Centre for West Midlands History

The Centre for West Midlands History is based at the University of Birmingham. It is a focus for research  and offers courses and lectures.

Worcestershire Archaeological Society

Has been promoting the study of archaeology and local history in Worcestershire since 1854 and we are committed to co-operation with like-minded local and national organisations.

Staffordshire Archaeological and Historical Society

SAHS is the County Society for the study, investigation, description and preservation of antiquities and historical records in Staffordshire.to help achieve our aims.

Take the Timetrail with Warwickshire Museum

Here you can access information about your heritage. Search through our database of known archaeological sites and finds to learn what has been discovered in your neighbourhood.

Archaeology Birminhgam

Information from Birmingham CIty Council

Archaeology Warwickshire

Our experts in archaeological excavation and survey, historic buildings and landscapes have unmatched knowledge and experience of our core area.

Historic England

We are the public body that looks after England’s historic environment. We champion and protect historic places, helping people understand, value and care for them.

The Council for British Archaeology West Midlands

The Council for British Archaeology West Midlands (CBAWM) comments on strategic issues, including planning policy documents and non-statutory guidance, relating to any aspect of the historic environment- archaeological remains, historic buildings and historic landscapes

Archaeological Data Service

Supporting research, learning and teaching with free, high quality and dependable digital resources

Priory Rooms

Evening lectures in Birmingham (October & December 2019, February, March & April 2020) will now take place at The Priory Rooms,Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, B4 6AF   https://www.theprioryrooms.co.uk/find-us/

This venue is very close to the Midland Metro stop in Bull Street and in easy walking distance of the three main Birmingham city centre railway stations and bus stops. There is no car park on site although disabled spaces may be available. We suggest contacting the venue for details in advance if you wish to know more enquiries@theprioryrooms.co.uk  0121 236 2317

St John's House Museum

Evening lecture In Warwick (November)

This will take place at St John’s House Museum, St Johns, Warwick, CV34 4NF


This venue is located less than 10 minutes’ walk from Warwick railway station. There is a small free car park on site with limited spaces. More parking can be found at St Nicholas Park (sat nav CV34 4NL)

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Lunchtime Lecture (January)

This lecture will take place at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, B3 3DH


This venue is close to Victoria Square and a short walk from Birmingham New Street and Snow Hill Railway stations, the Midland Metro and many bus stops. The nearest car park is Town Hall (sat nav B1 1TA) and there is some blue badge parking nearby in Margaret Street and Edmund Street.