Issued by City of York Council
City of York Council’s Archaeologist will be leading a series of walks retracing Richard III’s steps around York.
The walking tours are open to the public, and have been devised by John Oxley FSA in response to public interest in the identification of the monarch’s remains and as part of the collaborative Richard III: Rumour and Reality project.
Councillor Sonja Crisp, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Culture and Tourism, said: “In addition to his professional expertise, John is a fantastic story teller and these walks should be essential for anyone interested in the history, archaeology and culture of 15th and early 16th century York.
“I’m delighted to see this adding to the breadth and interest of the Richard III: Rumour and Reality programme.”
More details are available on this website.
In the Footsteps of Richard…
Wining and Dining
Wednesday 9 October, 2pm
Meet at the Mansion House, St Helen’s Square. Walk will finish in Fossgate.
Duration 90 minutes
Wednesday 16 October, 2pm
Meet West Door, York Minster. Walk will finish in Lendal. Duration 90 minutes.
There is no charge for this walk. Each walk will accommodate a maximum 25 people. To book a place on one or more of these walks please email your name and number of places require or call 01904 551346 or 551671.
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