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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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CBA Volunteering Opportunity

The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) is looking for volunteer members to join their Casework team – individuals who are interested in historic buildings and who would like to help a National Amenity Society. The role is homeworking for approximately …

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“The Most Fortunate Situation” History of the Museum Gardens

by Dr Peter Hogarth and Professor Ewan Anderson.

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Free City Walks Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June

“Get to Know your York” Free City Walks York Civic Trust is holding a weekend of 24 x free city walks on varying themes on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June from a marquee in St Sampson’s Square. Apart from …

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2017 York Festival of Ideas launched

York Festival of Ideas 2017 runs from 6th to 18th June. With over 180 events including talks, performances and exhibitions there is something for everyone. Copies of the brochure are available from the Lodge or online: York Festival of Ideas …

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YPS helps develop the first York Science Trail

YPS member, John Bibby, is spearheading a move to establish a number of walks around the city and environs highlighting the contribution made by York people in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM). The first of …

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