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YAC Branch List

Below is an alphabetical list of all the YAC Branches throughout England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Central England – Ironbridge

Contact

Shane Kelleher

Contact Details

Address:
Shane Kelleher
Ironbridge YAC Branch
Ironbridge Gorge Museum
Coach Road, Coalbrookdale
Telford
TF8 7DQ
Tel:
Ironbridge Gorge Museum 01952 435900
Email:
ironbridge.yac@gmail.com

Central England – Leicestershire

Contact

Stephen Bell

Contact Details

Address:
Stephen Bell
Leicestershire YAC Branch
51 Bromwich Close
Thorpe Astley
LE3 3RT
Tel:
Stephen Bell: 0116 2247 190
Email:
LeicestershireYAC@gmail.com

Website

www.leicestershireyac.wordpress.com


Central England – Museum of Cannock Chase

This branch is NEW!

Contact

Diane Sanders

Contact Details

Address:
Diane Sanders
Museum of Cannock Chase YAC Branch
Museum of Cannock Chase
Valley Road
Hednesford
WS12 1TD
Tel:
Museum of Cannock Chase 01543 877666
Email:
museumofcannockchase@wlct.org

Website

www.wlct.org/museumofcannockchase


Central England – Newark and District

Contact

Sue Rodgers

Contact Details

Address:
Sue Rodgers
Newark and District YAC Branch
24 Allenby Road
Southwell
NG25 0NL
Tel:
Sue Rodgers 01636 815394
Email:
sue.nadyac@tesco.net

Central England – Peak District

Contact

Paul Mortimer

Contact Details

Address:
Paul Mortimer
Peak District YAC Branch
Paul Mortimer The Learning Centre (National Trust)
Ilam Park
Ilam
DE6 2AZ
Tel:
Paul Mortimer 01335 352261
Email:
paul.mortimer@nationaltrust.org.uk

Central England – Worcestershire

Contact

Sheena Payne-Lunn

Contact Details

Address:
Debbie Overton
Worcestershire YAC Branch
Worcestershire County Council
The Hive, Sawmill Walk
The Butts
Worcester
,
WR1 3PB
Tel:
01905 721133

Website

www.wyac.co.uk


Eastern England – Bury St Edmunds

Contact

Jenny Firth

Contact Details

Address:
Jennifer Firth
Bury St Edmunds YAC Branch
West Stow/ Moyse's Hall Museum
Cornhill
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1DX
Tel:
01284 706183/ 01284 728718
Email:
jenny.firth@stedsbc.gov.uk

Eastern England – Cambridge

This branch is not currently meeting.

Contact

Elvie Thompson

Contact Details

Address:
Contact Elvie Thompson for details.
Tel:
01904 671417
Email:
elviethompson@archaeologyuk.org

Eastern England – Colchester

Contact

Barbara Butler

Contact Details

Address:
Barbara Butler
Colchester YAC Branch
YAC, Roman Circus House
Colchester Archaeological Trust
Colchester
CO2 7GZ
Tel:
Barbara Butler 07808 968766
Email:
barbara@peterbutlerdesign.co.uk

Eastern England – Fenland

Contact

Anne Horspole

Contact Details

Address:
Anne Horspole
Fenland YAC Branch
Flag Fen Archaeology Park
The Droveway, Northey Road
Peterborough
PE6 7QJ
Email:
fenlandyacs@hotmail.co.uk

Eastern England – Hatfield

Contact

Sarah Adamson

Contact Details

Address:
Sarah Adamson
Hatfield YAC Branch
Mill Green Museum and Mill
Mill Green
Hatfield
AL9 5PD
Tel:
Mill Green Museum and Mill 01707 271362
Email:
sarahadamson2004@yahoo.co.uk

Eastern England – Norwich

Contact

Sophie Cabot

Contact Details

Address:
Sophie Cabot
Norwich YAC Branch
1 Popes Buildings
Calvert Street
Norwich
NR3 1BZ
Email:
sophiecabot@hotmail.com

Website

www.nnas.info/yac.html


Eastern England – St Albans and District

Contact

Brian Adams

Contact Details

Address:
Brian Adams
St Albans and District YAC Branch
Verulamium Museum
St Michael's Street
St Albans
AL3 4SW
Tel:
Verulamium Museum 01727 819581

England – Flodden

This branch is NEW!

