Explore the Jorvik Group

Magic & Mystery

From 22nd June 2018 - 22nd June 2019 | 9:00am - 5:00pm daily | Barley Hall

Magic & Mystery

Magic and Mystery is a new exhibition at Barley Hall that explores the often fine line between science, religion and magic in medieval society.

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Magnificent Medieval Monsters

From 30th October - 31st October 2018 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Magnificent Medieval Monsters

With Halloween upon us visit Barley Hall this autumn and discover the weird and wonderful creatures of the medieval imagination and their uses in the magic and protective charms.

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Barley Hall by Candlelight

From 30th October - 31st October 2018 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Barley Hall

Barley Hall by Candlelight

Discover Barley Hall in a new light when this reconstructed 15th century building is lit only by beautiful candlelight for a truly atmospheric evening celebrating the coming of All Hallow's Eve.

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Wiggott’s Wonderful Waxworld – Terry Deary Book Signing

30th October 2018 | 11:00am - 3:00pm | Barley Hall

Wiggott’s Wonderful Waxworld – Terry Deary Book Signing

Come to Barley Hall and meet best selling author Terry Deary as he hosts a signing to celebrate his latest release, Wiggott's Wonderful Waxworld.

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Living History at the Hall

31st October 2018 | 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

Living History at the Hall

Meet a member of our costumed volunteer team as they showcase serving life in the Hall in the late-medieval & early Tudor period.

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A Magical, Medieval Christmas Rediscovered

From 17th November 2018 - 5th January 2019 | 10:00am - 4:00pm | Barley Hall

A Magical, Medieval Christmas Rediscovered

This is your chance to discover the hidden history of the use of charms, potions and magic during Christmas celebrations in medieval York at our beautifully decorated townhouse, Barley Hall.

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Festive Gin Tasting

1st December 2018 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm | Barley Hall

Festive Gin Tasting

In the run up to Christmas enjoy an evening sampling some of the delicious tipples on offer from the York Gin Company all in the beautiful surroundings of medieval Barley Hall.

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Ghostly Christmas Stories at the Hall

8th December 2018 | 7:30pm | Barley Hall

Ghostly Christmas Stories at the Hall

You are cordially invited to join our master storyteller as he shares his frighteningly-good festive ghost tales in the atmospheric surrounds of historic Barley Hall.

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