Local Societies

oxfordshire architectural and historical society

Oxfordshire Architectural & Historical Society

The society, which has been in operation for almost 200 years, is still active in investigating Oxfordshire’s past. They hold fortnightly speaker meetings in winter and excursions in Summer, to which non-members are welcome. All but the five latest issues of  Oxoniensia, the Oxfordshire county journal, are  now available for free online. Contact Details Website: […]

Sheffield Archaeological Forum

The Sheffield Archaeological Forum is an educational society organised by the alumni of the University of Sheffield. Their aims are twofold: firstly, to encourage a greater awareness and understanding of archaeology amongst the general public; and secondly, to encourage a reflexive approach to interpretation in archaeological circles through the media of publication and open conferences.

North East Hants Historical & Archaeological Society (NEHHAS)

NEHHAS organises occasional rescue excavations and annual training excavations when possible. Local History projects are also in progress along with a full programme of lectures and talks. The society collated references to Roman Road alignments reported in and around Hampshire, though  involvement in this investigation was ceased in 2009. The society maintains a substantial library […]

KAS

Kent Archaeological Society

Run with the desire to encourage local groups to remain active in the Kent area, this active society organises frequent lectures, excursions and training excavations. It also publishes the academic journal Archaeologia Cantiana, featuring 300 pages on  Kent’s history and archaeology that is free to members. Members also receive a Newsletter two times a year. […]

CBA Wessex

Council for British Archaeology, Wessex

CBA Wessex is the regional group of the Council for British Archaeology covering Wiltshire, Dorset, Hampshire, Berkshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands. They comprise a  team of enthusiastic volunteers from a variety of backgrounds including  commercial archaeology units, academia, local government archaeological services and those with a general interest in archaeology.  They […]

Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological & Historical Society

A society for anyone interested in the rich history of the Leighton Buzzard area, LBDAHS was formed in 2006 from the two local research groups  Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological Society and Leighton Linslade Local History Research Group. Today, the society holds meetings, provides speakers, carries out excavations and encourages members of all ages to […]

sussex uni arch society

Sussex University Archaeology Society

An archaeological society focusing on promoting the study of archaeology in Sussex. Set up and run by students, the group welcomes non-students and features a diverse membership including professional archaeologists. A newsletter is produced for members four times a year, to which members are encouraged to submit articles. They also hold a Winter Lecture series […]

LAMAS Transactions

London and Middlesex Archaeological Society

LAMAS was established in 1855 to investigate the early history and antiquities of London, Westminster and the Middlesex area. A programme of frequent lectures is held at the Museum of London on a range of subjects from Medieval stone masonry to  the Official London Blue Plaques Scheme. They publish a newsletter and a ‘Society Transactions’ […]

Pontefract and District Archaeological Society

Founded over fifty years ago, PontArch aims to ‘foster and promote the study of archaeology and its contribution to history, especially in and around Pontefract.’  Lucky enough to have several prominent archaeologists at the fore, the society runs frequent excavations, fieldwalking, Geophysical surveys and holds a winter lecture programme. They also have a Young Archaeologist’s […]

Traditional Architecture Group

Traditional Architecture Group

TAG is an affiliate of the national Vernacular Architecture group and has links with the North East Vernacular Architecture Group. They record urban and rural buildings, especially those at risk, and research their history, focussing on the ‘vernacular’ buildings of Northumberland, Durham, and Tyne & Wear. Reports on buildings the group has studied are published […]

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