North East

North East

DigVentures East Yorkshire Digger

Romans of East Yorkshire

Two thousand years ago, the Romans marched north and established a centre at York. But while archaeologists have found many later Roman settlements from the 3rd and 4th centuries AD, only a handful of sites inhabited by the earliest Roman settlers in the region have ever been found… until now. In 2015, three metal detecting friends uncovered […]

DigVentures Lindisfarne Trio

Lindisfarne 2019

Sitting on a small tidal island opposite the famous Bamburgh Castle, King Oswald chose Lindisfarne as the place to establish a monastery in AD 635. But it was no ordinary monastery: it quickly grew to become the golden heart of the Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria. Made famous by chroniclers like Bede and Alcuin (and more […]

Bamburgh Castle Dig

Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Research Project has been excavating at Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland, UK since 1996. In its heyday Bamburgh was the principal Palace-fortress of the early medieval Kings of Northumbria a role for which it has become increasingly famous in recent years through Bernard Cornwell’s Uhtred books and TV series. The excavations are set within the castle […]

Traditional Architecture Group

Traditional Architecture Group

TAG is an affiliate of the national Vernacular Architecture group and has links with the North East Vernacular Architecture Group. They record urban and rural buildings, especially those at risk, and research their history, focussing on the ‘vernacular’ buildings of Northumberland, Durham, and Tyne & Wear. Reports on buildings the group has studied are published […]

North East Vernacular Architecture Group

Founded in 1991, NEVAG operates within Country Durham, Northumberland and areas to the south of the Tees. The society encourages involvement with and understanding of the craftsmanship behind the  North East’s lesser traditional buildings, such as cottages and farms, linked with  the daily lives of the ordinary people who lived in them.  They aim to […]

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Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne

The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne is the oldest provincial antiquarian society in England. Founded in 1813 with just 68 members, its membership is now spread across the globe while its refereed journal, Archaeologia Aeliana, can be found in libraries throughout Europe, the USA and Australia. For nearly two centuries, through its meetings […]

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Lanchester Local History Society

The Society of approximately 40 members, meets on the first Friday of each month, except for January and August. Meetings are held in the Community Centre beginning at 7.30 pm usually finishing by approximately 9.00 pm. Talks are given by well known speakers on a variety of wide ranging historical topics, usually of Northern origin […]

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Association of Northumberland Local History Societies (ANLHS)

The Association was originally founded in 1966 as the Northumberland Local History Society with the remit of drawing together groups and individuals interested in the history of the historic county of Northumberland and encouraging and supporting the formation of local history societies in the county. It provided a publication to record items of local historical […]

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Border Archaeological Society

Active fieldwork survey programme & geophysics. Major joint project with local history society researching medieval Berwick. Monthly guest lectures. Well resourced by recent lottery grant.   Contact details Web: www.border-archaeological-society.co.uk

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Newcastle University, School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Archaeology is part of the School of Historical Studies along with Classics and History, situated in the heart of the bustling city of Newcastle. They offer Degrees in Archaeology, Bioarchaeological Science, and Ancient History and Archaeology, as well as postgraduate study.

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