Cambrian Archaeological Association: Walks and Talks, 2021

This year, the Cambrians decided to try out a new programme for our members. Given all the uncertainties of meeting indoors as the pandemic continued to affect all our activities, we thought that offering a series of walks and talks at historic places in the fresh air might be a good way of continuing to Read more about Cambrian Archaeological Association: Walks and Talks, 2021[…]

Eurwyn Wiliam Presidential Address 2021: the study of vernacular architecture in Wales

  Dr Wiliam worked as Assistant Keeper, Director and Deputy-Director at Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum of Wales, and is an authority on the vernacular buildings of Wales. He has published extensively on the subject, and was responsible for the addition of many such buildings to the Museum’s collection at St. Fagans. Appointed Chairman of RCAHMW, retiring Read more about Eurwyn Wiliam Presidential Address 2021: the study of vernacular architecture in Wales[…]

Illustrating the Past in Wales: A Celebration of 175 Years of Archaeologia Cambrensis 1846-2021

An attractive and informative new booklet celebrates 175 years of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, charting the development of archaeological illustration and recording through the ages. The new booklet Illustrating the Past in Wales is a celebration of the history and archaeology of Wales, the Marches and the wider world as seen through illustrations published in Read more about Illustrating the Past in Wales: A Celebration of 175 Years of Archaeologia Cambrensis 1846-2021[…]

The Cambrian Archaeological Association is 175 years old!

Chairman of Trustees, Sian Rees, introduces this year of celebration with an invitation to read the views of members and friends about our Association and its work.   2021 succeeds 2020, which was possibly the most disrupted year for the Association since the Second World War, with our summer and autumn meetings and the Darganfod Read more about The Cambrian Archaeological Association is 175 years old![…]

Cambrians AGM via Zoom on Thursday 14th October 2021 at 7.30pm

Letter from Heather James, General Secretary   Dear Fellow Cambrians, Here is the notice of the forthcoming 2021 AGM which will be held via Zoom on Thursday 14th October at 7.30 pm. Joining details will be sent out prior to the Meeting. Links to the Meeting’s papers; an Agenda, Minutes  of the 2020 AGM and Read more about Cambrians AGM via Zoom on Thursday 14th October 2021 at 7.30pm[…]

ARCHAEOLOGICAL WALKS, SUMMER 2021

With uncertainty still prevailing about social gatherings through the summer, we propose a series of Covid-proof walks and talks to be offered by Trustees in July, August and September. These walks must be pre-booked with the organiser who will tell you the meeting point and time so that numbers attending will be known in advance, Read more about ARCHAEOLOGICAL WALKS, SUMMER 2021[…]

AUTUMN MEETING 2021 LLANGOLLEN

Celebrating 175 years of illustrating Wales’s past in the pages of Archaeologia Cambrensis Llangollen, 22nd – 24th October. From its foundation in 1846 the Cambrian Archaeological Association has published a Journal in which illustration of antiquities by means of accurate drawings and measured plans were promoted as an essential part of record and analysis. A Read more about AUTUMN MEETING 2021 LLANGOLLEN[…]

Darganfod – Discovery Conference – Saturday 10th April 2021

CONFERENCE Cambrian Archaeological Association in association with Cardiff University DARGANFOD – DISCOVERY: a celebration of new archaeological research in Wales Saturday 10th April 2021 To be held online (Zoom) Join us for a day dedicated to fascinating recent work on the archaeology of Wales and the Marches! This online conference, rescheduled from last year, is Read more about Darganfod – Discovery Conference – Saturday 10th April 2021[…]

Message from Frances Lynch Llewellyn

Frances Lynch Llewellyn  has sent a message about our Annual Newsletter. She says: You will have noticed that the Cambrians’ Newsletter has not yet dropped on your doorstep, but it will be distributed (with the List of Members) around the middle of February when we hope that the future will be clearer and any particular Read more about Message from Frances Lynch Llewellyn[…]