Welcome

We exist to promote understanding and appreciation of archaeology, history and architecture in the historic county of Cheshire plus neighbouring areas and of these subjects generally. Our activities include monthly lectures from the Autumn to the Spring, Summer excursions on demand, undertaking or encouraging relevant research, campaigning on local heritage issues, publication of an annual journal and a twice-yearly newsletter, and maintenance of our own specialist library.

For more information about the Chester Archaeological Society please read our History and Activities page.

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News

Next Society Lecture Saturday 9th December

Professor David Breeze will present a lecture entitled: Hadrian’s Wall: J.C. Bruce, Henry Richardson and the creation of the modern view of Hadrian’s Wall
It will be held on Saturday 9th December 2017 at 2:30pm
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Conservation Areas at 50

The Chester Conference: A focus on the next 50 years.  This one day conference to be held on November 15th in the Wesley Church Centre.  It will explore how Conservation Areas can add value to the quality of life in our cities, towns and villages.
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Cheshire History Day – Literary Cheshire

Cheshire History Day will be held on Saturday 4th November 2017 at the new Memorial Court in Northwich. The days’ topic will be Literary Cheshire with presentations on Ranulf Higden, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Anna Barbauld, Elizabeth Gaskell and Beatrice Tunstall.
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