Category: Local Societies

tonbridge history

Tonbridge Historical Society

The Society was founded in 1960 to provide a focus for local people with historical interests. Unlike some similar societies it is concerned with national history and with archaeology, as well as with the history of Kent and the local area. A programme of lectures by invited speakers runs through the winter months. Meetings take […]


The Moray Society (Elgin Museum)

The history of The Moray Society is essentially that of Elgin Museum. The original name was the Elgin Scientific Society, which soon after became the Elgin Literary and Scientific Society and for some 40 years in the mid-twentieth century, the Elgin Society.   The primary function of The Moray Society is to safeguard the Museum, […]


Ingleborough Archaeology Group

Ingleborough Archaeology Group (IAG) is based in Ingleton in the Yorkshire Dales and has as its core area of operations the Ingleborough massif and the surrounding valleys of Kingsdale, Chapel le Dale and Ribblesdale. The Group was founded in 1996 under the direction of Alan King, one of the most active archaeologists in the Yorkshire […]


Navan Research Group

The Navan Research Group (NRG) was formed in the spring of 1986, when quarrying threatened to destroy the archaeological remains of Navan Fort (Emain Macha), Ulster’s ancient capital. The campaign that focussed attention on the imminent threat to the site aroused massive public interest at the time. The various members of the NRG, drawn from […]


Appleby Archaeology Group

Appleby Archaeology is focused on practical, field archaeology. Most of the Group’s activities take place in the Appleby area but our interests range across the whole of Cumbria. Members receive four Newsletters a year and are entitled to attend both the winter lecture programme and summer events free of charge. Contact Details Web: Post: […]


Wilmslow Historical Society

The Wilmslow Historical Society was founded in 1969. Its aims are to further the study of local history in Wilmslow and beyond and pass on knowledge to the local community. Annual subscription is £10. Visitors contribute £3. Contact Details Web: Facebook:  


Kent Underground Research Group

The members are a unique mixture of the practical and academic. On the active side they explore and survey underground features for which they have the necessary skills and equipment. Some projects call for technical expertise in the use of pumps, winches, timbering, etc. Safety is a very big feature in the Group’s activities and […]


Kingston Upon Thames Archaeological Society

If you are a Time Team fan or want to know more about the lives of those who inhabited your world centuries before you, then you would enjoy being a member of Kingston upon Thames Archaeological Society. Every month expert speakers share their knowledge and interpretation of the fragments and clues left behind by our […]


Coventry & District Archaeological Society (CADAS)

CADAS was formed in 1965. The impetus for its formation was a series of classes entitled “Archaeology for Everyone”, held in Coventry by the Birmingham University Extramural Department. Such was the initial enthusiasm for the subject that two courses had to be run each week and even those were oversubscribed. With so many like-minded people […]


Chester Archaeological Society

They exist to promote understanding and appreciation of archaeology, history and architecture in the historic county of Cheshire plus neighbouring areas and of these subjects generally. Their activities include monthly lectures from the Autumn to the Spring, Summer excursions on demand, undertaking or encouraging relevant research, campaigning on local heritage issues, publication of an annual […]