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March 28, 2015

NEW: Warrior Grave at Southburn Archaeological Museum

Discover his secrets at Southburn Archaeological Museum

Come to Southburn Archaeological Museum (SAM) and see the new reconstruction of the grave and the display about how the local Parisi tribe lived and died over 2,000 years ago in what is now East Yorkshire. You can become a history detective and work out what you think happened to the warrior.

Start: March 28, 2015
End: October 31, 2015
Venue: Southburn Archaeological Museum
Phone: 01377 271180
Address:
Southburn, Nr. Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9ED, United Kingdom

April 4, 2015

The Lord Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt

York Cocoa House logo

Collect your treasure trail sheet from JORVIK Viking Centre Set out on a city-wide quest for chocolate – solve the puzzles to visit historic locations around York; play the games and gather the treats, with a special prize when you reach your final destination! With new attractions and fun games for 2015, don’t miss this ...

Start: April 4, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 4, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: JORVIK Viking Centre
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Coppergate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom
Cost: £2.50

April 12, 2015

Towton Battlefield Walk

Towton

Join Towton Battlefield Society for a tour of the historic battlefield. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and sturdy footwear; be prepared to walk long distances on uneven surfaces – walk is approx. 3 miles long. The walk is free, but donations to Towton Battlefield Society are welcomed. Please note that other walk dates are available ...

Start: April 12, 2015 10:30 am
End: April 12, 2015 10:30 am
Venue: Rockingham Arms
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Main St, Towton, North Yorkshire, LS24 9PB, United Kingdom
Cost: Free - Donations Welcome

June 15, 2015

Eoforwic Coach Tour: Visit to Scrayingham and Stamford Bridge

Discover medieval history in one of north yorkshire's most scenic locations

Join your guide from York Archaeological Trust for this visit to the church of Saints Peter and Paul, Scrayingham, identified as recently as 2009 as incorporating fabric built before the end of the 8th century. Your visit to this picturesque location on the banks of the Derwent will be followed by a brief stop in ...

Start: June 15, 2015 1:00 pm
End: June 15, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Meet at Memorial Gardens coach stop on Leeman Road
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4ZF, United Kingdom
Cost: £12

June 16, 2015

Behind the Scenes at York Archaeological Trust

York archaeological trust

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. Tours ...

Start: June 16, 2015 10:30 am
End: June 16, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Archaeological Resource Centre
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
421 Huntington Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 9HT, United Kingdom
Cost: £4

June 20, 2015

Researching and Representing the Early Medieval: the 2015 Richard Hall Symposium

Kings Manor

In 2014 the JORVIK Viking Centre marked three decades of welcoming visitors to the site of the Coppergate dig, an undertaking that revolutionised approaches to Viking-era England. But where do we stand in 2015? In what ways do current and future research opportunities threaten to overturn long-held notions surrounding the early medieval period, and how ...

Start: June 20, 2015 9:00 am
End: June 20, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Kings Manor
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Exhibition Square, York, YO1 7EP, United Kingdom
Cost: £25 adult, £20 conc, student & Friends of YAT

July 14, 2015

Behind the Scenes at York Archaeological Trust

York archaeological trust

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. Tours ...

Start: July 14, 2015 10:30 am
End: July 14, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Archaeological Resource Centre
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
421 Huntington Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 9HT, United Kingdom
Cost: £4

July 18, 2015

Archaeology Live! with Medieval Merriment

Festival of Archaeology 2015

Nottingham Castle will play host to Archaeology Live! this summer, offering visitors an opportunity to see real archaeology in action, meet experts and ask questions about the on-site dig. In addition, this Saturday we will be taking over the grounds with some fantastic medieval themed games, crafts, activities and displays; meet the barber surgeon, see ...

Start: July 18, 2015 11:00 am
End: July 18, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Nottingham Castle
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Casple Place, Notttingham, NG1 6EL, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE, small charge applies for some activities
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