The Society has a subscription of £10 per annum with some adjustment if membership is taken out during the second half of the financial year.
Applications should be submitted enclosing a cheque for (unless there is an initial reduction-see above) £10 per person (payable to Till Valley Archaeological Society) or cash. All applications should be on the new membership form, which reflects our response to the new Data protection laws, and sent to the Membership Secretary:-
64 West Street
Data Protection Privacy Statement
Till Valley Archaeological Society (TillVAS) is a not for profit, charitable, membership organisation which aims to encourage and promote the study of the archaeological heritage and history of the catchment area of the River Till and the eastern Borderlands of England and Scotland.
It gathers the following information about its members:
The information may be used to:
The information is not shared with any third parties.
The information is retained only by designated members of the Committee, currently the Secretary and the Membership Secretary. Electronic Communications are ‘Blind Copied’ to ensure that individual members cannot access the contact details of any other member.
Members are entitled to withhold their consent for any / all of the above uses of their data at any time, but, in doing so, they should appreciate that they may not be kept informed of all / any activities of the Society and may thus not have access to all of the benefits to which they may be entitled through their membership of the Society.
Members are able to access any information held on them by the Society at any reasonable time and amend it by contacting the Society’s Membership Secretary.
The Society’s Data Protection Officer is its Chair, Colin Wakeling: email@example.com
The TillVAS final talk of the season will be on Wednesday 6th June, when Prof. Diana Whaley will speak on “Place Names in Northumberland – particularly the Till Valley”. As usual – Members FREE, visitors £4.
The report for Mardon has now been completed. See the Archaeology section for more details.
Many thanks to all who attended our AGM and talk where Dr Richard Carlton gave a very good account of the Mardon Dig. For more details see 'reports on events'
Data Protection - please see the new TillVAS policy statement on the membership page
The Society has an extensive collection of documents and photographs held in its secure archives. These are invaluable for members wishing to study the local history of the area or wishing to gather information for e.g. the Village Atlas Project. Please click on the tag above to see the catalogues. Anyone wishing to access the archives should contact the Society's Archivist, Maureen Charlton or the Assistant Archivist, Julia Day.
MEMBERS' WRITTEN CONTRIBUTIONS
Please see a new section on the website—click on the appropriate tab above. Please let us have your thoughts, in prose or in verse.
BRANXTON & CROOKHAM VILLAGE ATLAS PROJECT
There are some important meetings of the Activity Groups scheduled over the next few months. Please click on the appropriate tag above, which will take you to the Village Atlas page and give you all the dates, times and places of the meetings.
ALL MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY, TILLVAS MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF OTHER ATLAS GROUPS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF THESE MEETINGS (except the Steering Committee).
Please click on the Latest Newsletter page to see information for the current month.
PREVIOUS LECTURE AND OTHER REPORTS
Click on Reports on Events, above, for detailed accounts and press reports.
The Society operates a bookstall at all its meetings.
Items for sale include:-
1. The Society's first publication Breamish and Till: From Source to Tweed at £10 per copy and
2. Vivian Wilcock's Andrew Todd 1844-1908 ( with research input by TillVAS members) at £5 per copy.
See the Publications page for more about these books. Copies of Breamish and Till are also available in Cornhill Village Shop and the Lavender Tea Rooms and Village Shop in Etal.
There are also archaeological books and journals for sale. Net proceeds of sale go to TillVAS funds.