Welcome to WANHS




Mission Statement:The objectives of the Society are to promote the study of archaeology, natural history and history of the Weston-super-Mare area through talks, field studies and nature walks.



LECTURE PROGRAMME 2017/2018




Tuesday 10th October 2017
"A Day in the life of a Curator"
Gail Boyle
Senior Curator(Archaeology)Bristol Museum.

Tuesday 14th November 2017
"Archaeology and Pottery Production
in the South West of England"
David Dawson. Wiltshire Museum Director.

Tuesday 12th December 2017
"Recent work on the Vikings in the West Country"
Derek Gore. University of Exeter.
Please Note; 7.00pm start for the
Festive December meeting.

Tuesday 9th January 2018
"Out in the dark-an introduction to Bats"
David Brown. Avon Bat Group.

Tuesday 13th February 2018
"Somerset Mason Marks"
Jerry Sampson, FSA. Cathedral Archaeologist.

Tuesday 13th March 2018
"The history and archaeology of hill forts
in South West England"
Dr. Ian Powlesland. University of Bristol.

Tuesday 10th April 2018
"The Royal Palaces of Cheddar"
John Page. Axbridge Museum and Axbridge LHS. at 7.00pm followed

Tuesday 8th May 2018
"Busy Romans and Reversing Rivers.
The last 2000 years at Kenn Moor"
Vince Russett. Vice President WANHS
NB: AGM starting at 7.00pm followed by refreshments
and talk at 7.45. Visitors Welcome.





We have positions to fill on the committee to ensure the smooth running of the Society. These are a Natural History Secretary to take charge of walks and a general secretary. All the positions are open to members wishing to give their time and skills to support our Society. We need your help. Please help us to keep our Society flourishing.