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News and Upcoming Events

Aldborough Roman Town Project: 2018 excavation timelapse

A timelapse film of the Aldborough Roman Town Project excavations in March 2018.
To find out more about the project, visit https://aldboroughromantown.wordpress.com/

Thursday 19 April 2018


International Medieval Congress: 2 - 5 July 2018

  In case anyone has forgotten, this year's IMC has the special thematic strand called 'Memory'.     See IMC website  for more details.      

Monday 09 April 2018


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


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President's Blog

David Hey memorial: Sheffield, 23 June

Did you sign up for the David Hey Memorial Meeting? Fittingly for the man we'll be remembering, the talks range widely: landscapes, names, agriculture, transport, metal trades, but all about the regions of northern England that David knew so...

Wednesday 23 May 2018


Marriage by clog and shoe

Prompted by weddings being in the news, Alex Medcalf of the Yorkshire Historic Dictionary project has been looking at models of marriage in centuries past. Some  were rather informal, and presumably didn't have any official status. But...

Monday 21 May 2018


View of Wakefield chantry bridge

YAHS has donated a small oil painting of Wakefield chantry bridge c. 1790 - the view including the soke mill and Aire and Calder offices - to the Gissing Trust. It will join other early views of the town on display at The Gissing Centre, which...

Monday 14 May 2018


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