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April 2017
£3

Finding the Words with poets Ian Harker, Yvie Holder and Phoebe Power

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Enjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.

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Alan Johnson: The Long and Winding Road

April 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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book cover for alan johnson's memoir the long an winding road

Join Alan Johnson, British Labour Party Politician and former Home Secretary in conversation about the Long and Winding Road, the

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Grey Hen Press 10th Anniversary Celebration

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Grey Hen logo

Carole Bromley, Helen Burke, Joy Howard, Pauline Kirk and Josie Walsh will read selected poems from Grey Hen anthologies. Grey

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May 2017
£6

An Evening with Graham Masterton

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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picture of the author Graham Masterton two of his books

Join author Graham Masterton at this exclusive event at York Explore where he will talk about his Katie Maguire crime

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Free

Local History Book Sale

May 6 @ 9:30 am - May 7 @ 3:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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You are all invited to join us for our weekend sale of Local History books. There are some gems to

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Free

Muse Hack – Digital making music project

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 - 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Work with

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Shakespeare’s Rival: Ben Jonson

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Discover the larger-than-life exploits and audacious projects of Shakespeare’s friend and rival, Ben Jonson, playwright and first poet-laureate of England.

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The Company of Merchant Adventurers and their Hall

May 9 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Merchant Adventurers Hall

The Merchant Adventurers' Hall wears many hats. Not only is it a Grade 1 Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Free

Pavilion Poets: Ruby Robinson, Nuar Alsadir, Jodie Hollander

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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A special Finding the Words event, part of the University of York’s Writers at York series, featuring three exciting UK

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Free

Muse Hack – Digital making music project

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 - 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Monday 15th

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‘Except we Teach’: A Book Launch with Alan Gillott

May 21 @ 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Fighting Cock Press presents Alan Gillott’s second collection, “Except we Teach”. Edited by Pauline Kirk, these poems reflect the breadth

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Muse Hack – Digital making music project

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 - 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Monday 22nd

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£5

An Evening with Elizabeth Strout

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Front cover of Anything is possible

Elizabeth Strout, New York Times bestselling and Pulitzer prize-winning author of My Name is Lucy Barton and Olive Kitteridge, joins

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York Explore Reading Group

May 29 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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Free

Muse Hack – Digital making music project

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 - 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Tuesday 30th

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£2

Jump Inside a Story “Stanley’s Stick” with Mud Pie Arts

May 30 @ 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Mud Pie Arts logo

Join in with an interactive fun story session about the book “Stanley’s Stick” with Mud Pie Arts. Stanley loves sticks!

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Muse Hack – Digital making music project

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 – 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Wednesday 31st

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June 2017
Free

Muse Hack – Digital making music project

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 – 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Monday 5th

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Muse Hack – Digital making music project

June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Aged 10 – 14? Come and join our exciting digital maker music project at York Explore. It’s FREE! Monday 12th

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£6

York at war: one woman’s First World War diary

June 15 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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York soldiers readying for war

At her home in St Leonard's Place Mabel Goode put pen to paper to record what she knew would be

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Free

Story of things with Lego

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Lego bricks

Part of the Festival of Ideas programme, come along and have creative fun with Lego. Be inspired by our archive

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Free

Children’s bookmaking workshop

June 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Cartoon books

Part of the Festival of Ideas programme, come along and have look at different types of books and their bindings

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York Explore Reading Group

June 26 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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July 2017

York Explore Reading Group

July 31 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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August 2017

York Explore Reading Group

August 28 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

York Explore, Library Square
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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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September 2017
£9

The Greedy Queen: Queen Victoria and her food

September 25 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Queen Victoria

Join Dr Annie Gray, food historian on BBC Radio 4's The Kitchen Cabinet, as she discusses her latest book on

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York Explore Reading Group

September 25 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

York Explore, Library Square
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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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October 2017
£6

The uninvited guest!

October 10 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Cartoon of York Mansion House

It is said that York is the most haunted city in England, and the nightly, highly successful commercial tours reveal

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York Explore Reading Group

October 30 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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November 2017
£6

A nun’s story

November 7 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Bar Convent

Sister Agatha Leach, one of the most well-known and much loved members of the Bar Convent community in York, has

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York Explore Reading Group

November 27 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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December 2017
£6

Hidden stories of the medieval Archbishops of York

December 12 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Archbishop's Register

Hidden with over 40 parchment volumes, the registers of the Archbishops of York contain a great many hidden stories relating

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York Explore Reading Group

December 25 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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January 2018
£6

150 years of change to riverside York

16th January 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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River Ouse in the 19th century

The rivers Ouse and the Foss have both been vital commerical and leisure resources, but with the ever present threat

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York Explore Reading Group

29th January 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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February 2018
£6

Women and Print in eighteenth-century York

21st February 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Section of York Courant

York's conscious civic self-fashioning in the eighteenth century was accompanied by an expanding local print industry. Women played an important

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York Explore Reading Group

26th February 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Research has shown that belonging to a reading group helps people to read more, to enjoy reading more, to read

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March 2018

York Explore Reading Group

26th March 2018 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:45pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

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