waveneyarchaeology@gmail.com

We are a community archaeology group for the wider Waveney Valley, from Diss to Lowestoft and beyond.

No experience necessary, just curiosity. Come and join us!

 


 

NEWS

February Update

First of all, thank you to Dr Elizabeth McDonald for her talk He Loves Me, He Loves Me not, the First Valentine’s Letter, and apologies to all those who had... Read More

January Update

“He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”: Margery Brews and the “first” Valentine’s Letter. We’re happy to announce our first virtual event on Saturday 13th February at 2.00pm. We welcome... Read More

STOP PRESS

February Update

First of all, thank you to Dr Elizabeth McDonald for her talk He Loves Me, He Loves Me not, the First Valentine’s Letter, and apologies to all those who had booked but were unable to join. There is good news though, see below. We’ve got two online events for you... Read More

Bungay Cemetery Recording Project

Graveyards possess an important role in a community as the final resting place for its population, and these spaces bear witness to the desire for respectful commemoration of the dead.  Although Bungay’s Old Cemetery has been somewhat neglected in recent years, its quiet presence and dilapidated gravestones provide a space... Read More

Coronavirus Update

We have decided we have to cancel our meetings scheduled for June 13th with Jo Porter and July 18th with Sarah Spooner. We hope to be able to reschedule all the meetings we have had to cancel to later this year or next year. Thank you for your patience and... Read More

Coronavirus – Meetings Cancelled

We have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel our next two meetings on April 18th and May 16th. We will be reviewing the situation as time passes and updates on future events will be posted here.

POSTPONED – March meeting

Because of the rapid increase in the number of reported and confirmed cases of coronavirus over the last 48 hours we have reluctantly taken the decision to postpone this Saturday’s meeting until later in the year.  We apologise for the short notice and we hope you will understand our reasons... Read More

2020 Programme

18th January – Sarah Cassell – Angel roofs in East Anglian churches. Needham Village Hall 15th February – Rowena Burgess – the Swing Riots in East Anglia. Needham Village Hall 14th March – Rob Liddiard – Coming to a Stop; new research on the defences of the Waveney Valley in... Read More

Happy Christmas

A very happy Christmas and New Year to all our members and subscribers, and thank you for supporting us and coming along to our meetings and events, which we hope you enjoyed. Coming up in 2020 we have talks on angel roofs in churches, the Swing riots in East Anglia,... Read More

2019 Programme

19th January – David Wollweber on the de Argenteins of Halesworth, and many other places besides. Needham Village Hall 16th February – Ken Hamilton on the archaeology of the Roooswijk shipwreck. Needham Village Hall 16th March – Michael Schmoelz – Pilgrimage in Medieval East Anglia. Needham Village Hall 13th April... Read More

EVENTS