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Since 1863

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Programme 2022: Key events

Prehistory Research Section events:


3rd December Christmas meeting.
Recent Advances in our understanding of the Neolithic in north-west and south-west England.
Two talks:
Dr Gill Hey - 'New research on the Neolithic of North-West England'.
Dr Jodie Lewis - 'New research on the Neolithic of South-West England'.


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.
12-13th November 2022: Bronze Age Forum, Cambridge


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 01 August 2022



Prehistory Research Section Members' Morning 21st May

  • Posted On: 16 April 2022
Prehistory Research Section Members' Morning

Saturday 21st May 10.30 am - 12.30 am
Swarthmore Education Centre, lower hall.
Our Members' 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.

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