Southampton Archaeology Society

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SAS Events

Meetings are held at St. Joseph’s  Hall, Bugle Street, Southampton.

Bring your friends—free to members and £3 per visitor.

7:30pm unless otherwise stated.

September 10th 2019

Alan Morton: “Southampton’s Opium War”

Southampton was officially a third-class port in the 1830s, much better known by yachtsmen than by merchants. Whatever possessed the East India Company to make it its base for operations in China? Just what was going on? And why were the French so anxious to find out?

October 8th

Matt Leivers: “The Larkhill Causewayed Enclosure”

November 12th

Mark Brisbane: “Novgorod Revisited”

December 10th

Martyn Dowell: “Sound Recording from the Earliest Efforts to c. 1905”

January 14th 2020

Paul McCulloch: “Investigating the Hessian Militia and Hampshire’s Camps at Barton Farm, Winchester—kitchens and sleepy hollows”

February 11th

Mary Harris: “Saxon Charter Boundaries for the Romsey Area”

March 10th

Roger Leech: “Archaeology and the Ordnance Survey”

April 14th

Karen Wardley: “If Walls Could Talk: recent discoveries from the Hampshire Medieval Graffiti Project”

May 12th

Annual General Meeting, followed by an update on Southampton Archaeology Unit’s projects by Andy Russel

Other Events


Friday 5th July to 29th September

9.00am to 7.00pm Monday - Friday; 9.00am to 5.00pm Saturday; 11.00am to 3.00pm Sunday. 

An exhibition on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel (The Vatican, Rome) is opening in Winchester, based at City Space, Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street SO23 8SB and in the Great Hall. Tickets £5 online at www.hants.gov.uk/shop or £6 from City Space.