Two additional dates in August have been added to the programme of Taster Weekends - please check the
'Taster Weekends' page for further details.
Please see the 'Events' page for details of our programme of talks.
Photographs of some of the activities in our digging at Copped Hall can be seen on the
Check the 'What's On' page for information on upcoming events
and activities of local societies and national organisations.
Nene Valley Ware Pot from a Roman Well, excavated by
WEAG at Little London, Chigwell
Welcome to the web site of the
WEAG's aim is "to promote the advancement of knowledge
and education by a study of archaeology, history and kindred
Please note: if you have not sent in your membership fee
for 2016 yet could you please forward it urgently, with a completed copy of the
membership / renewal form,
to the membership secretary (contact details can be found on the Membership page).
Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2016 Spring Dig, Taster Weekends and
Field Schools - as a result of the enthusiasm and commitment shown by everyone that came along,
we have uncovered a complex range of foundations and structures that were, in the main, totally
Planning for our 2017 digs has now started - details and planned dates can be
found on the Research & Excavations page, and when the dates are
confirmed then application forms will be available there too.
Our 2016 - 2017 season of lectures kicked off this month with a fascinating presentation on The Must
Farm Archaeological Project, given by Mark Knight of the Colchester Archaeological Project.
Our next meeting at 7:45 p.m. on Monday 10th October 2016, when Ian Heritage will give a presentation
on The Lea Valley Before The Romans.
The subsequent meeting, on Monday 14th November 2016, will feature The Great Fire of London, by Gustav
Details of other talks can be found on our 'Events' page.
Unless a different time is specified above, talks will be held at 7:45p.m. on the
second Monday of the month, in the Sixth Form block at the rear of Woodford County High
School, High Road, Woodford Green IG8 9LA.
Note: please take care on the path and steps leading to the Sixth Form block.
The school is easily accessible by public transport: stops on bus routes 20, 179, 275,
657, 675, 679 and W13 are located nearby; the Central Line stations at Woodford and South
Woodford are within 2 kilometres and both have taxi services available. A map and details of how to get
to the school can be found here.
Click here for further
details of our programme of talks.
Non members are welcome to attend the
talks - voluntary contributions are
WEAG is a local
community archaeological society, affiliated to
the London and
Middlesex Archaeological Society (LAMAS)
and The Council for
British Archaeology (CBA).
For details of
membership go to 'About Us' or click