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 1971 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 9th, when Professor Alastair Pike of Southampton University will talk to us about the use of scientific techniques to date palaeolithic cave paintings which has caused a re-think of the dating and sequencing of these images.

Dating Cave Paintings

 Professor Alasdair Pike – Southampton University

Our next meeting will be on Thursday 9th May 2019 at Church Cottage, starting
at 7.30 pm

Finding Church Cottage and more about our lectures.

Registered Charity No: 1000263

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