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  • Date and time: Sunday 4 June 2023, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Location: In-person only
    King's Manor, Exhibition Square (Map)
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

(Re)discover York’s medieval city walls with archaeologist Barry Crump, who will make you see our city’s iconic landmark in a new light. 

Find out ...

  • How the walls have been rebuilt, repurposed and reimagined repeatedly since Roman times,
  • How they have been put to a variety of uses depending on the context,
  • And how they were understood and experienced differently by different people across time.

Please note that there is limited wheelchair access.

Image credit: © Simon Mattam (Friends of York Walls)

About the speaker

Barry Crump is an unusual archaeologist, with an eclectic mixture of interests and experience. He has studied Philosophy, English Literature and Archaeology and worked within many aspects of heritage, from archaeological excavation and finds to museums, outreach and research.


Friends of York Walls York Walls Festival University of York