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Cambridge & Sutton Hoo Tour rescheduled

Thursday 1 July to Sunday 4 July 2021 We have been able to reschedule the Covid-delayed Study Tour to Cambridge, Sutton Hoo, Burghley House etc, and to negotiate a few extra rooms at the hotel.  This is a wonderful opportunity …

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Geology notes for March

Paul Thornley has added a March instalment to his notes to keep anyone interested in geology busy during the pandemic. This month his section on Women and Men in Geology introduces Lewis (also Louis) Hunton (1814-1838). Lewis came from a …

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Geology Notes for February

STOP PRESS – MARCH NOTES NOW ADDED! A few days ago we added another instalment of Paul Thornley’s informative series of notes and suggestions to keep anyone interested in geology busy during the pandemic. This month features Mary Anning, the …

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YCCC second Tuesday talk on 9th February at 7pm

St Paul’s Cathedral: Rescuing a lost architectural scheme. The Restoration of James Thornhill’s Tambour Decoration In the last of our Winter series of Second Tuesday Talks, Martin Stancliffe MA FSA, will discuss the project to restore the lost decorative scheme, …

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York Talks 2021 now available online

For the first time in its history the University of York’s “York Talks” were delivered entirely online on 13th January 2021. Catch up on any talks you missed on the following link: York Talks 2021

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Geology notes for the New Year

Paul Thornley continues his informative series of notes and suggestions to keep all interested in geology busy during the pandemic. January’s suggestions have a Scottish flavour, to celebrate Hogmanay! However, as usual there is material  for all ages and levels …

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Geology Notes for December

Paul Thornley continues his informative series of notes and suggestions to keep all interested in geology busy during the pandemic. There is material here for all ages and levels of knowledge, including virtual trips, online courses, museums to visit, and …

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Geology notes for November

The next instalment in Paul Thornley’s excellent series on ‘Geology in the time of Covid’ can be found on the Geology Group page – see links above and on the left.

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CBA Festival of Archaeology Part II takes place from October 24th to 1st November

Online events include a webinar with the Bamburgh Castle Research project on October 25th. This “Bamburgh Castle: digs, dirt and discoveries” event will explore the discoveries at the Castle and its environs over the last 20 years. Bamburgh Castle CBA …

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Geology notes for October

Paul Thornley is continuing his monthly suggestions for ‘Geology in the time of Covid’. This wonderful resource can be found on the Geology Group page – see links above and on the left.

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