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This upcoming interdisciplinary conference brings together heritage professionals and researchers to explore a range of current themes in early medieval research, with talks from distinguished keynote speakers in the field.

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Join your guide from York Archaeological Trust for this visit to the church of Saints Peter and Paul, in a picturesque location on the banks of the Derwent, followed by a stop in Stamford Bridge, the site of one of the decisive battles of 1066.

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A chance to visit the new YAT store for an insight into the work of the curatorial department. This one-hour tour of the premises will highlight some of the processes that go on behind the scenes, and will give visitors the chance to see and handle some archaeological treasures not currently on public display.

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Often the name ‘Viking’ conjures images of brutes and barbarians, but the truth is a little different. Join us as we explore the fact and the fiction about the Norsemen.

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Discover the fascinating journey that started with an archaeological dig and ended with one of the most famous Viking attractions in the world – JORVIK Viking Centre.

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Discover the story of medieval York during the reign of Richard III through to King Henry VII. Explore Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar within the historic city walls and find out the role they played in the strife and ceremony that was shaped by the Wars of the Roses.

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Visit our online shop for all your Viking needs! For even more branded merchandise, please visit our Cafe Press site.

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