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|| Welcome to the Wigan Archaeological Society
Our small but well-established group was formed in 1982.
We meet once a month in Wigan for lectures and discussions on topics of historical or archaeological interest. We have trips in the summer and carry out fieldwork during the year (including excavations).
The aims of the society are:
Our constitution can be found here.
Over the years our society has carried out a number of field projects within the Wigan district. Reports of these projects are available on-line through the projects area of our web site, and our current activities are recorded in our Project Blog.
- Lost Parts of Standish Hall
- Wigan Pier
- Historic Graffiti Survey
The society meets in the Little Fifteens on Wallgate (opposite the old Post Office) - on the first Wednesday of the month (except January and August) at 7:30pm. There is a car park adjacent on the left. - admission is £3.00.