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4th October – The Man Who Invented Motion Pictures

Our friends at the Royal Photographic Society have invitied us to meet the author of this new book at an event in Sheffield on Tuesday 4th October Did you know that the first moving pictures were created in Yorkshire ? …

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Yorkshire Fossil Festival Scarborough 16th to 18th September

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival returns to Scarborough in September! The Yorkshire Fossil Festival returns to Scarborough this September, with a weekend of activities and events for all the family, for enthusiasts and professionals, on site and online– and most of …

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CBA Festival of Archaeology 16th to 31st July 2022

The CBA Festival of Archaeology incorporates hundreds of in-person and virtual events delivered by community groups, heritage organisations, universities, commercial units, and more. It promotes involvement in archaeology through flagship days such as “A Day in Archaeology” and “Youth Day” …

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York Early Music Festival Friday 8th July to Saturday 16th July 2022

Friday 8 – Saturday 16 July YORK EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022 Guest artists include: The Sixteen | The Tallis Scholars | Gabrieli Consort & Players| Paolo Pandolfo & Amelie Chemin | International Young Artists Competition The York Early Music Festival …

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Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society 75th Anniversary Launch Lecture

Professor Nicky Milner will give this talk on the research at “Star Carr” on Wednesday 22nd June in Scarborough. Nicky Milner is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of York and specialises in the Mesolithic period, focusing on wetland …

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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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