Most PLACE publications are available by post, as listed on the attached document, including our new book by George Sheeran, The Mosque in the City. To order one or more of our publications, please EITHER send a cheque for the appropriate amount, payable to PLACE, to: Dr M A Atherden, PLACE Office, York St John University, . . . → Read More: Our latest list of publications available by post is now available
The PLACE autumn newsletter has been sent to all our members. A downloadable copy is available here, along with the booking form for events.
Autumn newsletter 2015
BOOKING FORM FOR EVENTS . . . → Read More: The PLACE Autumn Newsletter has now been published, with details of forthcoming events
A veteran tree near Helmsley
Brian Walker will lead a 3-session short course on Forests of the past, present and future, on Wednesdays 8th, 15th and 22nd July.
The course will offer a chance to learn about Britain’s woodland heritage and what the future might hold. Three different sites will be visited:
semi-natural woodland and ancient trees . . . → Read More: Forests of the past, present and future – the next PLACE short course is in July
The Mosque in the City
Our latest publication, The Mosque in the City: Bradford and its Islamic Architecture, by George Sheeran, has just been published!
This is the first study of the architecture of the mosque in Bradford and its impact on the cityscape. Both purpose-built mosques and the conversion of existing buildings to mosques are considered, . . . → Read More: The Mosque in the City published
Marston Moor obelisk
Our last short course, Yorkshire Battles, led by Dr Robert Wright, was a great success. We enjoyed blood-curdling tales of political struggles from before the Norman Conquest to the Civil War. The course was attended by over 60 people, many of whom visited the site of the Battle of Towton after the course. . . . → Read More: Yorkshire Battles course a great success and Battle of Towton site visited