***This is our first YAC Cross-border Branch and will be holding sessions in the North East of England (mainly around the area of Flodden Field in Branxton and Coldstream) and across the Scottish Borders! Please contact the Branch Leader, Jane Miller for more information.***

Contact

Jane Miller

Contact Details

Address:
Jane Miller
Flodden YAC Branch
Flodden 1513 EcoMuseum
Ford and Etal Estates Office, Ford
Berwick
TD12 4SL
Tel:
07768557698
Email:
jmiller@woodhorn.org.uk

England – Marches

Contact

Janine Young

Contact Details

Address:
Janine Young
Marches YAC Branch
6 Links Road
Belle Vue
Shrewsbury
SY3 7QP
Tel:
Janine Young 07919281874
Email:
yacmarches@gmail.com

Website

marchesyac.blogspot.co.uk


England – York

Contact

Tara-Jane Sutcliffe

Contact Details

Address:
Tara-Jane Sutcliffe
York YAC Branch
Council for British Archaeology
Beatrice de Cardi House, 66 Bootham
York
YO30 7BZ
Email:
tara-janesutcliffe@archaeologyuk.org

Website

sites.google.com/site/yacyork/


Isle of Man – Manx

Contact

Katie Kewley

Contact Details

Address:
Tel:
Katie Kewley 01624 695777
Email:
communityheritage@manx.net

North East England – Kirklees

Contact

Frances Hobart

Contact Details

Address:
Frances Hobart
Kirklees YAC Branch
21 Crescent Road
Netherton
Huddersfield
HD4 7HG
Tel:
Frances Hobart 01484 663201

North East England – Newcastle

Contact

Jane Webster

Contact Details

Address:
Dr Jane Webster
Newcastle YAC Branch
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
School of History, Classics and Archaeology, 1st Floor, Armstrong Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RU
Tel:
University of Newcastle upon Tyne 0191 222 7575
Email:
j.l.webster@ncl.ac.uk

Website

www.britarch.ac.uk/yac/branches/newcastle


North East England – North Pennines & Northumberland Uplands

This branch is NEW!

Contact

Krissy Moore

Contact Details

Address:
Krissy Moore
North Pennines & Northumberland Uplands YAC Branch
Northumberland National Park Authority
Eastburn, Southpark
Hexham,
NE46 1BS
Tel:
Northumberland National Park Authority 07553429489
Email:
npnu-yac@nnpa.org.uk

North East England – Pontefract

Contact

Ian Downes

Contact Details

Address:
Ian Downes
Pontefract YAC Branch
c/o Pontefract Museum
Salter Row
Pontefract
WF8 1BA
Tel:
Ian Downes 01924 223373
Email:
idownes1701@hotmail.com

North East England – Sheffield

Contact

Diane Patchett

Contact Details

Address:
Diane Patchett
Sheffield YAC Branch
37 Dykewood Drive
Sheffield
S6 4DD
Tel:
Diane Patchett 0114 232 5497 or 07533 544737
Email:
dragon.d@blueyonder.co.uk

North East England – Yorkshire Dales

Contact

Keith Webster

Contact Details

Address:
Keith Webster
Yorkshire Dales YAC Branch
Dales Countryside Museum
Station Yard
Hawes
DL8 3NT
Tel:
Dales Countryside Museum 01969 666210
Email:
dcm@yorkshiredales.org.uk

North West England – Kendal

Contact

Morag Clement and Anna Hall

Contact Details

Address:
Anna Hall
Kendal YAC Branch
Anna Hall and Morag Clement Kendal Museum
Station Road
Kendal
LA9 6BT
Tel:
Kendal Museum 01539 721374
Email:
info@kendalmuseum.org.uk

North West England – Manchester

Contact

Bryan Sitch

Contact Details

Address:
Bryan Sitch
Manchester YAC Branch
Manchester Museum
Manchester University, Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
Tel:
The Manchester Museum 0161 275 2648

North West England – Maryport

Contact

Jane Laskey

Contact Details

Address:
Jane Laskey
Maryport YAC Branch
Senhouse Roman Museum
The Battery, Sea Brows
Maryport
CA15 6JD
Tel:
Senhouse Roman Museum 01900 816168
Email:
senhousemuseum@aol.com

