Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society

The County Archaeological Society for Norfolk since 1846


The NNAS exists to encourage interest in Norfolk’s rich heritage, and to work for its protection.

We do this through a range of activities

  • supporting life-long learning of history and archaeology
  • providing grants for academic and community-led archaeology and history projects
  • advocating for better access, understanding and care of Norfolk’s historic archives, buildings, objects and sites
Become a member!

You will be joining a community of people who all want to learn more about Norfolk’s past. Click here.


Other benefits:
  • A programme of monthly lectures during the autumn and winter
  • In the summer we organise excursions to a variety of sites in Norfolk and further afield
  • Norfolk Archaeology, the leading academic journal for the archaeology and history of Norfolk, is published annually and sent free of charge to full members
  • Newsletter, sent twice a year to all members, includes news of forthcoming events, lectures and talks, as well as articles on local and national heritage matters
  • The Society’s Library is an invaluable resource for the history of the County

Join us!

Membership of the Society gives you full access to our events, publications and activities, and you will be helping us to fulfill our aims of studying, protecting and enjoying the archaeology of Norfolk.


We are hiring!

Freelance Administrator – Homebased Core contract of 7.5h per week, with further hours by arrangement. £13ph The Society is seeking to appoint a part-time Administrator, working from home on a...

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The Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society shares with the whole country, and especially with the 600 UK charities personally supported by Her Majesty, our deep sadness at the death of our...

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Advance Notice of AGM

Advance Notice: The Society's AGM has been delayed and will now take place in December, preceding the lecture. Papers will be published here in November.

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Summer Activities Programme

We finally have a Summer Activities Programme! After missing two summers of excursions, we are starting slowly -  we have focussed on local excavations and members' specialisms, and all of this...

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Dr Neil Faulkner

We are sad to share news of the untimely death from a rare and aggressive lymphoma of Dr Neil Faulkner FSA, Founder-Director of SHARP, on Feb 4th, at the age of 64. Neil will be very much missed in...

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