Yorkshire

31st Yorkshire Awards – A Night To Remember.

31st Yorkshire Awards – A Night To Remember.

The Yorkshire Society organised this year's Yorkshire Awards, the 31st to be held. Although the coronavirus pandemic was on many minds, and forced some guests to miss the event, those that attended were treated to a great night and Gala Dinner at which some of...

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Guided walk from Rylstone in Wharfedale with Nicky Busby.

Guided walk from Rylstone in Wharfedale with Nicky Busby.

Join Nicky Busby and friends from the Society on another ‘discover Yorkshire’ walk in Wharfedale to enjoy the spectacular scenery and amazing views from Rylstone Cross. The walk will take us away from Rylstone village along a cart track before climbing uphill onto the...

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Join us to honour Ben Davis with his lifetime membership.

Join us to honour Ben Davis with his lifetime membership.

Imagine running 18 consecutive marathons on 18 consecutive days and over some of the roughest terrain imaginable! Well, our hero of the moment has just accomplished that almost unbelievable feat of endurance and pure determination. Ben Davis, of Harrogate, has run...

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Call for entries: The 2018 Yorkshire History Prize.

Call for entries: The 2018 Yorkshire History Prize.

The competition for essays on the history of Yorkshire is held annually. It is administered by the University of Huddersfield on behalf of The Yorkshire Society. The Beresford Award for longer essays of up to 10,000 words is worth £300, and the judges may make a...

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Yorkshire Day 2018 in Ripon. What a day!

Yorkshire Day 2018 in Ripon. What a day!

This year's official Yorkshire Day celebration was held in Ripon, and Ripon City Council who both organised and hosted it, did a fantastic job, setting the bar for future hosts. The weather was behaving and this year we enjoyed sunshine and high temperatures which...

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Yorkshire Day in New Zealand – a lesson for us all.

Yorkshire Day in New Zealand – a lesson for us all.

Our friends and Yorkshire compatriots kept up the tradition of celebrating Yorkshire Day, about as far away from Yorkshire as it's possible to get - New Zealand. They kindly sent us these photos as proof, as if it were needed. Because of the working week, celebration...

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Yorkshire by numbers, a fantastic infographic

Yorkshire by numbers, a fantastic infographic

Our friends at Bronco in Ripon have put together this fantastic infographic of Yorkshire by numbers. If you have any facts and figures about Yorkshire, please send them to us at contact@theyorkshiresociety.org View Infographic

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Date set for prestigious Yorkshire History Prize presentation.

Date set for prestigious Yorkshire History Prize presentation.

Winners of the 2017 Yorkshire History prize will be honoured and presented with their prizes at the University of Huddersfield on 12th June 2018. Certificates and cash prizes will be presented on behalf of The Yorkshire Society by Professor Tim Thornton, Deputy Vice...

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