York's Military Legacy
Sunday 28 January, 4.30pm-5.30pm
This talk is free and tickets can be pre-booked by telephoning the museum 01904 461010 or booking online
York's remarkable history and longevity, and its significance in English and sometimes international politics and economics, have left a unique, unparalleled military history.
Discover York's Military Legacy with Ian D Rotherham. Ian discovered York Castle on a childhood trip by steam-train from Sheffield in the 1960s, and has been going back ever since. He is Professor of Environmental Geography and Reader in Tourism & Environmental Change at Sheffield Hallam University; as an ecologist and historian, he is a worldwide authority on landscape history, urban environments, and environmental aspects of conflicts.
This talk is part of York Residents Festival and is suitable for ages 14 and over.