We invite you to become a member of one of the oldest county based archaeological societies in the country. If you are passionate about the archeology and local history of Birmingham and Warwickshire, you are in the right place. Join today, meet like minded people and get access to some fantastic membership benefits. Plus, each member subscription contributes to supporting the archaeology of Birmingham and Warwickshire.

Membership to the Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society is open to all. 

Membership Benefits:

  1. Access to our popular lecture series free of charge (tickets are £5 for non-members)
  2. A copy of the BWAS Transactions, our annual publication of reports and investigations into the region’s archaeology
  3. A copy of the Society’s newsletter
  4. Discounted rates on Society events and excursions

Membership Options:

Type Of Membership



Individual Member



Family Member


  • Two adults (18 and over) living at the same address and their children or grandchildren (aged 17 and under)

  • Only the two adults having voting rights

  • Family members receive 1 copy of the Transcations 

Institutional Subscriber


  • Suitable only for institutions wishing to receive a copy of the BWAS transactions on an annual basis

Join BWAS:

Individuals & Families:

To join the Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society simply complete our online sign up form then make payment of your membership fees!


To subscribe simply complete this form. We will then invoice you for your subscription fees.

Gift Membership:

Why not give the gift of BWAS Membership? A great present for any local history lover! Simply complete the online gift membership form then make payment of the membership fees. You can choose whether the gift membership welcome email is sent directly to the recipient or to you, so you can print it off and include in a card.

The annual membership subscription is payable on 1 August.

Members of BWAS, Solihull Archaeological Group and Derbyshire Archaeological Society are entitled to attend each other’s meetings as affiliated societies. Find out more about our partners here.