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Archaeology Matters

YAC is part of the Council for British Archaeology, an educational charity which relies on your support. Help make archaeology matter by donating online now

In our 70th year, the Council for British Archaeology continues to bring our vision of Archaeology for All to life - through discovery, participation and speaking up through our advocacy and campaigns.

Together with our members, supporters and partners, we help give archaeology a voice and a place in so many people’s lives.

“At a time when so much of our material past is under threat, the CBA does a great job in strengthening that crucial bond that links all of us to our past.” Michael Wood

Now is the time for everyone who cares about the future of archaeology in the UK to come together and speak up for its future.

Join our appeal

To ensure the CBA has the resources to respond to the significant challenges now facing archaeology, we are launching an appeal to raise an additional £250,000 each year for the next three years to support our work.

By investing in the future of the CBA now, you can help to provide a stable foundation so we can continue to resource our vital campaigning and advocacy work, projects and programmes.

The Young Archaeologists’ Club branches are run by more than 600 volunteers across the UK, who give a total of almost 5,000 days of their time every year. With your help, we can continue to give them the support, training and resources that they need.

Together we can help to give future generations the opportunity for a lifetime of involvement in archaeology. Find out more about how you can make archaeology matter

Huge thanks to our supporters:

The Nineveh Trust

The Alice Ellen Cooper Dean Charitable Trust

The Royal Archaeological Institute

English Heritage

The Aurelius Trust

The Trefoil Trust

The Douglas Heath Eves Charitable Trust

Videotext Communications

CBA Wessex

Time Team Digital

Kirkless, London Camden and North Wiltshire YAC Branches

Bingley & District Local History Society

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