The Friends of the Newport Ship (S.O.S.) is a Registered Charity formed in 2002 to promote knowledge and information about the Newport Mediaeval Ship and to foster an appreciation of the maritime and industrial heritage of South Wales. The Association aims to provide a forum for debate, monitor progress on conservation of the vessel and […]
2 day-schools in conjunction with SW universities and/or County Societies. AGM with lectures & field visit around the SW. Summer visits in SW counties. Publishes Archaeology South-West, a 48pp Bi-Annual journal. Has ER equipment for loan to members.
The NAS is a voluntary organisation formed to further the interests of our nautical heritage. NAS runs a training scheme available to all, in the theory and practice of underwater archaeology and runs projects in UK and overseas.
The Society provides a forum for the exchange of information and research in metallurgical history. HMS covers all aspects of the history of metals and associated materials from prehistory to yesterday. It publishes Historical Metallurgy. It holds two meetings each year, mainly for members and occasional other meetings.
One of the leading schools in Europe for the study of medieval European martial arts. Teaching a full system of armed and unarmed combat directly from an early 15th c combat treatise by Maestro Fiore dei Liberi. We seek to learn these arts as a martial art, using replica equipment. If you want to learn […]
A long term programme to study the Gask Roman land frontier north of Perth, originally built in the 80’s AD, 40 years before Hadrian’s Wall and 60 years before the Antonine Wall.
This new site was opened in 2001. Prehistoric Kerb Cairn to the South of Newbarns Loch, Colvend. The North West, another possible Kerb Cairn with continual occupation to medieval. This site is ongoing and students are taken from July to Beginning of September. This now replaces the Botel Bailey Excavation which closed in June 2001.
Club for 8-16 year olds interested in archaeology. There is an exciting programme of fieldwork and meetings held on the first Saturday of every month. Recent events have included: fieldwalking, excavation, re-enactment, fling knapping, pottery and trips to museums and archaeological sites