Entries by Hugh Bray

University of Liverpool course – Introduction to Archaeological Drawing

This course will begin on 6th February and meet for 10 weeks every Thursday afternoon. It would be ideal for anyone interested in seriously developing this useful and vital skill, and will give you the opportunity to practice with objects from the University’s collection of ancient artefacts. Click here for further details

Digital version of Journal 89 is now available

CAS members can now download a digital version of Journal vol 89 for 2019 from the Members’ Area of our website. If you do not have a password to access this page, please e-mail webmaster@chesterarchaeolsoc.org.uk

The Neston Collieries, 1759–1855: An Industrial Revolution in Rural Cheshire

By Anthony Annakin-Smith. University of Chester. £19.99. Available from the publisher www.chester.ac.uk/university-press and the usual booksellers from 29 November 2019 The early Neston collieries operated for almost 100 years and were notable in many ways, for example for the devastating acts of sabotage committed by one mine owner on the neighbouring works, for the use […]

Lecture 6th November: A summer of discovery in Wales!

This lecture by Dr Toby Driver (RCAHMW) will be held on 6th November at 7:30pm at the Grosvenor Museum. The lecture will revisit the intense hot summer of 2018 when aerial archaeological discoveries came thick and fast! Click here for further details

Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society volume 89 for 2019

Eligible members will be receiving their copies of the latest issue of our journal in the next two weeks. Click here to see the wide range of articles. If you are not a member of the Society but would like a copy, they will be available for £10.00 (£7.50 plus £2.50). Email webmaster@chesterarchaeolsoc.org.uk If you […]