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News and Upcoming Events

Historical Metallurgy Society Research in Progress Meeting - York

Historical Metallurgy Society Research in Progress Meeting Tuesday 6th November 2018 Huntington Room, Kings Manor, York The Historical Metallurgy Society is holding its Research in Progress meeting in York this time, courtesy of...

Sunday 17 June 2018


Trust welcomes new trustees

York Archaeological Trust has welcomed three newly-elected members to its board of trustees. Susan Palmer OBE, Professor Ellen Roberts and Peter Wheatcroft, join chair, Professor Anthony Robards OBE, and the six current trustees, in overseeing...

Saturday 16 June 2018


The search to find a Yorkshire market town’s ‘lost’ palace

During medieval times, the East Yorkshire market town of Howden had a level of significance and influence that belies its size and stature today. Now a group of local people are determined to unearth secrets from its illustrious past by embarking...

Saturday 16 June 2018


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President's Blog

Annual report and AGM

Members, if you've not yet received your annual report and papers for the AGM, they will be with you shortly. The AGM is on 30 June at Stringer House. We're looking at new formats for future reports, and also planning to...

Wednesday 13 June 2018


Sheffield conference in memory of David Hey

Working on my paper for the British Agricultural History Society-organised conference, in which YAHS is a partner. Focusing on the themes for which David Hey was noted, it's on 23 June in Sheffield. There's still time to sign...

Monday 11 June 2018


Yorkshire Dales: exhibition and events

Dropped in at the Dales Countryside Museum to see their exhibition relating to the Hartley and Ingilby celebration. It's well worth a visit - YAHS archival images and research notes meet text, and meet the objects which founded the...

Sunday 10 June 2018


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