Weekly lectures take place on Monday evenings from October to March each year, covering an interesting range of historical and archaeological subjects.

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Local digs run throughout the year (weather permitting), giving all members a chance to learn and the more experienced opportunities to extend archaeological skills.

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Our extensive library, covering local history and archaeology, is available to all members.

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Archaeology is for everyone, and new members are always welcome. Join the group and help discover your local history.

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Join Us

Join us and become a member of CAG. Annual memberships costs are:

Full Membership   £12
Family Membership   £18
Student Membership    £4

Membership gives you half price on entrance to the programme of talks, a chance to have your say at the AGM and access to other events and the Library.

Download a copy of our membership form.


The Stour Valley: A Prehistoric Landscape.

A 40 page summary of investigations by CAG into the cropmarks of the Middle Stour Valley (Bures – Wormingford area). This covers evidence of a Neolithic Cursus, a Long Barrow and Bronze Age rings. Each section of the flood plain is covered in detail with maps, aerial images and explanations. Price £5 plus P&P – see Sales email above.

Crop-marks book 








The Lost Mansions of Marks Hall – From Demolition to Discovery.

The story of the CAG Archaeological dig at Marks Hall. 26 colour pages. £7.00 plus P&P

The Lost Mansions of Marks Hall 


 Red Hills of Essex

The Survey of Essex Salt making red hills by CAG published in 1990 is still a key reference book for anyone studying this subject. 100 pages £5.00 plus P&P.

The Red Hills of Essex 


Committee Members

Chairman Philip Cunningham
Vice –Chair Christine Piper
Treasurer Caroline Cunningham
Secretary Ellie Mead
President Philip Crummy

Francis Nicholls​

1. Membership Co-ordinator Sally Bartrum
2. Lecture Programme Anna Moore
3. Fieldwork co-ordinator Graham Brundell
4. YAC & Weekend trips Barbara Butler
5. Crop Marks Andrew White
6. Denise Hardy
7.  Francis Nicholls
8.  Don Goodman
9.  Tim Dennis
10. Chris Farnell
11. Geoff Lunn

Please use the contact emails above and mark for the attention of specific committee members.


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