The West Norfolk and King's Lynn Archaeological Society is committed to the principle of equal opportunities in all its business. It will not discriminate unlawfully or unfairly against people on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation The Society endeavours to ensure that individuals are treated equally and fairly and that decisions on membership, volunteering, recruitment, selection, training, promotion and career management are based on objective, and job-related, criteria
All committee members, members, the President, Chairperson, Officers, volunteers and staff are bound by the policy of equal opportunities. They, the Society President, Chairperson, Committee and any advisors and agents of the Society will work actively to ensure a climate of equal opportunity is fostered and maintained.
Respect for Others
The Society requires the President, Chairperson, Officers, Committee members and members and any other peoples associated with Society events, publications or media, not to adopt a sexist, ageist, racist or sectarian attitude or language in their dealings with colleagues or the public. The Society will deal quickly and effectively with any alleged harassment - intentional or unintentional - and will invoke disciplinary procedures, and where necessary invite the appropriate external agency and/or UK law enforcement body to investigate any alleged criminal activity.
If you feel that any member of the society has acted in a way that is against these principles or that you (or another) has been unfairly treated then you should contact one of the society's designated officers will investigate the matter and report back to the Committee and to yourself.
These officers are:
Northern Journeys: Medieval Anglo-Norwegian Trade, in Good Times and Bad (17th April 2018)
Dr. James Barrett, Reader in Medieval Archaeology and Leverhulme Major Research Fellow at Cambridge University.
The program of lectures for the next season can now be found under the 'Lectures' tab above.
Starting in May the society will be working with the council to deliver a programme of community archaeology in the Gaywood area. Let Clive know if and when you will be able to help in supporting local people explore the history of their area.
Special Public Lecture (with cheese and wine)
Dr Clive J Bond will be taking about Seahenge which was discovered ten years ago. The lecture is to raise money for the RNLI, and is at King's Lynn Town Hall on Friday, 27th April, at 6pm. Tickets are for sale at the Custom House, Lynn, or the RNLI Hunstanton shop, Old Hunstanton beach.
WNKLAS In The News
The society has been in the local Newspapers recently in coverage of the conference to celebrate our 50year anniversary and also the presentation to John Smallwood one of the founders.
Society Conference (25th November 2017)
Was held at Marriott's Warehouse Trust on Saturday 25th November. The subject was 'Women in the Archaeology and History of West Norfolk: Female Voices Across Time'.
King John's Treasure
The society's investigation of a local farm contributed to a programme made for US television as part of the Expidition Unknown series. This systematic survey of an area that was a likely route for the Royal Treasure was also the subject of a recent lecture evening.