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Current Archaeology Awards

Voting has now opened for the 11th annual Current Archaeology Awards, which celebrate the projects and publications that made the pages of the magazine over the past 12 months, and the people judged to have made outstanding...

Monday 11 February 2019


Dales Archaeology Day 30 March

The Dales Archaeology Day will be held on Saturday 30th March 2019 at the Richard Whiteley Theatre at Giggleswick School (10am-4pm). As with previous day schools, there will be book stalls, poster displays and refreshments (but will not...

Sunday 03 February 2019


The Wensleydale Dairy Days project

MIDDLEHAM AND THE DALES LOCAL HISTORY GROUP The Wensleydale Dairy Days project Dr Karen Griffiths is currently running a Heritage Lottery/Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority-funded project researching and sharing the story of...

Friday 01 February 2019


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A great day at Armley Mills

Fantastic day at Armley Mills on Saturday - an audience of 70 heard talks on Leeds industrial history: the Middleton Railway, the steam engine builders J & H McLaren, early engineering in Leeds, and the little-known but very important...

Monday 12 March 2018


Books for sale - and a classic image...

If you're coming along to the industrial history day at Armley on Saturday - or to the YVBSG vernacular buildings event on 17 March at Headingley - please note: We'll be bringing along copies of YAHS's new edition of Life and...

Wednesday 07 March 2018


Yorkshire Dales Celebration 2018 - full programme now online

A full programme of the fantastic events on offer during our 2018 Yorkshire Dales Celebration is now on this website. Follow the link 

Friday 02 March 2018


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