National Organisations

Heritage Link

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.

Archaeological Illustrators and Surveyors, Association of

The association aims to advance the professional standards of archaeological illustrators and surveyors, improve standards and provide a forum for exchange of information and ideas. Publishes regular newsletters and an annual journal, plus specialist technical papers on aspects of illustration and surveying. Holds an annual conference.

Roman Pottery, Study Group for

Pottery is an invaluable source of evidence for life in the Roman period. This group is interested in all aspects of Roman-period pottery in Britain and beyond. It promotes research by providing a forum for debate and exchange of information. The group organises regional meetings and an annual conference, publishes guidelines, regular newsletters and the […]

Relief Patterned Tile Research Group

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 […]

Medieval Settlement Research Group

Organises a Spring Conference and publishes an Annual Report. Has published Medieval Rural Settlements – A Policy on their Research, Survey, Conservation and Excavation. The Group recently oversaw a landscape research project (2000-5) in the Whittlewood area on the Bucks/Northants border to follow those at Wharram Percy, Raunds and Shapwick – see the website at […]

Environmental Archaeology, Association for

The AEA is an international association for those interested or actively working in the field of environmental archaeology. Each year, members receive two issues of our journal, Environmental Archaeology, The Journal of Human Palaeocology and four newsletters updating them on recent publications, forthcoming conferences and job opportunities. The Association also holds an annual conference and […]

Church Monuments Society

Excursions to churches and other places of interest. Publishes the journal ‘Church Monuments’ annually and a newsletter twice a year. Biennial symposium. Study Days

Bead Society of Great Britain

Open to all those with an interest in beads, their manufacture, materials and applications. Holds five meetings a year and publishes a newsletter five times a year. Send SAE for membership form.