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The A.R.A. publish a fully coloured Newsletter annually, and we upload copies here on the website for people to view. The Newsletters on the website are available in PDF format, please click on a link below.

The ARA Newsletter has been in production for over a decade, during which time it has expanded and undergone changes and improvements. The changes include a move to colour printing and the inclusions of articles as well as the News round-up. The earliest Newsletters were issued under the remit of the Roman Research Trust Friends and as such are not part of the ARA archive.

The Newsletter serves to keep the membership up to date with recent Roman news and with the ongoing activities of the ARA. It welcomes input from everyone.

It should be noted that some sections of the Newsletters contain sensitive information of either a personal or fiscal nature and as such have been redacted in the online versions, which are available for general viewing.

ARA Bulletin Disclaimer. All articles are under the copyright of the ARA unless specified otherwise and all rights are reserved. © Association for Roman Archaeology. All authors should be credited and acknowledged. All offers and information were accurate at the time of publication but will no longer be valid after that date.

ARA Newsletter Number 14 Click here for pdf
Seat of fire revealed at Colchester
Part of Gloucester's Roman city wall goes on display
Snippets: Chichester, Tivoli, Chester, Bradford-on-Avon, Chester,

ARA Newsletter Number 15: August 2003 Click here for pdf
Snippets: Brough, York, Goodmanham, Chester, Utrecht, London, Southwell, Colchester

ARA Newsletter Number 16: March 2004 Click here for pdf
Exciting Roman coin find
Snippets: Hadrian's Wall, Leicestershire, Staffordshire, Colchester, London, Pompeii, Higham Ferrers, Southwark, Llandeilo, Lincoln, Hertfordshire, Coberley

ARA Newsletter Number 17: November 2004 Click here for pdf
Changes in the Association's Publications
Members day visit to Silchester
Annual Dinner at Fishbourne
Archaeological News Round-up: Broadstairs, Vindolanda,
Lindsey Davis at Richborough
Malton Museum; two goddesses unveiled at Malton Museum
Archaeological News Round-up:Colchester, Abergavenny

ARA Newsletter Number 18: November 2005 Click here for pdf part 1 / part 2
Editorial
The Roman Centurian's Song _Rudyard Kipling
Professional obituraries
Archaeological News Round-up: Colchester; Rabbits in Roman Britain; Socks with Sandals; York burials; Vindolanda sculpture.
The Jewry Wall, Leicester: Stuart Bailey
A Greek Island Villa: Bryan Matthews
The Big Roman Database: Rebecca Newman
Timber building at Vindolanda
The Roman Villa at Minori: Thomas F Morrison
Crossword
Tales from an Itinerant Traveller: Hardknot Roman Fort (Mediobogdum): Don Flear
Anamur / Anemurium: David Pritchard
The Puzzle of the Amphorae: CA Noons
Traveller's Itinerary: Allen Farnworth
Archaeological News Round-up: Leicestershire hoard; Staffordshire Patera

ARA Newsletter Number 19: April 2007 Click here for pdf
Editorial
The Lost Mosaics of Bramdean, Hampshire
Tales from an Itinerant Traveller: Roman Cyprus (part 1): Don Flear
The Roman Settlement at Crab Farm, Dorset: Bryn Walters
The Dodd’s Brigantia Weekend Diary: Tim Dodd
An Overview of Roman Essex: Bryn Walters
Imperial Emblems found in Rome: Bryn Walters
Spectacular Roman Sites around Lake Garda, Italy: Geoff and Glenis Long
Members visit to Northern France: Geoff and Glenis Long
Rare find in Leicester: Tom Bennett
Archaeological News Round-up: Silbury Hill; Newchurch (Isle of Wight); Leicester Vine Street excavations; Lancaster bath house; Priapus statue at Vindolanda
Professional obituaries

