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July 15, 2017

Church Explorers – Holy Trinity Church

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Holy Trinity Church is a glimpse of the medieval world hidden behind a busy shopping street. Ducking through an eighteenth-century archway on Goodramgate, you suddenly find yourself in a secluded, leafy churchyard, with the Minster towering behind. Inside the church, light filters through the medieval stained glass windows to illuminate charmingly uneven honey-coloured stone floors. […]

Start: July 15, 2017
End: August 31, 2017
Venue: Holy Trinity Church
Address:
Goodramgate, York, YO1 7LF, United Kingdom

July 16, 2017

Church Explorers – Church of Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick Church - Patrington

Described as the ‘Queen of Holderness’, the church of Saint Patrick is a magnificent example of 14th-century Gothic architecture.

Start: July 16, 2017 9:00 am
End: August 30, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Church of Saint Patrick
Address:
Patrington, Hull, HU12 0RE, United Kingdom

July 17, 2017

Church Explorers – St Mary’s Church, Lead

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Since being rescued by a group of walkers in 1931, St Mary’s has been known as the Ramblers’ Church. The repairs made then are recorded on the back of the church door.

Start: July 17, 2017
End: August 31, 2017
Venue: St Mary’s Church
Address:
Lead, Tadcaster, LS24 9QN, United Kingdom

July 17, 2017

Church Explorers – Christ the Consoler

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With its colourful and vibrant interior, this Victorian church seems the very celebration of life, yet it stands as a testament to tragedy.

Start: July 17, 2017
End: August 31, 2017
Venue: Christ the Consoler
Address:
Newby Hall, Ripon, HG4 5AE, United Kingdom

August 19, 2017

Church Explorers – Church of Saint Helen, Bilton-in-Ainsty

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This 12th-century Norman church was built in 1130 and restored in the 19th century by Gilbert Scott. The church includes some fine pre-Conquest sculpture including a cross and mass dial. St Helen’s is also home to beautifully carved 13th-century figure, now believed to be of the Lady Alice Vavasour, that was restored during conservation work in 2014.

Start: August 19, 2017 11:00 am
End: August 27, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Church of Saint Helen
Address:
Bilton-in-Ainsty, York, YO26 7NL, United Kingdom

August 26, 2017

Church Explorers – All Saints, Long Marston

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Visit All Saints. Long Marston and see the local school’s interpretation of medieval medicine.

Start: August 26, 2017 10:00 am
End: August 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: All Saints, Long Marston
Address:
Angram Road, Long Marston, YO26 7LR, United Kingdom

August 28, 2017

Church Explorers – All Saints, Wighill

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This 12th-century church contains some wonderfully well-preserved Romanesque features. All Saints’ star attraction is an elaborately carved Norman arched doorway. One of the best examples of Norman sculpture in Yorkshire, the door is surrounded with sculptural details of animals, people and monsters.

Start: August 28, 2017 11:00 am
End: August 28, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: All Saints, Wighill
Address:
Church Lane, Wighill, Tadcaster, LS24 8BG, United Kingdom

August 31, 2017

‘You will suffer these and many other things in my name': Illness, Wounding and Suffering during the Crusades of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

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‘You will suffer these and many other things in my name': Illness, Wounding and Suffering during the Crusades of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries.

Start: August 31, 2017 7:00 pm
End: August 31, 2017 9:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: £4.50 / £3.50 conc

September 2, 2017

Church Explorers – Saint Giles’ Church

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St Giles is built around the core of a 12th-century Norman church that was originally attached to the church of St Mary Bishophill Junior, separated into its own parish and the church building much extended in the 19th century.

Start: September 2, 2017 10:00 am
End: September 2, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Saint Giles’ Church
Address:
Church Street, Copmanthorpe, YO23 3SE, United Kingdom

September 2, 2017

Church Explorers at DIG

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Fun for families in a day that celebrates the history of the medieval church that is now home to DIG.

Start: September 2, 2017 11:00 am
End: September 2, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG - An Archaeological Adventure
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN
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