National Organisations

ALGAO

Association of Local Government Archaeological Officers

A forum representing archaeologists working for local authorities in the UK, the association’s interests embrace every aspect of the historic environment including archaeology, the built environment and historic landscapes. ALGAO works in partnership with Government, English Heritage and other agencies to develop strategic policies and to promote best practice and the highest professional standards. Since […]

NCMD

National Council For Metal Detecting

The National Council for Metal Detecting is a representative body of elected volunteers formed in 1981 to provide a means whereby responsible metal detector users would have a democratic forum to discuss problems affecting the hobby and to provide an authoritative voice to counter ill-informed and frequently misleading criticism of the hobby. Contact Details Web: […]

Pillbox Study Group

International Society engaged in the research and recording of small scale fortifications world wide. Publishes a newsletter. Holds occasional study days. International membership.

Society of Antiquaries of London

Our foremost archaeological society with an excellent library. In its fine premises next door to the Royal Academy, the Society acts as host to many other organisations and conferences, and plays an important role in providing a forum for archaeology and the historic environment.

British Assoc. of Biological Anthropology and Osteoarchaeology

This association aims to draw together all areas of analysis of human remains, and the study of human Bioarchaeology The association is aimed at all individuals, at any level. Membership is warmly welcomed from private individuals as well as those in units, universities, museums, and local societies. The association will be holding its sixth annual […]

British Association for Local History

The national charity which promotes local history and serves local historians. Publishes The Local Historian, a quarterly journal and Local History News, a topical magazine.

Garden History Society

To promote the study of the history of gardening, landscape gardening and horticulture in all its aspects. To promote the protection and conservation of historic parks, gardens & designed landscapes, & to advise on their restoration. To encourage the structure for the creation of new parks, gardens & designed landscapes. Annual programme of site visits, […]

Medieval Dress and Textile Society

Holds 3 conferences per annum, generally at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and prints 3 newsletters. Next conferences: March 24th 2001(Medieval Knitting before 1600), May 19th 2001(Textiles for Marriage and associated Festivities), October 20th 2001(10th anniversary celebration), March 16th 2002 (Pattern in Dress and Textiles), July 12th and 13th 2002 (Medieval Dyestuffs and Dyeing, with […]

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