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January 2019

Magic & Mystery

January 1 - June 22
Barley Hall

Magic and Mystery is a new exhibition at Barley Hall that explores the often fine line between science, religion and magic in medieval society.
Galleries invite you to explore the role of magic in the everyday lives of people living in the Middle Ages. Displays investigate the individuals pronounced in written records as witches and wizards; the ‘science’ of magic, alchemy and experimentation; protective charms and forecasting the future through prophecies and dreams.
Using both archaeological and documentary evidence from the period, Magic and Mystery showcases a thought-provoking and often misinterpreted feature of medieval culture.

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Diversity: Art Exhibition

January 15 - February 24
Burton Constable Hall

View this interesting and inspiring exhibition of art work by Wentworth Social Art Group in the Carriage House at Burton Constable Hall.

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SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story

January 26 - May 5
The Bowes Museum

The history of antique dealing is for the first time the subject of an exhibition with an in-depth look at dealers, shops and practices. This pioneering show takes visitors on a journey through 200 years of the trade telling the story of 33 iconic objects.

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February 2019

Silver Screen Festival

February 1 - February 9
Fairfax House

The Fairfax House Silver Screen festival is a biennial celebration of classic film, now in its sixth incarnation, which pays homage to the days of St George’s Hall when Fairfax House was better known to the people of York as a cinema and dance hall (1919-1960). The festival is an important event in the Fairfax House calendar and celebrates the diverse heritage and varied nature of the life of this Georgian Townhouse. Across one week 11 classic films showcasing the…

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Snowdrop Weekends (Saturday/Sunday only)

February 2 - February 24
Parcevall Hall Gardens

We are pleased to confirm that this years ‘Snowdrop Weekends’ will take place on Saturdays and Sundays 2nd/3rd, 9th/10th, 16th/17th and 23rd/24th February, with the Gardens open between 10am and 4pm each day. 

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