Visit to Pickering Castle and St Gregory Minster

An additional event has been arranged, as a follow-up to our recent short course on the Norman Conquest of Yorkshire. This will take place on Saturday 28th June, when Robert Wright will guide us around Pickering Castle and St Gregory Minster.  Meet at 2.00pm in the car park for Pickering Castle.  Entry is free for members of English . . . → Read More: Visit to Pickering Castle and St Gregory Minster

Two new PLACE books have been published recently

Langdale Forest: a case of mistaken identity

Unfolding the landscape: Malham, North Yorkshire

Two new PLACE publications have been produced this summer.  The first is an account of the changing uses and perceptions of Langdale Forest, North York Moors, and was developed from the very interesting paper given at our conference in Dalby Forest in 2012 . . . → Read More: Two new PLACE books have been published recently

The PLACE Summer newsletter contains details of our programme of events

Summer newsletter 2014 [Compatibility Mode]

BOOKING FORM FOR EVENTS summer 2014

The PLACE Summer newsletter is now available and is packed with information about our summer programme of fieldtrips and other events.  To download a copy and the booking form, please click on the links above.  Our events are open to the general public, not just members of . . . → Read More: The PLACE Summer newsletter contains details of our programme of events

PLACE Annual General Meeting 2014

 

The 2014 AGM was held at the Discovery Centre, Leeds, at 12 noon on Saturday 10th May. It was attended by 33 members of PLACE.   In the morning we had a talk about the Discovery Centre and a tour of the fascinating store-rooms, led by Claire Brown, the Natural History Curator. In the afternoon we were taken . . . → Read More: PLACE Annual General Meeting 2014

The Normans are coming!

Clifford’s Tower, one of two castles established by the Normans in York

Our next short course, The Norman Conquest of Yorkshire, starts at the end of April and is filling up fast! It will be delivered by Dr Robert Wright and, judging from past courses, will be informative, entertaining and lively. If you have not already . . . → Read More: The Normans are coming!