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Upcoming Events

Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, YAYAS

sadly had to cancel the 2019-20 programme

of lectures and excursions.

We have now had a couple of online

council meetings, well attended by 

members who braved new technology to

ensure that YAYAS continues to be a valuable voice on all matters archaeological and architectural at a time when oversight is more important than ever. Rest assured, we continue to champion York's buildings and character at this time. 

YAYAS is currently in discussion with the Friends Meeting House and lecturers regarding the best and safest way to resume lectures for our members, with the added possibility of online lectures also floated. If any members would like to speak to us about their thoughts about lectures, please feel free to email us at or contact us via Facebook. Excursions are currently on pause but we have some very exciting trips in the pipeline, which will go ahead as soon as guidance suggests that these things can happen safely.

New Publications!

YAYAS' own Jane Hatcher has a new title out this August: please see the picture below for details on how to purchase it!

A reprint of the extremely popular Hugh Murray, Photographs and Photographers of York, the Early Years, 1844-1879 will also soon be available for £11.99.

York: A Rare Insight has received an excellent review as well - check it out here!



18th March

Casting a New Light on Archaeology - Cutting Edge Research into Multi-Spectral Imaging from the Air.

Tony Hunt

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