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.

AGM 2022

The 176th Annual General Meeting of The Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society will take place  on Saturday 10th September 2022, 1.30PM at Norwich Castle Museum, or by Zoom. All members are invited to attend.

Your meeting papers can be downloaded HERE

Joining the meeting remotely

If you prefer to join the AGM (1.30pm) or lecture (2.15pm) by remote link, please register HERE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  


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 will take place on September 10th, at Norwich Castle Museum (details in your July update), and all papers are available to download HERE

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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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