Welcome to the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

The YPS offers activities and an annual lecture series to stimulate interest in and improve public understanding of natural sciences and social sciences.

Archaeology, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Conservation, Earth Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Life Science, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural History, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Sociology, Technology, Zoology….

You can discover more about all these subjects and more in a friendly, welcoming environment with the opportunity to meet others with similar interests.

Explore our website and find out more about our lectures, visits, social activities, publications and on-line resources.

Latest News

Marygate car park temporary closure

Members  visiting the Yorkshire Museum please be aware that Marygate car park will be closed from Monday 2 February to Friday 27 February, due to replacement of the deck of Scarborough Bridge. The bridge itself, and the foot and cycle …

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Featured event

"Fossils and Fracking"

Cafe scientifique
Start time
City Screen Basement Bar
Dr Liam Herringshaw, Geologist

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