

North Devon Archaeological Society

Programme of lectures and visits. Publishes a newsletter twice a year. Just finished a Survey of Fish Weirs in Taw/Torridge estuary. Summer 2005 completed 4th season of excavation of Bronze Age hillslope enclosure with roundhouse near Parracombe, North Devon. Working on survey of Parracombe village/associated farmsteads/boundaries. Various small projects. Training days held so far include […]

North Downs Plateau Archaeological Research Group

Local group of the Surrey Archaeological Society. Covers much of the North Downs in Surrey. Long-term research excavation on Sunday mornings May to October on multi-period – mainly prehistoric – site in Banstead, Surrey. Winter fieldwork includes landscape surveys, fieldwalking usually concentrating on Lower Palaeolithic sites. Publishes occasional bulletin. Group interested in all aspects of […]