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Mindfulness: An Active Approach to Looking After Our Mind

B2752T1 Mindfulness: An Active Approach to Looking After Our Mind

A day of inspiration and relaxation at the beautiful Middlethorpe Hall Hotel. Buffet lunch included.

Tutor: Lauri Bower


  • 06/10/2018
  • 09:30 - 16:30
  • Middlethorpe Hall Hotel

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Keeping your family archives

Keeping your family archives

Do you have family papers and photographs hidden away in your loft or cupboards and are unsure what to do with them? Join Laura Yeoman, Explore's Archivist (Access and Engagement) for this introductory hands-on session to learn the best way to care for your archives at home. The session also includes a free take home pack of archival-quality materials to get you started.

Date: 28 July 2018
Day: Saturday
Time: 10.30am-12.30pm
Venue: York Explore Library (Brierley Room)
Tutor: Laura Yeoman
Cost: £40 


  • 28/07/2018
  • 10:30 - 12:30
  • York Explore

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Introduction to Local History

Introduction to Local History

Are you interested in finding out about the history of your local area, but unsure as to where to start? Join Explore's Archivist (Access and Engagement), Laura Yeoman, in this hands-on introductory session. Using some of the records held at York Explore as examples, she will show you the basics to get your research off the ground.

Date: 28 July 2018
Day: Saturday
Time: 2pm-4pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Laura Yeoman
Cost: £30


  • 28/07/2018
  • 14:00 - 16:00
  • York Explore

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Keeping your Community Group Archives

Keeping your Community Group Archives

Do you work with a community group or organisation which has historic papers or photographs? Are you looking for ways to preserve the records for the future (or use them better within your organisation) and don't know where to start? This is the workshop for you! Join Explore's Archivist (Access and Engagement) as she takes you through the principles of archival preservation and cataloguing for community groups and similar organisations. This session also includes a free take-home pack of archival-quality materials to get you started.


Date: 20 October 2018
Day: Saturday
Times: 10.30am-12.30pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Laura Yeoman
Cost: £40 


  • 20/10/2018
  • 10:30 - 12:30
  • York Explore

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Moving on with Family History

Moving on with Family History

Have you been researching your family history online, but reached the end of the road? Or maybe you've got lots of basic information about your ancestors but are looking to put some flesh on the bones? Then this is the course for you. Join Explore's Archivist (Access and Engagement), Laura Yeoman, for this hands-on workshop looking at some of the sources that might take you further in your research.

Date: 20 October 2018
Day: Saturday
Time: 2pm-4pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Laura Yeoman
Cost: £30

 


  • 20/10/2018
  • 14:00 - 16:00
  • York Explore

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They Also Served

They Also Served

Join Linda Ali for the launch of the touring exhibition 'They Also Served' and learn more about the contribution African and Caribbean soldiers made to the First World War.


Date: 15 October 2018
Day: Monday
Time: 6.15pm-7.45pm
Venue: York Explore Library Learning Centre
Tutor: Linda Ali
Cost: £6, or £5 with a YorkCard

 


  • 15/10/2018
  • 18:15 - 19:45
  • York Explore

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Now you see it, Now you don't: The Changing Streetscape of York

Now you see it, Now you don't

Have you ever wondered what York used to look like in the past? Are the buildings you see today the same ones from years ago? Join Ian Drake in this illustrated talk as he takes you through some of the major changes the city has seen in the last centuries.

Date: 20 November 2018
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6.15pm-7.45pm
Venue: York Explore Library Learning Centre
Tutor: Ian Drake
Cost: £6, or £5 with a YorkCard


  • 20/11/2018
  • 18:15 - 19:45
  • York Explore

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Our Edwardian city - or before the supermarkets!

Our Edwardian city

York was a bustling city at the turn of the 20th century, with many independent shops selling a huge array of goods. Join social historian Ivan Martin for this illustrated talk about York in the Edwardian period, including how the city's residents would have shopped, where, and what they could buy!

Date: 19 February 2019
Day: Tuesday
Time: 6.15pm-7.45pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Ivan Martin
Cost: £6, or £5 with a YorkCard


  • 19/02/2019
  • 18:15 - 19:45
  • York Explore

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Ben Aaronovitch: Lies Sleeping

Ben Aaronovitch: Lies Sleeping

Date: 14 November
Days: Wednesday
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: York Explore Library and Archive
Cost: £7.50


  • 14/11/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:45
  • York Explore Library

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Finding the Words with poets Deborah Alma, Nancy Campbell, Robert Powell and Regina Weinert

Finding the Words with poets Deborah Alma, Nancy Campbell, Robert Powell and Regina Weinert

Enjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.


Date : 26 July 2018
Day: Thursday
Times : 18:45pm - 20:00pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £3 (or £2 with a York Card)


  • 26/07/2018
  • 18:45 - 19:45
  • York Explore Library

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Sally Vickers and The Librarian

Sally Vickers and The Librarian

York Explore is delighted to be welcoming acclaimed novelist Salley Vickers to talk about her latest novel, The Librarian.

Date: 11 October 2018
Day: Thursday
Times: 18:30 - 19:45
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £7.50


  • 11/10/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:45
  • York Explore Library

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Michael Arditti: Of Men and Angels

Michael Arditti: Of Men and Angels

Michael Artditti will talk about his latest novel Of Men and Angels, an epic spanning centuries and continents exploring the powerful myth of God’s vengeance on the city of Sodom

Date : 13 September 2018
Day: Thursday
Times : 18:30 - 19:45
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £5


  • 13/09/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:45
  • York Explore Library

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