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Anglian York is a forgotten period. Following the decline of Roman York the city slips into the shadows but it slowly re-emerges to become a place worth attacking by the Viking Great Army. Walk the streets of York and find out how archaeological excavation and speculation allows us to recreate this invisible but extraordinary phase in York’s long history. Join archaeologist Ailsa Mainman for a guided walk and to find out more.
Dr Ailsa Mainman is a Research Associate with the University of York’s Department of Archaeology and was formerly the Assistant Director (Research and Publications) at York Archaeological Trust. She now works freelance and is involved in a current University of York-funded research project on Anglian York.