Monday, December 14, 2015

Landscape of the Bayeux Tapestry Study Tour


The detailed itinerary for the Landscape of the Bayeux Tapestry study tour is now on the EMAS website.

Full details of costs, etc., will be available very shortly.

In the meantime, you can find the itinerary at:


Useful Websites


The ‘Useful Websites’ on the EMAS website has now been totally updated.


There are two main sections:
a list of archaeological website
a list of archaeological texts and articles freely available on the web
Both these list are filtered by period to make them easier to use.
There is an extra section with the entire 42 articles of the ‘Mick’s Travels’ series from the CBS’s ‘British Archaeology’.
In this series, Mick Aston wrote about the archaeology of various places which he had visited.
You can fine the ‘Useful Websites’ section at:



Wednesday, December 2, 2015

EMAS Easter Study Tour: Castles of North Wales


EMAS Easter Study Tour: Castles of North Wales
Guide: David Beard MA, FSA
24 - 30 March 2016

The castles built by Edward I are considered to be the epitome of medieval military architecture. This study tour will visit the major Edwardian castles in North Wales and some of the 'Lordship Castles' and castles that were repaired by Edward during his Welsh campaigns.

We will visit the following castles: Beaumaris, Caernarvon, Chester, Chirk, Conway, Criccieth, Denbigh, Dolwyddelan, Flint, Harlech, Holt, Hope, Rhuddlan and Ruthin, as well as exploring the city walls in Caernarfon and Conway.

As we will be based in Caernarfon, we will also be able to visit Segontium Roman Fort.
The cost of this study tour is £502 per person sharing a twin room and £648 per person in a single room.