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Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project

SHARP (the Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project) is a long-term, independently-run archaeological project with the primary objective of investigating the entire range of human settlement and land use in the north-west Norfolk parish of Sedgeford. Established in 1996, SHARP is one of the largest independent archaeological projects in Britain and is firmly rooted in […]

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Fordham Hall Phase II

Colchester Archaeological Group and Fordham History Society, with permission from The Woodland Trust are carrying out ongoing excavations on a Roman Site at Fordham Hall, Essex. Geophysics, field-walking, trial trenching and finds from Phase I in 2015 all suggested significant Roman activity on the site. Phase II excavations, begun in 2016, involve open area excavation […]

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Cambridge Archaeology Learning Foundation (CALF)

Cambridge Archaeology Learning Foundation (CALF) is being offered by Access Cambridge Archaeology, part of the University of Cambridge. CALF sessions use many different subject skills, to introduce archaeology and the evidence we use to understand the past. Sessions cover a wide range of time periods from the stone age, to the present day, and can […]

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How did Christianity come to England?

The official story as recorded in Bede is that the Pope sent Saint Augustine to England in 597 to convert the pagans. However I went to a very interesting lecture at the Hendon and District Archaeological Society when Chris Scull put forward a very subversive alternative scenario. Chris is leading the team who are writing […]

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Bedford Architectural, Archaeological & Local History Society

Bedford Architectural, Archaeological & Local History Society’s foundation can be traced back to November 1888 when the Bedford Amateur Natural History Society came into being. Over the years there have been several name changes, the latest being in 2008 after the merger with the Bedford Society (founded 1966). The Society is a Registered Charity. They are […]

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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 […]

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Norfolk Historic Buildings Group

The society, active since 2000, collects and records information on Norfolk’s historic buildings for those with an appreciation of the area’s rich heritage. NHBG organises a series of winter talks which are open to the public  and summer visits and activities for  group members. They also run a wide range of activities including courses on […]

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Grantham Archaeology Group

A small but dedicated group of amateur archaeologists directed by David Hibbitt, who undertake archaeological research in and around the Grantham area. They run projects throughout the year on various sites in the area and further afield. Activities include fieldwalking, surveying and occasional excavation. Geophysical surveys are also undertaken for themselves and for other groups. […]

Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological & Historical Society

A society for anyone interested in the rich history of the Leighton Buzzard area, LBDAHS was formed in 2006 from the two local research groups  Leighton Buzzard & District Archaeological Society and Leighton Linslade Local History Research Group. Today, the society holds meetings, provides speakers, carries out excavations and encourages members of all ages to […]

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Norfolk & Norwich Archaeological Society

Throughout it’s history the Society has attracted people who are interested in the archaeology and history of Norfolk. Their membership includes amateur and professional archaeologists, but the vast majority of members are simply those who are fascinated by the history, archaeology, buildings and ancient sites in the area in which they live. You will be […]

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