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: […]

Wetland Archaeological Research Project (WARP)

WARP promotes research and practice in Wetland Archaeology world-wide. It has co-organised recent conferences in Exeter, Dublin, Florida and Washington State. The September 2005 conference, organised with SWAP (Scottish Wetland Archaeology Research Project) will be in Edinburgh – see www.scottish-wetlands.org/ for details. WARP publishes the Journal of Wetland Archaeology, with JWA4 and JWA5 due in […]

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 […]

Aerial Archaeology Research Group

Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information between all those actively involved in aerial photography, remote sensing, photo interpretation and field archaeology. Membership from the UK and 21 other countries. Annual conference, and twice yearly journal. Web site is kept up to date with news, events, plus contents lists from back issues […]

Tools and Trades History Society

The society was founded to further the knowledge and understanding of hand-tools and the trades and people that used them. Awards and grants scheme available for related work. Three formal 1 day meetings and a weekend conference each year, plus many informal local group meetings.

National Archaeology Week

The aim of this annual event is for young people and their families to be encouraged to visit sites of archaeological/historical interest or museums/heritage and resource centres, to see archaeology in action and take part in activities on-site. Activities typically include: site tours, excavations, artefact handling, surveying, coin striking, themed food, Roman games, object identification, […]

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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