South Leeds Archaeology are running an Introduction to QGIS specifically for Community Archaeologists over six Tuesday evening sessions 7.30 – 9.30 pm at the Rothwell Community Hub LS26 0AE. 21, 28 April, 5, 12, 19, 26 May 2020 The total cost will be £60.00 payable on the first session. Further information can be
The North Duffield Group have announced details of their continuing excavations (22nd September – 6th October) near York and are inviting volunteers for what should prove to be a popular opportunity. If you are interested see the link below. OADP18 Dig Notice (3)
Sounds like a good course, might go myself. Mike T How Dark were the Dark Ages in Castleford? Booking link: https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/Online/2017/CourseInfo.aspx?r=C3672695 The Dark Ages seem like a mysterious time in history. The Roman army left the people to rule themselves, there are fewer clues about them. But evidence is growing about living by the rivers
James Lyall has announced the title for his talk on Saturday 17th March 2018 at the Swarthmore Centre in Leeds. He will be talking to the Roman Antiquities Section of the Yorkshire Archaeology and History Society. The meeting starts at 2.00 pm and all are welcome.
Reluctantly we have decided that in view of the uncertainty with the weather forecast, the responsible decision has been to cancel the talk which Mike Turpin was to have given. We would not like any member or guest to have an accident in attempting to drive to or from our meeting. Mike’s talk will hopefully
Dave Weldrake, a member of South Leeds Archaeology, will be giving a talk 6th March 2018 14.00 to 15.30 at the Castleford Library, Carlton Street, Castleford WF10 1A Dave’s talks are always very entertaining and informative, if you can why not come along and support a member? Details: Castleford was a major urban centre in
The talk about Romans in Ireland which was going to be held by the Roman Antiquities Section (RAS) of the YAHS on March 17th has had to be postponed. Instead, James Lyall will be talking about aspects of his work as one of Yorkshire’s leading geophysicists. I will post more information once I get it!
Industrial Archaeology and industrial heritage go hand in hand. YAHS and the Leeds Industrial Museum are having an interesting day school on 10th March 2018. Details at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aspects-of-leeds-industrial-heritage-tickets-42168792995 Entry is free but you need to book in advance.
CBA Yorkshire need the support of their affiliate member groups. South Leeds Archaeology is one such group and we regularly support this event. Please find attached the flyer for the 2018 CBA Yorkshire AGM & Symposium to be held at the Fountains Lecture Theatre,York St John University, Clarence Street, York on Saturday 3 February 2018.