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Man in high vis pushing machine next to a monument in York

Wednesday 20 March 2024, 1.15-2pm

Join Thomas Matthews Boehmer as he shines a light on the urban history of York (Eboracum), the most northerly provincial capital of the Roman Empire. By combining the results from new geophysics, recent excavations and older investigations, this talk demonstrates how new stories are constantly emerging from beneath the tarmacadam of one of Britain’s most touristed cities.

This talk showcases some of the findings of Roman York Beneath the Streets, a 3-year research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

This is a Cambridge Festival event. The talk will last 30 minutes, plus 15 minutes for questions.




  • The room is located on the ground floor
  • Some seats are accessible via steps
  • There is space for wheelchair users (please book a wheelchair accessible ticket)
  • An accessible toilet is available near the room
  • Light levels will be appropriate for the use of powerpoint
  • There is no hearing loop


Who: Adults

What: lunchtime talk

£££: Free

Booking: essential

Wednesday, 20 March, 2024 - 13:15 to 14:00
Contact phone: 
01223 330402
Event location: 
Room G19, Faculty of Classics

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