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Press Room

Welcome to our Press Area. The CBA is an educational charity working throughout the UK to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

For general press enquiries, please contact:

James Rose
Communications and Marketing Manager

More specific contacts can be found on our staff pages. We also have contacts on the ground throughout the UK through our CBA Groups network.

Press releases

Dig into the past with the Festival of Archaeology

Released 13 July 2017

A young Viking at the Festival. (c) Eve Andreski Photography

Ready, steady, archaeobake!

Released 21 June 2017

A selection of former archaeocakes

Home: the forgotten front of the First World War

Released 16 May 2017

Pillbox at Fraisthorpe, East Yorkshire

Far from Flanders Fields, recording the changing face of the Home Front during the First World War

Released 16 June 2016

Women workers at the National Shell Filling Factory, Chilwell (c) IWM Q030040

Global warming, rising tides, a major gulf developing between Britain and Europe! That is so 10,000 years ago.

Released 09 March 2016

Cover of Europe's Lost World

Wales Heritage Group Launches Manifesto for Heritage in Advance of 2016 Election.

Released 07 March 2016

One man’s journey from cricket lover to saviour of national heritage

Released 03 March 2016

Gasholder no.1 listed (18.3K, .DOCX)

Gasholder no.1 at the Oval

A landmark new book on Stonehenge launched during the Council for British Archaeology’s annual Beatrice de Cardi lecture

Released 10 November 2015


Star Carr: Life in Britain after the Ice Age, short-listed for the Best Archaeological Book prize in the British Archaeological Awards

Released 2 June 2014.

Cover of Star Carr

CBA President, Dan Snow, launches Home Front Legacy 1914-18 project

Released 7 March 2014

Dan Snow maps out a First World War practice trench

Leading TV historians pay tribute to "the world's oldest archaeologist"

Released 25 February 2014

Beatrice De Cardi with Dan Snow, Michael Wood and CBA Director  Mike Heyworth
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