Local Societies

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’ […]

maidenhead arch

Maidenhead Archaeological & Historical Society

This friendly, local society encourages exploration and learning about the Maidenhead area. They are currently working  with the Maidenhead Heritage Trust to establish a permanent heritage centre or town museum and produce an annual survey of a town feature, such as local churches and pubs. The society runs trips and a monthly series of lectures […]

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 […]

Perth-and-Kinross-Heritage-Trust

Perth & Kinross Heritage Trust

Founded in 1988, the trust sets out to conserve local heritage through  the development of projects and administration of  grants, providing information and advice and running a programme of publications and outreach events. They aim to provide a resource for education for local communities and tourists alike, through preservation of the  physical heritage of the […]

North East Vernacular Architecture Group

Founded in 1991, NEVAG operates within Country Durham, Northumberland and areas to the south of the Tees. The society encourages involvement with and understanding of the craftsmanship behind the  North East’s lesser traditional buildings, such as cottages and farms, linked with  the daily lives of the ordinary people who lived in them.  They aim to […]

Scottish Underwater Arch

Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology

The Scottish Trust for Underwater Archaeology (registered charity number SCO18418) was formed to promote the research, recording and preservation of Scotland’s underwater heritage. With the help of volunteers and grants, they were in charge of the crannog reconstruction which forms the focal point of the Scottish Crannog Centre at Loch Tay, Perthshire. The Trust carries […]

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