York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

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York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

16 January 2018 York Museums Trust’s Access Team is looking for volunteers to help develop new ideas and activities to ensure our venues are as accessible as possible to everyone. The team are putting together a consultation group which would meet every two months and want to hear the thoughts of those who may have accessibility …

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York Castle Museum wins Best Attraction and Best Christmas Experience in the Little Vikings Awards 2018

9 January 2018 York Castle Museum has been announced as the winner of two awards at this year’s Little Viking Awards. The museum won the Best Attraction for the second year in a row and also won in the Best Christmas Experience category for its Victorian Christmas at the Castle event. The Little Viking Awards recognise …

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York Venues to host Wedding Open Day at the Hospitium on 14 January 2018

9 January 2018 One of the most beautiful wedding venues in York will open its doors to future brides and grooms this weekend (Sunday 14 January 2018). Set in the stunning surroundings of York Museum Gardens, the Hospitium will be set up and dressed so couples can begin to imagine how it may look on their special day. The …

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York Venues Receive Two Nominations for the UK Wedding Awards 2018

21 December 2017 York Venues has been nominated for two awards in The UK Wedding Awards 2018. The awards website reads; “From fabulous venues to beautiful dresses, incredible jewellery to dream honeymoons, The UK Wedding Awards 2018 will identify and reward those key companies – from individuals and independents to high street favourites and designer brands – who help make the …

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Dinosaurs, Vivienne Westwood and the BFG! York Museums Trust’s Major Exhibitions and Events for 2018

18 December 2017 Take an epic journey back to Jurassic Yorkshire, marvel at a private collection of Vivienne Westwood shoes and see the illustrations which brought the BFG to life, next year at York Museums Trust attractions. In March, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World will open at the Yorkshire Museum, exploring the deepest oceans, tropical seas and ancient …

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Yorkshire Museum and DC Labs (University of York) win York Culture Award 2017 for Viking VR

24 November 2017 Virtual Reality which immersed visitors into the Viking world has been named as one of the winners at this year’s York Cultural Awards. The project, created in partnership between the Yorkshire Museum and DC Labs at the University of York, is the most realistic Virtual Reality of a Viking world ever created. It …

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Give a year of great days out this Christmas with the YMT Card

Looking for the perfect present? We’ve got the ultimate stocking-stuffer… Give your loved ones an unforgettable year of discovery and inspiration this Christmas. With a YMT Card they’ll enjoy unlimited free access to our three top York attractions – York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum & Gardens and York Art Gallery – for a whole …

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Projects involving York Museums Trust shortlisted for three York Cultural Awards

1 November 2017 Three projects which York Museums Trust (YMT) collaborated with partners on have been shortlisted in this year’s York Cultural Awards. York Castle Museum’s Forward to Victory theatre project with York Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre was included in the Best Cultural Partnership category. The Viking Virtual Reality, created in partnership with DC …

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Last chance to see two major exhibitions at York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum this week

31 October 2017 This weekend is the last chance to see two major exhibitions by York Museums Trust. Viking: Rediscover the Legend at the Yorkshire Museum, in partnership with the British Museum, has been seen by more than 65,000 people since it opened on May 19. The exhibition features star objects from the museum alongside some of the most …

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Trip Trap Troll! Visit the Yorkshire Museum this October half term to make and play this traditional Viking game

30 October 2017 Help your Vikings escape from the evil trolls this October half term as you make and play the traditional Viking game, Trip Trap Troll. During the final week of the exhibition, Viking: Rediscover the Legend, at the Yorkshire Museum, use clay to mould your own miniature Viking warriors and terrifying Trolls along with your …

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