Meetings & Events: Annual Conference

Medieval Chichester: Cathedral, City and Surrounding Area: 4-8 September 2023

4 – 8 Sep 2023

The British Archaeological Association 2023 annual conference will take place in Chichester from Monday, 4th to Friday, 8th September, 2023. The principal subject is Chichester Cathedral, though in addition the conference will consider the many buildings associated with the cathedral, the vicars’ close and the bishop’s palace, as well as the wider architectural landscape of West Sussex.

Lectures will include papers on subjects covering many aspects of the architecture of the Cathedral, Romanesque and Gothic, wall paintings, the architecture of Medieval West Sussex and its Roman past. Speakers include Jessica Barker, David Bone, John Crook, Kate Davey, Ute Engel, Agata Gomolka, Martin Henig, Christine Kimbriel, Claudia Marx, Michael Michael, Julian Munby, Tom Nickson, David Park, David Parsons, Richard Plant, Tim Tatton-Brown, Malcolm Thurlby, Frank Woodman, and Andrea Worm.

The conference will be based at Chichester University, within walking distance of the Cathedral and city centre. Proposed site visits outside the city will include Boxgrove Priory, Old and New Shoreham, Arundel, and Coombes.

Booking forms will be available in early 2023. All enquiries about the conference should be sent to the Hon. Conference Secretary,