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March 2017
£2

Explore a Story

March 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Log for explore a story featuring a princess, lion and octopus surrounding an open storybook

‘Explore a Story’ is an interactive storytelling session for 2-5 year olds. The session uses props and games to get

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Finding the Words with poets Becky Cherriman, Lydia Kennaway & Oz Hardwick

March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Finding the Words is a regular poetry evening every fourth Thursday of the month at York Explore Library. Each evening

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Rob Cowen: Common Ground – part of the York Literature Festival

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Cover of Rob Cowen's book Common Ground

“A cracking book and having finished it, I now feel deprived.” – Alan Bennett.   Award-winning writer and author Rob

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Cinnamon Press – World War I Writers – part of the York Literature Festival

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Cover image of book News from Nowhere by Jane Austin

  Independent publishers Cinnamon Press join York Literature Festival to showcase some of their poignant and powerful novels centered on

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Rosie Jackson: The Glass Mother – part of the York Literature Festival

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Photograph of the author, Rosie Jackson

The Glass Mother is a deeply moving, intimate account of one woman’s search for meaning after a meteoric rise to

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York in Harmony Singing Workshop

March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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BBC Radio York has unveiled a new community project which will give people from the York area the chance to

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York Explore Reading Group

March 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

York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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£6

Carys Bray : The Museum of You

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Carys Bray is the author of two novels and two collections of short stories. A Song for Issy Bradley, tells

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April 2017
Free

Don’t Let the Minchman In with author Alex Willmott

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Cover for Boxman series one collection of short stories by Alex Willmott

Likened to the work of Stephen King, 'Don't let the Minchman in' is receiving critical acclaim. Author, Alex Willmott, will

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Children Easter Crafts

April 10 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Fluffy toys and easter eggs

The Easter bunny is on her way. Come and have fun making some Easter crafts. Make an Easter card a

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Poetry, Protest and Imprisonment in 18th century York: James Montgomery in York Castle

April 11 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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James Montgomery

When Sheffield legend James Montgomery died in 1854 a life-size bronze statue was erected in his honour. He was mourned

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Yorsight Drop In

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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logo for the Wilberforce Trust

Do you have questions about technology? Do you have a smartphone or tablet? Need help with settings or advice? Come

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Coffeehouse: Rewriting the Brontes

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Painting of the Bronte sisters

Coffeehouse: Debate, Discussion, Controversy, Coffee   How have Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë been written, rewritten, and reimagined, by critics,

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Giant Book Sale Bonanza

April 22 @ 9:30 am - April 23 @ 3:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Join us for our giant book sale this April and find a bargain!   In the Marriott Room over the

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York Explore Reading Group

April 24 @ 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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State of Emergency – meet the author Richard Drysdale

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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“State of Emergency” is a political thriller set in Scotland in the future and couldn’t be more topical. The evening

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May 2017
Free

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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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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£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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£4

Peg Dolls and Animals

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
York Explore, Library Square
Museum Street, YO1 7DS United Kingdom
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Get creative making animals and people using pegs and a variety of crafting materials. Artist and designer Kathryn Richardson will

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June 2017

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
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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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
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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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
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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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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
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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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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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February 2018

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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