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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

A unique opportunity to gain access to the rooftops and architecture of York.
All living workshops & lectures

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Photography Masterclass

Inspire Events

Comedy, cartoonery, poetry & improv!
All events

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A Cartoon History of Here

Inspire Discovery

Join us on this guided trail as we set forth to uncover the lost stories behind the carvings, figures and symbols on the streets of our ancient city.
All discovery workshops & lectures

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Symbols, Myths and Legends

New additions

What's new with the Vikings?
Discover the latest Viking research being undertaken by the University of York in this lecture for the 2015 Festival of Ideas. 
Stories from the Georgian City: Shopping in York during the eighteenth-century.
Uncover tales from Georgian York and discover more about the former occupants of the city’s shops.
The Wardmote Courts of Elizabethan York
Discover what everyday life was really like for the residents of Elizabethan York through the warmote court records surviving in the city’s archives.

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