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Tommy’s Trail – Tue 30 Aug 2016

Date: Tuesday 30 August 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Follow the trail through the 1914 Gallery to find out about soldiers in the First World War.

50p per trail (admission applies), no need to book.

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Make a Periscope – Tue 30 Aug 2016

Date: Tuesday 30 August 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Make a periscope to take down and peep over the trench wall outside in the Mill area. Self-led family activity.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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Studio Drop-in: Fancy Dress Summer – Tue 30 Aug 2016

Date: Tuesday 30 August 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Be inspired by William Etty’s painting Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball and dress up, draw your own portrait, design a paper costume and add your work to our collage (materials provided, suitable for all ages).

Sessions take place every day from 1 August to 31 August 2016, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Free with gallery admission, no need to book.

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Tommy’s Trench – Tue 30 Aug 2016

Date: Tuesday 30 August 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Meet our First World War soldier and help him build a section of trench wall. Find out about the daily life of a soldier on the front and be put through your paces in a drill session. This activity takes place in our outside Mill Area.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Gallery Talks – Tue 30 Aug 2016

Date: Tuesday 30 August 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join the York Castle Museum 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 – Tue 30 Aug 2016

Date: Tuesday 30 August 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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Tommy’s Trail – Wed 31 Aug 2016

Date: Wednesday 31 August 2016, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Follow the trail through the 1914 Gallery to find out about soldiers in the First World War.

50p per trail (admission applies), no need to book.

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Make a Periscope – Wed 31 Aug 2016

Date: Wednesday 31 August 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Make a periscope to take down and peep over the trench wall outside in the Mill area. Self-led family activity.

Included in admission, no need to book.

View event >

Studio Drop-in: Fancy Dress Summer – Wed 31 Aug 2016

Date: Wednesday 31 August 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Be inspired by William Etty’s painting Preparing for a Fancy Dress Ball and dress up, draw your own portrait, design a paper costume and add your work to our collage (materials provided, suitable for all ages).

Sessions take place every day from 1 August to 31 August 2016, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Free with gallery admission, no need to book.

View event >

Tommy’s Trench – Wed 31 Aug 2016

Date: Wednesday 31 August 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Meet our First World War soldier and help him build a section of trench wall. Find out about the daily life of a soldier on the front and be put through your paces in a drill session. This activity takes place in our outside Mill Area.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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