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Practical magic – hands-on activities to mark the launch of mysterious new exhibition at York’s Barley Hall

18th June, 2018

Practical magic – hands-on activities to mark the launch of mysterious new exhibition at York’s Barley Hall

A medieval alchemist is set to walk visitors along the fine line between science and magic at Barley Hall during the opening weekend of Magic & Mystery, a new exhibition which explores how ‘magic’ played an important role in medieval life.

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Magic and Mystery: shining a light on medieval mysticism at York’s Barley Hall

6th June, 2018

Magic and Mystery: shining a light on medieval mysticism at York’s Barley Hall

Even in 21st century society, magic remains a constant source of fascination in films, books and on TV, but a new exhibition at York’s Barley Hall aims to separate fact from fiction in medieval England. “Magic & Mystery” opens on 21 June.

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Historic Hall to Say Goodbye to Tudor Intrigue and Hello to the World of Magic and Mystery

23rd May, 2018

Historic Hall to Say Goodbye to Tudor Intrigue and Hello to the World of Magic and Mystery

York’s medieval townhouse attraction, Barley Hall is announcing an end to the popular ‘Wolf Hall Comes to York’ exhibition to make way for an exciting and mystical successor in the summer.

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