The Brecon Beacons National Park has volunteer opportunities in both archaeology and heritage. Those involved will work alongside park officers in on-going projects such as helping with the production of the Local List and helping to record and conserve archaeological remains. No previous experience is necessary. Projects tend to be more suitable to those aged [...]
The University of Oxford are currently running a programme of archaeological research at Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari. Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari is one of a series of well preserved but poorly understood Iron Age hillforts on the Clwydian Range in North Wales. Building on the recent work of the Heather and Hillforts Project, the programme aims to combine survey [...]
In collaboration with the ‘Heather and Hillforts’ project, Bangor University is conducting a programme of research on the hillforts of the Clwydian Range and Llantysilio Mountains. Since 2009, the project has been involved with numerous excavations, including at Moel y Gaer and Llanbedr Hillfort. The objective is to gain a better understanding of the development [...]
This fourth season of excavations at Meillionydd, Rhiw, will continue to explore a ‘double ringwork’ hilltop enclosure. Despite producing one of the most well-preserved, abundant, and comprehensively surveyed settlement records in Wales, the archaeology of the area remains under-researched and poorly understood: few recent excavations have been carried out, chronologies are not well defined, and [...]
Dyfed Archaeological Trust has many exciting opportunities to get involved with throughout the year. The CALCH project, for example, is investigating the forgotten history of the lime industry on the Black Mountain, located in south-east Wales. There are all sorts of ways to take part, from excavation to research, with no experience necessary. There is [...]
Monmouth Archaeology Society (MAS) will be conducting their 12th year of excavations at Trellech – one of the largest medieval settlements in Wales. The project’s primary aim is to record and better understand the development of the site. This year, the project will focus on the formerly bustling main high street., with finds usually dating [...]
This year, the Caerleon Samian Group will be running a course at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon. The project aims to record all the Samian ware (a type of luxury pottery from the Roman period) from Wales and look for chronological and other patterns. This season there will be an emphasis on plain [...]
This is a department which, whilst it does not have a specific archaeology department has a wide-ranging Classics, Ancient History, and Egyptology department. Swansea is home to an Egyptology Museum entitled the Egypt Centre. A significant amount of fieldwork has been done in Greece and Turkey.
Trinity St David is an Accredited Institution of the University of Wales and was formed from the merger of the University of Wales, Lampeter and Trinity University College. Trinity St. David offers a wide range of BA Degree and Diploma schemes which are designed to appeal to students with a broad range of backgrounds and [...]
With over two dozen lecturers, technicians, administrators and researchers, a large undergraduate contingent and a substantial population of Masters and Doctoral students, Cardiff is the largest archaeology department in the region and one of the longest established in the UK.
Students may study for a BA in History with Archaeology; or Welsh History with Archaeology; or Heritage, Archaeology and History. We concentrate on the archaeology of Britain, Ireland and Europe from the Prehistoric to the end of the Middle Ages.