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.
Dig Basing! 2015
We shall be continuing our community archaeology project, digging test pits in gardens in the Basing area, in 2015. For more details visit the Dig Basing! 2015 Page.
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 lecture is on the 14th May when Luke Winter of the Centre for Ancient Technology will bring us up to date on the various experimental archaeology projects at the ATC. For many this will be a pre-cursor to a society trip to the ATC on the 16th May.
Rebuilding The Past
Luke Winter – Centre for Ancient Technology
Our next meeting will be on Thursday 14th May 2015 at Church Cottage, starting at 7.30 pm
Registered Charity No: 1000263