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, 21st 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 MeetingFraser Brown, Senior Project Manager, Oxford Archaeology North: "New Mesolithic Discoveries from the North: Changing Views on Hunter-Gatherer Lifestyles"
  • 3pm - Tea
  • 3.30pm - PRS AGM - Members only

Possible Archaeological Events for Your 2020 Diary.



11th Jan: Derbyshire Archaeology Day: Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield. £11

1st Feb: CBA Yorkshire: Annual Symposium and AGM: St John's University, York

8th - 9th Feb: Rewley House, Oxford: Archaeology and DNA

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

21st Mar: YAHS – Prehistoric Research Section Meeting and AGM

18th Apr: Rewley House, Oxford: Recent Research on Prehistoric Landscapes in Southern Britain: £70

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 December 2019



Historical Metallurgy Society Research in Progress Meeting - York

  • Posted On: 17 June 2018

Historical Metallurgy Society Research in Progress Meeting
Tuesday 6th November 2018
Huntington Room, Kings Manor, York

The Historical Metallurgy Society is holding its Research in Progress meeting in York this time, courtesy of the Department of Archaeology. 

This meeting is aimed at a wide variety of contributors, from historical and archaeological metallurgists to excavators, historians, and economists. If you are working, or have just finished working, on a project related to archaeological or historical metallurgy, we would like to hear from you. A prize is awarded for the best presentation by a student (or recent graduate within 12 months of graduation) at the meeting as chosen by those members of HMS Council present.

Abstracts are invited (250 words), to before the 22nd June 2018.

More details here.