Archaeological events coming up in York

Two big events in York, in which YAHS is joining:

Arras 200 – Celebrating the Iron Age

In partnership with the University of Hull and Yorkshire Museum and in association with Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society and East Riding Archaeological Society. Conference runs from 17 to 19 November, at the Yorkshire Museum in York. Further details here.

CBA Yorkshire Autumn Showcase: Celebrating Community Archaeology

4 November – a range of talks and workshops. Book here.

• Community Archaeology South of Leeds Mike Turpin
• Throwing light upon the past: St Mary the Virgin Embsay with Eastby Churchyard project in partnership with Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group and University of York Susan Stearn
• Tinsley Time and Travel: Heeley City Farm Sally Rodgers
• Hagg Farm Excavation: Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeological Group Philip Bastow
• Raincliffe Woods survey: Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society Martin Bland
• FFWAP – Fridaythorpe, Fimber and Wetwang Archaeology Project Alison Spencer
• PONTARC 60; sixty years of archaeology in and around Pontefract Eric Houlder
• Finding Fryston: Discovering our heritage from the Monks to the Victorians – 2016 Ray Newton
• The work of the North Duffield Archaeological Society Brian Elsey
• The Fewston Assemblage: Churchyard Secrets Revealed Sally Robinson
• Conisbrough Castle Community Project John Buglass
• Stank Hall and Barn restoration and research Susan Ottley-Hughes


• PROJECT DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT Jon Kenny Community Archaeologist
• USING LIDAR FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL MAPPING AND LANDSCAPE MODELLING Stephen Eastmead Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeological Group
• USE OF DRONES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY AND RECORDING Tony Hunt Yorkshire Archaeological Aerial Mapping