Category Archives: Short Courses

Short courses run by PLACE

Visit to Danelaw Viking Village, Murton, to follow short course on Viking Yorkshire

We have arranged a free visit to the Danelaw Viking Village, Murton, to follow our recent short course by Robert Wright on Viking Yorkshire.  It will take place from 7.00 to 9.00pm on Thursday 13th July. The staff at Murton … Continue reading

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Cancellation of Viking Yorkshire session on June 8th

Unfortunately, the short course session in the Viking Yorkshire series on June 8th has had to be cancelled, due to a double booking at the venue. An extra session will be added on the end of the course, on Thursday … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Middleham Castle visit an uplifting experience

Our outing to Middleham Castle on Saturday 15th June was a fitting climax to the short course led by Robert Wright, ‘Six Yorkshire Castles’. PLACE members were guided round expertly by Robert, who explained the layout of the site and … Continue reading

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