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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

Saturday 13 August
Cheltenham Local History Society - 'WOMEN OF CHELTENHAM'

See www.cheltlocalhistory.org.uk/ for details.
There will be a BGAS stall at this event.

Saturday 8 October, Gloucester
Annual CAG conference

Recent archaeology in Gloucestershire - More details coming soon.

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.