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Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society

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  1. Monthly lectures by professional archaeologists, with occasional members lectures in summer. We also undertake field walking, have trips to sites of interest, and hold social events.

    We normally meet the 1st Friday of every month but August in the Heritage Centre, University of Huddersfield at 7.45pm. Information is given in the Examiner Whats On2.

    Non members welcome - admission charge £2.50.
    Membership is open to all. There is a lower charge for the unwaged. Application forms from

    There is also a Young Archeologists Club - see our website for further details.


Huddersfield and District Archaeological Society

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  1. 27 February 2023

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  1. University Of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH
    1. All key services are accessible. Wheelchair access
    2. Either, there are specially marked parking spaces for disabled people, or disabled people can park within 50 metres of an accessible entrance. Disabled parking
    3. There is a toilet which can be accessed by people with disabilities including wheelchair users. This means that it complies with the standards set out in Part M of the Building Regulations,'Access to and use of buildings. Fully accessible toilet
    4. There is a loop system. Please contact the venue if you need further information. Loop system


  1. We were formed in 1956. We celebrated our Golden Jubilee with a special exhibition in the Tolson Museum and a special excavation at Slack Roman Fort.

    We now have a having a Founders' lecture to honour the members who founded the society The first lecturer was Andrew Selkirk, Editor in Chief of Current Archaeology and this season 2014/5 Professor Emeritus Martin Carver will be talking about Sutton Hoo in April 2015.

    We won the Mike Aston Presentation Award at the Brit Arch Awards in 2004.


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