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 […]

Warwickshire Archaeology Research Team

The Chesterton Project. The Team have discovered Roman settlements of national importance. We have partly excavated and surveyed the Chesterton Roman house and Mosaics. Also a program of geophysical surveys of the Roman Town and settlement at Windmill Farm. Recent joint projects with English Heritage Centre for Archaeology Evaluation at Chesterton Moat, Church End to […]

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.

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 […]

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.