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10th February onwards new “Soundmarks York” at “Dig” until 24th April 2024 open from 10am to 3pm daily

Soundmarks is a collaboration between artist and archaeologist Rose Ferraby and artist Rob St John. It explores and animates the archaeological remains and stories of the Roman settlements of Aldborough and York. For this exhibition, Rose and Rob have used …

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On 1st February at 7.30pm “York Community Energy CBS Ltd” are holding “Energy Drinks 3”.

1st February 7:30pm at Ye Olde Starre Inne on Stonegate: – Planning energy efficiency home upgrades? Already done some and want to share your experiences, good or bad? This free informal pub gathering is a chance to discuss all things …

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2023 Royal Society Book Prize announced

“An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us” (Vintage/Bodley Head) by Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist and writer, Ed Yong, is the 36th winner of the annual Royal Society Science Book Prize, supported by the Trivedi Family …

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5th December “George Cayley 250th Anniversary Symposium” in the Yorkshire Museum

SYMPOSIUM Programme Introduction and Chair, Professor Andy Marvin, MEng, PhD, FREng, IEEE Life Fellow Cayley “A Curious Man”, Dr Mary Jones, FRCPCH, Biographer “An Aeronautical Engineer Ahead of his Time”,  Stephen Blee, C.Eng MRAeS, Aeronautical Engineer “Sir George Cayley as …

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Aesthetica Film Festival from 8th to 12th November

This year the Aesthetica Film Festival is launching a new way for York residents to get involved. It’s called York Days. This is your opportunity to attend the festival and soak up as many films as you can. There are …

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James Piggott Pritchett of York: Architect (1789 – 1868) A York Cemetery Trust Colloquium Saturday 21st October 10-00 – 1700

An excellent programme of speakers, ranging from JPP’s early life, through to the Restoration of York Cemetery Chapel. Day tickets £10, includes tea & coffeee,  lunch provided at an additional £10 per person. Please contact the Cemetery office to book, …

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“York Unlocked” 7th and 8th October 2023. Experience familiar places through fresh eyes and uncover hidden treasures.

Buildings are open at different times during the weekend so do check the online programme or the printed programme from the Tourist Information Office in Parliament Street. https://york-unlocked.org.uk/visitor-information The YPS Lodge is open on Saturday only. Events include: “The Big …

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Mary Anning Rocks at the Yorkshire Museum from 14th July 2023 and online talks

An exciting new exhibition ‘Mary Anning Rocks’ will celebrate the inspiring story of the renowned palaeontologist. Best known for discovering Jurassic marine fossils in Lyme Regis on the south western coast of England, this family friendly display will introduce Mary …

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York Festival of Ideas June 2nd to 15: Rediscover, Reimagine, Rebuild

There are many online and in person events bookable online: https://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2023/ Plenty of room at the 14th June lecture in the Yorkshire Museum on “A Story in Stone: from York to Oxford” with Dr Nina Morgan at 7pm. YPS members …

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York “Pint of Science” talks

The York events are held from Monday 22nd May to Wednesday 24th May in pubs and cafes. Venues include “The Winning Post” on Bishopthorpe Road, the “Fulford Arms” and “Spark”. Each evening can be booked online at £5 per event …

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