Forests of the past, present and future – the next PLACE short course is in July

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 published

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

Yorkshire Battles course a great success and Battle of Towton site visited

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

Enjoy a day at the seaside with PLACE

Saltburn from the beach

Our next fieldtrip will be to Saltburn-by-the-Sea on Wednesday 10th June. This is a chance to explore the beautiful valley of the Skelton Beck and learn about the development of Saltburn, in the company of local historian, Philip Thompson. Meet at the Woodlands Centre (grid ref: NZ 665208) at 11.00am, for a . . . → Read More: Enjoy a day at the seaside with PLACE

Agenda for PLACE AGM in Wakefield, Saturday 9th May 2015, and 2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report   AGM agenda 2015

A copy of the 2014 Annual Report and agenda for our 2015 AGM in Wakefield will be found by clicking on the links above. Please note that the members’ day is now . . . → Read More: Agenda for PLACE AGM in Wakefield, Saturday 9th May 2015, and 2014 Annual Report