Illustrated Talks

There are currently 39 Illustrated Talks/ Presentations available which allow your group to discover more about the  archaeology and history of York, Yorkshire and the East Riding, and are held at your venue.

What did the Romans Leave (for us to find)
Find out what evidence of the Roman occupation has been revealed by archaeologists, particularly in York, Yorkshire and the East
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Moated Sites in East Yorkshire
What is a moated site? This talk looks at some of the known moated sites in East Yorkshire, identified through
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Roman York
This talk takes you on a journey through York discovering the evidence for the building of a fortress in 71AD and
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Stratigraphy and Archaeological Dating Methods
What is Stratigraphy and how do archaeologists use this to determine the order of historical events which have taken place
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Pocklington Area
This talk looks at the history of the Pocklington area through the uses of maps and archaeological discoveries. Length of Talk:
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Restoration of York City Walls
In the early 1800’s the medieval walls surrounding York, were almost destroyed This talk takes a look at the decision
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Welham Bridge Area
This talk looks at the history of the Welham Bridge area, East Yorkshire, and some of the archaeological discoveries, including
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York Railway
This talk follows the history of the railway in York, from the station’s humble beginnings as a makeshift wooden shack
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19th Century Lendal, York
Who lived in Lendal during the 19th century and what trades did they work in? This talk looks at the
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19th Century Blake Street, York
Who lived in Blake Street during the 19th century and what trades did they work in? This talk looks at the residents
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Asselby Area
This talk looks at the history of the Asselby area through the use of maps and recent archaeological discoveries. Length of
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Beverley Area
This talk looks at the history of the Beverley area through the use of maps and recent archaeological discoveries. Length of Talk:
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