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Our society is for everyone interested in the archaeology of Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

For over 50 years we have been working to bring together amateur archaeologists, professionals in a range of fields, and all those interested in our area’s past and the preservation of our heritage.

We currently have over 250 members. Our aim is to promote interest in archaeology through events, fieldwork, publications and lectures.

We hope to keep the community up-to-date with news and events through our regular newsletters and this website.

ERAS also produces 'East Riding Archaeologist'. Each edition provides analysis and information about archaeology in the area. A catalogue of past editions can be downloaded from our website - click here.

Please take a minute to explore our website and find out how you can become involved


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    Christmas Social - Friday 13 December 2019

    Date for your festive diaries 🥂🎄- the Christmas Social has been booked!!!! This year's festivities will take place on Friday 13 December at 7.30 pm til late. We have secured 26 Wilson Street, Anlaby - a wonderful cafe/licensed bar (almost opposite The Red Lion pub). There will be a buffet laid on by the venue and we will have the usual quizzes and games. All this for only £10!!!!!!! Do come along and support this event - it is always a fun evening and everyone is made to feel very welcome. Tickets can be purchased in person from Angela at the next lecture on Wednesday 20 November.or at Field Studies. Alternatively, you can message us directly on our facebook page to secure your place https://www.facebook.com/East-Riding-Archaeological-Society-309242889125462 or email angela@dollydimple.karoo.co.uk  
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    Field Studies - Wednesday 2 October - 7.30 pm

    We are sorry to report that our Field Studies night next week will no longer host Chris Hannard as he is no longer able to attend. We will continue therefore with our work on the Holme on Spalding Moor waster pottery from the Skiff Lane Romano-British kilns. For those who haven't attended our Field Studies night yet we are currently recording the rims of the pottery collection affectionately known as 50 Shades of Grey! If you are interested in coming along we look forward to seeing you at 7.30 pm at St Nicholas' Parish Rooms on Holmechurch Lane in Beverley. If you want any further information please message us - we are here to help!
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