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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    The latest newsletter includes the agenda for this year’s AGM to be held on the 17th of April. Accompanying the News is a separate copy of the proposed revised Constitution plus a guide to the changes recommended.  It is important that members read this document and if you have any questions, please contact John Deverell at [email protected] . If you feel that you would like to participate in the overall management of the Society, there is currently a vacancy on next year’s committee.  If you would like more details, please contact John at [email protected] .
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    DUE TO ILLNESS CHRIS HANNARD HAS KINDLY STEPPED IN TO TALK ABOUT METAL DETECTING AND THE ROLE OF THE PORTABLE ANTIQUITIES SCHEME (PAS). HE WILL ALSO BE BRINGING SOME OF HIS INCREDIBLE EAST YORKSHIRE FINDS. DON'T MISS THIS!!!! Please note that our Field Studies will take place on WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL and NOT 3 April, the date it normally would be. This is to ensure our Field Studies Officer is back from holiday to host an evening on practical photogrammetry in archaeology. We look forward to seeing you there at 7.30 pm at St Nicholas Parish Rooms, Holmechurch Lane, Beverley. Please take the steps to the left - and our room is on the right hand side at the top of the stairs. 
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