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The 1800’s Graveyard – Lecture

HULL MINSTER, 10a - 11 King Street, Parish Centre, Hull, HU1 2JJ

27 Jul 2023

19:00

FREE

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Festival of Archaeology – FREE Public Lecture

Prof Harold Mytum digs into the fascinating history of graveyards in the 1800’s. With a look at public health, graveyard practice and grave robbing, he talks about conditions of burials in city centers, reveals some interesting stories about them, and talks about grave robbing in cities like Hull.
About Professor Mytum

Professor Harold Mytum is Professor of Archaeology in the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology in the University of Liverpool, He advises the Diocese of York on graveyard practice and care. Harold works closely with the charity Caring for God’s Acre which provides training and advice to community groups to manage their graveyards sensitively with regard to their natural and cultural heritage.

Venue Details

HULL MINSTER,
10a - 11 King Street,
Parish Centre,
Hull,
HU1 2JJ

01482 224460

office@hullminster.org

http://www.hullminster.org

At Hull Minster we have strong artistic roots with 700 years of cultural and artistic tradition. We encourage artists and performers as well as cultivating participation in the arts for city centre communities.

Facilities

Assistance Dogs

Blue-Badge Parking

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Tuesday
10am-4pm
Wednesday
10am-4pm
Thursday
10am-4pm
Friday
10am-4pm
Saturday
10am-4pm
Sunday
9am-12noon