Summer Programme 2017

A varied programme of activities is undertaken by Helmsley Archaeological and Historical Society during the summer months; this year, these comprise:

Date Time Content Meet at:
Saturday 20th May, 2017 Meet at 9.30am for 10.00am (prompt) start

2 Hour guided tour of Byland Abbey by Jan Cooper

Standard entry fees will apply

See here for access information

Directions and guidance on parking are given here

Numbers are limited: pre-booking is essential. Email your intention to attend - or use this form

Saturday 24th June, 2017 Meet at the Cottages 12.45pm for a 1.00pm (prompt) start Guided tour of Wharram Percy by Dr Stuart Wrathmell

Directions and guidance on parking are given here; note that the car park is three quarters of a mile away from the site.

Meet at the Cottages for a 1.00pm (prompt) start.

Sturdy and waterproof footwear required. Parts of the site slope steeply, and farm livestock is likely to be present on the site and access path.

Numbers are limited: pre-booking is essential. Email your intention to attend - or use this form

Saturday 15th July, 2017

To be announced; more details to be issued shortly.... watch this space!

Tours take approximately 45 minutes.

Guided tour of Roman Aldborough by The Friends of Roman Alborough

Visitors will be required to pay the normal English Heritage entry fees, unless they are members of English Heritage, or are otherwise exempt.

Directions are given here

Disclaimer

In addition, HAHS Members may be interested in a walking tour of Orchard Fields - the defences of Roman fort at Malton (Delgovicia) - with Dr Pete Wilson of Rarey Archaeology. This will take place on Saturday 22nd July 2017 11am - 12.30pm, and again at 2pm - 3.30pm.

Further information on location, cost, and booking information is given on the Malton Museum website



Reports of previous Summers' activites are listed here for information:

The complete programme for previous years is here