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September 2, 2017

Church Explorers at DIG

DIG event

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

September 2, 2017

Church Explorers – Saint Giles’ Church

church explorers event

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

August 31, 2017

Church Explorers – The Church of the Holy Redeemer

church explorers event

Join us at Holy Redeemer, Boroughbridge Road for this year’s Church Explorers event and search with us for the hidden treasures and stories to be told through our historic architecture.

Start: August 31, 2017 11:00 am
End: August 31, 2017 1:00 pm
Venue: Holy Redeemer Church
Address:
108 Boroughbridge Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 6AB, United Kingdom
Cost: FREE

August 28, 2017

Church Explorers – All Saints, Wighill

church explorers event

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 26, 2017

Church Explorers – All Saints, Long Marston

church explorers event

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 19, 2017

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

church explorers event

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 16, 2017

Church Explorers – Selby Abbey

selby abbey

Selby Abbey was the first monastery to be founded in the North of England after the Norman conquest, and contains some stunning medieval features that have survived intact despite the Dissolution in 1539 and a major fire in 1906.

Start: August 16, 2017 10:00 am
End: August 16, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Selby Abbey
Address:
The Crescent, Selby, YO8 4PU, United Kingdom

August 13, 2017

Church Explorers – All Saints, Bramham

all saints bramham

All Saints, Bramham, is a beautiful limestone church dating from the 12th century, substantially expanded in the 13th, but on the site of a much older place of worship. Guarded by a richly carved lychgate, the church is surrounded by a rare example of an oval Anglo-Saxon graveyard. As well as being the resting place […]

Start: August 13, 2017 11:30 am
End: August 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: All Saints Church
Phone: 01937 844402
Address:
Bramham, LS23 6QG, United Kingdom

August 6, 2017

Church Explorers – Church of Saint Leonard

church explorers event

The church of St Leonard was built in the 14th century, and has been a focus of parish life ever since, gathering many fine additional features over the years.

Start: August 6, 2017 2:00 pm
End: August 6, 2017 4:30 pm
Venue: Church of Saint Leonard
Address:
Thornton-le-Street, Thirsk, YO7 4DS, United Kingdom

August 5, 2017

Church Explorers – Saint Mary Bishophill Junior

Church Explorers comes to York

Saint Mary Bishophill Junior is one of the city of York’s oldest churches and contains some distinctive and historic architectural features.

Date: August 5, 2017
Venue: Saint Mary Bishophill Junior
Address:
Bishophill, York, YO1 6EN, United Kingdom
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