Southampton Archaeology Society

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Study Days


The society runs a series of Study Days for members and the public to enjoy. Links to information about past and forthcoming events is provided here.


Study Day 2024

Southampton Archaeology Society will be holding their 2024 Study Day on Saturday 22nd June at

Avenue Hall, St Andrew’s URC, The Avenue, Southampton, SO17 1XQ, from 10am to 4.30pm.  

The theme for the Study Day is maritime archaeology of The Solent and surrounding area, from the Stone Age to the 20th century.  Please see our poster to book your place on what promises to be a fascinating and varied day.



Past Study Days:


2023 Study Day

Saturday 10th June: Slavery, Colonialism and Empire: A Southampton Perspective

Our highly topical Study Day this year concentrated on this controversial aspect of our history and Southampton’s part in it. Read our Study Day Report.


18th June 2022

Bargate to Civic Centre: historic buildings of Southampton


25th September 2021

“Southampton & Hampshire at the Time of the Mayflower 1620”

With great excitement we finally ran our much-delayed Study Day. See the Study Day Report here


8th June 2019  -  Annual Study Day on Medieval Southampton:

Speakers included Duncan Brown; Ian Friel; Phoebe Merrick; Andy Russel and Mary South, and those talks are written up here

8th November 2018

Workshop on Medieval Pottery at Southampton Archaeological


2018 Study Day

Middle-Saxon settlement of Hamwic