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York Festival of Ideas
Can you imagine York without the military garrison it has had on and off since the Romans arrived in AD 72? With the possible closure of Fulford barracks, Judy Nicholson of the Fishergate, Fulford & Heslington Local History Society takes a lively look back at the military presence in Fulford Road since the cavalry arrived in 1795.
Judy has assembled an extensive archive of photographs and information about the cavalry and infantry at Fulford, including their social impact on the surrounding area. In addition to Judy’s talk, the event includes displays of images, maps and documents.
Refreshments will be served after the talk.
Judy Nicholson is a very active member of Fishergate, Fulford & Heslington Local History Society and has built up extensive archives on the people and buildings of Fulford, including the barracks.
Fishergate, Fulford & Heslington Local History Society
For more information about the Fishergate, Fulford & Heslington Local History Society (FFH), the barracks and many other aspects of local history in the area, please visit the FFH website.
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This event is part of the A Date with History festival theme. Also in this theme: