"A society for people interested in exploring, researching and preserving the history and archaeology of Great Yarmouth "

Coronavirus Update

With regret the Society has postponed its events, activities and Friday talks programme until the new year. As a result, this year's membership fees will be carried over to next year's (21/22) season. However, in the meantime, we are able to offer an exciting programme of online lectures and talks for members to enjoy. Click here for more details.



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GYLHAS Members on the 2019 visit to Boston

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Coronavirus Update

Activities and events for our YAC have been postponed until October when we will review the situation.

The Young History and Archaeologists Club endeavours to educate and inspire young people from the area. Led by members of the Society and in partnership with Norfolk Museum Service and Historic England, the group meets monthly at the Time and Tide museum to explore, discover and have fun with history. The group were recently commended in the Historic England Angels award for their  'time effort and determination... and for the best contribution to a heritage project by young people'. 

To find out more click on the YHAC logo

Autumn Programme of Virtual Talks

Our new season of exciting online talks has been confirmed. See the full programme here. As a member you will already have been advised how to access the programme but if you are not a member or would like more information click here.   



Assistant Professor Evan Wilson (50 minutes) 

Vice-Admiral Horatio, Lord Nelson, is among the best-known and most-studied figures in naval history. This lecture will put Nelson in the context of the officer corps from which he emerged. By looking at the thousands of other officers who fought alongside Nelson, we can uncover a more complete picture of him and the navy in which he served.

Evan Wilson is Assistant Professor in the John B. Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical Research at the U.S. Naval War College. 


 Admiral Lord Nelson in Context 

Professor Ian Christie (49 minutes) November 20th 7.30pm


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GYLHAS is a registered Charity No 277272 and is affiliated to the Council for British Archaeology