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John Hampshire Memorial Event on Friday June 1st for the Roman Festival. An Evening with Dr Peter Addyman

Join Dr Peter Addyman CBE for a one hour conversation with Graham Harris (Roman Bath Museum) as they discuss Romans, York and archaeology. From 7pm take the opportunity to talk to the Yorkshire Museum curators as they display Roman objects …

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Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: how the Ichthyosaur came to York

Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: how the Ichthyosaur came to York One of the star exhibits in the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World, is the magnificent skeleton of an ichthyosaur (which can also be viewed, by the wonders of …

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Chequers, link with YPS

Chequers, the Prime Minister’s country retreat in Buckinghamshire, once belonged to a member of YPS! The country house to which Theresa May summoned her inner cabinet on Thursday 22 February to discuss Britain’s future relationship with the EU was once …

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Yorkshire’s Jurassic World

A major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum opens to the public on 24 March. Take an epic journey back through 150 million years of Yorkshire to discover lost giants and the changing worlds they inhabited in this brand new …

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CBA Yorkshire AGM & Symposium, Saturday 3 February

AGM at 10am followed by Symposium 11am to c4.30pm, to be held at Fountains Lecture Theatre, York St John University. The cost of the day is £10 (Members of CBA and affiliated groups) or £14 (non-members) and includes morning tea/coffee. …

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“Reconnecting with our Rivers” update for Cafe Scientifique on December 6th

“Reconnecting with our Rivers” with Jonathan Dent, Nature Reserve Manager, St Nick’s Community-led Natural Flood Management on Tang Hall and Osbaldwick Becks. Jonathan gave some follow up information: Volunteer sessions with St Nick’s St Nick’s Website Friday 10am-1pm Join in …

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William the Conqueror Lecture – an apology

William the Conqueror Lecture – an apology We would like to offer our sincere apologies to all those who came to our lecture on 14th November and were turned away. Alongside our sincere apologies we wish to provide some explanation …

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YPS Multi-day Study Tour questionnaire

In 2018 the YPS will offer 2, or perhaps 3, Multi-day Study Tours. All will be run by the tour firm ‘Just for Groups!’ specially for the YPS.  One of these will be a 4-day, 3 night tour of Scottish …

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Something for Everyone

SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER – Archaeological Conference sponsored by York Archaeological Forum, advisor to City of York Council on archaeology and the historic environment. The conference will feature a miscellany of reports on recent archaeological work in the city and its region. The topics reflect …

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New Light on Malton’s Roman Fort

Tuesday 5 September, 7-9pm, Malton Rugby Club, Malton Museum Summer Lecture: Steve Roskams, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of York,will be discussing the recent excavations at Malton’s Roman Fort. What did the latest dig unearth? What were the …

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