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Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts

The Friends of Castleshaw Roman Forts is a group set up to help look after the Roman forts of the Castleshaw area and to get people involved in the various initiatives and events which have come out of the Castleshaw Working Party’s Conservation Management Plan. In 1958, the importance of Castleshaw as an upland national […]

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South Pennines History Group

The South Pennine History Group was formed  in 2010 out of the common interests of three local history groups in the South Pennines: Hebden Bridge Local History Society, Marsden History Group, and Saddleworth Historical Society. The Group  works in partnership to research, record and promote all aspects of the history and heritage of the South […]

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Cambrian Archaeological Association

The Association was founded in 1846 in order to ‘examine, preserve and illustrate the ancient monuments and remains of the history, language, manners, customs, arts and industries of Wales and the Marches and to educate the public in such matters.’ Since its establishment, the society has published the journal Archaeologia Cambrensis,  a collection of important […]

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Shaftesbury & District Historical Society

Shaftesbury & District Historical Society owns and manages the  Gold Hill Museum, Shaftesbury’s  local history museum. This houses a collection exploring everything from  Roman archaeology to the area’s agricultural and market heritage, local traditions, domestic life, cottage industries and  Saxon roots. Annual membership subscriptions help support the Gold Hill Museum, and  is a wonderful way […]

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Pictish Arts Society

 The Picts were the true ancestors of the Scottish nation, known to have lived in Scotland in the first millennium AD. It is also known that their territory was taken over by the Scots in the 9th century, but very little else is definite. What has mainly survived is the great heritage of their carved […]

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Great Yarmouth Local History & Archaeological Society

The Society was formed in 1888, and is a charitable organisation whose aim is to promote the Local History and Archaeology of the district and to secure the preservation of historic buildings. They run a monthly programme of interesting and varied talks, meetings and films which explore a range of topics from witchcraft and magic […]

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 […]

Larne Archaeological Society

The society was founded in 1998 to research, record and protect the ancient past of the Larne area in Northern Ireland.  A local Iron Age Hillfort and early Christian Rath  have been given SMR numbers thanks to  work carried out over the past years. Research on four other possible new sites,  which may or may […]

Mellor Archaeological Trust

Mellor Archaeological Trust

Based in Greater Manchester, the Trust was founded in 2000 after  the discovery in 1998 of an Iron Age ditch in the garden of The Old Vicarage next to Mellor Church.   Excavations continued until 2009 and have been described as the largest for a generation of a hillfort in North West England. The project […]

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Oxfordshire Architectural & Historical Society

The society, which has been in operation for almost 200 years, is still active in investigating Oxfordshire’s past. They hold fortnightly speaker meetings in winter and excursions in Summer, to which non-members are welcome. All but the five latest issues of  Oxoniensia, the Oxfordshire county journal, are  now available for free online. Contact Details Website: […]

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