Cancellation of lectures and other events

In the light of current government advice all lectures and other events organised by the Society and its special interest Sections and due to take place during April and May have been cancelled.  Similar activities organised by organisations affiliated to the Society and therefore shown in the Society's published programme for the current year may also have been cancelled.  Anyone planning to attend such activities is advised to check with the local society or other organisation.

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Ingleborough Massif Field Visit - Saturday 10 August 2019 - CANCELLED

Please note, the field visit to Ingleborough Masif scheduled for 10/08/19 has been cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

Friday 09 August 2019


Who were Britain’s First Farmers? The Genetics of the British Neolithic - Dr Tom Booth of the Crick Institute

Saturday, 21st September 2019 2pm - Thoresby Room, Leeds Civic Museum YAHS: Prehistory Research Section & The Prehistoric Society Joint Open Meeting Dr Tom Booth of the Crick Institute: “Who were...

Friday 19 July 2019


Prehistory Research Section Field Visit - Ingleborough Massif - Saturday 10 August 2019 - CANCELLED

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS This field trip will provide members with the chance to see one of the most interesting long cairns on the Ingleborough Massif, the potential Neolithic monument on...

Thursday 18 July 2019


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Archaeology conference 6 April 2019 - bookings now open

  • Posted On: 16 November 2018

EXPLORING THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF YORKSHIRE LANDSCAPES: 

A conference inspired by Tony Pacitto (1931 - 2003) - archaeologist, photographer, air photographer, excavator, geophysicist and metal detectorist

Organised by the Prehistory Research Section of the Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society, in association with the University of Hull and East Riding Archaeological Society, ERAS. 

Papers will focus on landscapes within the East Riding of Yorkshire and parts of North Yorkshire, reviewing techniques for revealing archaeological sites from prehistory through to the medieval period. There will be some new insights into Iron Age chariot burials and the later prehistoric settlement of the Wolds.

For more details and to book your place, follow the link below

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