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

Volunteer Opportunity with Holt Local History Society

CAS is making a grant to the Holt Local History Society to support a new geophysical survey of the tile and pottery works of the Twentieth Legion. In addition to the potential research value of the work, there is an opportunity for our members to volunteer on the project in January and February 2018.
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CRAG Exhibition ‘Digging the Clwydians’

An exhibition, ‘Digging the Clwydians’ will open on Saturday 6 January at The Gallery, Loggerheads Country Park, Ruthin Road, Mold CH7 5LH. This has been organised by the Clwydian Range Archaeology Group (CRAG) and will be open every day between 10am and 4pm until Sunday 28 January.
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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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