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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Carols workshop in Settle CANCELLED

Sorry to say that the final event of the Dales Life and Tradition Celebration, the carol-singing workshop in Settle on 15 December, has been CANCELLED. It's very sad, as the year's activities overall have been a huge success. There...

Tuesday 04 December 2018


Leeds: Cradle of Innovation

Leeds: Cradle of Innovation, a lavishly produced celebration of Leeds industry and commerce over the centuries, is now available to buy online. The project website shows extracts from the book and snippets of related news. The link's here.

Monday 03 December 2018


Promoting YAHS collections: Post-doc fellowships advertised

Promoting our fantastic archival collections, YAHS is sponsoring two short-term post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Leeds. The YAHS fellows will spend up to four weeks in Leeds, identifying a promising project which draws on...

Tuesday 20 November 2018


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