†† Southampton Archaeology Society

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SAS Events

Meetings are held at St. Josephís Hall, Bugle Street,

Southampton† SO14 2AH

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

7:30pm unless otherwise stated.†

Currently no refreshments.

2021-2022 Season Lecture List

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



14th September

If Walls Could Talk: recent discoveries from the Hampshire Medieval Graffiti Project by Karen Wardley, co-ordinator of the Hampshire Medieval Graffiti Project

25th September

Southampton Archaeology Society Study Day 2021:

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

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, Southamptonís 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 Concepciůn, 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 Unitís projects by Andy Russel

Other Events


28th June

Southamptonís Tudor House Museum reopens.

Visit tudorhouseandgarden.com for tickets

22nd June

Talk: Southamptonís Missing Vikings with SCCís Andy Skinner

6th July

Talk: History of the Chinese Community in Southampton with Dr Michael Ng

3rd July

Walk: Walking the Titanic with SCCís Andy Skinner

22nd July

Walk: Stroll through Southamptonís Parks with Martin Brisland

13th July

Southampton City Art Galley Talk: Art & Architecture, the history of Southampton City Art Gallery and the Civic Centre building with Dr Andy Russel

See southamptoncityartgallery.com



Eling Tide Mill† -† cafť and mill open Wednesday to Sunday 10:30 to 17:00 with no need for advance booking