York Festival of Ideas Online

York Festival of Ideas Online
Virtual Horizons
2-14 June 2020

The Brothers York: An English Tragedy
11am, Sunday 7 June 2020
Historian Thomas Penn explores how a dynasty that could have been as magnificent as the Tudors destroyed itself in the space of one generation.

Warrior: A life of war in Anglo-Saxon Britain
1pm, Sunday 7 June 2020

Writers Edoardo Albert, and archaeologist Paul Gething, present the incredible story of a nameless Anglo-Saxon warrior whose bones were found at Bamburgh Castle.


The Anglo-Saxon Origins of Whitby Fish and Chips
4pm, Sunday 14 June 2020

Historian, Tom Pickles, reveals a new interpretation of a curious medieval ritual – the Penny Hedge – which take place in Whitby each year.

To view the full Festival programme, please go to http://yorkfestivalofideas.com/2020-online/

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