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“A Story in Stone” from York to Oxford

14 Jun 2023
Start time
7:00 PM
The Yorkshire Museum
Dr Nina Morgan
"A Story in Stone" from York to Oxford

Event Information

“A Story in Stone” from York to Oxford

Dr Nina Morgan

Based on a new book “A Story in Stone” explores the fabric of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Geologist John Phillips came to Oxford from the Yorkshire Museum and was involved in choosing every stone carefully to illustrate the variety of rocks across the UK and Ireland. Dr Nina Morgan will highlight the geology on show through this iconic building; providing an introduction to geology at the same time.

Lecture to be held in the Tempest Anderson Lecture Theatre, Yorkshire Museum,
YO1 7DR at 2.30pm

An event for the York Festival of Ideas – free tickets from 28th April for the general public:


YPS Members please show your membership card for entry