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This is the homepage of the North Hertfordshire Archaeological Society. Here you will find details of our lecture programme, our excursions and fieldwork opportunities.

North Hertfordshire Archaeological Society was established in 1960 and has undertaken a wide range of research into the archaeology and heritage of the district since then. It has a regular lecture programme, occasional visits and guided walks, and is involved in local fieldwork, including survey and excavation.

Excavating at the site of the discovery of the temple treasure of the goddess Senuna in 2006

Excavating at the site of the discovery of the temple treasure of the goddess Senuna in 2006

Today, most archaeological fieldwork is carried out by professional organisations as part of the local authority planning system, but the Society still thrives. It provides lectures, visits and social events as well as published information and has a healthy membership still drawn from people in the North Hertfordshire and South Bedfordshire districts with a keen interest in the past.

Members are able to keep in touch with discoveries and developments in archaeology and many lectures and courses are provided to help with a greater understanding of our special local landscape.

  • Tours of North Hertfordshire Museum From: Ros Allwood <Ros.Allwood@north-herts.gov.uk> To: undisclosed-recipients:; Sent: Tue, 1 Aug 2017 14:03 Subject: Tours of North Hertfordshire Museum North Hertfordshire Museum ‘Behind the Scenes’ Museum Tours Part of the new North Hertfordshire Museum is almost complete, so we are now giving free ‘Behind the Scenes’ tours of the two main galleries, ‘Discovering North Herts.’ and ‘Living in North Herts.’. The tours ...
  • NHAS News Our chairman, Diane Burleigh’s, piece about the continuing delays to the opening of the new North Hertfordshire Museum in Hitchin, published in the “Speaker’s Corner” section of the Comet newspaper. See attached file.
  • NHAS News & Events From: Gil Burleigh Sent: Saturday, May 6, 2017 11:12 AM To: dianeburleigh Cc: grb Subject: NHAS News & Events Wednesday 28th June: Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews, newly-appointed North Herts Museum Curator, will give a talk on ‘Bygrave Past – the Archaeology of Bygrave parish’, at St. Margaret of Antioch parish church, Bygrave, off Ashwell Road, near Baldock, 7.30 for 8 pm. Entrance ...
  • Herts at War Event – Tuesday 30th May 2017 Details of an event tomorrow at the new North Hertfordshire Museum, Hitchin Town Hall, Brand St. From: Jonty Wild Sent: Friday, May 26, 2017 9:31 PM To: Jonty Wild Subject: FW: Herts at War Event – Tuesday 30th May 2017 Jonty Wild Herts At War Project: Roll of Honour Research Coordinator jontywild www.hertsatwar.co.uk From: Jonty Wild Sent: 25 May 2017 11:31 Subject: Herts at War Event ...
  • NHAS News & Events Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May: Test Pit in Ashwell. Sarah Talks has emailed seeking volunteers to help dig a test pit in the meadow between the church and mill (details attached). Tuesday 16th May: Annual General Meeting. Our Field Officer will give a short preview of some of the revelations soon to be published in ...