Uncovering the past in the Yeovil area…

YALHS was founded in 1954 and has been involved in many projects and studies to uncover the past of this part of South Somerset over the intervening years.

The society meets on the first Friday of each month from October to May at 7:30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Lysander Road, YEOVIL, BA20 2BU to listen to an interesting selection of speakers on a very diverse range of historical and archaeological subjects with local relevance.

During the summer months the society organises various activities including visits to archaeological excavations and places of archaeological and historical interest.


Next Talk

YALHS Winter Talk
Friday 3rd May 2019

Short AGM followed by a talk
‘Parish Boundaries in and around Yeovil’.
The Speaker is
Jim Hart

(Non-members – free Entrance)
Starts at 7.30pm


Read 140+ articles on the history of Yeovil and surrounding area, from the past 40 years.
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Volume 1
No1, No2, No3, No4

What’s on at The Museum of Somerset? Details Here


Do you live in or near Yeovil? Are you interested in History and Archaeology?

Why not join YALHS? Membership is great value and entitles you to:

Attend all talks free of charge. (some visits may attract a small charge to cover entry fees etc)

A free copy of Chronicle, our society’s annual journal.

Regular Email updates on both our own and other Somerset historical and archaeological events.

Exclusive free access to the society’s extensive library.

If you wish to join our society please fill in a membership application form and send with a cheque to the address shown, alternatively come along to one of our regular meetings.

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Summer – Walks & Talks

(Details Later)

Fri 7th June – Wells Cathedral & Vicar’s Close

Fri 5th July – Bruton Town

August – Visit an Archaeological Site – TBC

Fri 6th Sept – Sherborne Old Castle


Click here to see our full programme.

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