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This month English Heritage is marking the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis with a series of special events at the York Cold War Bunker.
When I saw York Theatre Royal were putting on The Guinea Pig Club; a play about early plastic surgery for…
York’s Bar Walls are the finest and most complete of any town in England. At two miles, they are also…
Research by University of York archaeologists at one of the UK’s most important Early Mesolithic sites is to be highlighted by the Channel 4 programme Time Team.
Generosity of the public and organisations makes sure the badge stays in Yorkshire.
This Saturday 8 September, the National Trust is opening its doors for free across the country as part of Heritage Open Day.
Today Bill Gates has launched a campaign to “Reinvent the Toilet Fair”. With this in mind we take a look at the historic toilet tour of York.
York’s architectural history through stone and status.
As part of their new exhibition, the National Railway Museum is looking for thoughts, anecdotes and memories related to the old railways
One of York’s hidden gems is set to open its doors for the first time this summer, telling the story of one of the city’s most famous sons.
1066 is one of those dates in history that is etched onto the public brain and one of the principal points of historical fact retained from years of school history lessons. Yet, for many, 1066 will be equated with the epic Battle of Hastings…
The director general of the Royal Armouries, the UK’s national collection of arms and armour in Leeds, Jonathon Riley, has been suspended on full play while there is an ongoing review of “issues raised by auditors”.
This month CHOCOLATE – York’s Sweet Story is working with Nestlé to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of Rowntree’s in York on 1 July 1862.
Sam Moorhead, the National Finds Advisor for Iron Age and Roman coins in the Department of Portable Antiquities and Treasure…
As well as being the year of the outbreak of World War One, 1914 was the year of changing values….
Glamorous goods, Guns, and life in the poverty stricken slums step foot into the contrasting worlds of Victorian York.