Local Societies

North Hertfordshire Archaeological Society

Programme of monthly lectures September to May, and various walks and talks. Chairman tutors courses on archaeology throughout the local area for Cambridge University and W.E.A. List available on application. Francis Pryor MBE is the Hon. President. Contact Details Website: http://www.nharchsoc.org/

Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society

SAHS covers the whole of Staffordshire. The society was founded in 1959 and has published transactions almost annually since. It is a large society with a considerable institutional membership. Talks by eminent speakers are given throughout the winter months to meetings of the society. In the summer months other events are organised for the varied […]

Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire

Regular programme of lecture meetings and excursions mainly to sites in Nottinghamshire. Produces various publications including Transactions of the Society, volumes in the Records Series and a regular newsletter. The county’s principal historical and archaeological society, promoting research, publication and knowledge of Nottinghamshire’s history.

AMTeC Co-op Ltd.

Ancient materials, technology and conservation co-operative. Runs workshops in experimental archaeology, makes replicas, and carries out technological and conservation research. Displays and public viewing gallery attached to foundry in Chatham’s Historic Dockyard.

Tong Archaeological Group

Carries out aerial photographic research and follow-up fieldwork in the Tong area. Continuing work on reports of past excavations. Limited excavation work at weekends still ongoing.

Melton Fieldworkers

Conducts watching briefs on behalf of Leicestershire Museums Service. Provides advice to public library, local museum and borough council. Talks to local schools and other groups. Occasionally carries out excavations. Historical articles in local press.

Dorset Natural History & Archaeological Society

The Society owns and runs the Dorset County Museum which holds the County Archaeological Collections; provides research facilities and library; organises displays, lectures and day schools; has an active archaeological group; publicises archaeological events and excavations in its newsletter and publishes archaeological work undertaken in the county in the annual Proceedings of the Dorset Natural […]

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