For Members and Guests.
BACAS again has a full range of excursions planned for this year visiting everything from Roman villas to Medieval pillow mounds. Ticket booking is available online by card from the link to Ticketlab below.
Please book required tickets for BACAS members and non-members. You will be asked to enter name and email before providing credit/debit card details. Your tickets will then be emailed to you.
If you wish to pay by cheque please download the booking form : BACASExcursions2023BookingForm.pdf
and post to the Treasurer.
Further details are available on each excursion by clicking the title
Shoscombe Valley Walk : Sunday 2nd April (Afternoon)
Chris Paul is a member of BACAS who lives in Stony Littleton and is a founder member of the Shoscombe History Society, . This walk carries on our exploration from last year around Foxcote and Stony Middleton to find pillow mounds (rabbit warrens) and a lost water mill.
Tewkesbury Town and Abbey : Wednesday 24th May (All Day)
A tour around the medieval town of Tewkesbury, famed for a decisive battle in the War of the Roses and the magnificent Abbey Church, a building originally consecrated as a Benedictine monastery in 1121.
Newt Roman Villa : Thursday 22nd June (Afternoon)
Step back in time and experience the world of a Romano-British household amongst the frescoes, furniture and food at the reconstructed Villa Ventorum on the Newt estate.
Three Somerset Churches : Thursday 6th July (Evening)
Another summer evening visit to the village churches of North Somerset, this time Camerton, Englishcombe and Priston where we’ll finish at the Ring o’Bells.
Wiltshire and Swindon Heritage Centre Tour : Thursday 10th August (Afternoon)
Behind the scenes at the Centre for Archaeological, Conservation and Museum Services and Library collections for Wiltshire visiting laboratories, archives and strong room.
Cirencester Town and Museum : Sunday 10th September (All Day)
A guided tour of the town in the morning and a visit to the Corinium Museum to see evidence of Roman occupation and the medieval wealth of the woollen industry