Council for British Archaeology

South Midlands Region

Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire & Oxfordshire





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Join the CBA

As a member you will receive:

  • Annual journal - South Midlands Archaeology - with up to date reports on the year's excavations and discoveries. An index of articles in previous volumes of SMA can be found here
  • Twice yearly newsletter with details of meetings of archaeological societies and groups in the four counties
  • Annual conference held in each of the four counties in turn - usually held in the spring, the conference has a reputation for outstanding lectures from expert speakers on their recent work and research. There is also a smaller conference held along with our AGM, normally held in the Autumn. Ranging from prehistoric to post-medieval.
Recent conference themes have included:
Ritual & Religion
Towns & Villages
Wood, Brick, Stone & Tile
Minster Churches and Royal Estates

as well as the benifits of being a National Member which include:
  • a welcome pack outlining the work of the CBA and its network of national / regional groups
  • six issues a year of the CBA magazine British Archaeology, keeping you informed of all the latest developments in archaeology and including a round-up of archaeological events and fieldwork
  • 3 issues a year of the CBA members’ newsletter, keeping you up to date with the latest CBA news and developments plus our annual impacts report
  • an annual booklet featuring all ‘Festival of British Archaeology’ events
  • automatic membership of the South Midlands CBA regional group (when specified) with access to local meetings, newsletters, activities and publications (or membership of national groups in Scotland or Wales for a small additional fee)
  • special discount offers for members including access to CBA events and offers with partner organisations including our Bi-Annual conferences
  • access to our information and education service
  • special pre-publication offers on CBA books

Join today! Or why not give CBA membership as a gift? Young people can join the Young Archaeologists’ Club.

Individual Membership £7.50
Intuitional Membership £8.50





Promoting archaeology in the counties of Beds, Bucks, Northants and Oxfordshire