Category Archives: Short Courses

Short courses run by PLACE

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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Visit to Middleham Castle on June 15th

As a follow-up to our latest short course, Six Yorkshire Castles, Robert Wright will be leading a visit to Middleham Castle on Saturday June 15th. Everyone who attended the course is welcome to come along – your course fee included … Continue reading

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Six Yorkshire Castles revealed

Robert Wright has now revealed which six castles will feature in his forthcoming short course.  They are: York – Clifford’s Tower and the former castle on the opposite side of the river Pickering Richmond Helmsley Scarborough Middleham – a topical … Continue reading

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