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July 29, 2017

Poo Day

Poo Day

Join us at historic Barley Hall this summer and learn all about the muckier side of archaeology.

Start: July 29, 2017 10:00 am
End: July 29, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Costs Apply

July 30, 2017

Poo Day

Poo Day

Join us at historic Barley Hall this summer and learn all about the muckier side of archaeology.

Start: July 30, 2017 10:00 am
End: July 30, 2017 4:00 pm
Venue: Barley Hall
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York , YO1 8AR, United Kingdom
Cost: Normal Admission Costs Apply

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

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 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 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 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 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 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

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
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