Bridgwater and District Archaeological Society
At   a   public   meeting   on   14th   January   1963,   attended   by   nine   people,   the Bridgwater   Field   Club   was   launched.   Its   aims   were   to   study   the   history   and archaeology    of    Bridgwater    and    district,    and    to    observe    and    record    all excavations   in   the   area.   In   1964   the   present   name   The   Bridgwater   and District Arhaelogical Society   was adopted. The Society organises a range of activities: Lectures They cover a wide variety of archaeological and local history topics, reflecting the varied interests of our members. The meetings take place on Thursday evenings in the winter months, and are mostly held in the Blake Museum, Bridgwater. Courses We have occasional evening courses on archaeological techniques. Summer Events Visits are arranged to archaeological sites, museums, historic buildings. Occasional long-weekend trips are organised, and in past years we have visited Cornwall, Brittany, Suffolk & North Wales Fieldwork Participation in field-walking, landscape survey and excavations. Annual Dinner This is usually held in July at a restaurant of historical interest. Affiliations The Society is affiliated to the     Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society    Council for British Archaeology The Society is closely associated with the Blake Museum, which displays archaeological material excavated by the Society.
Copyright © Bridgwater & District Archaeological Society 2016
Bridgwater and District Archaeological Society
At   a   public   meeting   on   14th   January   1963,   attended   by   nine   people, the    Bridgwater   Field   Club   was   launched.   Its   aims   were   to   study   the history   and   archaeology   of   Bridgwater   and   district,   and   to   observe and   record   all   excavations   in   the   area.   In   1964   the   present   nam e   The Bridgwater and District Archaelogical Society was adopted. The Society organises a range of activities: Lectures They cover a wide variety of archaeological and local history topics, reflecting the varied interests of our members. The meetings take place on Thursday evenings in the winter months, and are mostly held in the Blake Museum, Bridgwater. Courses We have occasional evening courses on archaeological techniques. Summer Events Visits are arranged to archaeological sites, museums, historic buildings. Occasional long-weekend trips are organised, and in past years we have visited Cornwall, Brittany, Suffolk & North Wales Fieldwork Participation in field-walking, landscape survey and excavations. Annual Dinner This is usually held in July at a restaurant of historical interest. Affiliations The Society is affiliated to the     Somerset Archaeological & Natural History Society    Council for British Archaeology The Society is closely associated with the Blake Museum, which displays archaeological material excavated by the Society.
Copyright © Bridgwater & District Archaeological Society 2015