The Prehistoric Society

Alex Gibson

Welcome to the website for the Prehistoric Society

Welcome to the Prehistoric Society, the foremost society for the promotion of study into our prehistoric past.  An exciting series of lectures, visits and conferences  can be found on the events pages of this site all of which are open to members and non-members. These events pages are frequently updated so please keep an eye on them.

Stonehenge Tunnel update: The Prehistoric Society's reponse to the consultation can be found here

Dr Alex Gibson, President

Learn about the Society

Our interests are worldwide and extend from the earliest human origins to the emergence of written records.

Membership is open to all, and includes professional, amateur, student and retired members.

Search our Publications

Browse the following Society publications

Explore Prehistoric Places

Looking for a site to visit? Want to know more about British Prehistoric sites? Interested in visiting museums with prehistoric collections? If yes, then please click here.

Forthcoming Society Events

The 16th Sara Champion Memorial Lecture “Making and breaking the British Iron Age: a holistic approach to craft and material culture”: 25th October, 5pm
25 October 2017 - 25 October 2017

First Annual Pitt Rivers Lecture: Pitt Rivers as pioneer (6.30pm reception, 7pm lecture)
Bournemouth, 31 October 2017 - 31 October 2017

“The origins of art: new chronological and psychological research on the development of Palaeolithic cave art”: 24th January 2018, 7.30pm
24 January 2018 - 24 January 2018

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Holding a conference? Organising a lecture?

Please download our flyer to distribute to your delegates

Latest Gallery Photos

Visits to Stonehenge and Avebury 2015