The Portable Antiquities Advisory Group (PAAG) is in place to discuss and advise on matters relating to the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS). The group is made up of members from the PAS, British Museum, Archaeology Groups and members of the NCMD Committee. The British Museum commissioned an independent consultant to meet with representatives from each […]
The executive committee members of the NCMD were invited to the British Museum on the 14th December, for the launch of the 2020 Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) Annual Report and the 2019 Treasure Report. The event was launched by Arts Minister Lord Parkinson and he was joined by Hartwig Fischer, Head of the British Museum […]
Last year was a difficult one for us all, but there were times when we could detect and discover some interesting finds, which meant there was no reason why we should not go ahead as usual with the Robin and Karolyn Hatt Competition. I am happy to receive late entries from Regional clubs, Individual members […]
Congratulations to the organisers of the Rodney Cook Rally. They have just announced that over £50,000 was raised for cancer charities at their recently held rally. This is an astonishing achievement and Gary and his team have every right to be proud of themselves. Well done to you all from the NCMD.
The Scottish Regional have recently held their annual Christmas Raffle. Winners were selected completely at random. The lucky winners are: SCO04459 SPIN A DISC £100 19083 REGTONS £100 3423 CRAWFORDS £100 4383 JOAN ALLEN £100 15117 CRAWFORDS £100 4575 SPIN A DISC £100 3578 SPIN A DISC £100 (UNCLAIMED FROM LAST YEAR SO BECAME A […]
The NCMD Christmas prize Draw was held today at midday. The winning membership numbers and prizes were chosen via a random number generator. There were 40 prizes, each comprising a £250 voucher to be used against purchases from one of the following retailers: REGTON, UNEARTHED, SPIN A DSIC, CRAWFORDS and JOAN ALLEN. Congratulations to all […]
The NCMD is delighted to announce that Alan Tamblyn has been co-opted into the casual vacancy of General Secretary recently left by Kevin Gorman. Alan has been an advocate for the hobby for several decades, is a hard working and knowledgeable member of the Trowbridge Club, and is keen to bring his considerable negotiating skills […]
Our previous membership Secretary has retired after 18 years and no longer deals with correspondence. If you send a membership application to our old address in Blackpool it will be severely delayed. All future correspondence, including membership applications, should be sent to: NCMDPO BOX 13183GORDONTD11 9AJ