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Northern England’s Linguistic Heritage

November 17, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This family day will include a wide range of activities for all ages, including arts and crafts, language games, storytelling, and talks. Visitors will be invited to explore the rich linguistic heritage of the northern English dialects, with particular emphasis on the impact that contact between Anglo-Saxons and Vikings had on the vocabulary of these dialects.

Please note: This event is free, but normal charges apply for full admission to Barley Hall.

This event will also take place on Saturday 16 November at the Unity Centre, Chester.

In partnership with

York Archaeological Trust

Contact email address

pons-sanzs@cardiff.ac.uk

Booking required?

No




Details

Date:
November 17
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Description for print
Come and explore the impact that the Vikings had on the words used in northern English through a wide range of activities to keep the whole family entertained (arts and crafts, language games, storytelling, lectures, etc.).
Is booking required?
No
Contact email address
pons-sanzs@cardiff.ac.uk
Event partners
York Archaeological Trust
Region
Yorkshire and the Humber
City/town
York
Accessibility information
As Barley Hall is an historic building, access for visitors who are wheelchair users is restricted to the ground floor of Barley Hall. Visitors who are wheelchair users should go to the main entrance to ask a staff member to let them in through the alternative entrance. There are no accessible toilets. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome at Barley Hall.
Image copyright information
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Cotton Nero MS A.X, art.3. British Library. Public Domain.

Venue

Barley Hall
Coffee Yard
York, YO1 8AR United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
As Barley Hall is an historic building, access for visitors who are wheelchair users is restricted to the ground floor of Barley Hall. Visitors who are wheelchair users should go to the main entrance to ask a staff member to let them in through the alternative entrance. There are no accessible toilets. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome at Barley Hall.
Phone:
01904 615505
Website:
https://barleyhall.co.uk/