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

***BREAKING NEWS*** - LIVE LECTURES TO RECOMMENCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL FROM WEDNESDAY 19 JANUARY 2022

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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    LIVE LECTURES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL TO RECOMMENCE - WEDNESDAY 19 JANUARY 2022

    ARRAN JOHNSON - 'HEARTH AND HOME: EXCAVATIONS AT KELDGATE MANOR, BEVERLEY - 19 JANUARY 2022, 7.30 PM TO BE HELD LIVE AT LT1, WILBERFORCE BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF HULL. ALSO SCREENED LIVE DIGITALLY FOR THOSE NOT WISHING TO ATTEND IN PERSON Our January lecture will take place at 7.30 pm on 19 January 2022 and will be presented by Arran Johnson of York Archaeology (formerly York Archaeological Trust). He will be detailing his work on excavations in Beverley - with the working title 'Hearth and Home: Excavations at Keldgate Manor, Beverley. After a very long break from delivering presentations to a physical audience we are happy that Arran will be the first to present his work and answer questions from our members.  For those unwilling or unable to attend we are happy to announce that the lecture will be live-screened digitally and an email will follow with a link to join the event on the evening. (show less) RSVP
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    NEXT FIELD STUDIES MEETING - WEDNESDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2022

    Just a reminder that our Field Studies Programme does not run in January. Our next meeting will be Wednesday 2 February 2022 - we look forward to seeing you there.
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