Category: Local Societies

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 […]

West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

The society aims to promote a historical awareness of the maritime heritage of West Wales. It is engaged in the restoration and sailing of vintage boats and teaching skills associated with them. Documentary research and talks are also conducted, as well as construction of model ships for local museums. Volunteers are needed to help out […]

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Hawick Archaeological Society

Mostly a local history society, the group aims to garner interest in Hawick’s past by commemorating the achievements of its people and supporting the local museum. They also carry out occasional excavation and cleaning up of relevant local sites. A winter series of lectures on local history run from September to March, and  an evening […]

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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 […]

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Ryedale Vernacular Building Materials Research Group

The Ryedale Vernacular Building Materials Research Group was formed in 2002 as a multi-disciplinary research forum to bring together groups, societies, institutions and individuals who have an interest in the vernacular and other buildings of North and East Yorkshire, and in particular the building stones and source quarries. The group aims to: Survey, identify and […]

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Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne

The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne is the oldest provincial antiquarian society in England. Founded in 1813 with just 68 members, its membership is now spread across the globe while its refereed journal, Archaeologia Aeliana, can be found in libraries throughout Europe, the USA and Australia. For nearly two centuries, through its meetings […]

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Whitchurch History and Archaeology Group (WHAG)

WHAG is based in Whitchurch, Shropshire.  The group meets on the second Thursday of each month.  A newsletter is published three times a year. Contact Details Web: www.whitchurch-history.co.uk E-mail: janet77miller@btinternet.com

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