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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:-


CBAWM strategy document available for comment

The Council for British Archaeology West Midlands has produced its first consultation draft of a Strategic review, covering the financial years 2015-2019.

More information on the document and how you can comment is available on the Strategy page.

The closing date for responses is Wednesday 25th March 2015.

Dates for your diary:

  • Saturday 28 February
    The 2015 News from the Past Day School organised by CBA West Midlands will be held at the Carrs Lane Church Centre in Birmingham on Saturday 28 February.
    More details can be found on the Meetings page.

  • Saturday 4 July
    The 2015 CBA West Midlands AGM will be held at Sandwell Park Farm in the Sandwell Valley Country Park.
    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.


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.

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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.