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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Monmouthshire Antiquarian Association was founded in 1847 and was originally known as the Caerleon Antiquarian Association. The association has survived into the twenty-first century and has a strong membership and an important role in fostering the county’s archaeological and historical heritage. We aim to provide enjoyment and foster friendship amongst like-minded people and hold […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.