North Yorkshire Reminders

This week is a busy week in North Yorkshire  (What about West Yorkshire, I hear you say!!)

Tuesday 24th September:  The Joyce Hill talk will be going ahead in the Village Hall at Marton cum Grafton.  The subject is the ‘Harrogate Viking Hoard’.  The talk starts at 7.30, tickets are £5.00 including a glass of wine or something soft.

Thursday 26th September:   Tadcaster Historical Society Hadrian’s Wall – life in the Romanised North of Britannia : Jim Birdsall

Friday 27th September: Cambridge University are currently doing their fourth year of  Geophysical Surveying of Aldborough.  Professor Martin Millet and Rose Ferraby will be giving a resume of this year’s work and the continuing fascinating results at a talk 7.30 p.m. St Andrew’s Church, Aldborough – all are welcome!

 

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The Romans Are Coming To Barnsley

I know, more news from South Yorkshire!

Following the opening of the new Barnsley Museum, they are having a special exhibition of Roman Funds and Artefacts, together with a programme of Family Activities and Special Events and lectures.

Click here for the programme

 

Professor Joann Fletcher, who has assembled the collection, has also announced exciting links between Romans of North African origin and burial practices in South Yorkshire!  Click here for more