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Wade's Causeway: A road to nowhere?

A lecture by our member and President of the Royal Archaeological Institute, Blaise Vyner.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhaHS4ayY0I&feature=youtu.be

Tuesday 21 May 2019


Updating Pevsner – Yorkshire: North Riding

Yorkshire Philosophical Society Updating Pevsner – Yorkshire: North Riding Dr Jane Grenville Tuesday 14th May 2019 at 7.30pm in the Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum, YO1...

Monday 13 May 2019


Aldborough Roman town - latest on the excavations

The podcast has been updated - here The report of the 1924 excavations is here.

Sunday 12 May 2019


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President's Blog

Prof. Peter Sawyer

We've just heard news of the death of Peter Sawyer, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, at the age of 90.  Peter joined Leeds University School of History in 1964, and was promoted to a chair six years...

Monday 09 July 2018


Appeal for help - Cavendish letters

Can anyone help with this? Prof. Jim Fitzmaurice of the School of English, University of Sheffield, is looking for any surviving correspondence involving servants of Margaret and William Cavendish of Welbeck Abbey...

Sunday 01 July 2018


Calderdale Industrial Museum: a date to save

Calderdale Industrial Museum is a flagship for voluntary enterprise. After years (a decade?) of closure, Calderdale council handed it over to the CIMA trust. The museum has since been extensively refurbished and has now reopened, weekends...

Thursday 21 June 2018


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