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New edition of the 'Prehistoric Yorkshire' journal

The latest edition of the Prehistory Research Section's annual journal 'Prehistoric Yorkshire" has been published. Click here for a list of articles. The journal is issued free to Section members and is available to...

Friday 24 January 2020


Roman Antiquities Section meeting

Wednesday 15 January 2020


Just published - East Yorkshire in the Iron Age

The latest on the Iron Age culture of East Yorkshire (and elsewhere), from YAHS’s Peter Halkon and a host of other experts - including reports on the famous chariot burials at...

Thursday 09 January 2020


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President's Blog

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


Annual report and AGM

Members, if you've not yet received your annual report and papers for the AGM, they will be with you shortly. The AGM is on 30 June at Stringer House. We're looking at new formats for future reports, and also planning to...

Wednesday 13 June 2018


Sheffield conference in memory of David Hey

Working on my paper for the British Agricultural History Society-organised conference, in which YAHS is a partner. Focusing on the themes for which David Hey was noted, it's on 23 June in Sheffield. There's still time to sign...

Monday 11 June 2018


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