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Welcome The Society was formed in 1961 - it grew out of the West Cornwall Field Club, itself founded in 1935 by a group of enthusiasts who were studying the archaeology of West Cornwall.  Currently the society has over 400 members and organises activities covering all aspects of the discipline. WALKS Every month there is an archaeological walk somewhere in Cornwall led by one of our members or an invited expert. TALKS During winter months talks are given at centres in Truro and Liskeard by speakers, national and local (and including members) who are specialists in their field of interest. ACTIVITIES The Society gives opportunities for those interested in practical archaeology to participate in fieldwork and learn archaeological techniques. Members often take part in excavations run by the Cornwall County Council's Cornwall Archaeological Unit. The Society and the CAU work in partnership and members' contribution to the work of the HES is greatly appreciated. COMMUNICATIONS The Society produces three Newsletters a year, which report on recent activities in Cornwall and give a diary of events. They are also a platform for member's comments, requests and discussion points. The Society's annual journal is considered one of the best archaeological publications by a local society in the country. This reports on many of the archaeological happenings in Cornwall by members and others. ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT Annual General Meeting The Society holds its Annual General Meeting in March/April when members of the General Committee are elected. The Committee meets four times a year to enact the regular business of the Society. From time to time a Projects Committee is established to oversee significant activities. The Publications Committee meets as required to oversee all publications. For closer contact each historical hundred in Cornwall has an Area Representative who reports at twice-yearly meetings on endangered sites and local finds.

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Royal Cornwall Museum Curating Cornish Archaeology
Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture, XI, Early Cornish Sculpture For more information
Area Reps Site of the Month
Kresen Kernow Consulation Project to build a new archive and local studies centre for Cornwall READ HERE
The Buildings of England CORNWALL
Newquay Old Cornwall Society clearing at Mawgan Porth Newquay Old Cornwall Society clearing at Mawgan Porth
Clearance work at Mawgan Porth undertaken by the Newquay Old Cornwall Society
A Roman Military Complex and Medieval Settlement on Church Hill, Calstock, Cornwall: Survey and Excavation 2007-2010 10% Discount with this form, click o the image to open, then save to your computer and print.
CBA SW Tony Blackman Memorial Talks at the  Avalon Marshes Centre On Saturday 24th January we shall be holding our third annual Tony Blackman Memorial talks at the Avalon Marshes Centre, Glastonbury. The day will kick off at 10:30am with talks from; Marc Cox, former CBA Community Archaeology Training placement holder now based at the Avalon Marshes; Tanya Camberwell, Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership Community Heritage Officer and David Dawson of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. Following the mornings talk we will break for lunch and then continue the day with a tour of the sites recent reconstruction work which will be hosted by Richard Brunning, South West Heritage Trust, with the opportunity for involvement in part of the on-going experimental archaeology projects on site. The cost for the day will be £10, £6 for students, with a buffet lunch provided. If you are interested in attending then please download the registration form, and send it along with payment to Katie Collins, our treasurer, details for whom can be found at the bottom of the form. More Information --->
Curating Cornish Archaeology 22 Jan 2015
Sea Salt Differently - A History of Salt in Cornwall 27th February 12pm Helston Museum More info------->