How Haraldr harðráði Sigurðarson invaded England in 1066, winning the Battle of Fulford but losing the Battle of Stamford Bridge.
Clifford’s Tower in York has reopened to the public this month, following a major £5 million project to conserve and radically transform the interior of the 800-year-old landmark.
This talk by Sarah Rees Jones will explore the evidence of the York House Books and the York Mystery Plays for clues to the tumultuous relationship between York and Richard in the years before he became king.
The City of York, along with the York Archaeological Trust, are about to begin work on restoring and stabilising part of the York’s medieval walls.
Archaeologists working at York’s Guildhall in northern England have uncovered portions of an Augustinian friary, along with human remains.
Medieval stones from York Minster will be going up for auction on August 22nd.
Volunteers will take over York’s recreated medieval townhouse throughout the summer to showcase the lives of servants in the medieval period.
On 2 January 2018, the final panel in York Minster’s 600-year-old Great East Window was returned to the world-famous masterpiece, 10 years after all 311 panels were removed by York Glaziers Trust.
York Becomes Home of Medieval Christmas Celebrations York’s historic Barley Hall is hosting a special exhibition exploring the lost Christmas celebrations of ordinary…
The first collection of new grotesques to be carved for York Minster’s 11 year project to conserve and restore its South Quire Aisle are being returned to the cathedral today.
The Coppergate Shopping Centre, the site of one of the most famous archaeological digs of modern times, will be transformed into a hands-on archaeological adventure this week to celebrate the annual Festival of Archaeology.
Old Norse has been brought back to life by researchers at the University of York through the voices of new animatronic Viking characters at the world-famous JORVIK Viking Centre.
The long-awaited re-opening of the JORVIK Viking Centre in York took place early this week among much fanfare. The well-known medieval attraction is again having visitors immerse
themselves in experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of a Viking-age city.
Historic Barley Hall has announced that it will continue to display six of the most sumptuous costumes from the smash-hit BBC drama for another 12 months by helping to give inspiration to the cast of York Shakespeare Project production of ‘Henry VIII.’
York’s historic Barley Hall is hosting a special exhibition this winter, exploring the lost Christmas celebrations of ordinary citizens of the city in the Middle Ages.
The JORVIK Viking Centre will be hosting for a special walking tour of the battlefield at Stamford Bridge, just outside of York.
Today we’re hosting Kristie Dean’s “On the Trail of the Yorks” book tour, featuring Anne of Exeter.
Elizabeth of York, Queen to King Henry VII of England, died in the Tower of London on February 11, 1503. She had given birth to a daughter Katherine on February 2 and never recovered. The death was a shock to her husband, her children and to the nation.
If you are interested in a Christmas market with a medieval flavour, Barley Hall in York will be the place to go later this month, as they are organising a festive shopping treat stocked full of unique gifts.
The JORVIK Group offer a time-travelling gastronomic treat during York’s Food and Drink Festival
JORVIK Viking Centre opened to the public on the 14th April, 1984, attracting people from all over the world to discover what life was like over 1,000 years ago in York.
Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII who was said to have had an illicit liaison during her visit to York in 1541, is the inspiration of a new perfume now available at Barley Hall in York as part of its ‘Power & Glory: York in the Time of Henry VIII’ exhibition.
27 venues, an army of experts, re-enactors and interpreters and nearly 1000 years of history will feature in this year’s blockbuster JORVIK Medieval Festival, taking place throughout August at venues from York’s city bars and Hornsea’s St Nicholas church, to Knaresborough Castle and Selby Abbey.
The full list of speakers for the 2015 Richard Hall Symposium has been announced, with new research and discussions concerning women in early medieval history included in the programme.