The Prehistoric Society

Clive Gamble

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

Professor Clive Gamble, 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

Who were Britain's first farmers? The genetics of the British Neolithic (Joint Yorkshire Archaeological Society / Prehistoric Society annual lecture) 2pm
21 September 2019 - 21 September 2019

Long before Brexit (Joint Cambridge Antiquarian Society / Prehistoric Society annual lecture)
7 October 2019 - 7 October 2019

Crafting Identities: New Research on Later Prehistoric Finds (Later Prehistoric Finds Group conference, supported by the Prehistoric Society), 9.30am
26 October 2019 - 26 October 2019

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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