2021 Programme

Meetings are on the third Friday of every month January to May and September to November at 7.30pm, and are being offered on Zoom at this time


January 15th – AGM and Member’s Evening being held by Zoom, with guest speakers including UCLan Archaeology students, coordinated by Dr Rick Peterson.

February 19th – Dr Fiona Edmonds, Lancaster University: ‘Furness Abbey & Daughter houses: Irish Sea relations in the 12th Century’

March 19th – Neil Coldrick, Dig Director, Holcombe Moor Heritage group: From Stone to Iron, Medieval Monastic Magic in Holcombe Valley 

All welcome! 

April 16th – Ian Trumble (Curator of Archaeology, Egyptology and World Cultures, Bolton Museum): Ramesses the Great and the North of England

May 21st –  Howard Benge, Public Programmes and Development Manager, City of London Corporation: ‘The Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, City of London’  

Topic: LAS meeting Friday 21st May, Howard Benge: ‘The Billingsgate Roman House and Baths, City of London’
Time: May 21, 2021 07:15 PM London

Thank you for joining us! 

As a not for profit, membership organisation and following suit with other organisations, we have established a PayPal link to enable us to accept donations for Lancashire Archaeological Society. If you would like to make a donation, a suggested donation is £3 and can be made using the below link: 


Alternatively, donations can be made by cheque payable to Lancashire Archaeology Society or by BACS: details can be found at the bottom of the membership form. 

Current members should not feel obliged to make an additional donation.

Summer 2021: 
We have secured an archaeological and historical Guided outdoor tour of Lytham Hall, Lytham, on Sunday 1st August starting at 10.30am (first tour) and 11.30am (2nd tour, fully booked).  The walk will last 45 minutes approx with questions afterwards.  There will be time afterwards to visit the cafe. An optional indoor tour of the Hall can be booked after this, payable on the day (£6.50 per person) or a pre-booked tour (£5 per person) paid in advance.  Please register your interest by emailing lancsarchsoc@gmail.com and details will be sent by email closer to the time. The outdoor guided parkland tour is £3 per person which will be collected before the event. The event is organised to comply with local restrictions.   Thank you to all who attended! 
September 17th: Newly announced! 
Dr Rebecca Wragg Sykes   School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, Liverpool University
Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art.  Talk held on Zoom. 
October 15th – Dr Mike Nevell, Industrial Heritage Support Officer for England at Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust: ‘Saving a revolution: Industrial Heritage Support in a Covid climate’ – this will be held on Zoom and links are as follows: 

Topic: LAS Talk: Mike Nevell Friday 15th October
Time: Oct 15, 2021 07:15 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 849 8872 3537
Passcode: 643715

November 19th – Oliver Cook, University of Salford: ‘The Cuerden excavations 2018: finding the Roman road’ – this will be in person (Please see our page ‘Contact us ‘ or join us!’) 

We are continuing to run our meetings and talks on Zoom during 2021 and we are finding this a successful way of holding meetings.

Zoom policy & protocol

We have developed our Zoom policy & protocol which can be found here: