Hampshire Archaeological Dowsers

HADS 2020 Programme        Subject to change so check before the date


Our latest brochure has details of all the evening meetings and much more.


Note: many of the working parties and dowsing sessions are subject to the weather and liable to change at short notice. We attempt to keep this page as up-to-date as possible, and also contact members if the plan changes.


All live talks will take place at Shawford Parish Hall, at 7:30pm unless otherwise stated.  HADs Members - £3  Non Members - £5  Payable at the door on the night. Light refreshments available.






















September 19th Sunday


“Removed village at Hook, Warsash” - survey


St Mary's Church, Church Road, Warsash 2.00 pm


September 25th Saturday


St Cross Michaelmas Fair  -  volunteers wanted


Sunday 3rd October


Castle Hill, Coxford, Southampton  -  survey of Iron Age enclosure


October 28th   7:30pm

Shawford Parish Hall



Live Talk: Andrew Negus  -  “Portsmouth Harlots, Dung and Glory  -  1860-1930  -  Into the Modern Age”


November 25th  7:30pm

via Zoom



Zoom talk: Chris Sellen  -  “Exploring Aspects of Aerial Archaeology”


December 16th    7:30pm

Shawford Parish Hall



HADs Christmas Social - Live Event





January 27th    7:30pm

via Zoom



Zoom talk: Andy Manning, Wessex Archaeology  -  “The Durrington Anomalies  -  Hiding in Plain Site”


February 24th   7:30pm

via Zoom


Zoom AGM and talk 


March 31st    7:30pm

Shawford Parish Hall



Live Talk: Kay Ainsworth  -  “Life & Times of Alfred the Great”






Other Events



September 22nd Wednesday


Don Bryan talking to Winchester City Guides about St. Kilda


Contact Don direct for more information