Tag: South West


Banwell Society of Archaeology

The Banwell Society of Archaeology which was founded in 1958, studies the history and pre-history of the local area around Weston-super-Mare. They meet on the 2nd Friday of each month at Banwell Village Hall, 7.00pm for 7.30pm. They are always happy to welcome new members. Contact Details Web:  http://www.banwellarchaeology.co.uk/ E-mail:    spencermonica9@googlemail.com

East Dorset

East Dorset Antiquarian Society

The East Dorset Antiquarian Society (EDAS) is an amateur society which is actively engaged in all aspects of archaeology and historical research.  In 2013 they celebrated 30 years of community archaeology and currently have around 200 members. Activities include monthly lectures from September to May each year, held on the second Wednesday of each month […]


Avon Valley Archaeological Society (AVAS)

Avon Valley Archaeological Society (AVAS) is an active and friendly society, running vigorously since its foundation in 1974. They  promote interest in, and study of archaeology for all; encompassing surveys, conservation, excavation and compilation of reports.  A meeting place for those with common interests. Membership is drawn from a diverse range of people comprised mainly […]


Bath & Camerton Archaeological Society (BACAS)

The Bath & Camerton Archaeological Society (BACAS) was formed in 1949 by the late Bill Wedlake. Initially called the Camerton Excavation Club the first President was Ethelbert Horne, F.S.A., the Prior of Downside Abbey. His successor was Sir Mortimer Wheeler. The Society has led or been involved in many exploratory and training excavations and has […]


ACE: Archaeology Club of Eggesford

The Archaeology Club of Eggesford is based in Devon where they are committed to investigating and protecting Devon’s Archaeological heritage. ACE is made up of people of all ages who are all devoted to the promotion, use an investigation of all the many different types of archaeology. From surveying, experimental archaeology, field walking, participation in […]

Association for Portland Archaeology

A group committed to researching and protecting the archaeology and heritage environment of the Isle of Portland, Dorset and promoting it through education. Contact details Web: portlandarchaeology.weebly.com

The Christchurch Antiquarians

History, Heritage, Archaeology and Conservation Association. Formed in May 2002. Objectives are to undertake documentary and archaeology research and record the results authoritatively; ensure that local buildings and objects of historical significance are preserved or protected; and take an active part in all matters of an historical or archaeological nature in Christchurch. Having been granted […]

Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society

Programme of lectures and field meetings. 2-3 symposia per year. Publishes an annual journal. Large and comprehensive library of works on the archaeology and history of Somerset. Contact details Web: www.sanhs.org

Plymouth University

Plymouth University with Truro College

This course is delivered by Truro College, this one year programme is equivalent to the final year of a degree course. Students should have already completed a Foundation Degree or HND in a relevant subject. The programme contains extensive fieldwork, museum work and artefact care, providing the opportunity for students to undertake surveys and discover […]

Bristol University Campus

Bristol University, Archaeology and Anthropology Department

The department is home to over 250 students including 90 graduate students. We offer an exciting and innovative range of taught courses, and have a strong community of research students. Archaeology and Anthropology have been studied at the University of Bristol since its foundation in 1876, and a new Department of Archaeology and Anthropology was […]

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