Welcome to the website of the West Midlands Regional Group of the Council for British Archaeology.
The following aims are taken from our Constitution.
The Group is established to pursue the following objects in the counties of Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and the West Midlands:-
to advance the education of the public in archaeology;
to advance and assist research;
to provide a framework for communication and discussion, and be a vehicle for
representation to the wider community and to the CBA of any consensus which
to provide information;
to encourage widespread participation in archaeology throughout society.
CBA West Midlands Annual Grant programme launched
The CBA West Midlands Annual Grant programme was officially launched at the AGM held at Sandwell Park Farm on Saturday 4 July. More details can be found on the Grants and Funding page.
The final version of the CBA West Midlands Strategic review document, covering the financial years 2015-2019, is now available on the Strategy page.
Dates for your diary:
- Saturday 5 September 2015
(Postponed from 20 June 2015)
A Home Front Legacy 1914-18 Day School will take place at The Hive, Sawmill Walk, The Butts, Worcester WR1 3PB, hosted by CBA West Midlands, Worcestershire World War 100 and Historic England.
More details can be found on the Meetings page.
Back issues of our West Midlands Archaeology journal are now on-line. Visit the West Midlands Archaeology page for more information.
The archaeology of this region is as diverse as its landscape, from Palaeolithic flints in Birmingham, through the origins of the Industrial Revolution in the Ironbridge Gorge to World War II air raid shelters in Wolverhampton.
We are an independent charity funded by our supporters' subscriptions. Our committee is elected at the AGM and meets six times a year.
- campaign for your heritage
- bring together those interested in archaeology in the West Midlands
- support local societies
- work with other partners in environmental conservation
- encourage and publicise relevant research
- encourage and advertise the opportunities for education and participation
- help us develop our work in education, conservation and
- raise the profile of archaeology in the minds of decision-makers
If you care for the future of the past, and want to learn more about archaeology outside your own area, the Council for British Archaeology is the organisation for you.