Wales

ca319_OUTNOWbanner_new

Current Archaeology 319

We now know that disaster swiftly struck Must Farm. Construction may not even have been complete when the flames took hold, and it is probable that the settlement was gutted within a year of being founded. For the inhabitants, the loss of their homes and possessions must have been devastating, but the archaeological windfall has […]

ca318_OUTNOWbanner_new

Current Archaeology 318

Neolithic tombs are often seen as ‘houses for the dead’. Striking similarities between the residences of the living and repositories for the deceased have long suggested a symbolic link, but could it be the other way round? Evidence from Orkney suggests that the departed were being laid to rest in their cairns for about 300 […]

Offa's Dyke Centre featured

Offa’s Dyke Association

An independent voluntary organisation spreading the word about Offa’s Dyke and the history and landscape of the England-Wales border. The association seeks to promote and protect the 1200-year-old Offa’s Dyke and the Offa’s Dyke Path, a National Trail 177 miles long. They manage the Offa’s Dyke Centre at Knighton which has a free public exhibition, a shop […]

EMWARG_Aberbechan

Early Medieval Wales Archaeology Research Group

For over 20 years EMWARG has promoted research and debate on the archaeology of Early Medieval Wales through regular lecture days and colloquia. The group continues to welcome membership from students and academics, professional archaeologists and interested lay persons. EMWARG is currently organised by Nancy Edwards (Professor of Medieval Archaeology, Bangor University) and Marion Shiner […]

wales-feat

Wales in the Vanguard: Pioneering protection of the past

Fortieth birthdays rarely pass without a moment of introspection, but Wales shows no sign of resting on its laurels as its Archaeological Trusts notch up that anniversary. Instead, the country is blazing a trail through the landscape of heritage protection. Chris Catling casts his eye over how Wales got to where it is today, and […]

Welsh Mines Society

For the study of the history, archaeology etc of welsh mining. Two weekend field trips annually. Newsletter and lectures. Contact Details Web: www.welshmines.org

cambrian soc

Cambrian Archaeological Association

The Association was founded in 1846 in order to ‘examine, preserve and illustrate the ancient monuments and remains of the history, language, manners, customs, arts and industries of Wales and the Marches and to educate the public in such matters.’ Since its establishment, the society has published the journal Archaeologia Cambrensis,  a collection of important […]

West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

The society aims to promote a historical awareness of the maritime heritage of West Wales. It is engaged in the restoration and sailing of vintage boats and teaching skills associated with them. Documentary research and talks are also conducted, as well as construction of model ships for local museums. Volunteers are needed to help out […]

carmants

Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society

The Carmarthenshire Antiquarian Society was founded in 1905 and is one of the foremost County antiquarian societies in Wales. From its inception the founding members saw a need to record, publish and collect all things relating to the history, antiquities and natural history of ‘Carmarthenshire in particular, and West Wales in general’. This philosophy has […]

flintshire

Flintshire Historical Society

The Society was founded in 1911 for the collection and publication of archaeological, historical information and materials relating to the then County of Flint. A programme of lectures is organised during the winter months, and over the summer they arrange a series of  excursions to sites of historic and archaeological interest. There is also an […]

1 2 3 4