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York Festival of Ideas 11th to 24th June Book your tickets now

York Festival of Ideas The Next Chapter 11-24 June 2022 York Festival of Ideas 2022 has a wide range of fascinating events to attend and engage with, both in person and online. A sample of the science events in this …

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BIG IDEAS BY THE SEA 2022 Festival 20th May onwards

Big Ideas By The Sea offers an ambitious festival programme starting on the 20th of May Big Ideas by the Sea is a new cultural festival that will bring to Scarborough some of the best speakers locally and from across …

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York Pint of Science Festival Events 9th to 11th May

Pint of Science is a worldwide Science Festival which brings researchers to your local pub/cafe/space to share their scientific discoveries with you. 33 UK cities are taking part including York: Events List Book your £5 tickets online for each evening. …

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Bootham School Public Lecture programme

YPS held their first lecture with Bootham School on Tuesday 15th March and a review and slides are available on this website (Member’s report and Slides from this lecture as a pdf) Bootham School hold a public lecture programme and …

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Emma Gibson Quicksand Exhibition 12th February to 5th June at Scarborough Art Gallery

The exhibition features a triptych of sculptures which see minuscule grains of sand transformed into megalithic forms, putting this endangered but seemingly ubiquitous material – used to make anything from phone screens to windows, from plastics to paint ­– quite …

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Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival for 2022

The Festival will launch on Hadrian’s birthday on Monday 24 January 2022, with a year long programme, culminating with Saturnalia on 17-23 December 2022. Today the festival is providing a snapshot of activity, which will be added to in the …

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The conservation and installation of two locomotives to Danum Museum during the pandemic: A good news story!

York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship present a lecture on Zoom at 7pm on Tuesday 14th December. Register here The conservation and installation of two locomotives to Danum Museum during the pandemic: A good news story! In the Summer of …

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The Ryedale Roman Hoard

The Yorkshire Museum has just announced its acquisition of the Ryedale Roman Hoard and hopes to display it when the Museum reopens in Spring. The three bronzes and plumb bob in the hoard date from the later 2nd century AD …

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Yorkshire Museum Re-Opening from 9th July 2021

The Yorkshire Museum re-opens on Friday 9th July for pre booked visits. The world-famous late 16th century portrait of Richard III will go on display at the Yorkshire Museum as part of a new exhibition, in summer 2021. The loan …

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Grinling Gibbons in the Workshop 7pm on 15th June

Grinling Gibbons in the Workshop This spring, we’re exploring craft and conservation related to the work of Grinling Gibbons, in partnership with the Grinling Gibbons Society. In the last talk of the series, chaired by Lee Prosser, master carver Alan …

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