Local Societies

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.

Welsh Mines Preservation Trust

For the protection, restoration and research of old mine sites, especially buildings and structures, in Wales and the Borders.

Ely and District Archaeological Society

Programme of 6 lectures October to May. Continuing project of recording stone walls and ridge-and-furrow. Work continues towards publication of previously completed projects.

Cirencester Archaeological and Historical Society

Monthly lectures and visits to sites of historic interest. Occasional papers and research projects published in Cirencester Miscellany. Correspondent on planning applications. No excavation programme but supports local work by other bodies.