Merseyside Archaeological Society
About the Society
Events and Field Trips
The Changing Face of Liverpool
Rainford's Roots - two publications
Merseyside Historic Environment Record
Please Note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, MAS meetings and events are postponed until further notice.
MAS Evening Lectures
Evening lectures are held on the third Thursday in every month between September and April.
Institute Room, in the new Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT (
Quaker Meeting location)
Doors open at 7pm for tea and coffee. Talks start at 7:30pm, and finish at 9pm.
All welcome! You do not need to be a member to attend.
19th September 2019:
Violence, Ideology, and Classical Archaeology during the Early Decades of French Colonization in Algeria
: Bonnie Effros
17th October 2019:
'A Post-Medieval pottery assemblage from Chapel Wharf in the heart of Salford'
: Sam Rowe
21st November 2019:
'The Roman Archaeology of Quay Meadow, Lancaster'
: Lancaster and District Heritage Group
19th December 2019: Members Evening
23rd January 2020:
'Tectonic plates – geological, cultural, and historical: recent archaeology in the northern Aegean and the Thermaic Gulf'
: Zosia Archibald
20th February 2020:
'Recent Fieldwork on Merseyside'
: Dan Garner
19th March 2020:
'The Portable Antiquities Scheme and Merseyside: Artefacts from Merseyside identified and recorded through the Portable Antiquities Scheme'
: Heather Beeton.
23rd April 2020: - Annual General Meeting
Followed by talk
'Atlas Street Copper Works, St. Helens and Hervey, Peek and Hervey's Ordsall Chemical Works: Recent Excavation'
: Mark Adams
Last year's programme:
20th September 2018 ‘
Lancashire Place Names
’: Pam Russell
18th October 2018 ‘
The North West Historic Graffiti Survey'
: Carolanne King and Ellen McInnes
15th November 2018 ‘
Developments in the understanding of early man
’: Lis Rushworth
13th December 2018 Member’s Evening
17th January 2019 ‘
Fibulas, focolare and false teeth: the Etruscan Collection in World Museum, Liverpool
’: Gina Muskett
21st February 2019
‘The Fort in the Wood-Lancashire’s Lost Roman Fort’
: Steve Baldwin
21st March 2019
'Recent archaeological discoveries at the Roman Fort and Medieval Grange in the Castleshaw valley, Saddleworth'
: Norman Redhead
18th April 2019 - Annual General Meeting
Followed by a talk 'Where the wild things are: hunting in the frontier region of Roman Britain': Sue Stallibrass
2019 Chair's Report
2018 AGM minutes
For details of Field Trips see our '
Events and Field Trips
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