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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Sneak preview of Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online - now live

Here's your chance to explore the Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online - a few hours ahead of its launch. The Society is a key partner, and it's a matter of great pride to be closely associated with this wonderful project.

Friday 11 January 2019


Medieval Section's new Facebook page - and tomorrow's talk on the Newport Ship

Tomorrow - at Swarthmore, 2 pm - a talk about the fifteenth-century Newport Ship. All welcome. More details on the Medieval Section's new Facebook page - here is the link.

Friday 11 January 2019


Yorkshire Historical Dictionary online launches on Friday

Still time to book - see here - for the launch on Friday of the interactive online Yorkshire Historical Dictionary. YAHS is proud to be a co-sponsor - we will publish the hard copy in our Record Series. Everyone's welcome - we hope as...

Tuesday 08 January 2019


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