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Leeds City Museum Talk 21/09 - NOW FULLY BOOKED

Now fully booked - Leeds City Museum talk on The Genetics of the British Neolithic on the 21st September. Book via Eventbrite - click here.    Saturday, 21st September 2019 2pm - Thoresby Room, Leeds...

Saturday 14 September 2019


Roman Roads conference - South Shields

Wednesday 28 August 2019


Soundmarks at Aldborough

Exhibition / Sound installation Saturday 24th August to Saturday 31st August. 10am-5pm (Sat, Sun, Mon), 12pm-5pm (Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri). The Shed, Aldborough Manor, Aldborough, York, YO51 9EP. Free...

Saturday 24 August 2019


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President's Blog

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


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


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