North West England – Mersey and Dee

Contact

Jon Marrow

Contact Details

Address:
Jon Marrow
Mersey and Dee YAC Branch
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Albert Dock
Liverpool
L3 4AQ
Tel:
Jon Marrow 0151 478 4427
Email:
jon.marrow@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Northern Ireland – Belfast

Contact

Naomi Carver

Contact Details

Address:
Naomi Carver
Belfast YAC Branch
Queens University of Belfast
School of Archaeology & Palaeoecology, Elmwood Building, Elmwood Avenue
Belfast,
BT7 1NN
Tel:
Queens University of Belfast 028 9097 3728
Email:
belfastyac@qub.ac.uk

Website

www.qub.ac.uk/sites/byac/


Northern Ireland – Downpatrick

Contact

Moria O'Rourke

Contact Details

Address:
Moira O'Rourke
Downpatrick YAC Branch
Down County Museum
The Mall, English Street
Downpatrick,
BT30 6AH
Tel:
Down County Museum 028 4461 1951
Email:
moria.orourke@btinternet.com

Scotland – Aberdeen

Contact

Claire Smith

Contact Details

Address:
Claire Smith
Aberdeen YAC Branch
YoungArchaeologists@Aberdeen, Marischal Museum
Broad Street
Aberdeen,
AB10 1YS
Tel:
Marischal Museum 01224 274301
Email:
c_smith2001@yahoo.co.uk

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk/youngarchaeologists


Scotland – East Lothian

Contact

Anne Brockington

Contact Details

Address:
Anne Brockington
East Lothian YAC Branch
156 High Street
Prestonpans
EH32 9AX
Tel:
Anne Brockington 01875 819311
Email:
elyac@hotmail.co.uk

Website

www.eastlothianyac.co.uk


Scotland – Edinburgh

Contact

Katy Firth

Contact Details

Address:
Katy Firth
Edinburgh YAC Branch
Katy Firth Holyrood Park Education Centre
1 Queens Drive
Edinburgh,
EH8 8HG
Tel:
Katy Firth 07894138852
Email:
cookoo79@hotmail.com

Website

edinburghyac.wordpress.com/


Scotland – Falkirk

Contact

Jean Wilson

Contact Details

Address:
Jean Wilson
Falkirk YAC Branch
21 Neilson Street
Falkirk
FK1 5AQ
Tel:
01324 622 071

Scotland – Inverness

Contact

Susan Kruse

Contact Details

Address:
Susan Kruse
Inverness YAC Branch
c/o ARCH
Education Centre, Castle Street
Dingwall,
IV15 9HU
Tel:
Susan Kruse 01997 421171
Email:
invernessyac@gmail.com

Scotland – Kilmartin

Contact

Julia Hamilton

Contact Details

Address:
Charles Gorrie
Kilmartin YAC Branch
Kilmartin House Museum
Kilmartin House Trust
Kilmartin,
PA31 8RQ
Tel:
Kilmartin House Museum 01546 510278
Email:
education@kilmartin.org

Scotland – Stirling

Contact

Colin Davenport

Contact Details

Address:
Colin Davenport
Stirling YAC Branch
6 Strathdevon Place
Dollar
FK14 7EU
Tel:
Colin Davenport 01259 743257
Email:
colin.davenport@talk21.com

South East England – Aylesbury

Contact

Susan Fox

Contact Details

Address:
Susan Fox
Aylesbury YAC Branch
58a Bishopstone
Aylesbury
HP17 8SH
Tel:
Susan Fox 01296 748514
Email:
yac@scfox.co.uk

South East England – Bexley

Contact

Francine Hills

Contact Details

Address:
Francine Hills
Bexley YAC Branch
17 Plane Avenue
Northfleet
DA11 9QB
Tel:
Francine Hills 07960954793

South East England – Butser

Contact

Liz Barnes - Downing

Contact Details

Address:
Elizabeth Barnes-Downing
Butser YAC Branch
Butser Ancient Farm
Chalton Lane, Chalton
Waterlooville
PO8 0BG
Tel:
Elizabeth Barnes-Downing 07739531143
Email:
brickboffin@hotmail.co.uk

