Entries by Hugh Bray

Britain’s Earliest Mining Boom Revealed!

This month’s edition of Antiquity Journal publishes a paper on the Great Orme Bronze Age copper mine by Dr Alan Williams, a CAS member. Click here to read the University of Liverpool summary of this paper Click here to read the full paper on line

Visit to Oswestry Castle Mound on 14 September 2019

CAS members are invited to visit the excavation of Oswestry Castle mound, now in its third season. The visit will take place on 14 September at 2pm and includes an introductory talk, opportunity to view a selection of the finds and a tour of the excavation itself. It will take approximately one and a half […]

Dr Wendy Whitby

Chester Archaeological Society members will be saddened to hear of the recent and unexpected death of Dr Wendy Whitby. Wendy had belonged to the Society for a number of years, recently becoming a Council member. Click here to read more Her funeral will be held at 12.40 pm on 27 August at Blacon Crematorium.

Festival of Archaeology 13 – 28 July 2019

The Festival of Archaeology is a UK-wide annual two-week event, coordinated by the Council for British Archaeology. See https://festival.archaeologyuk.org/ for comprehensive details The University of Liverpool will be hosting Festival of Archaeology related events in Liverpool and Ness Gardens. Click here for further details