The excavations on Roman burials in York have highlighted some surprising aspects of Roman burials but these are only the most recent in a long line of digs in the city. In this informative talk Katie Keefe from the University of York will compare the findings from the Newington Hotel with Roman burials from across Yorkshire and what lessons we can learn about this fascinating period of our history.Find out more Book now
Have a go and make a pot like those featured in the YourDIG; Tang Hall exhibition. Graham Taylor, who has featured on the popular BBC programme, Great Pottery Throw Down will guide you to create your own replica pot using the method used by the Romans in Tang Hall 2000 years ago. The potter will take the pots back to his kiln at the end of the day to be fired before they are returned to York later in the summer.
There will be two Workshops during the afternoon. Pre-booking is essential as places are limited.
The workshops take place at Tang Hall Community Centre.Find out more Book now