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Kirkgate Victorian Christmas – Thu 8 Dec 2016

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Date: Thursday 8 December 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Stroll along our beautifully decorated cobbled street, Kirkgate. Meet our Victorian residents and discover the stories behind the traditions of Christmas.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Gallery Talks – Thu 8 Dec 2016

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Date: Thursday 8 December 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join our volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for our free talks from 12pm.

The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum. These talks are volunteer led – please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Admissions staff on arrival in case of cancellation.

Talks are free with no need to book (museum admission applies).

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Art Shot Talks – Thu 8 Dec 2016

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Date: Thursday 8 December 2016, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join the York Art Gallery Welcome Team every weekday except Wednesdays and on Sundays for our free 10 minute Art Shot talks between 2pm and 2.45pm.

The subject will vary but will relate to the displays and collections currently at York Art Gallery. Talks are free with no need to book (gallery admission applies).

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Kirkgate Victorian Christmas – Fri 9 Dec 2016

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Date: Friday 9 December 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Stroll along our beautifully decorated cobbled street, Kirkgate. Meet our Victorian residents and discover the stories behind the traditions of Christmas.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Art Shot Talks – Fri 9 Dec 2016

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Date: Friday 9 December 2016, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join the York Art Gallery Welcome Team every weekday except Wednesdays and on Sundays for our free 10 minute Art Shot talks between 2pm and 2.45pm.

The subject will vary but will relate to the displays and collections currently at York Art Gallery. Talks are free with no need to book (gallery admission applies).

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Christmas Film Night – Elf – Fri 9 Dec 2016

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Date: Friday 9 December 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

SANTA’S COMING!!!

We’ve planned out our whole day. First we’ll make snow angels for two hours, then we’ll go ice skating, then we’ll eat a whole roll of Tollhouse Cookie dough as fast as we can, and then we’ll watch Elf at the Yorkshire Museum!

Join us for our annual Christmas Film Night at the Yorkshire Museum. There’ll be a festive buffet to start things off followed by a screening of the much loved film, Elf.

Tickets includes entry to the screening of Elf, a festive finger buffet and a glass of mulled wine!

Doors open at 6.30pm, film to start at 7.45pm.

Christmas jumpers, elf ears and, well, all festive dress is encouraged – remember, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!

Tickets: £15 plus booking fee (includes entry to the screening, a festive finger buffet and a glass of mulled cider or non-alcoholic drink).

Click here to book on Eventbrite.

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A Christmas Mystery – Sat 10 Dec 2016

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Date: Saturday 10 December 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Children will follow a special Christmas mystery trail around the museum to discover the traditions and magic of a Victorian Christmas, meeting costumed characters and solving festive puzzles before finally finding where Father Christmas is waiting for them!

£5 per child (includes activity booklet, meeting Father Christmas and a traditional Christmas gift).

Museum admission applies for adults, no need to book.

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Bah Humbug! – Sat 10 Dec 2016

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Date: Saturday 10 December 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Back by popular demand, Chris Cade will perform his unique one man family show of A Christmas Carol under the garlands of our Victorian street, Kirkgate. Join our Ebenezer Scrooge as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas!

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Kirkgate Victorian Christmas – Sat 10 Dec 2016

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Date: Saturday 10 December 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Stroll along our beautifully decorated cobbled street, Kirkgate. Meet our Victorian residents and discover the stories behind the traditions of Christmas.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Fused Glass Snowflakes – Sat 10 Dec 2016

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Date: Saturday 10 December 2016, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Bring a bit of hand crafted sparkle to your home this Christmas with your own unique snowflake decorations made from fused glass. All tools and materials will be provided to make three snowflake decorations.

£38 per person (plus £10 for materials and firing).

Book with York Learning – please call 01904 552806 or email york.learning@york.gov.uk.

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