Southampton Archaeology Society

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SAS Events

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

Southampton  SO14 2AH

Bring your friends — free to members and £3 per visitor. Non-members may pay at the door by cheque or cash. Please bring exact sum.

7:30pm unless otherwise stated. 

Currently no refreshments and for the time being, everyone is asked to wear a face mask.

2021-2022 Season Lecture List

We have done a risk assessment for our talks during the Covid-19 pandemic. This can be viewed here.



25th September

Southampton Archaeology Society Study Day 2021:

Southampton & Hampshire at the Time of the Mayflower 1620 (see Study Days page)

8th October (Friday) 11am

Mayflower Walk with Godfrey Collyer

Details and Booking essential here

12th October

Living with Monuments: recent work in the Avebury landscape by Professor Joshua Pollard, University of Southampton

9th November

2020: A year to remember by Jo Bailey, Southampton’s Monuments and Memorials Officer

14th December (7pm)

The Hither Side of the Hedge by Jigfoot with Jo and Simon Harmer (Christmas buffet and entertainment for members and their guests). Extra charge



11th January (Zoom)

Dressing the (female) elite in Copper Age Iberia: the Montelirio beaded garments (Valencia de la Concepción, Seville)

by Dr Marta Diaz-Guardamino, Durham University

8th February

The Victorian discovery of Palaeolithic Southampton by Francis Wenban-Smith, Ally Hayes and Wendy Stokes, University of Southampton

8th March

Nokalakevi-Archaeopolis: the Triple-Walled Fortress of Lazika by Dr Paul Everill, University of Winchester

12th April

Places of the Past - the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Hampshire by Jenny Durrant, Finds Liaison Officer for Hampshire

10th May

Annual General Meeting, followed by

an Update on Southampton Archaeology Unit’s projects by Andy Russel

Other Events


26th September    2pm

Southampton Old Cemetery, The Common, Southampton: FoSOC's last walk for 2021 

Murder, Mystery & Mayhem part 1.  Meet at the main gate by the lodge.  Walks are free but donations are welcome!