Upcoming Events

Event List Calendar

July 24, 2014

Researching your House History – 4 week course

Barley Hall Exterior

Every home – whatever its age or size – has stories to tell about individuals, everyday domestic life, and the local history of your area. Whether you are a homeowner or a tenant, discovering the history of your house can be a fascinating and rewarding experience. This four-session course with Dr Jayne Rimmer will introduce ...

Start: July 24, 2014 7:00 pm
End: July 24, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £35

July 30, 2014

The Barley Hall Servants – Living History at the Hall

Barley Hall Servant

Volunteers from the Barley Hall Servants will be offering an extra treat for visitors, with living history showcasing the life of servants from the late medieval period. Expect to see costumed displays and demonstrations giving a rare glimpse of social history brought to life in a fantastic setting.

Start: July 30, 2014 11:00 am
End: July 30, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Prices

August 6, 2014

History at the Hall

Barley Hall Servant

Barley Hall’s volunteer living history team are offering visitors a special treat as they take the Hall back in time, showcasing the life of servants from the late-medieval period. Join them as they recreate the sights, sounds and smells of Snawsell’s Barley Hall. With opportunities to meet characters, see demonstrations and take part in activities, ...

Start: August 6, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 6, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Prices

August 6, 2014

Richard III & The Middleham Jewel

Great Hall Hanging

A mysterious gold pendant, with a 10 ct blue sapphire stone and adorned with Christian imagery – the Middleham jewel is one of the most valuable and interesting medieval finds of the last 30 years.   This fascinating talk from Dr Kate Giles from the University of York’s department of archaeology discusses the infamous Middleham jewel ...

Start: August 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 6, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £4 Adult, £3 Conc

August 7, 2014

The York of Richard III Late Medieval York

Barley Hall Exterior

In the late fifteenth century York was one of the largest and most economically important cities in England. This talk, from the president of the Richard III Society, explores the York that Richard III knew and the life of the citizens here in York.   This is the first in our mini series of talks ...

Start: August 7, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 7, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £4 Adult, £3 Conc

August 8, 2014

Warwick’s ‘Displeasure’ and the Creation of the Wydevile’s ‘Unsavoury’ Reputation

Medieval Table

The Wydeviles, have ‘long had a most unsavoury reputation as a family of grasping upstarts who single-mindedly exploited their connections with the crown….’, but what is the evidence for this assessment? Was the family really as bad as they have been painted or were they the victims of propaganda? Decide for yourself in this exclusive ...

Start: August 8, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 8, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £4 Adult, £3 Conc

August 9, 2014

Memorials of the Wars of the Roses

Death in the war of the roses

This lecture from Dr Christian Steer, co-editor of The Yorkist Age, examines fifteenth century attitudes towards death, commemoration and remembrance expressed in monuments to the dead. Dr Steer will also discuss his recent identification of a manuscript reference recording what is believed to be the now lost grave of Richard III’s illegitimate daughter, Katherine. This is ...

Start: August 9, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 9, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £4 Adult, £3 Conc

August 13, 2014

The Barley Hall Servants – Living History at the Hall

Barley Hall Servant

Volunteers from the Barley Hall Servants will be offering an extra treat for visitors, with living history showcasing the life of servants from the late medieval period. Expect to see costumed displays and demonstrations giving a rare glimpse of social history brought to life in a fantastic setting.

Start: August 13, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 13, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Prices

August 13, 2014

Medieval York with Professor David Palliser

Great Hall

Join us for the launch of this exciting new publication from Professor David Palliser. Medieval York will be introduced in the historic and atmospheric surroundings of Barley Hall, a hidden gem medieval townhouse in the heart of the city. With the opportunity to meet the author, have an expert-led tour of the building and hear ...

Start: August 13, 2014 7:00 pm
End: August 13, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 adult, £4 conc.

August 20, 2014

The Barley Hall Servants – Living History at the Hall

Barley Hall Servant

Volunteers from the Barley Hall Servants will be offering an extra treat for visitors, with living history showcasing the life of servants from the late medieval period. Expect to see costumed displays and demonstrations giving a rare glimpse of social history brought to life in a fantastic setting.

Start: August 20, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 20, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Prices
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