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Promoting the study of the history and archaeology of
Bristol & Gloucestershire
and encouraging the conservation of the historic environment.

Forthcoming events

Friday 9 September, Cheltenham
Visit BGAS Library as part of Cheltenham's Heritage Open Days

The library will be open from 10am till noon, providing a chance to explore our collection and talk to researchers.
Find our more about our library.

Saturday 8 October, Gloucester
Annual CAG conference

Recent archaeology in Gloucestershire
Download programme and booking form.

Saturday 15 October, Chipping Sodbury
President's Autumn Meeting

Further details and booking form

New VCH Volume - Discount Offer for Members

A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume XIII: The Vale of Gloucester and Leadon Valley
John Juřica and John Chandler

Boydell & Brewer is offering the members of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society a 25% discount on the latest volume from Victoria County History. A History of the County of Gloucester, Volume XIII: The Vale of Gloucester and Leadon Valley is edited by John Juřica and John Chandler. Briefly, it describes the varied agrarian history and industrial activity of thirteen ancient parishes. The discount will make the price £71.25 (instead of £95.00 RRP). Orders can be placed by phone on 01243 843 291, by fax on 01243 843 303, by email at customer@wiley.com or online at www.boydellandbrewer.com.

Please quote the offer code BB103 to ensure that the discount is given. The offer ends 30th November 2016.

Mick Aston Bursary

As a result of a bequest from the late Mick Aston, the Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, will provide bursaries of up to £300 per year to support young people living in Gloucestershire, including South Gloucestershire, and Bristol, aged between 16 and 18, to undertake archaeology work based placements. Read more...

Record Series

October 2015 saw the publication of 2 new volumes by the Society:

The Religious Census of Bristol & Gloucestershire 1851, ed. Dr Alan Munden

Edward II: His Last Months and Monument, Jill Barlow, Richard Bryant, Carolyn Heighway, Chris Jeens and David Smith

Our thanks to all those involved in the launch events at Berkeley and Bristol and those who helped reduce our postage costs by delivering volumes to subscribers.


Our latest Research Grant award is supporting excavation at Abbey Camp Roman Settlement.

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The Society also supports the VCH in Gloucestershire.