A good source of information about British archaeology, is British Archaeology magazine published six times a year by the Council for British Archaeology (CBA). For specific opportunities, the CBA produces CBA Briefing, published within BA, which includes information on excavations and other fieldwork projects in which you can take part, forthcoming conferences, lectures and other archaeological events, details of new archaeological books, and other notices relevant to all those interested in archaeology.
The CBA can provide details of regional groups in your area, or answer queries regarding archaeological careers and education, and many other matters. We also publish a wide variety of material aimed not just at professional archaeologists, but also those for whom archaeology is an interest or an active pastime.
The CBA, and its section for younger members aged 8–16, the Young Archaeologists’ Club, can be contacted at its headquarters at the address below or, to contact either the CBA or YAC via email, please use our online contact form.
Other useful sources of information include:
For excavation work abroad contact:
Archaeological Fieldwork Opportunities Bulletin
The Archaeological Institute of America annual bulletin of worldwide archaeological fieldwork opportunities is also searchable online at www.archaeological.org.
From BAJR (British Archaeological Jobs Resource) comes Past Horizons – bringing free access to all and over 400 sites across the world, from training to paid. It is updated weekly, and has additional expert information and a blog which highlights current conferences, funding and volunteer opportunities. Contact via firstname.lastname@example.org, web www.pasthorizons.com.