The Basingstoke Archaeological and Historical Society is a charity whose aims are to promote the study and understanding of the Archaeology and History of Basingstoke and its surrounding area.

We were established in 1970 and have been actively involved in Archaeological and Historical research projects within the Basingstoke and North Hampshire area ever since. As well as practical project work, we also organise regular visits and tours to explore places of interest further afield.

Society Lecture Meetings

We hold monthly meetings from September to June each year, and these incorporate a lecture on a archaeological or historical topic.

Our next meeting is on May 11th 2017, Dr Francis Wenban-Smith from the University of Southampton will be talking about the Ebsfleet Elephant butchery site that was discovered by chance when the  new high speed Eurostar line was built.

The Ebsfleet Elephant butchery site and the Acheulian invasion of Britain

Dr Francis Wenban-Smith, University of Southampton


Our next meeting will be on Thursday 11th May 2017 at Church Cottage, starting
at 7.30 pm

Finding Church Cottage and more about our lectures.

Registered Charity No: 1000263

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