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News and Upcoming Events

Conserving Queen Victoria's railway carriage

The York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship is hosting a series of evening lectures on Conservation in collaboration with the National Railway Museum. The next of these railway themed events will be held on the 19th July from 6pm - 8pm...

Thursday 14 June 2018


Roman Burials in Yorkshire – A talk by Katie Keefe

St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN July 10, 2018, 6:00 pm In this informative talk Katie Keefe from the University of York will compare the findings from the Newington Hotel with Roman burials from across Yorkshire and what lessons we...

Wednesday 13 June 2018


New PAS online guide to buckles

The Portable Antiquities Scheme has published an online guide to buckles - Roman to eighteenth-century. The differing forms of late Roman and early Anglo-Saxon belt buckles have provided much material for discussion in recent decades, with...

Monday 11 June 2018


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President's Blog

The lost vill of Alwoldly

I've had a request from a group trying to trace information and locate a long lost vill called Alwoldley, near Briestfield and Whitley. They've had drones out and are looking at shapes revealed by recent dry weather. I've referred...

Friday 20 July 2018


Prehistory field visit to Ingleborough

This Prehistory Research Section field visit is open to all YAHS members. Saturday 8 September 2018 Field visit to prehistoric cairns and enclosures around Crummackdale, Over Pasture and High Brae on the lower flanks of the Ingleborough...

Tuesday 17 July 2018


A Survival Story: Prehistoric Life at Star Carr

With great timing, managed to catch a new exhibition in Cambridge, featuring spectacular finds from the several phases of Star Carr excavations. The most striking are the skull and horn headdresses. Other artifacts amaze just in their...

Tuesday 10 July 2018


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