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Society of Antiquaries

Newcastle upon Tyne

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Our latest news bulletin is issue 73, dated June 2022.

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                                     Summer Outing

20 Aug, Healey, Minsteracres and Blanchland. Now on a car-share basis, rather than coach. Follow this link to book a place. Closing date for bookings 12 August.

                        Monthly Meeting 31 August

31 Aug, 6.00, Monthly Lecture, William Blackett and Commonwealth Newcastle, Greg Finch (please note change of title). Lecture Theatre 2, Herschel Building, Newcastle University. The flyer, including Zoom details, is on the members’ section in the website.

                            September Conference

9-10 Sept, Archaeologia Aeliana Bicentenary Conference, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University. Open to all. Follow this link for the conference programme and booking details; £5.


A Full Programme of Talks, Visits, Social Events

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We are a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (registration number, 1188638) Click here for our entry on the Charity Commission website. The Society operated for many years as an incorporated association with charitable status (registration number 230888) with the same name and the same charitable objects. Click here for the Charity Commission entry for the pre-2021 body.

We publish a learned journal, Archaeologia Aeliana, each year, and a News Bulletin twice a year. Small Research Grants are available for original research by members.

We are partners in the management of Newcastle Castle, and are signatories to the North East Statement Against Racism.

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Our Library at the Great North Museum is open10am to 2pm, Monday to Thursday.

David Heslop, President

In the future, don’t forget your past