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 […]
Category: National Organisations
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: […]
Continuing research into relief-patterned tile in Roman Britain including production of updates of corpus published in 1997 (Journal of Roman Pottery Studies Volume 7). The Group is always very pleased to identify examples and produce a report for publication. It is hoped to start work on a supplement to the corpus in the near future […]
Research into all aspects of early metallurgy. Research includes, field survey, excavation, analysis of ores, metals and slags. Includes experimental investigations.
The Society has just launched a wide-ranging website covering many aspects of monumental brasses and incised slabs of all dates in all countries and an extensive bibliography and picture library
2-3 meetings per year on finds-related subjects. Publishes data sheets on finds subjects.
Excursions to churches and other places of interest. Publishes the journal ‘Church Monuments’ annually and a newsletter twice a year. Biennial symposium. Study Days
An international organisation set up to create international links between all those interested in historic parks and gardens, to foster understanding and appreciation and to facilitate exchange of information. Twice a year publishes the colourful magazine ‘Historic Gardens Review’ as well as newsletters. Awards prizes of ?2,500 for garden restoration.
Independent charity aimed at the preservation of the historic environment, promoting education and training in British archaeology. Dependent on subscriptions and donations. We publish RESCUE NEWS 3 times a year and a publications list is available on request.
Heritage Link was set up in 2002 by national heritage groups to promote the central role of the voluntary movement in the sector and to make their voice heard collectively and coherently.