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February 25, 2017

Waterproof Memories – What being flooded means to me

Waterproof Memories event logo

Come and tell us what being flooded meant for you, bring along an object that represents the Boxing Day Flood. This could include toys, photos, letters or books.

Start: February 25, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: York Explore
Address:
Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

February 24, 2017

Waterproof Memories – What being flooded means to me

Waterproof Memories event logo

Come and tell us what being flooded meant for you, bring along an object that represents the Boxing Day Flood. This could include toys, photos, letters or books.

Start: February 24, 2017 10:00 am
End: February 24, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: York Explore
Address:
Library Square, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DS, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

February 20, 2017

33rd JORVIK Viking Festival

The vikings return to york from 20th to 26th February 2017

The Vikings return in February Half Term 2017 to help bring back to life one of the most exciting periods of the city’s history!

Start: February 20, 2017 8:00 am
End: February 26, 2017 10:00 pm
Venue: JORVIK Viking Centre
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Coppergate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9WT, United Kingdom

January 29, 2017

Residents’ Festival at Jorvik: Home and Abroad

JORVIK: Home and Abroad

As a thank you to the residents of York for their continued support all the attractions within The JORVIK Group are offering free entry over the weekend of the 28th – 29th January.

Start: January 29, 2017 10:00 am
End: January 29, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: York St. Mary's
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Coppergate Centre, York, YO1 9RN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

January 28, 2017

Residents’ Festival at Jorvik: Home and Abroad

JORVIK: Home and Abroad

As a thank you to the residents of York for their continued support all the attractions within The JORVIK Group are offering free entry over the weekend of the 28th – 29th January.

Start: January 28, 2017 10:00 am
End: January 28, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: York St. Mary's
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Coppergate Centre, York, YO1 9RN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

October 20, 2016

Exploring Viking York and Anglo-Saxon England with Bernard Cornwell

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The City of York comes to the fore once again in Bernard Cornwell’s new novel The Flame Bearer, the tenth book in the hugely popular The Last Kingdom series recently adapted by the BBC. The bestselling author will be coming to St Olave’s School to discuss the North of England’s rich history, and how his own local origins inspired the writing of this series.

Start: October 20, 2016 7:00 pm
End: October 20, 2016 8:30 pm
Venue: Shepherd's Hall
Phone: 01904 620784
Address:
St Olave's School, Marygate,, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7BJ, United Kingdom
Cost: £5.00

September 29, 2016

The Man Who Would Be King: Harald Hardrada, Jerusalem, and 1066 with Justin Hill

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Join us for a lively and engaging talk with author Justin Hill, winner of both Sunday Times and Washington Post Book of the Year, as he retraces the achievements of the Norwegian king, who died just outside York at the Battle of Stamford Bridge almost 950 years to the day.

Start: September 29, 2016 6:00 pm
End: September 29, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £5.50 per person

September 25, 2016

950th Anniversary Stamford Bridge Battlefield Walk

March to Battle

Discover the impact the last great Viking battle had on the course of English history for centuries to come on this fascinating battlefield walk.

Start: September 25, 2016 10:30 am
End: September 25, 2016 11:30 am
Venue: Shallows Car Park
Address:
VIking Road, YO41 1BS, United Kingdom
Cost: Adult £4.50, Conc. £3.50

August 20, 2016

Campaign Canute Fun Day at Morrisons

Morrisons fun day

To help re-imagine JORVIK Viking Centre following the 2015 Christmas floods, Morrisons and JORVIK Viking Centre bring a fundraising day of combat, crafting and collection handling from 2,000 years of history to the store.

Start: August 20, 2016 10:00 am
End: August 20, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: Morrisons
Address:
Foss Islands Rd, York, YO31 7UL, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

August 6, 2016

Revolting Vikings of JORVIK with Horrible Histories’ Terry Deary

Terry Deary comes to York for an evening of clues and mystery at Jorvik: Home and Abroad

Meet Terry Deary and help the Vikings of JORVIK solve a 10th century crime mystery – can you track down Floki’s stolen silver?

Start: August 6, 2016 4:30 pm
End: August 6, 2016 7:30 pm
Venue: York St. Mary's
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
Coppergate Centre, York, YO1 9RN, United Kingdom
Cost: £10 per child* (includes Horrible Histories book, three take home activities and 1 accompanying adult)
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