South East England – Canterbury

Contact

Abby Found

Contact Details

Address:
Abby Found
Canterbury YAC Branch
42 Hillary Road
Maidstone
ME14 2JT
Tel:
07780221295
Email:
canterbury.yac@gmail.com

Website

www.yac-kent.org.uk/


South East England – Central Southern England

Contact

Phil Stevens

Contact Details

Address:
Phil Stevens
Central Southern England YAC Branch
22 The Avenue
Camberley
GU15 3NE
Tel:
Philip Stevens 01276 506182
Email:
philstevens@ntlworld.com

Website

www.yaccseb.com


South East England – Chiltern

Contact

Kevin Redford

Contact Details

Address:
Mr Kevin B. Redford
Chiltern YAC Branch
12 Long Park Close
Amersham
HP6 5JY
Tel:
Kevin Redford 01494 434386
Email:
chilternyac@hotmail.co.uk

South East England – Isle of Wight

Contact

Joy Verrinder

Contact Details

Address:
Joy Verrinder
Isle of Wight YAC Branch
Carisbrooke Castle Museum
Newport
PO30 1XY
Tel:
Carisbrooke Castle Museum 01983 523112
Email:
joy.verrinder@iow.gov.uk

South East England – London Camden

Contact

Sarah Dhanjal

Contact Details

Address:
Sarah Dhanjal
London Camden YAC Branch
Camden@UCL, Institute of Archaeology
31-34 Gordon Square, UCL
London
WC1H 0PY
Tel:
Sarah Dhanjal 07739 745622
Email:
ioa-yac@ucl.ac.uk

South East England – London Central

Westminster, Islington, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Southwark and Lambeth.

Contact

Ann de Saulles

Contact Details

Address:
FAO Ann de Saulles & Karen Thomas
London Central YAC Branch
c/o Museum of London Archaeology Service
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road
London
N1 7ED
Tel:
Museum of London Archaeology Service 020 7410 2228
Email:
yac@museumoflondon.org.uk

South East England – North Downs

Contact

Lyn Palmer

Contact Details

Address:
Lyn Palmer
North Downs YAC Branch
55 Stone Street
Tunbridge Wells
TN1 2QU
Tel:
Lyn Palmer 01892 533661
Email:
evelyn.palmer@virgin.net

South East England – North Hampshire

Contact

David Allen

Contact Details

Address:
David Allen
North Hampshire YAC Branch
Andover Museum and The Museum of The Iron Age
6 Church Close
Andover
SP10 1DP
Tel:
Andover Museum and The Museum of The Iron Age 01264 366283

South East England – Runnymede

Contact

Sally Turner

Contact Details

Address:
Sally Turner
Runnymede YAC Branch
Chertsey Museum
The Cedars, 33 Windsor Street
Chertsey
KT16 8AT
Tel:
Chertsey Museum 01932 565764
Email:
education@chertseymuseum.org.uk

South East England – Southampton

Contact

Dr Alex Walker

Contact Details

Address:
Tom Thear
Southampton YAC Branch
University of Southampton
Avenue Campus, Highfield Road
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
Email:
yacsouthampton@gmail.com

South East England – Spelthorne

Contact

Rowena Ferneley

Contact Details

Address:
Rowena Ferneley
Spelthorne YAC Branch
Spelthorne Museum
1 Elmsleigh Road
Staines
TW18 4PN
Tel:
Rowena Ferneley 01344 843370

South East England – Sussex Weald

Contact

Robert Payton

Contact Details

Address:
Robert Payton
Sussex Weald YAC Branch
The Oaks
67 Western Road
Newick
BN8 4NX
Email:
rpayton@museumoflondon.org.uk

South West England – Bath and Bristol

Contact

Julie Dunne Branch Leader/ Nick Corcos Membership Secretary

Contact Details

Address:
Nick Corcos
Bath and Bristol YAC Branch
Flat 4
30 Highbury Road
Weston-Super-Mare
BS23 2DN
Email:
nick.corcos@btinternet.com

Website

bristolandbathyac.wordpress.com


South West England – Devon Exeter

Contact

Cressida Whitton

Contact Details

Address:
Cressida Whitton
Devon Exeter YAC Branch
Historic Environment Service
County Hall, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QW
Tel:
Cressida Whitton 01392 383464
Email:
cressida.whitton@devon.gov.uk

Website

devonarchaeologicalsociety.org.uk/das


South West England – Devon Torbay

Contact

James Hull

Contact Details

Address:
James Hull
Devon Torbay YAC Branch
Young Explorers, Kents Cavern Ltd
Cavern House
Torquay
TQ1 2JF
Tel:
Kents Cavern Ltd 01803 215136
Email:
caves@kents-cavern.co.uk

South West England – Dorset

This branch is NEW!

