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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YAHS Prehistory research section 28/03 meeting & AGM - CANCELLED

Please note, the YAHS prehistory research section meeting and AGM scheduled for the 18th March at the Swarthmore centre has been cancelled due to government advice regarding coronavirus.

Tuesday 17 March 2020


Leeds University libraries announce closure

Library enquiries and buildings At the moment the library buildings are closed and Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society collections are not accessible. Service provision will be assessed in light of the latest...

Tuesday 17 March 2020


YAHS Prehistory Research Section provides funding supporting Mesolithic research on the North York Moors

The YAHS Prehistory Research Section is supporting research on the North York Moors, providing funds for two AMS radiocarbon dates. At Esklets on Westerdale Moor, a rare flint stratification within peat blanket offers an opportunity to precisely...

Saturday 14 March 2020


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President's Blog

Have you paid your 2018 subs?

We'll be chasing unpaid subs shortly by writing to YAHS members who appear to be behind. Settling up now will save the society postage and other costs (plus officer time). If you still owe for 2018, we'd be very happy to receive...

Thursday 26 July 2018


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


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