Scratch the surface of York and who knows what you’ll find? In the case of King’s Square, the footprint of a Victorian church, most likely built on the foundations of a medieval church.
Sometimes it seems nothing much ever changes in York. But the official guide to the city published in 1961 shows how much York has altered in the last 50 years.
As the centenary of the start of the First World War approaches, a project is underway to preserve memories of the generation that endured so much.
Bedern Hall has a long and important history, tied closely to the Minster – and now part of its heritage has gone missing.
If you’ve ever gazed at York Minster and thought: I fancy a piece of that, we’ve some good news for you. Chunks of the great church are to be sold at the annual stone auction.
Famous York figures from history were brought back to life today through the magic of a groundbreaking smartphone app which puts our city on the map like never before.
York will again be able to look into the eyes of King Richard III when his reconstructed head goes on show at the Yorkshire Museum this Friday, July 19.
With one blast on Mallard’s whistle, York confirmed its position as the centre of the railway world today.
On July 3, 1938, A4 class locomotive Mallard raced down Stoke Bank at 126mph to set a new steam locomotive world speed record. As the great gathering of all the A4 locos at the NRM approaches to mark the 75th anniversary, Bob Gwynne recalls those heady days
What does Rowntree mean to you? That’s the question at the heart of a new project run by The Rowntree Society.