AASDN (Arch and Arch)
The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland was founded in 1861 and has, since that time, pursued an active programme of lectures, field trips and publication. Based in Durham, but with interests throughout the region, it aims to provide an opportunity for all those interested in archaeology and architectural history to find out more, visit places of interest and experience hands on activities.
Portable Antiquities Scheme
The Portable Antiquities Scheme's database holds records of archaeological finds discovered by members of the public. These are found while carrying out a wide range of activities including metal-detecting.
The Finds Research Group
The Finds Research Group (FRG) provides a means by which specialists, finds workers, museum professionals and other interested persons can communicate and discuss topics relevant to the subject of finds identification and interpretation.
Living on the Hills Exhibition, Museum of Archaeology, Durham University
Unearth the stories of how people have lived and worked in Durham for over 10,000 years and find out how Durham grew to be the city it is today.
Durham University Archaeology
Durham Archaeology's research, teaching and reputation are world-class: they are regularly ranked one of the top two Archaeology departments in the UK.
Nautical Archaeology Society
The Nautical Archaeology Society's mission is to research, record and protect our threatened underwater and coastal heritage for the benefit of everyone.
Durham City Freemen History Group
The initial focus for this group is to engage in a project with the Department of Archaeology, Durham University, that researches artefacts discovered and recovered from the bed of the River Wear, with the aim of producing a booklet that will shed more light on the Guilds and the life and work of the Freemen of Durham City.