Wales Area Group (English)



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

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Judith Doyle (Acting Chair)
Claudine Gerrard (Secretary)
Charina Jones (Treasurer)
Ian Brooks
Jenny Hall
John Latham
Rachel Morgan (co-opted member)

Forthcoming Events

The Archaeology of Timber and Timber-framed Buildings

9 March 2018 10.00 - 16.00

Owain Glyndŵr Centre, Maengwyn Street, Machynlleth SY20 8EE

CIfA Members / Group members £15.00
Non CIfA Members £18.00
(includes lunch)


10.00 Coffee and Arrivals
10.15 Business section for Cymru / Wales CIfA Group
10.30 Welcome to the Day-school (George Nash)
10.35 George Nash: The Tilley Timber Project: A HLF dendrochronology project in the northern Marches
11.20 Stephen Briggs: Re-discovering Baltic Softwood: a neglected universal construction necessity in War and Peace.
12.05 Margaret Dunn: Discovering Old Welsh Houses: Dendrochronology and Community Involvement in Rural Wales
12.50 LUNCH
13.45 Catherine Rees: Timber Buildings without the Timber: Reconstructing Neolithic houses from the archaeological record
14.30 Ian Brooks: 11 Castle Street, Conwy
15.15 Nigel Nayling: Dendrochronology: tree-ring dating of Welsh historic buildings
16.00 Close & Depart

For more information and to book, see the flyer

Past Events

Annual report


AGM Minutes

October 2017

For a Welsh language version of this page please click here

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