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Heritage Writtle dig

Heritage Writtle

Heritage Writtle are a small enthusiastic community group based in the historic Village of Writtle in Essex. There are some 30 members, from a wide range of disciplines, all of whom have an interest in archaeology and local history. The group was formed in 2004, as a result of finding some Roman remains and road […]

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Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society

Programme of monthly lectures held September to April at Tixall Village Hall. Publishes a journal. Contact details Web: www.staffsia.org.uk Email: tixandrews@hotmail.co.uk Tel: 01785 246101 Address: Jim Andrews, 2 The Hanyards, Tixall, Stafford ST18 0XY

Welsh Mines Society

For the study of the history, archaeology etc of welsh mining. Two weekend field trips annually. Newsletter and lectures. Contact Details Web: www.welshmines.org

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Bury Archaeological Group

Established in 1953, this local group co-operates with the Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit to carry out documentary research, geophysical survey and fieldwalking. Small scale excavations have been under way at the site of Gristlehurst Hall since 2003, to which volunteers are warmly welcomed. Their current dig takes place at Lowes Tenement, close to Park Farm […]

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Bexley Archaeological Group

First established in 1979 by a handful of keen archaeology students, Bexley Archaeological Group has since grown and now provides an ongoing programme of field trips, research, projects & lectures. It provides an adult education course on the archaeology of the Bexley area and publishes a quarterly newsletter. They run a Young Archaeologists’ Club and […]

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Brighton & Hove Archaeological Society

Programme of winter lectures and also finds processing and report writing during the winter. Occasional walks and coach tours to archaeological sites. Weekend excavations from March to November, field walking and resistivity surveying by amateur members. Visit www.brightonarch.org.uk for more information.

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Enfield Archaeological Society

Programme of monthly lectures. Publishes newsletter. Carries out fieldwork, including excavations (limited places; contact society for details). Post excavation and watching briefs on and around Romano-British settlement in Bush Hill Park continue. Ongoing programmes of site management linked targeted evaluation excavations at Elsyng Tudor Palace and Grade I listed Forty Hall. Other fieldwork panned. Work […]

Lancashire Archaeological Society

Lancashire Archaeological Society provides an annual programme of seven regular lecture meetings and talks through the winter months and three or four guided walks, outings or visits during summer. Members’ interests are diverse and range from professional and academic to dilettante and recreational. Once a year the AGM and Members’ Meeting provides an opportunity for […]

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Glasgow Archaeological Society

Since 1856, the Glasgow Archaeological Society has been fostering public awareness of the importance of archaeology in increasing our understanding of the past through its programme of lectures, publications, field visits and other activities. During the winter months the society organises a series of monthly lectures by speakers from Britain and abroad. These illustrated lectures […]


Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology

Gloucestershire Society for Industrial Archaeology (GSIA)  was formed in 1964 to study and record the history and physical remains of Gloucestershire industries. Society activities include lectures, walks and visits, fieldwork, an Annual Journal and regular news sheets. Contact Details Web: www.gsia.org.uk E-mail: secretary@gsia.org.uk

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