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Conferences hosted by PLACE

PLACE spring conference on Yorkshire textile manufacture in Burley-in-Wharfedale

Our spring conference this year was held in Burley-in-Wharfedale.  In the morning we had four excellent talks: George Sheeran gave an introduction to the whole day, focussing on types of textile manufacture inYorkshire, processes and locations. Colum Giles spoke about … Continue reading

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Spring conference on Yorkshire Textile Manufacture

Don’t miss the PLACE spring conference, to be held on Saturday 9th March in Queens Hall, Burley-in-Wharfedale. The conference is entitled, ‘A Noble Scene of Industry’: Cultural Landscapes of Yorkshire Textile Manufacture.     There will be four talks during … Continue reading

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Food and Sustainability conference a delicious success

Our autumn conference, Food and Sustainability: Past, Present and Future, held on Saturday 29th September as part of the York Festival of Food an Drink, proved to be a novel and tasty experience.  The morning session was held in York St … Continue reading

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PLACE Spring Conference

Yorkshire’s Forests in the twenty-first century,  Saturday 28th April 2012 This conference was attended by 35 people and held in the Forestry Commission’s visitor centre in the heart of Dalby Forest.  In the morning, we heard talks by Crispin Thorn … Continue reading

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PLACE Autumn Conference 2011

This 1-day conference took place at the Centre in the Park, Sheffield, on  Saturday 29 October 2011. It was organised jointly by South Yorkshire ECONET (Biodiversity Research Group) and PLACE and attracted nearly 70 people. The introduction by Ian Rotherham was followed … Continue reading

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