Summer Walking Tour – York in the time of Richard III

Event:
Summer Walking Tour – York in the time of Richard III
Start:
August 23, 2021 8:00 am
End:
September 5, 2021 5:00 pm
Cost:
£6
Venue:
Micklegate Bar
Address:
Y01 6JU, York
Category:
Updated:
May 5, 2021
York City Walls

Explore the Micklegate area of York…

…as it might have been at the close of the 15th century, during Richard’s visits to the city, first as Duke of Gloucester, then as king. By looking at key historical, archaeological and architectural evidence, we will examine how the city geared up to welcome its royal visitor, and what the neighbourhood might have been like at other times. Includes admission to Micklegate Bar, where a number of small finds will be on display.

As most of this event is outdoors and elements of the walk include steps and uneven surfaces, please wear sturdy footwear and outdoor clothing appropriate to the weather on the day. Unfortunately due to the nature of the city walls this event is not accessible to wheelchair users. There are unguarded drops on some sections of the wall. All participants are asked to wear face coverings when inside Micklegate Bar and to maintain social distancing at all times. Numbers will be strictly limited.

Walking tour times:
10am
11am
12pm
1.15pm
2.15pm
3.15pm
4.15pm

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