Programme 2019: Key events

Saturday, 7th December 2019

  • At Swarthmore - members and non-members welcome
  • 11am - Yorkshire Quern Survey AGM & talk -  Lindsay Banfield, University of Reading: "Making flour the German Way: the story so far: Recent research on lava querns"
  • 2pm - Xmas Meeting - Dr Steve Sherlock: "Street House Neolithic Structure and other Early Prehistoric Sites in the Tees Valley"
  • 3pm - Christmas Tea - bring along your contributions
  • 3.30pm - Drs. Julie Bond & Stephen Dockrill, University of Bradford, will be: Exploring Neolithic, Iron Age, Pictish and Viking settlement at Swandro in the Orkney Island of Rousay.

Saturday, 21nd March 2020

  • At Swarthmore - members and non-members welcome
  • 11am - Members morning - 2 talks TBA (Have you got a 20 minute presentation on your own research? If so, please contact Hon. Sec. John Cruse)
  • 2pm - Spring Meeting - Speaker TBA
  • 3pm - Tea
  • 3.30pm - PRS AGM - Members only

Possible Archaeological Events for Your 2019 & 2020 Diary.



12th–13th Oct: Conference: Northern Prehistory: Connected Communities: Tullie House, Carlisle

19th Oct: Leeds Phil & Lit Society: Bicentenary Conference: Leeds City Museum

26th Oct: YDLRT Conference: Pennine Perspectives: Devonshire Institute, Grassington: £15

26th Oct: Prehistoric Finds Research Group Conference: Crafting Identities: Making and Using Objects in the Bronze and Iron Ages: Nat Museum of Scotland.

4th Nov: Neolithic Studies Group: After ‘Gathering Time’: Causewayed Enclosures: British Museum

8-10th Nov: 2019 Bronze Age Forum: Durham University

9th Nov: CBA Wessex Annual Conference:  ‘Sunrise over the Stones: Recent research into Neolithic and Chalcolithic Wessex: Bournemouth University.

9th-10th Nov: UISPP conference: Where are you going? Reconsidering Migrations in the Metal Ages, University of Edinburgh

11th Nov: RFG Autumn Conference: Finds from Roman Colchester: Colchester Castle Museum

16th Nov: ARA conference: Roman Temples in Britain & Gaul: British Museum

16th Nov: York Arch. Forum: Discovering Anglian York: Digging in the Dark: York Council Offices. Booking via eventbrite click here

18th Nov: Joint SAHS/ PSoc lecture: Jim Leary: Between Avebury & Stonehenge: The Neolithic Monuments of the Pewsey Valley: Scarborough Library

23rd Nov: CBA Yorkshire: Autumn Showcase day-school: The Workstation, Sheffield

29th Nov: RAI/Roman Society conference: Romans in North-East England: Senate House: London Univ

30th Nov: South Yorkshire Archaeology Day, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, £18 (+£10 for lunch) click here

31st Nov-1st Dec: 40th Association of Environmental Archaeologists Conference: Sheffield University click here


15th Feb: P. Soc Day School: Landscapes of the Dead: Exploring Neolithic Monuments and Mortuary Practice: Burlington House, London

7th Mar: Lancaster University: NW Annual Archaeology Forum

19th–20th June: Prehistoric Society: Europa Conference (celebrating Colin Haselgrove): Leicester University

5th – 6th Sept: YAHS: (Sat) M Beresford Celebration Conference: Hull Univ: + (Sun) Field Visit

Guest Lectures (open to all)  

At Bradford University 5.15pm in the Richmond Building.

  • Info TBA

At Kings Manor, York 1pm in F133

  • Info TBA


Please note - Your E-Mail Address:

The majority of members now receive their notices and newsflashes electronically. If your contact details have changed, please let me know, so that our address list remains up-to-date. If you wish to change the way you receive your section information, please drop me a line - either by email, or by post :  John Cruse,  3 Ellicott Court,  Park Road,  Menston,  LS29 6PA

Above programme updated 7 October 2019