Inland Waterways Protection Society

Restoration of late c18/early c19 inland canal/waterway port of Bugsworth Basin, nr Whaley Bridge. Assistance always welcome with surveying and recording, occasional excavation work. canal/tramway interchange.

Hillfort Study Group

Membership is intended for people currently active in hillfort related research. The group organises an annual 3-4 day field trip in the spring and a one day series of lectures in November.

British Archaeological Association

Society to promote the study of archaeology, art and architecture and the preservation of national antiquities. The Association holds an annual conference at a centre of established importance in the medieval period, usually in the British Isles and occasionally in mainland Europe, collating the results of recent research on major cathedrals, minsters and abbeys and […]

Association for the History of Glass Ltd

British branch of l’Association Internationale pour l’Histoire du Verre. One-day and weekend meetings. Publishes newsletter ‘Glass News’ twice a year.

Society for Church Archaeology

Formed to promote the study and conservation of places of worship for all faiths and denominations. High standards of research are encouraged through its journal Church Archaeology & the annual conference exploring the application of archaeological & art historical expertise to the protection of the buildings, material culture and burial grounds.. Contributes to development of […]

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

British Numismatic Society

The society encourages the study of the coinages of the British Isles and present and former overseas territories, including the USA from the introduction of coinage into Britain. It also concerns itself with medals and tokens etc. and bank notes.

Medieval Dress and Textile Society

Holds 3 conferences per annum, generally at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and prints 3 newsletters. Next conferences: March 24th 2001(Medieval Knitting before 1600), May 19th 2001(Textiles for Marriage and associated Festivities), October 20th 2001(10th anniversary celebration), March 16th 2002 (Pattern in Dress and Textiles), July 12th and 13th 2002 (Medieval Dyestuffs and Dyeing, with […]