The Yorkshire Philosophical Society’s aims are to promote public interest in and understanding of natural sciences, archaeology and antiquities together with any technological developments affecting them and any social issues which these may raise.

To achieve the Society’s objectives we:

  • Arrange lectures for the general public and for Society members
  • Arrange educational events
  • Publish, and support the publication by others of appropriate works
  • Support research and appropriate causes by the issue of grants or loans
  • Promote, support and protect the interests of the Yorkshire Museum, its collections and the Gardens
  • Initiate and/or promote innovative projects, programmes, or events in line with the Society’s aims
  • Arrange other activities for Society members and their guests