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The South Somerset Archaeological Research Group is a voluntary organisation which evolved out of an amalgamation of the South Cadbury Environs Project and the South East Somerset Archaeological Society.

The Group's aim is to support heritage and archaeological activities related to the archaeology in and around South Somerset.  Members have the opportunity to take part in practical archaeological and local history research projects, as well as attend talks, outings and other events.  Members also receive a monthly newsletter sent out by email. 

For information about membership and how to join see the Contact Us page or email info@ssarg.org.uk

SSARG has been awarded the Association for Environmental Archaeology Community Group Prize for 2017!  SSARG is a keen supporter of environmental archaeology on both practical and educational levels.  The award entitles SSARG to a three year membership to the Association and access to their Journal.

SSARG members sorting fish bones, shells and other artefacts from environmental samples taken during the excavation of Glastonbury Abbey Abbot's kitchen.

SSARG Secretary and former Chair, Liz Caldwell has won the Council for British Archaeology's Marsh Award for Community Archaeologist of the Year 2016!  Liz's work with SSARG was cited as one of the prime reasons for her winning the award.
Photo courtesy of Adam Stanford & the Council for British Archaeology.

On 16th October 2015 it was announced that SSARG were joint winners of the 2015 Dorset Archaeological Awards for our contribution to the Tarrant Valley Lunula Project.

For more information click on the Projects page and then Archives.