Please note that some of the societies and groups listed below arrange their programmes on a calendar year basis.  If therefore no meetings are listed after December 2017, please check the website again later in the year and/or the website of the other society or group itself for details of events during 2018.

In addition, where a group is mentioned below but no details are given in the programme listing above, details of the group's events were not available at the time this booklet was printed.  Please therefore again check the YAHS website later in the year and/or the website of the other society or group itself for details available in due course.
Please also note that although we have done our best to make sure that the information we include in the diary, and the details given below, are correct, changes may occasionally occur.  Checking the societies' or groups' own websites, where they have them, or getting in touch with the contact person listed, may be advisable before attending an event, particularly if you will need to travel some distance, or at some cost.


ERAS East Riding Archaeological Society. Meet at Lecture Room S1, Wilberforce Building, University of Hull. Non members 1

Richard Coates
FHS Family History Section (YAHS)

John Korna
FoG Forest of Galtres Society. meet in the Parish Church Room, Easingwold. Charge for non-members - 2.00

Helen Kirk
Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society, meet in North Yorks Moors National Park Authority Committee Room, Bondgate, Helmsley. Non-members £3.00

Jen Harris, Chairman
HAS Harrogate Archaeological Society, Harlow Hill Methodist Church, Otley Road, Harrogate. £3 for non-members. 

Janis Heward
Tel: 01423 564197
HDAS Huddersfield & District Archaeological Society. usually meet at The Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield.   Non-members 2.50

Sandra Harling
Tel: 01484 511400
HUN Hunter Archaeological Society,
meet in Workroom 1 in the Diamond Building, University of Sheffield, 32 Leavygrave Road, Sheffield, S3 7RD.  Small donation appreciated from non-members.

Dr Ruth Morgan
Tel: 0114 288 2640


IAG Ingleborough Archaeology Group, meetings held in Ingleton Community Centre

Carol Howard
IHS Industrial History Section (YAHS)

Jane Ellis
MDLHG Middleham and Dales Local History Group. Middleham and Dales Local History Group, meet at Middleham Key Centre. Non-members £3

Contact Tony Keates
Tel: 01969 640436
MS Medieval Section (YAS)£2 for non-section members

Bryan Sitch,
OHS Olicana Historical Society, meet at
All Saints Church House, Ilkley (except on 21 Sept and 16 Nov meet in The Sanctuary, Christchurch, Grove Road. Non-members £2

John Cruse
PDAS Pontefract & District Archaeological Society, meet at the Central Methodist Church, Newgate, Pontefract, WF8 1NB. Non-members £3

Ms J. Niepokojczycka, Lectures Secretary 01977 618327
PreRS Prehistory Research Section (YAHS)

John Cruse
RAS Roman Antiquities Section (YAHS)

Peter Halkon
SAHS Scarborough Archaeological & Historical Society, Meet in the Concert Room, Central Library, Vernon Road, Scarborough. Small fee for non-members

Keith Johnston
SCHS Skipton & Craven Historical Society. Meet at the Swadford Centre, Swadford St., Skipton. Non-members 2.00

Dr Kenneth Jackson
TS Thoresby Society, Meetings held in the Friend’s Meeting House at 7.15 pm. (November lunch-time lectures and January members evening at the Leeds Library)

Diane Taylor , The Thoresby Society, c/o The Leeds Library, 18 Commercial Street, Leeds,
UWFS Upper Wharfedale Field Society, meet in the Octagon Theatre, Grassington. Town Hall
Rita and Ian Clarke
UWHG Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group
meet in the Soroptomist Rooms, 28 Otley
Street, Skipton. Non-members £3 (talks), £2 (walks).

Vera Brearey.
WHS Wakefield Historical Society, Chantry Chapel, Wakefield Bridge (apart from Dec and Jan meetings)

Dr Phil Judkins
WLPS Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, meet in Normanby Room, Whitby Museum Hazel Wright, Operations Manager
YAYAS Yorkshire Architectural and York Archaeological Society, meet at the Friends' Meeting House, Friargate, York.  Non-members £2 Dr Rosemary Suttill, Lectures Secretary
YPS York Philosophical Society meetings held in the Tempest Anderson Hall, Yorkshire Museum

Frances Chambers, Clerk
YVBSG Yorkshire Vernacular Buildings Study Group

Mary Cook, Secretary