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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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Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke – For one night only

Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke – For one night only

Join friends Laura Lippman and Alafair Burke as they discuss writing psychological thrillers American style

Date : 18 July 2018
Day: Wednesday
Times : 18:30pm - 19:45pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £7.50


  • 18/07/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:45
  • Explore York Library Learning Centre

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The rediscovery of a medieval master-piece – John Thornton’s Great East Window

The rediscovery of a medieval master-piece – John Thornton’s Great East Window

Join Sarah Brown, Director and Chief Executive of the York Glaziers Trust as she talks about the conservation of York Minster’s Great East Window

Date : 31 May 2018
Day: Thursday
Times : 18:30 - 19:45
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £5


  • 31/05/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:45
  • Explore York Library Learning Centre

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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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''The Lily and the Rose'', introduced by author Nick Morrice

''The Lily and the Rose'', introduced by author Nick Morrice

Nick Morrice will be talking about his autobiographical novel, ''The Lily and the Rose''.

Date: 14 June 2018
Day: Thursday
Times: 18:30 - 19:30
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: Free


  • 14/06/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:30
  • York Explore Library

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


  • 02/06/2018
  • 14:00 - 16:00
  • York Explore

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Archives Blitz-It: Session 1

Archives Blitz-It: Session 1

Did you know Explore York Archives holds over 1.5 miles of archives if you placed them end to end? Join the archivists in this hands-on archival workshop, helping them to process some of these archives before they are made available to the public.

Please note there are three different sessions running during the day. Please state which session you are interested in when booking.

Date: 7 June 2018
Day: Thursday
Time: 9.30am-11.30am
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Laura Yeoman / Catriona Cannon
Cost: Free


  • 07/06/2018
  • 09:30 - 11:30
  • York Explore

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Archives Blitz-It: Session 2

Archives Blitz-It: Session 2

Did you know Explore York Archives holds over 1.5 miles of archives if you placed them end to end? Join the archivists in this hands-on archival workshop, helping them to process some of these archives before they are made available to the public.

Please note there are three different sessions running during the day. Please state which session you are interested in when booking.

Date: 7 June 2018
Day: Thursday
Time: 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Laura Yeoman / Catriona Cannon
Cost: Free


  • 07/06/2018
  • 12:30 - 14:30
  • York Explore

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Archives Blitz-It: Session 3

Archives Blitz-It: Session 3

Did you know Explore York Archives holds over 1.5 miles of archives if you placed them end to end? Join the archivists in this hands-on archival workshop, helping them to process some of these archives before they are made available to the public.

Please note there are three different sessions running during the day. Please state which session you are interested in when booking.

Date: 7 June 2018
Day: Thursday
Time: 3.30pm-5.30pm
Venue: York Explore Library
Tutor: Laura Yeoman / Catriona Cannon
Cost: Free


  • 07/06/2018
  • 15:30 - 17:30
  • York Explore

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Exploring the Art of Happiness: Why is it so elusive?

Exploring the Art of Happiness: Why is it so elusive?

Manoj Krishna, a retired surgeon, explores the Art of Happiness, from his book Understanding Me Understanding You, which an Amazon reviewer said contained ‘Life changing wisdom’.

Date: 30 May 2018
Day: Wednesday
Times: 18:30 - 19:50
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: Free


  • 30/05/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:50
  • 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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Martyn Waites: The Old Religion

Martyn Waites: The Old Religion

Crime writer Martyn Waites is back with a gripping new thriller, the Old Religion.  Welcome to the dark heart of Cornwall.....

Date : 20 June 2018
Day: Wednesday
Times : 18:30 - 19:30
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £5


  • 20/06/2018
  • 18:30 - 19:30
  • Explore York Library Learning Centre

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Finding the Words with poet duo Headlines and special guest Carole Bromley

Finding the Words with poet duo Headlines and special guest Carole Bromley

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

Date: 28 June 2018
Day: Thursday
Times: 18:45 - 19:45
Venue: York Explore Library
Cost: £3 or £2 with a York Card


  • 28/06/2018
  • 18:45 - 19:45
  • York Explore Library

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