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Two new titles in our peep behind the scenes series of talks. To be held in the Subscription Rooms, Yorkersgate, Malton 10,00am for 10.30am start. £15 per person, includes lunch.

Please ignore all times to the left and attend the times that are stated in the following events below...

July 17th Andy Woods, Numismatist from Yorkshire Museum Trust “Emperors, Gods and Hoards” An introduction to Roman coinage

July 19th Dr Rick Jones from Leeds University will give a guided walk around the Roman fort site at Orchard Fields.

More information for all of these events can be found on our website or phone 01653 697845

Workshops for ALL- linked to the Terrific Trades Exhibition in the Subscription Rooms, Yorkersgate, Malton. To run between 10.30am and 4pm.. Entry is free, but children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.


  • Thurs July 31st Lynn Murrell Malton Sewing Bee “The farmer’s in his den” – creating in fabric and thread. The workshop will look at farming in Ryedale for inspirations, and is suitable for children aged 8 upwards.

  • Thurs August 7th Alison Williams “Burning the midnight oil” – a pottery workshop looking at how people have created ways to light their workspace. Come and make your own Roman style clay oil lamp.

  • Thurs August 14th Sarah Maultby & Michelle Petyt “Making it fizz!” A practical look at the history of making sparkling soft drinks in Malton. Have a go too!

  • Fri August 22nd Keith Matthews “Shield walls and how to get round them!” Be a Roman soldier for a day. Join the Norman soldiers from France. Learn battle tactics and have a go at making chain mail.

  • Fri August 29th Rachel Matthews “Twisting Threads” creating decorative and useful braids, cords and plaits from medieval times. A hands on day.


Please contact Maggie Shaw on 01653 697845 or

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Earlier Event: July 12
Haxby Carnival