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Archaeology & Heritage

Founded in 1974 as the RPS Archaeology Group, the Archaeology & Heritage Group has since expanded to include a wide variety of heritage interests and activities.

About the Group

The Group's covers aspects of history, and range from archaeological discoveries to the present century, including the photography of buildings, artefacts, transport, militaria and industrial heritage.

The Group programme includes visits to places of historical interest, and lectures on relevant topics and techniques. A periodical Exhibition of Members’ prints is displayed at appropriate venues, our regular Heritage Photography journal is mailed to all Members – sample copies, a Programme of Events and full details of the Group’s activities may be obtained from our Secretary.

Our group pages are currently being updates, so  some sections are work in progress, please check back soon when we hope to have more information and output from membrs. thank you.

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About us

Find out more about The Group, how to join and The Committee.

About The Group
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Please look at our Event's Listing to see forthcoming talks, outings and workshops.

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Take a look and read about our publications and archives.

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CREDIT: Mike Glyde 2020

Roadside Heritage

We are pleased to announce the Archaeology & Heritage Special Interest Groups 1st members competition.

The theme is ROADSIDE HERITAGE. This encompasses a huge range of subjects but try not to shoehorn an image to fit the theme, ideally we want members to go out and take a photograph specifically for the competition.

Remember, be creative and push for excellence - we are RPS members after all!

Submit your entries to between June 1st and July 31st, ensuring that your entry complies with the rules that you have been sent by email and available here.

Members Showcase

Each month we will showcase the work of one of our members, who will tell the story and techniques behind the images they have submitted.  This months show case looks at a some of the work of Edmund White.

Members Showcase