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Visit to the Stamford Bridge Tapestry Project

4 Sep 2024
Start time
2:00 PM
Visit to the Stamford Bridge Tapestry Project

Event Information

Visit to the Stamford Bridge Tapestry Project

Wednesday 4th September 2024, 2pm

Cost: £10 per person for a viewing and talk at 2pm, including tea/coffee and cake.

The tapestry commemorates the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 when the Saxons comprehensively defeated the Vikings. It was stitched by local people in the style of the Bayeux tapestry between 2015 and 2021. It is housed in: The Old Station Club, 24 Church Road, Stamford Bridge, York, YO41 1DG.

We will meet at the Old Station Club approximately 1.45 pm for a 2pm start.  There is a car park and on-road parking nearby. The number 10 bus from York stops directly outside.  We will have a talk from a volunteer about the battle and the background behind the creation of the tapestry, followed by tea/coffee and cake.

To join the tour, please complete and return this form – Visit to Stamford Bridge Tapestryby Thursday 22nd August together with your payment of £10 per person, which includes £3 for YPS administration.  (For full instructions please see the form.)

Note that YPS Activities booking terms and conditions will apply and can be seen at the Lodge or online.  https://www.ypsyork.org/groups/social-group/yps-activities-booking-terms-conditions-2/ Your personal details will only be stored and used to administer this event.