What Next?

So what is next?

You have enjoyed the course but are unsure of what you can do to continue your interest in archaeology. This page  provides links to local & national archaeology groups, events and places to visit. Don’t forget to add a blog if you have enjoyed something you have done outside of the classroom.

Local projects

Exploring Tinsley Manor also Volunteering opportunities

Sheffield Community Heritage Forum

Sheffield Castle

ELMET Archaeology  – courses and public archaeology activities

INTRODUCTION to ARCHAEOLOGY spring poster(1)-1

http://sheffieldtimewalk.wordpress.com/ – site about interesting buildings in Sheffield also http://www.thetimetravellers.org.uk/

http://wincobankhill.btck.co.uk/ – Wincobank

http://www.wincobankchapel.btck.co.uk/ – Wincobank Chapel

WEA publications

Several WEA groups have published work they have produced – perhaps you would like to submit something about the work you have done on the course.


General Listings

Oxbow books – Interview with Mick Aston

CBA list of local event

What’s On in Yorkshire – Council for British Archaeology Website

Fieldwork in Yorkshire- Council for British Archaeology website ( Remember there may be a cost attached to some activities so remember to check with the people running the activities)

Past Horizons – List of all fieldwork in the Uk and beyond – there may be a charge involved please check with the local organiser before booking.

What is on at Sheffield Manor – events at Sheffield Manor Farm and Lodge.

http://communityheritage.group.shef.ac.uk/ Events run by the University of Sheffield to help with your community projects.

http://www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/projects/fin-cop-hillfort – details of excavations of Fin Cop hillfort in Derbyshire. Also details of other projects Archaeological Research Services have been involved in.

http://www.archaeologicalresearchservices.com/projects/sheffield-castle – Details of Sheffield Castle project

Local and National Societies

ARTEMUS – Peak district Society

Bingley and District Local History Society

Doncaster Archaeological and Historical Society

East Riding Archaeological Society

Halifax Antiquarian Society

Heben Bridge Local History Society

Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society

Heeley History Workshop

Ingleborough Archaeology Group

Judy Woods Bradford

(For Lincolnshire see Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology)

Northallerton and District Local History Society

Pontefract and District Archaeology Society

Richmond Archaeology Society

Ripon Local Studies Centre

Saddleworth Historical Society

Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society

Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology

SouthYorkshire Industrial History Society

South Pennine Archaeology Network

The Hunter Archaeology Society (Sheffield)

Upper Wharfdale Heritage Group

West Yorkshire Archaeology Groups

Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group

Leeds Archaeological Fieldwork Society  LAFS Membership, 52 Poole Cresent, Crossgate, Leeds LS13 7NB. Alexlbyers@aol.com

Yorkshire Archaeology Society www.yas.org.uk


The Prehistoric Society

Association for Roman Archaeology 

Anglo-Saxon Archaeology blog (not really a society but lots of updates about this period)

Society for Medieval Archaeology

Society for Post Medieval Archaeology

Association for Industrial Archaeology

Places to go (this is not a complete list of everything in the region. If you find a site you think we should add let us know. Remember there may be a charge to visit some of the places listed)

English Heritage

National Trust

Yorkshire Heritage Sites

South Yorkshire

Barnsley Museums

Clifton Park Museum Rotherham

Doncaster Museum

Aeroventure Museum Doncaster

Markham Grange Steam Museum

Old Moor

Rotherham Heritage Sites

Sheffield Museums

North Lincolnshire

Grimsby Museums

Scunthorpe Museums (also Normanby Hall)


Hull Museums

West Yorkshire

Leeds Museums

Bradford Museums

Watershed Landscape Project

Visitors guide to Archaeological Sites in West Yorkshire

East Yorkshire

York Museums

York Archaeological Trust

Do you want to do some of your own research about a particular period?

Want to discover more about objects?

Museum of London Ceramics and Glass Catalogue

British Museum Catalogue online and Collection Database

Known sites within the UK – if you want to find out if there are similar sites around the UK

The Historic Environment Record


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