Please check the HISTORY AND NEWS page for any updates of our current programme displayed below.

Welcome to The Stafford and Mid-Staffs Archaeological Society Website! If you have a love of archaeology, why not come along and join us once a month on Fridays at St Bertelin's Church, Holmcroft Road, Stafford?

President: Dr John Wilcock
Chairman: Mr Richard Hinton
Secretary: Mrs Celia Prescott

Stafford and Mid-Staffs Archaeological Society has a membership of about 50, and meets regularly on Friday evenings once a month 1930 to 2130 from September to April (see below for our current programme dates) at St Bertelin's Church, Holmcroft Road, Stafford (map). You will be very welcome to attend. All members pay an annual subscription and visitors are also welcome at a charge of £2 per meeting. Practical digging on archaeological sites may be available.

An Annual General Meeting is held before the October lecture and the elected committee meets as and when necessary.

There is a Christmas Social Evening. Any ideas for visits, archaeological digs or subjects for lectures are most welcome.

2015/2016 Programme:

Friday 18th September 2015
Kevin Colls
The Isle of Harris Project the archaeology of an unknown island

Friday 16th October 2015
Robert Holgate
The archaeology of Staffordshire from the air
Modern techniques

Friday 20th November 2015
Tim Lynch
Living with DORA: WW1 on the Home Front

Friday 18th December 2015
Dr Emma Tetlow
Evidence of early Mercian settlement at Norton Bridge

Friday 15th January 2016
Nigel Baker
Paddling into the past the archaeological view from the canoe
Modern techniques

Look out for further details in our subsequent programme:
Friday 19th February 2016
Friday 18th March 2016
Friday 15th April 2016

Watch this space for further details of lectures in the 2016/2017 programme beginning in September 2016:

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Version: 08 19 September 2015 updated by John Wilcock