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Welsh Area Group (English)



IfA’s Wales group represents the interests of Wales, and those working in Wales to IfA council and informs the IfA’s work in this area.

Join the Group

Membership is free to IfA members (£10 for non-members). To join, please contact the IfA office at

Institute for Archaeologists
Miller Building, University of Reading
Whiteknights Reading, RG6 6AB

Tel: 0118 378 6446


  • Neil Maylan (Chair)
  • John Latham (Secretary)
  • Ian Brooks (Treasurer)
  • Stephen Briggs (Newsletter editor)
  • Kathy Laws
  • George Nash
  • Fiona Grant
  • Claudine Gerrard
  • Mike Green

Forthcoming Events

Further events coming soon!

Past Events

Archives Training Workshops
There were two Archives Training Workshops held in May:

  • 20 May 2014, Aberdulais Falls, Neath
  • 21 May 2014, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Please see the flyer for further information

Cymru / Wales Group hosted a Day School on Community Archaeology on 8 November 2013 at the Owain Glyndwr Institute in Machynlleth. Please see the flyer for information.

Future of our Past: Consultation of the Welsh Heritage Bill

Cymru / Wales Group hosted a workshop to facilitate further discussion on the proposed Heritage Bill for Wales. The workshop took place on Friday 27 September at the Owain Glyndwr Institute in Machynlleth.

Cymru/Wales IfA - Spring 2013 Dayschool on Cave Art

Making sense of a deep and distant past: Palaeolithic and Mesolithic Wales

Date: Friday 17 May 2013

Venue: Owain Glyndŵr Institute, Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, SY20 8EE

Time: 10am-4.30pm

Cymru/Wales Area Group AGM

The IfA Cymru/Wales Area Group AGM took place on Friday 17 May 2013 at 10.30am at the Owain Glyndŵr Institute, Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, SY20 8EE.

Cymru/Wales IfA Autumn Day-School 2012

Archaeology on Beach, Cliff and Beyond: Policy, Recent Work & Community Involvement

Date: Friday 30 November 2012

Time: 10am-4.30pm

Venue: Owain Glyndŵr Institute, Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth, SY20 8EE

Towards a Heritage Bill – Archaeology Workshop, 29 June 2012

For a Welsh language version of this page please click here

Institute for Archaeologists
Miller Building
University of Reading

Reading RG6 6AB

0118 378 6446