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

Ancient DNA and the Beaker Phenomenon: Rethinking migration in British prehistory’ (Joint PS/Yorks Arch Soc lecture), Saturday 29th September 2018, 2pm
Leeds, 29 September 2018 - 29 September 2018

Rivers of Bronze: the eastern fens of East Anglia in the Late Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age (Joint PS/Cambridge Antiquarian Society lecture), Monday 1st October 2018, 6pm.
Cambridge, 1 October 2018 - 1 October 2018

Wetlands and Drylands dayschool: Saturday 27th October 2018, 10am
27 October 2018 - 27 October 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