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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 – 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 – 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


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 Historical Studies, Department of Archaeology
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

Website

www.sheffieldyac.btik.com


North East England – York

Contact

Tara-Jane Sutcliffe

Contact Details

Address:
Tara-Jane Sutcliffe
York YAC Branch
Council for British Archaeology, St Mary's House, 66 Bootham
York
YO30 7BZ
Email:
tara-janesutcliffe@archaeologyuk.org

Website

sites.google.com/site/yacyork/


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

Charles Gorrie & Sally Wilkin

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 Guinness

Contact Details

Address:
Abby Guinness
Canterbury YAC Branch
17 Sulivan Close
Canterbury
CT1 3TF
Tel:
Abby Guinness 01622 764 675
Email:
abbyguinness@hotmail.com

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 – 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 – 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