Autumn/ Winter Events

CAS has a busy Autumn and Winter programme ahead, the details of which can be found on our Events Calendar and in your October Newsletter.  Members are invited to join a walk this October, The CAS/ DAS joint symposium at the end of the month as well as our usual Winter Lecture series, which will again take place over Zoom. We are also holding a short series of talks in Penzance, which in the absence of any new Covid restrictions will be held in the Queens Hotel.

We are also launching a new series of talks under the title ‘Cornish Archaeology Online’. These have developed through feedback from members over the past year, and will focus purely on Archaeology and Archaeological work in Cornwall. These will be open to all.

You can find lecture recordings and Zoom links in the members area – if you didnt recieve the updated password with your October newsletter or have mislaid it please email

Welcome to everyone interested in the archaeology of Cornwall and Scilly.

For over 50 years our Society has been the principal archaeological organization in Cornwall and Scilly. The Society acts as the forum that brings together amateur archaeologists, professional archaeologists and all those interested in Cornwall’s past and the preservation of its archaeological heritage.

Today, with over 450 members, our activities are varied and inclusive. The society arranges over a dozen talks, monthly walks and annual conferences and special events. We also run our own fieldwork and research projects and encourage members to take part with likeminded organisations. Our annual journal is a well-respected, peer reviewed publication, and has for more than 50 years published the majority of archaeological research projects carried out in Cornwall and Scilly. Our regular newsletter keeps members up to date on news of people, events and activities.

Our Area Representatives are stationed across the county, keeping track of sites and monuments, and offering a local point of contact.

Please explore our website, find out about us and how you can join us, explore the archaeology of your area, and become more involved.

Latest News

Our Publications

50 years of Cornish Archaeology

Our Journal records research into the archaeology of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, including excavations and reassessments of earlier finds.

A Newsletter, published 3 times a year, keeps members in touch with our events and other activities in Cornwall and beyond.

Copies of both publications, along with a reading list are available to read for free on the publications page.

Find out more...

Our Events


We offer winter lectures in Liskeard and Truro, which cover topics at home and abroad.

Throughout the year members explore archaeological sites in Cornwall and sometimes farther afield with expert guides.

Every year we have either a conference concentrating on Archaeology in Cornwall or a day of presentations shared with Devon Archaeological Society.

Find out more...

Why Join Us?


If you want to help us learn more about archaeology or explore Cornish sites by survey or excavation, join us.

Like- minded people will give you a warm welcome and we will discover Cornwall’s archaeology together.

Find out more...