The latest news from the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society

Latest news

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 the community archaeology world, especially in Norfolk.  The Society send its condolences to his family and friends. An obituary has been published here

Changes to NNAS online lectures for February and March

Due to a problem with Zoom registration we have updated the registration links for the Lectures in February and March 2022. These are now as follows: February 5th 2022: Prof Tom Williamson (UEA), A Landscape Archaeology Of Salt Working In The Broads Register here March 5th 2022: Dr Rory Naismith, (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University), The Sue Margeson Memorial Lecture: Rethinking Money...

NNAS Response to Government White Paper on Planning

Council, led by our president, Dr Andy Hutcheson, has drafted a response to Planning for the Future, which can be downloaded as a pdf here. If you would like to make any responses to the paper yourself, the closing date is 11:45pm on 29 October 2020. Information is available here:

Archived news

Library – help still needed!

The library is now installed in the Norfolk Record Office and you are very welcome to come and use it. The new bookcases and shelves are not the same size as in The Close, so we are arranging the...

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If you have anything to contribute to the newsletter - reports on fieldwork, adverts for lectures, society news, etc. Please send it to the newsletter editor by the end of February for inclusion in...

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Next Summer

Council would welcome your suggestions for next year’s summer excursions – where would you like to visit that is normally closed to the public or otherwise ‘out of bounds’? Would you like the...

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Future of Archaeology Manifesto

The Society of Antiquaries of London has published a 'manifesto' reflecting on the state of archaeology at the present time, looking at opportunities and threats to the sector, and partly in...

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Events this Autumn and Winter

Winter lecture series Most local societies have now published their lecture programmes. For details, visit the Federation of Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Organisations website.

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