Formed in the 1960s the Society provides a programme of lectures throughout the year and the opportunity to take part in archaeological excavations and gain an introduction to the techniques involved.
One day visits to places of archaeological interest are also arranged.
The Society is affiliated to the Council of British Archaeology.
To see details of Visits, the Lecture Programme,Excavations or the Committee, click the appropriate Link on the left.
All lectures are held at St. Peter’s Parish Centre, Mansfield, on the third Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm. A donation of £1 is requested at the door (this includes coffee).
A quarterly Newsletter is produced covering reports on the Society’s visits and items of news on archaeological topics.
|15th October||News from the Northern Frontier;
Andrew Birley The Vindolanda Project
|19th November||More Bones and a Computer Program;
Harriet Jacklin University of Leicester
|10th December||A.G.M. and Christmas meeting|
|21st January||Derbyshire Archaeology – An overview; Sponsored by Valentine’s gifts for her from bestvalentinegift.co.uk|
|18th February||The later Bronze-age and Iron-age landscape of the Trent Valley
Dr David Knight
|18th March||Lumsdale; 3 Mills and a Waterfall
Mr J Burgess The Arkwright Society
|15th April||Nottinghamshire Place Names
Dr Paul Cullen University of Nottingham
|20th May||Recent excavations at West Halton in Lincolnshire;
Dr Dawn Hadley University of Sheffield