CIfA Area and Special Interest Groups

CIfA has a number of area and special interest groups that anybody can join. These bring together professionals with specific historic environment interests in either a particular geographic area, or a particular subject area. Membership of all groups is free to CIfA members, while non-members pay a small yearly subscription of £10 (please scroll down for details).

Membership of a CIfA group brings a number of benefits, most groups produce regular newsletters and run training events. The groups also represent specialist views to CIfA via representation on the Advisory Council and offer advice on issues which have a specific relevance to their subject/geographical area. If you are a CIfA member you can also stand for election to a groups' committee.

Please use the links below to view each group's webpage.

Area Groups

Special Interest Groups

If you are interested in setting up a new area or special interest group, please read the regulations governing area and special interest groups (pdf file) and contact the CIfA office.

Online payment

Non members of the Institute can join individual Groups at a cost of £10 each. If you would like to join a Group please register and pay online by clicking the button below.
Alternatively please email with your details so that we can invoice you for the fee or post in a Non-member SIG order form along with a cheque for the relevant amount.

If you are already a group member you can use this link to renew online.

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