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

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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Historical Metallurgy Society – 2017 research in progress meeting

On November 9th The Historical Metallurgy Society will be meeting at the University of Liverpool for their 2017 research in progress meeting.
This one day session includes archaeology (Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman) as well as historical metallurgy.
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CBA NW Autumn Conference

The CBA NW Autumn Conference 2017:
‘Old and New Worlds:The Late Medieval / Post Medieval Transition’
This event will be held in West Kirby on Saturday 4th November 2017
Click here to download the programme and click here to download the booking form