The Royal Archaeological Institute holds a variety of events each year, including a monthly lecture programme from October to May and three Meetings.

  • Lectures are given by distinguished participants in the Institute's areas of interest. Most lectures are recorded and made available on our website and YouTube channel.
  • Three Meetings (specialist site visits and tours) are organised each year. The Autumn, Spring and Summer Meetings take place in different parts of Britain and continental Europe.
  • Occasional Conferences are hosted in a new British location each year and focus on particular periods and regions of Britain or Ireland. These are often organised in conjunction with local archaeology societies.

Students wishing to attend any of these events may be eligible for a Cheney Bursary.

Upcoming events

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Stone heads in the Roman military zone and what they tell us about people

The conundrum of how one can tell the date of a carved stone head is one I had to wrestle with when preparing the Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani Volume I, Fascicule 11.

Lindsay Allason-Jones
Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE
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2024 Spring Meeting

The Spring Meeting (event) will be held in Newark on Saturday, 11 May and will be led by Dr Mark Gardiner and Mr Peter Ginn. The meeting will begin at 10:45 am and end at approximately 3 pm.

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2024 Summer Meeting

The Summer Meeting (excursion) will be held in Fort William/Inverness from 2 - 8 September. The full details and booking form will follow in due course.

Fort William/Inverness