Local Societies

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 […]

Royal Institution of Cornwall

The Royal Institution of Cornwall runs this independent museum with a successful schools service and reference library. The museum has a permanent display on the history of Cornwall from the Prehistoric to the present day as well as the natural history of Cornwall, a world famous collection of minerals and a pre-eminent collections of ceramics […]

Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group

The Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group researches and records the vernacular architecture of Yorkshire, organises day-schools, conferences and walkabouts, and publishes newssheets and an annual journal.

FLAME the Gasworks Museum of Ireland

The Society concerned with the preservation, restoration and conservation of the finest Victorian gasworks in Northern Ireland. After receiving substantial grants, the museum is now fully restored and open to the public.