The Summer Programme consists of activities organised by the Society or those organised by others which may be of interest to our Members.
13th - 22nd September 2019 - Heritage Open Days
The Society is involved in a number of events as part of the Heritage Open Days. All the events are free and take place at a variety of locations. Although free, please contact us to book a place at any of the events.
Friday 13th September: St Andrew’s Church, Ramshill Road, South Cliff; 2:00pm – talk by Chris Hall around the model of medieval Scarborough. SAHS in association with St Andrew’s URC. Church is open from 10.00 am -until 4.00pm (Beacon Café open till 1.30)
Saturday 14th September: Ayton Castle, off Castle Rise, West Ayton; 11:00am and 2:30pm - guided walks led by Chris Hall looking at the historic environs of the castle and including access into the tower and undercroft.
Numbers are restricted so you need to book in advance via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org giving the time of the walk you wish to attend, the number in your party, their names and a contact telephone number.
There will also be a display of artefacts associated with the Castle, some other display material and publications and archaeological mini digs for kids.
Note: There is no parking at Ayton Castle or on the adjacent streets. Participants are asked to park in the village such as Ayton Village Hall car park which is nearby. The village hall will be open for the Ayton heritage day where there will be an exhibition. Toilet facilities will be available there.
SAHS/Friends of Ayton Castle joint event
Archaeology Training Events & Excavations
- York Archaeological Trust run annual training events in York and Nottingham: take a look at Archaeology Live for more details.
- Current Archaeology magazine has a really useful listing of excavations throughout the summer. Have a look at their Go Digging page.
Scarborough Museums have a range of activities throughout the summer as well as just being great places to visit. Go to the Scarborough Museums Trust page for more details.
Scarborough Civic Society
For the Civic Society events see: http://www.scarboroughcivicsociety.org.uk/Events.php
For events at Scarborough Castle, see http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/scarborough-castle/events
For more details of the annual Seafest in July, see http://www.discoveryorkshirecoast.com/whats-on/major-events/scarborough-seafest.aspx