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Finds from Fishergate

  • Thursday 18 June 2015, 5.30PM to 7.00pm
  • £12.50
  • Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens (map)


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Event details

Excavated in Fishergate and stored for many years in the basement of Mecca Bingo, the Fishergate archive sheds new light on Anglian York. This exciting archive is available for the very first time for the public to see and handle.

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Eoforwic Ale

Using an authentic Anglo-Saxon recipe, Leeds Brewery is brewing some beer – Eoforwic Ale – for York Festival of Ideas. It will be on sale throughout the Festival at the Duke of York pub on King’s Square, York, and will also be available at the Back to the Beer-Hall: More Anglo-Saxon Poetry evening taking place in the pub on Thursday 11 June.

Guerilla Signs: In search of Anglian York

Eoforwic was the name for York during the four and a half centuries between Roman York and the Viking city. This period, the Anglian (or Anglo-Saxon) era was long, yet there are few visible reminders of it in the modern city. Guerilla signs made by the Friends of York’s Anglian Era will appear along the city walls and elsewhere near the city centre, to highlight the buried evidence and lost treasures of that time.

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