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Workshops and lectures in York to inspire you

Inspire is a unique programme of workshops, lectures and events in York, offering exclusive access to some of the city's most famous spaces with tuition provided by experts in their fields, from artists to photographers, bakers and historians.
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Inspire Living

Learn some basic social dancing for use at social events.
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Learn to Dance

Inspire Events

In this event in association with York Literature Festival Carys will be talking about her novels, short stories and her motivations and inspirations in writing her compassionate yet ultimately life-affirming books.
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The Museum of You

Inspire Discovery

Join Project Archivist Julie-Ann Vickers and find out how things are progressing with the first phase of our major ‘Past Caring?’ cataloguing project.
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Past Caring?

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Richard Holloway: A Little History of Religion
Richard Holloway, the former head of the Anglican Church in Scotland, who famously stopped believing in God, will be discussing his new book A Little History of Religion in this lively and though-provoking event.
Carys Bray: The Museum of You
Carys Bray, Award-winning author of A Song for Issy Bradley and The Museum of You. will be talking about her novels, short stories and her motivations and inspirations in writing her compassionate yet ultimately life-affirming books.
Past Caring? The York Poor Law Union and workhouse collections
Join Project Archivist Julie-Ann Vickers and find out how things are progressing with the first phase of our major ‘Past Caring?’ cataloguing project.

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