Future Meetings

We organise two annual Day Schools each year plus our AGM, usually held in July.

Dates for your diary:

Local Heritage Network Training: planned for Saturday 14 November, 2015 has been postponed until 2016.

News from the Past 2016 Saturday 5 March, 2016 in the Church Room at the Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX.

Annual General Meeting 2016
The 2016 CBA West Midlands AGM will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016 at a venue to be confirmed.

News from the Past 2016

A mortarium and details of a potters stamp (SENNIUS), made at Mancetter-Hartshill, © Copyright Roger White

A mortarium and details of a potters stamp (SENNIUS), made at Mancetter-Hartshill and found at Wroxeter. Photographs taken by Roger White, finds at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

News from the Past: the latest Archaeological Discoveries in the West Midlands

Saturday 5 March, 2016, 10.00am - 4.45pm
The Church Room at the Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX

Fee: £20, CBA WM members may deduct £5. (Refreshments will be available but please bring your own lunch.)

This annual event, organised by the Council for British Archaeology West Midlands, includes several illustrated presentations about sites and objects from rural and urban parts of the region, ranging in date from prehistoric to modern times.

Provisional Programme

The times and order of individual presentations may be subject to alteration

Welcome and introduction by Sheena Payne-Lunn, Chair CBA West Midlands and Chris Patrick, Coventry City Council
The Archaeology of Churches in Birmingham Diocese — Mike Hodder, Birmingham Diocesan Archaeologist
'Heritage and Remembrance: The First World War Memorials Programme' — Anna Wilson, Civic Voice
Break - tea, coffee and biscuits
Firing up for a productive collaboration: Maximising the potential of the Mancetter-Hartshill Roman kilns archive — Jane Evans and Laura Griffin, Worcestershire Archives and Archaeology Service
Dig Lich Street, Worcester — Richard Bradley, Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
Recent Discoveries by the Portable Antiquities Scheme — Angie Bolton, PAS Finds Liaison Officer for Warwickshire & Worcestershire
Historic Pub Interiors; The Real Thing — Geoff Brandwood, The Campaign for Real Ale
New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare's 'Medieval Residence' — Will Mitchell, Centre of Archaeology, Staffordshire University
Break - tea, coffee and biscuits
Wolston Quarry, Warwickshire: preliminary results from excavations of a prehistoric landscape and farmstead — Simon Markus, Museum of London Archaeology
The Summer of Archaeology: exploring medieval Brockhampton, Herefordshire — Chris Atkinson, freelance archaeologist

Early application is advised

A provisional programme leaflet and booking form is available for download as a 55 KB PDF file

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