After nearly two years in development, our new website is now live.  We hope that you enjoy discovering the society's many publications, activities, projects and wealth of resources.

The site is fresh from the workshop and you may encounter errors or difficulties we don't already know about - and if you do please accept our apologies and e-mail our editor.


News and Upcoming Events

Today's Yorkshire Post

YAHS is in the Yorkshire Post Saturday magazine today - a feature about our Yorkshire Dales celebration.  It focuses on the society's newly designed 50th anniversary edition of the classic Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. A...

Saturday March 2018

YAHS in Yorkshire Post's Saturday magazine

A feature on our Yorkshire Dales celebration appears in the Yorkshire Post magazine this coming Saturday, 17 March. It will be lavishly illustrated with pictures from Life and Tradition in the Yorkshire Dales. Copies of the new YAHS edition of...

Tuesday March 2018

Dales Archaeology Day 14 April

(With discount for YAHS members!) Outline Programme The 2018 day school will be based at Richmond Methodist Church, (DL10 7AZ). As with previous day schools, there will be book stalls, poster displays and refreshments. The day's talks...

Wednesday March 2018



President's Blog

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 March 2018

March through history on Radio Leeds

Well, the series started this morning on Radio Leeds - but it turned out that an outside broadcast from Castle Hill, Almondbury, wasn't the greatest idea on the coldest March day ever recorded. So they retreated to the studio,...

Friday March 2018

Pocklington excavations win national award

A prestigious archaeological award for Rescue Project of the Year 2018 has gone to MAP Archaeological Practice Ltd for their work on the Iron Age chariot burial at Pocklington. Excavations at Pocklington, East Yorkshire, revealed an...

Friday March 2018


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