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Uncover York Central! Free family-friendly archaeology events

Uncover York Central archaeology

You’re invited to Uncover York Central this summer! Discover what’s been found hiding underneath the site so far, come and meet the team and get the latest updates on York Central. With photos and exhibits, a discovery sand pit and a chance to dress up as an engineer or an archaeologist, there’s fact-finding fun for everyone. 

When? Friday 11 August 3pm to 7pm AND  Saturday 12 August 10am to 2pm 

Where? Sisk Induction Room*, York Central Project Office, Leeman Road, York YO26 4XD * Pedestrian and vehicle entrance off Leeman Road. Car parking available. Follow the signs on arrival. 

The York Central Partnership, in collaboration with infrastructure contractors, John Sisk and Son Ltd and archaeology consultants Tetra Tech and On-Site Archaeology, invite you to drop into York Central this August to uncover some of the interesting things found so far on site. From pots and pottery to railway relics and a Roman Cemetery, come and find out about the historic finds and the archaeological techniques at York Central.  You will be able to:

  • Speak to the archaeologists and engineers 
  • Explore a range of exhibits 
  • Test your archaeology skills in a sand pit 
  • See machines that are working on site 

Plus, there will be a scale model of the York Central master plan and an opportunity to ask questions and make suggestions for future phases.  

For more information, visit the Facebook page or website. You can also email yorkcentral@homesengland.gov.uk

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