Contact

Nicola Berry

Contact Details

Address:
Nicola Berry
Dorset YAC Branch
Dorset County Museum
Dorchester
DT1 1XA
Tel:
01305 756 832
Email:
education@dorsetcountymuseum.org

South West England – North Wiltshire

Contact

Katy Whitaker

Contact Details

Address:
Katy Whitaker
North Wiltshire YAC Branch
c/o English Heritage
The Engine House, Fire Fly Avenue
Swindon
SN2 2EH
Tel:
English Heritage 01793 414784
Email:
katywhitaker@btinternet.com

South West England – Poole

Contact

Katie Witherington/Charlotte Boyd

Contact Details

Address:
Sarah McNaughton
Poole YAC Branch
Borough of Poole Museum
4 High Street
Poole
BH15 1BW
Tel:
Borough of Poole Museum 01202 262600
Email:
pooleyac@googlemail.com

South West England – South Wiltshire

Contact

Cally Langhurst

Contact Details

Address:
Cally Langhurst
South Wiltshire YAC Branch
15 Melor View
Amesbury
SP4 7RL
Email:
cacky302001@yahoo.co.uk

Website

www.yac-southwilts.org.uk


South West England – West Wiltshire

Contact

Louise Mansbridge

Contact Details

Address:
Louise Mansbridge
West Wiltshire YAC Branch
35 Timor Road
Westbury
BA13 2GA
Tel:
Louise Mansbridge 01373 824634
Email:
louise.mansbridge@gmail.com

Website

wwayac.googlepages.com


Wales – Aberystwyth & District

Contact

John Ibbotson

Contact Details

Address:
John Ibbotson
Aberystwyth and District YAC Branch
'Llwynderw', Llandre
Bow Street
Aberystwyth,
SY24 5BS
Tel:
John Ibbotson 01970 820881

Wales – Bangor Gwynedd

Contact

Karen Pollock

Contact Details

Address:
Esther Roberts
Bangor Gwynedd YAC Branch
Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery
Ffordd Gywnedd
Bangor,
LL57 1DT
Tel:
Karen Pollock 01248 353368
Email:
postmaster@gyac.org.uk

Website

www.gyac.org.uk


Wales – Brecon Beacons

This branch is NEW!

Contact

Natalie Ward

Contact Details

Address:
Tel:
Natalie Ward 01874 624437
Email:
natalie.ward@@beacons-npa.gov.uk

Website

bbyac.wordpress.com


Wales – Denbighshire

Contact

Fiona Gale

Contact Details

Address:
Fiona Gale
Denbighshire YAC Branch
County Archaeologist
Denbighshire Countryside Services
Yr Hen Garchar
46 Clwyd Street
Ruthin,
LL15 1HP
Tel:
Denbighshire Countryside Services 01824 708262
Email:
fiona.gale@denbighshire.gov.uk

Wales – Glamorgan

Contact

Cloe Gerrard

Contact Details

Address:
Cloe Gerrard
Glamorgan YAC Branch
Swansea Museum
Victoria Road
Swansea
SA1 1SN
Email:
glamorganyac@gmail.com

Website

glamorganyac.blogspot.co.uk/


Wales – Pembrokeshire

This branch is NEW!

Contact

Karen Everson

Contact Details

Address:
Karen Everson
Pembrokeshire YAC Branch
Castell Henllys Iron Age Fort
Meline
Crymych
SA41 3UT
Tel:
01239 891319
Email:
karen@pembrokeshirecoast.org.uk

Wales – South East Wales

Contact

Rebecca Dawes

Contact Details

Address:
Rebecca Dawes
South East Wales YAC Branch
11 Reservoir Close
Rogertstone
Newport
NP10 9BE
Tel:
Rebecca Dawes 07747047909
Email:
surfingchick03@hotmail.com

Website

www.yac-sew.org.uk