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The Hagg - 2017 report out now

Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group have published the report on their excavation last year at The Hagg, Fremington Edge in Swaledale. The group has been surveying ancient walls, trackways and houses in Swaledale for some years and...

Thursday 10 May 2018


Roman events in York

DIGYork are offering a series of visits and lectures in York, including a  chance to see behind the scenes at the YAT store and a talk about how the recently-excavated  Roman burials from the Newington Hotel compare with burials across...

Thursday 10 May 2018


DNA Tests Suggest Family Relationships in Roman Cemetery

According to a report in the Daily Gazette, scientists have detected a family relationship among individuals whose remains were found in a fourth-century A.D. burial site in Colchester. 

Monday 07 May 2018


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Industrial History Day in Leeds 10 March

Leeds industrial history: free event 10 March Tickets are still available, but book soon to avoid disappointment - it's a free event, and being widely publicised. One of the society’s big events of 2018, run jointly with...

Sunday 11 February 2018


Prehistory section AGM date change

To resolve a diary clash for our principal speaker, we have decided to put back our Spring meeting at Swarthmore by one week to Saturday, 28th March 2020. We apologize for this switch and hope that it will not inconvenience too many...

Tuesday 11 February 2020


Industrial history in Barnsley

Tuesday 16 April 2019


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