Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire


As Jewry Wall has closed meetings are now held at Leicester University, George Davies Building, Centre for Medicine, Lancaster Road/University Road. Admission to meetings is free for members, non-members can attend free as their first visit and then decide if they would like to join the Society. Please contact us if you would like to attend or just turn up and make yourself known to a member of the committee, occasional attendance without membership is also welcome. Regular talks and meetings are also held by local groups, currently Hinckley Archaeological Society and Melton Fieldworkers have a talks programme and other groups meet regularly to plan and review finds etc, please see the Local Groups webpage for more details.

Forthcoming Meetings 2019/20

19th June 2019 – Tour of the Oakham Castle excavation

Meet outside the Great Hall of Oakham Castle at 2pm. No need to book

20th June 2019 – AGM & lecture – Anglo-Saxon female burials

A talk by Prof Helena Hamerow

1st July 2019 – Tour of the Bradgate Park excavation

Meet outside Bradgate House at 11am

19th September 2019 – The Nottingham Caves

A talk by Julia Walker

21st November 2019 – “Ötzi” the Iceman

A talk by Prof. Klaus Oeggl

16th January 2020 – Stibbe excavation in Leicester

A talk by Dr Gavin Speed

19th March 2020 – the Roman town at Irchester, Northants

A talk by Ian Meadows

21st May 2020 – The Staffordshire Hoard and Helmet

A talk by Chris Fern

18th June 2020 – AGM & lecture – T he excavations at Oakham Castle

A talk by Mathew Morris

17th September 2020 – 50 years of Leicestershire Archaeology

A talk by Peter Liddle

19th November 2020 – Archaeology in a colonial maritime landscape: Roman and Byzantine Akrotiri, Cyprus

A talk by Prof. Simon James