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

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

Available now

 


Latest News

Ribchester excavations, June 12 to July 15, 2019

The Ribchester excavations focus on a large 30m by 10m trench just inside the fort’s north gate, opposite the granaries. This is allowing exploraton of the later Roman and post-Roman archaeology of this important fort the...

Saturday 15 June 2019


Early Childhood in the Roman Empire

Archaeologist Maureen Carroll provides new insights into the family in the Roman world, concentrating on its youngest members, the under one-year-olds. Monday 10 June 2019, 6.30pm to 7.30pm Location:Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire...

Sunday 09 June 2019


Eboracum Roman Festival

  The Legions of Rome return to invade the ancient city of York this summer for the annual Eboracum Roman Festival. From 31 May – 2 June, Roman Eboracum comes to life in the beautiful York...

Saturday 01 June 2019


RSS

12345678910Last

President's Blog

More about the office move

  • Posted On: 1 May 2018

The less glamorous end of YAHS involves office moves. Leaving Claremont was an epic, and the shift now in progress should be relatively straightforward. But these things are never easy. Furniture is going tomorrow, phones and wifi should be working next week. 

The new base is a modest-sized office in Stringer House, HQ of Voluntary Action Leeds. We've had the room painted and re-carpeted, it's suitable for our admin needs, and will accommodate a small meeting. VAL have several other rooms for hire, well set-up with modern AV equipment and taking up to about 50 people. It has a good, friendly atmosphere, with communal areas for coffee and informal catch-ups. There is no storage, so we are renting space in a commercial unit nearby. Section lectures will continue to be held at Swarthmore for the foreseeable future.

Joseph's Well has been a good location for our transitional year, giving a breathing space to rationalise our activities and improve systems. But it was expensive, difficult to park on weekdays, and wasn't used to maximum potential. The overall cost of Stringer House is far less, public transport links reasonably good, and with good access from the M621 and easy parking. So there's the potential to focus more on projects, and devote much more of our assets to the society's charitable aims. 

And no more office moves for a while! You can have too much of moving boxes.

Categories: President's Blog
Tags:

170+ opportunities to learn about Yorkshire's past

Talks and other events organised by YAHS and our affiliates.  

In the very near future - see Upcoming Events panel above

For the year ahead, see Calendar

Calendar

Conference: 6 April Archaeology of Yorkshire Landscapes

Find out more

We're dedicated to Yorkshire's history and archaeology

Discover YAHS

Why not join us?

Support the study of Yorkshire's past and get great value for money when you join YAHS

Options

Your financial support

Please help care for our collections and promote new learning

Options

YAHS online resources

  • The Bradfer-Lawrence Collection:  images and descriptions of original documents in just one of our collections 
  • Yorkshire Industrial Heritage Online: a database of sites, artefacts and processes
  • Other topics

Explore