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Annual Archaeology Conference

The York Archaeology Conference 2023 was held on Saturday 18 November.

Watch the conference livestream on YouTube.

This year’s presentations included:

  • Ben Savine, York Archaeology: York Guildhall Excavation, Analysis and findings: the Romano-British remains
  • John Oxley: Coney Street investigations
  • Paul Flintoft and John Schofield, York Archaeology and University of York: Investigating microplastic pollution and sub-surface hydrology affecting archaeological sediments in York
  • Steve Moorhose: Dunnington
  • Catrina Appleby: Acaster, the camp by the river, new research at Acaster Malbis
  • Paul Howlett, York Archaeology: Recent excavations at Micklegate
  • Paul Durdin: Iron Age Wheldrake and what happened when the Romans came

Any feedback related to the conferences past or present is welcome, pleas email

York Archaeology Conference 2022

You can watch the 2022 talks on YouTube. The talks provided an overview of recent and ongoing projects, including:

  • archaeological work in response to development within the city
  • new research into the city’s Roman past
  • management of the City Walls
  • the new visitor experience and interpretation at Clifford’s Tower

To view the individual presentations on YouTube, click on the links below:

York Archaeology Conference 2021

Links to the 2021 talks can be found in the blog section of the Historic Environment Record.

If you're interested in joining York Archaeological Forum please contact The forum meet quarterly to discuss archaeological and related matters connected to the city.

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City of York Council, West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA