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. The lectures are free to YPS members, non members are welcome for a suggested donation.

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

“York’s First Photographs” Calotype Exhibition starts August 30th

If you happen to be walking through Museum Gardens next week, you may see some workmen carefully preparing the walls of St Mary’s Abbey, the Observatory, the two Lodges, and a number of other places in order to mount the …

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Featured events

"York's First Photographs" - Exhibition in Museum Gardens and Library Lawn

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Museum Gardens

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Cameras That Changed the World

Cafe scientifique
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City Screen Basement Bar
Dr Jeff Craine

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