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 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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    Join us on Wednesday 1 August on a tour of Hull's Old Town Pubs by renowned tour guide Paul Schofield - taking in the architecture and history as we go. His tour of the Old Town last year was very entertaining, educational and well received by all. Cost is £4 per person payable on the night. We will be meeting at the Minerva at 7 pm with a view to setting off about 7.30 pm. Finish time approximately 9 to 9.30. We will probably elect somewhere to have a drink afterwards too! Please let me know if you are attending so that I can inform Paul of probable numbers. Field Studies in Beverley will not be taking place in it's usual format but will return as normal in September. Give me a shout if you have any queries - angela@dollydimple.karoo.co.uk. Cheers - Angela 
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