Monday, 17 May 2010

Blacknall Field seminar hosted at UCL

The Society and the UCL Institute of Archaeology are launching the report on the Anglo Saxon Cemetery at Blacknall Field, Pewsey, Wiltshire on 30 June 2010 at the Institute of Archaeology in London. Speakers at the seminar include Dr Bruce Eagles, Dr Caroline Stuckert, Dr Nick Stoodley, Dr Tania Dickinson, and Dr Sue Harrington. The event will be followed by a wine reception. Copies of both monographs will be on sale at the event offering 20% discount off the retail price

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Devizes festival Programme - Museum talk "Green Treasures from the magic mountains"

The Devizes Festival website at is now online. We are supporting a lecture by Alison Sheridan, Head of Early Prehistory at National Museums Scotland, on "The green treasures from the magic mountains: the 'life story' of the magnificent Neolithic axehead from Breamore"- for more details see our listing and book from the Festival Box Office.

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Want to be our Librarian and Archivist? Few days left to apply!

There are just a few days left to apply to join us as Librarian and Archivist.

The job description and application form are online, and you can apply by email. You must also send us a signed copy of your application, but this can arrive in the post after the deadline.

Applications must be returned by 5pm on 13 May, and we plan to interview shortlisted candidates on 25 May.

Thursday, 6 May 2010

Researching Stonehenge and Avebury Seminar Programme

The Programme for the Stonehenge and Avebury Seminar being held on 22 May is now available from

The joint research seminar is being organised by the Prehistoric Society and the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society in association with the Avebury Archaeological and Historical Research Group.

We now have approximately 10 tickets left for the event - and you can book your place online.