The ideal gift for anyone who loves the Dales ...

.... the special 50th Anniversary Edition of "Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales"

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April's Dalesman - we're in it

Yet more great publicity for our Dales Life and Tradition Celebration, and for YAHS, in the Dalesman that's out today. Please look out for it!

Friday 23 March 2018


Today's Yorkshire Post

YAHS is in the Yorkshire Post Saturday magazine today - a feature about our Yorkshire Dales celebration.  It focuses on the society's newly designed 50th anniversary edition of the classic Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. A...

Saturday 17 March 2018


YAHS in Yorkshire Post's Saturday magazine

A feature on our Yorkshire Dales celebration appears in the Yorkshire Post magazine this coming Saturday, 17 March. It will be lavishly illustrated with pictures from Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. Copies of the new YAHS edition of...

Tuesday 13 March 2018


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President's Blog

March through History

  • Posted On: 23 February 2018

Radio Leeds came to us for help with a series focusing on West Yorkshire history and archaeology. This will run from 2nd to 8th March, on their weekday Mid-Morning programme. Starts with Prehistory (broadcast, I think, from Castle Hill, Almondbury), runs through Romans and Vikings, then Medieval, Tudor-Stuart, and finally Georgian (from Harewood House).

As you can imagine, we've been able to recommend a starry list of archaeologists and historians from among our members, and suggest YAHS affiliates such as Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society. We also put them on to the Leeds Library, England's oldest surviving subscription library, this year celebrating its 250th anniversary.

So good publicity for YAHS, I hope - and they've invited me on to the airwaves this coming Monday, at about 10.15 am, to give a taster of what's to come.

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