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YPS Members invited to join Glasgow Royal Philosophical Society in Durham

Members of Glasgow Royal Philosophical Society invite YPS members to join them on their Newcastle and Durham study tour. Option 1:   Durham Cathedral private visit and Dinner. Tuesday 9 May We can accommodate a small number of additional people on …

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2022 Winner of the Royal Society Science book prize

At the end of November the winner of the 2022 prize was announced as Dr Henry Gee for his book “A (Very) Short History of Life” published by Pan Macmillan About the book A (Very) Short History of Life is …

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Happy 200th Birthday to the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

Today YPS Members are enjoying the Society’s 200th birthday with a Bicentenary Dinner in York Mansion House. On the blog you can read how the Society began on 7th December 1822 at James Atkinson’s house on Lendal, York; who with …

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Postponed to 10th January from 8th November at 7pm online webinar from YCCC on “Why Preserve Wooden Archaeological Remains”

Unfortunately, due to illness, this Second Tuesday Talk has been postponed. Ian Panter’s talk will now take place on Tuesday 10th January 2023. If you have already registered for this event, you will not have to re-register in January, and …

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16 Oct. YPS Lodge in ‘York Unlocked’

The YPS Lodge will be open to the public on Sunday 16th October as part of the York Unlocked Festival – https://york-unlocked.org.uk/ In this Royal year, we will have a display of YPS royal connections, as part of our illustrious …

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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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