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The Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society

Since 1863

For everyone interested in Yorkshire's past

Programme 2022: Key events

Prehistory Research Section events:


Prehistory Research Section Member's Morning

Saturday 21st May 10.30 am - 12.30 am
Swarthmore Education Centre, lower hall.
Our Member’s Morning is being revived as a live meeting, in the large lower hall at Swarthmore. Come along to hear three Section members talk about their research. Tea & coffee will be served from 10.30 am, providing a chance catch up and socialise. The talks will commence at 11.00 am.

Keith Boughey - 'A Tale of Two Collectors: Geoffrey Taylor and David Heys’
Geoffrey Barnes - 'The ‘Swastika Stone': An archaeoastronomical investigation’
Richard Stonehouse - 'Considering migration and contact at the Mesolithic/Neolithic transition in Yorkshire'

This event is open to PRS and YAHS members, also Affiliate Societies. Please email if you will be attending, so we can plan for catering.

3rd December meeting. Details TBC.
Details TBC
Joint meeting with Prehistoric Society.


Possible Archaeological Events for Your Diary:

PLEASE NOTE: The following events have been advised. Due to the uncertainties in Covid-19 regulations, members should personally check the organisers to confirm these events.
17th-19th June: Prehistoric Society: Europa Conference 2022: Sans frontiers: mobility and networks in Neolithic Europe. @ Bournemouth University.


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 24 April 2022