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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Yorkshire Dales: exhibition and events

Dropped in at the Dales Countryside Museum to see their exhibition relating to the Hartley and Ingilby celebration. It's well worth a visit - YAHS archival images and research notes meet text, and meet the objects which founded the...

Sunday 10 June 2018


YAHS at BALH Local History Day in York

 Just to show that lack of recent blogging doesn't mean I wasn't doing anything - Jane Ellis and I ran the YAHS stall at the British Association for Local History annual conference, which this year was in York. Jane took this photo,...

Saturday 09 June 2018


Clifford's Tower - good news

English Heritage have at last withdrawn their visitor centre scheme - bowing to huge pressure from almost everyone.... You have to ask why it took them so long. More information in yesterday's Guardian here.

Saturday 09 June 2018


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