ARA Newsletter Number 20: April 2008 Click here for pdf part 1 / part 2
Editorial
Cologne to Eifel to Tongeren to Metz: Allen Farnworth
Tales from an Itinerant Traveller: Roman Cyprus (part 2): Don Greenword (formerly Flear)
Readers Letters
Two Venue Curators retire
Archaeological News Round-up: Early Roman coin found in Cornwall; Lupercal cave possibly found on the Palatine; Herculaneum wood and ivory thorne; Chichester
excavations; House of Augustus, Rome; Aldborough, York coffin found; Lancaster Roman memorial stone found
A Second Fort is Confirmed in Cornwall: Steve Hartgroves and John R Smith
Chester's Roman Town: Peter Carrington
Archaeology in the Park: Dan Garner
Impressive Villas over the Bay of Naples: Geoff and Glenis Long
Archaeological News Round-up: Vindoland brooch; Suffolk Villa excavations; Vindolanda statue base found
Professional obituaries
Malton Museum
Archaeological News Round-up: Chester's amphitheatre; London tableware; Ewell cult centre; London Roman door; Corbridge road ramp;

ARA Newsletter Number 21: February 2009 Click here for pdf
Editorial
Third Roman Fort found in Cornwall: Dr Chris Smart
Tales from an Itinerant Traveller: Roman Cyprus (part 3: Don Greenword
Professional obituaries
Readers Letters
Archaeological News Round up: Sagalassos, Turkey statue found
ARA Visit to the Greek and Roman Sites of Libya in 2008: J and LT Webb
Journey's End, short story: Howard Gibbs
New Figured Mosaic found near Kemble, Glos: Anthony Beeson
The Head in the River: Kevin Cooke
Archaeological News Round-up: Arles, France bust found; Sea Mills, Bristol possible fort

ARA Newsletter Number 22: September 2009 Click here for pdf
Editorial
Tales from an Itinerant Traveller: Roman Cyprus (part 4): Don Greenword
ARA Information Technology and Communications
Towns in Britain AD300-700 Conference Report: Rebecca Newman
Archaeological News Round-up: Vindolanda road and granaries; Newcastle sarcophagi; Vindolanda Jupiter Dolchenus shrine;
Book Reviews
Roman Cyprus: Salamis and other Northern Sites: Nich Hogben
Archaeological News Round-up: London millefiori bowl; Silchester Iron Age predecessor; Southwell, Notts possible Religious complex;

ARA Newsletter Number 23: March 2010 Click here for pdf
Editorial
The great North Museum, Newcastle: Anne Woollett
Archaeological News Round-up: Britain’s oldest Roman coin; Rome Nero’s banqueting house; South Shields / Arbeia fort excavations
Romans, Police Cars and Football Fans; Incidents of Travel in Algeria: Rebecca Newman
The Missing 90% in Roman Britain; Conference on the Romano-British Countryside 2010 report: Rebecca Newman
Roman Displays at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester: Elizabeth Royles
Alderney's Shore Fort: Nicholas Hogben
Professor John Wilkes; ARA's Honorary President; an introduction: Grahame Soffe
Archaeological News Round-up: Arbeia altar; Cameo glass vase; Nova Zagora, Bulgaria tomb.

ARA Newsletter Number 24 Click here for pdf part 1 / part 2
Editorial
A New Fort Discovered in Exeter: Tim Gent
How were Roman villas glazed and vented?
Spotlight on Trimontium Museum: Donald Gordon
ARA goes digital
Archaeological News Round-up: Suffolk lantern; Bury St Edmunds Priapus figure; Holbrook, Suffolk figure; Folkestone re-excavations; Frome coin hoard; Aberystwyth villa; Alton pendant.
Roman Bath-house Discovered at Bax Farm, Kent: Brian Philip
Roman Finds in Thanet, Kent: Gordon Taylor
The Tale of the Emperor's Head
Archaeological News Round-up: Herculaneum recent discoveries; Chedworth mosaic; Gloucester Roman wall; Hinton St Mary, Dorset mosaic; Caistor, Lincolnshire excavations; Papcastle, Cumbria; Woodchester Orpheus replica mosaic; Silchester recent finds
Jordon, ARA study tour: John Bithell
Archaeological News Round-up: Carlisle publication; Canterbury excavations, Musselburgh altars; York burial; Southwick villa
A Walk Along Hadrian's Wall: A personal view : David Sleep
Spotlight on Newport Villa, Isle of Wight: Nicholas Hogben
Third Year of Excavations at Brading Villa
Archaeological News Round-up: Combley Villa new display; Twekesbury Roman building
Book Reviews




Reading University Excavations at Silchester. Calleva Atrebatum. Photo J. Partridge.