Society awarded National Lottery Heritage Funding

We are pleased to announce that Sussex Archaeological Society has been successful in securing a National Lottery Heritage Fund resilience grant of £249,993. This sum is an important endorsement of our future plans for the organisation and comes in the form of a 12-month investment to really kick start our transformation into a dynamic, contemporary, … Continued

Create memories with Sussex Past this October Half Term

Enjoy October Half Term full of history, wonder, and excitement at Sussex Past heritage sites! Whether you’re looking for a time-travelling adventure with the kids or a spooky evening out for adults, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a snapshot of what’s in store: Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens, near Chichester Roman Army Week: 23rd – … Continued

New trustees sought for The Sussex Archaeological Society

Do you want to play a leading role in providing strategic oversight to guide the development of The Sussex Archaeological Society? The search is on for dynamic, forward-thinking individuals to bring a fresh approach in helping the Society enhance the richness of life in Sussex and beyond. About the Society  The Sussex Archaeological Society (a … Continued

Celebrating the Success of Sussex Past Heritage Open Days

We’re thrilled to share the triumph of our Heritage Open Days 2023 event. As part of the national scheme, this year’s event was a resounding success, drawing in over 3000 visitors who had the unique opportunity to explore our cherished heritage sites, completely free of charge. Amidst the backdrop of an ongoing cost of living … Continued

Apply for support with your career in archaeology

Starting out on your career in archaeology? You could get support for your studies or research via The Sally Christian Fund. Created in memory of Sally Christian, who developed her passion for archaeology as a mature student, this Fund supports students or early career heritage professionals conducting archaeological research or study related to Sussex. Administered … Continued

Festival of Archaeology — 15th to 30th July

It’s that time of the year again when the CBA Festival of Archaeology is upon us, an annual celebration of archaeology from 15th to 30th July. This year the theme of the festival is ‘Archaeology and Creativity‘ and to celebrate, The Sussex Archaeological Society is running the below events. Archaeology and Creativity Festival We’re delighted … Continued

Iron Age gold torc appeal success

Recently The Sussex Archaeological Society launched a crowdfunding appeal to acquire the ‘near Pulborough’ Iron Age gold torc for Barbican House Museum in Lewes. We’re thrilled to announce that we were successful in our appeal, having secured the funds necessary to acquire the exquisite torc. This gold torc dating from the Iron Age (400 – … Continued

Celebrating Volunteers Week 2023

Celebrating Our Incredible Volunteers at The Sussex Archaeological Society During Volunteers Week 2023! As we celebrate Volunteers Week 2023, we extend our deepest gratitude to the incredible volunteers across the Society. Their expertise and unwavering dedication have made a significant impact on our organisation, members and the visitors we serve. From tending to gardens, undertaking … Continued