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
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