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Roman Antiquities Section guided visit to Hull & East Riding Museum

Saturday 28th July 2018, 11am – 1pm   Hull and East Riding Museum houses one of the best collections and most imaginative displays in the north of England.  Highlights are the mosaics from Rudston and Brantingham villas...

Monday 11 June 2018


Birthday Honours

Congratulations to Professor Vince Gaffney, now M.B.E., Anniversary Chair in Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bradford, for services to scientific research. The explorer of Doggerland, he has made digital archaeology a whole new...

Sunday 10 June 2018


Ogden Water Roman road excavation - all invited!

Individuals and families can go along to Ogden Water Country Park, near Denholme, to help investigate the site of the Ilkley to Manchester Roman road. The free event begins on Saturday (June 9) and runs until Sunday, June 24. People...

Friday 08 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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