Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

Exploring Worcestershire's past

We are experts in archives and archaeology

Worcestershire Shakespeare documents UNESCO registered

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Community projects

Let our experts guide and support you through funding applications to enable your community to discover its people, history and landscapes.

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Personal and professional research

Use our in-house and remote resources and specialist advice to support your research project or uncover your Worcestershire family stories.

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Professional services

We provide specialist archaeological services for developers as well as conservation and digitisation services for your archive collections.

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Latest news


  • 23rd August 2019
Autumn 2019 events

Our autumn events programme will be starting shortly. You can download our leaflet here. WAAS Events Autumn 2019 and we’ve images below. We’re repeating many of our popular workshops for helping you get started with family, house or local history. We’ll have another couple of tours too where you can come behind the scenes. There are...

  • 19th August 2019
Illustrating Archaeological Finds

There is currently a fascinating collection of pottery out on a table in one of our offices, being worked on by one of our illustrators, which is causing colleagues to pause as they walk past. However much we’re used to seeing archaeological finds we are still attracted to a display of nice pottery. As we...

  • 16th August 2019
Worcestershire Archaeology Day 2019 – Saturday 26th October

Our Archaeology Day is one of our annual highlights, as we feature different archaeological projects. We are pleased to be able to announce the first details for this year’s event so you can put it in your diary. Talks currently planned include: Two current Worcestershire sites we’re working on (we are finalising which ones) Fascinating...