Category: Join In

Council for Kentish Archaeology

Co-ordinates 20 local groups in Kent. Holds two annual conferences, two open days and publishes The Kent Archaeological Review – a quarterly journal. Some affiliated groups welcome volunteers in local excavations.   Contact details Web: cka.moon-demon.co.uk

Loughborough Archaeological & Historical Society

Monthly meetings during the winter feature illustrated talks on a wide variety of subjects. Excursions are organised in the summer to places of interest. New members always welcome. Contact details Web: www.loughboroughpastandpresent.org/lahs Email: secretary@loughboroughpastandpresent.org

Islington Archaeology & History Society

The Society organises lectures, walks, visits & outings throughout the year. It also arranges regular archaeological site visits for members, usually in the City. IA&HS also aims to document archaeological findings in the Islington area. Contact details Web: www.islingtonhistory.org.uk

Matterdale Historical and Archaeological Society

Programme of monthly lectures and field trips. Publishes yearbook and Transactions. A full survey of the surrounding area in association with archaeologists from Edinburgh and Glasgow is planned. Possibly some excavation. Contact details Web: matterdalehistoricalsociety.wordpress.com

Association for Portland Archaeology

A group committed to researching and protecting the archaeology and heritage environment of the Isle of Portland, Dorset and promoting it through education. Contact details Web: portlandarchaeology.weebly.com

Essex Historic Buildings Group

Studies and records historic buildings, particularly the medieval timber-framing of Essex. Recently published ‘Historic Buildings in Essex, Issue 11’ Contact details Web: www.ehbg.co.uk Email: ehbg@webplus.net

Somborne & District Society

Programme of monthly talks and visits with a strong emphasis on local history and archaeology. Contact details Web: www.thesombornes.org.uk/village_org_details.php?org_id=15

The Christchurch Antiquarians

History, Heritage, Archaeology and Conservation Association. Formed in May 2002. Objectives are to undertake documentary and archaeology research and record the results authoritatively; ensure that local buildings and objects of historical significance are preserved or protected; and take an active part in all matters of an historical or archaeological nature in Christchurch. Having been granted […]

Tiverton Archaeological Group

Programme of lectures and visits. Carries out research into local history, watching briefs and emergency work. Excavations under professional supervision. Web: projects.exeter.ac.uk/devonclp/Tiverton_archaeology_Group.htm