GT Clark Prize 2022

Every five years, the Association awards a series of prizes, named after the distinguished Welsh antiquary G.T. Clark, for contributions to the study of the history and antiquities of Wales and the Marches published during the previous quinquennium. This year the Association considered a number of shortlisted publications and selected four books that were judged Read more about GT Clark Prize 2022[…]

AUTUMN MEETING COWBRIDGE, VALE OF GLAMORGAN 12th-14th SEPTEMBER 2022

12 – 14 September (Note, this is a Monday – Wednesday meeting) The Bear Hotel, 63 High Street, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan, CF71 7AF 01446 774814 The theme of this meeting is a study of the early medieval monasteries and the historic houses of the Vale of Glamorgan. We are based at Cowbridge, founded in Read more about AUTUMN MEETING COWBRIDGE, VALE OF GLAMORGAN 12th-14th SEPTEMBER 2022[…]

WALKS AND TALKS PROGRAMME 2022 – SUMMER UPDATE

Saturday 6th August pm Moorland Walk in the Western Brecon Beacons: Arosfa Garreg Roman marching camp and ruined ‘longhouses’. Leader Heather James Meet at the car park at ‘Pont ar Wysg’ (SN 819269) at the junction of the forestry and open moorland on the minor road from Trecastle (Brecs.) to Twynllanan (Carms). We will then Read more about WALKS AND TALKS PROGRAMME 2022 – SUMMER UPDATE[…]

Cambrian Archaeological Association Programme 2022

The Association’s programme for 2022 has two major events, our Summer and Autumn meetings, as well as a series of Walks and Talks throughout Wales, and lectures at the National Eisteddfod and at Christmas time. Summer Meeting, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, July 4-9. We will visit a variety of archaeological sites and historic buildings, museums and Read more about Cambrian Archaeological Association Programme 2022[…]

SUMMER MEETING IN THE RIBBLE VALLEY, LANCASHIRE JULY 4TH– 9TH 2022

Meeting full.  Please contact Frances (flynchllewellyn@gmail.com) if you want to be added to a waiting list. The Ribble Valley from Preston to Burnley may bring to mind an image of mills and smoking chimneys, of clogs and cobbles and four-loom weavers, of grabbing industrialists and downtrodden workers, but, like the South Wales valleys, there is Read more about SUMMER MEETING IN THE RIBBLE VALLEY, LANCASHIRE JULY 4TH– 9TH 2022[…]

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: The study of vernacular architecture in Wales (Presidential Address 2021)

  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: The study of vernacular architecture in Wales (Presidential Address 2021)[…]