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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:-


Dates for your diary:

  • Saturday 5 March, 2016
    "News from the Past 2016" will take place in the Church Room at the Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX.
    More details can be found on the Meetings page.

  • The Local Heritage Network Training day organised by Council for British Archaeology and planned for Saturday 14 November, 2015 has been postponed until 2016

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.


We fulfil these roles through our meetings, newsletters, journal and this website, as well as working behind the scenes to protect and enhance the historic environment through advocacy.

Our supporters:

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.