York Minster a Place of worship or Tourist Attraction?
This visit will consider the Minster as both place of worship and tourist attraction and examine some of the issues and tensions that this dual use can raise. We will also look at visitor numbers, profiles and trends, sources of income, expenditure and funding and implications of legislation such as the DDA. We will also consider the changes to access and interpretation being brought about by the current York Minster Revealed project.
The Medieval church and roots of the English Reformation
This A level history option looks at the state of the Medieval church prior to the start of the English reformation and examines why protestants felt the need to reform the church.
York Minster as a resource for teaching RE
Developed in response to requests from teacher training colleges and institutions this option covers the Minster as a place of Christian worship for trainee teachers who are not RE specialists. It also examines how a building like York Minster could be used to inspire learning across the curriculum.
Please feel free to call us and speak to our Education Officers if there is a specific area of the Minster or its history that you would like us to cover with your students.