Welcome...

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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    Upcoming ERAS Events

    Please check our events page to source up to date information relating to our upcoming lecture programme for the 2019/2020 season and other interesting events which we are either running or involved with. We also update the facebook page regularly - so make sure you keep in touch to make sure you don't miss anything in our busy programme.
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    BBC Radio Humberside - Phil White Roadshow - Southburn Museum - Friday 6 September

    Tune into BBC Radio Humberside from 12.15 pm on Friday when Phil White will be broadcasting from Southburn Museum. There will be interviews all afternoon with representatives from the Museum - including the Chair, Bill Coultard, Philip Huxtable of JSR Farms who host and support the Museum, and representatives from other associated heritage organisations - including our very own Angela Fawcett at 2.40 pm who will talk enthusiastically about the benefits of ERAS membership. Tune in and listen to insights on a range of archaeological information relating to the very special landscape of East Yorkshire.
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