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

Ötzi – the life, death and environment of a Prehistoric glacier mummy (Inaugural joint Leicester Archaeological and Historical Society / Prehistoric Society lecture) 7.30pm
21 November 2019 - 21 November 2019

Putting the prehistory of the North Pennines on the map: discoveries made during English Heritage’s ‘Miner - Farmer Landscapes’ project’ (Inaugural Joint Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society/Prehistoric Society lecture) 7.15pm
22 November 2019 - 22 November 2019

Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Research Student Symposium (Supported by the Prehistoric Society)
22 November 2019 - 23 November 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