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Workshops and lectures in York to inspire you

Inspire is a unique programme of workshops, lectures and events in York, offering exclusive access to some of the city's most famous spaces with tuition provided by experts in their fields, from artists to photographers, bakers and historians.
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Inspire Living

Learn some basic social dancing for use at social events.
All living workshops & lectures

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Learn to Dance

Inspire Events

Enjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.
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Finding the Words

Inspire Discovery

A conversation between Antonia Hodgson and Tom Harper. Antonia and Tom will be talking about how they turn criminal fact into criminal fiction from both a historical and modern day perspective.
All discovery workshops & lectures

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Archives and Memory - Conscientious Objection in York in World War One
Join Alexandra Medcalf from the Borthwick Institute for Archives as she discusses conscientious objection in First World War York.
Bookbinding: Create your own memories book
Create your own “memories” book.
Candle Making - 5 different candles in one day!
Learn how to make useful and decorative candles to use around the home and garden.

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