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November 8, 2019

YourDIG: Help for Heroes

Veterans completing activity sheets

‘History becomes new again’ in the latest YourDIG exhibition. YourDIG: Help for Heroes tells the story of Help for Heroes beneficiaries, from Phoenix House Recovery Centre, Catterick Garrison, and their year-long adventure building a Viking ship and exploring Viking history.

Start: November 8, 2019 10:00 am
End: April 30, 2020 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 7, 2019

Life and Death in Eboracum

Green glazed Empire pottery

2000 years ago, a legion of the mighty Roman army built a fortress between the River Ouse and River Foss, and Eboracum was born.

Start: September 7, 2019 10:00 am
End: December 31, 2021 5:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Included in DIG entry

February 1, 2019

YourDIG: Melting Pot

YourDIG Event

At YourDIG: Melting Pot, explore Viking-age cooking and society with the University of York’s Melting Pot project.

Start: February 1, 2019 10:00 am
End: November 3, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

September 21, 2018

YourDIG: Converge

YourDIG Event

At YourDIG: Converge, explore the archaeological evidence excavated in 1972 from under what is now the Union Terrace Car Park, in front of York St John University campus close to the city centre.

Start: September 21, 2018 10:00 am
End: December 31, 2018 4:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

July 14, 2018

Pottery Day – Make a Roman Face Pot

Pottery with a face on it

Have a go and make a pot like those featured in the YourDIG: Tang Hall exhibition.

Start: July 14, 2018 1:00 pm
End: July 14, 2018 5:30 pm
Venue: Tang Hall Community Centre
Address:
Fifth Avenue, York, YO31 0UG, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

July 10, 2018

Roman Burials in Yorkshire – A Talk by Katie Keefe

Archaeologist examining a Roman skeleton

The excavations on Roman burials in York have highlighted some surprising aspects of Roman burials but these are only the most recent in a long line of digs in the city.

Start: July 10, 2018 6:00 pm
End: July 10, 2018 8:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £7.50

June 30, 2018

Church Explorers 2018

Church Explorers logo

Church Explorers is a summer-long festival celebrating the architectural and archaeological importance of Yorkshire’s magnificent church buildings.

Start: June 30, 2018
End: September 8, 2018

May 9, 2018

An Exploration of the 2017 Excavations at the Newington Hotel

Newington Hotel excavations

Join Ben Savine, Fieldwork Officer at York Archaeological Trust, for an interesting look back at the excavations at the former Newington Hotel site on Tadcaster Road, the exciting discoveries made and their impact on our understanding of Roman burials in York.

Start: May 9, 2018 6:00 pm
End: May 9, 2018 8:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £7.50

April 21, 2018

YourDIG: Tang Hall

YourDIG Event

At YourDIG: Tang Hall, discover how Roman artefacts found in the city, including the remains of a kiln found just outside modern York and pottery discoveries at a burial site on Tadcaster Road, can tell us so much about the lives of people who lived over 2,000 years ago.

Start: April 21, 2018 10:00 am
End: September 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free

January 20, 2018

YourDIG: Southburn

YourDIG Event

Working in partnership with Southburn archaeological museum, this exciting new exhibition will see some of the most precious artefacts recovered from Southburn Farm in East Yorkshire over a period of 40 years.

Start: January 20, 2018 10:00 am
End: April 16, 2018 5:00 pm
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: Free
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