York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 22 September

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York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 22 September

22 September 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is once again out of order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We hope to have the lift repaired as soon as possible and apologise …

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Christmas at York Museum Gardens 2017 – Experience the magic after dark

4 September 2017 This winter, York will welcome its newest attraction, as the City’s beloved York Museum Gardens are transformed into an illuminated trail to host Christmas at York Museum Gardens. Opening on Thursday 16 November 2017, the gardens will be filled with light, colour and music as the City’s beautiful, medieval grounds play host to an …

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World renowned art experts in York for Picasso events

29 August 2017 Two internationally renowend art critics are coming to York to speak about the life and work of Pablo Picasso. On Monday (September 4) Dr Marilyn McCully will present a lecture on Picasso’s ceramic work and his time in Madoura in the south of France. Dr McCully has organised numerous international exhibitions and written widely …

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York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 29 August 2017

29 August 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is once again out of order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We hope to have the lift repaired as soon as possible and apologise …

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York Castle Museum Lift Operational as of 25 August 2017

25 August 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is now in working order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We apologise for the inconvenience caused to our visitors while the lift was out …

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Yorkshire Museum showcases Treasure Finds to mark 20th anniversary of the Treasure Act 1996

24 August 2017 The Yorkshire Museum has created a special display and museum trail to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Treasure Act 1996 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. A display case in the museum’s foyer will highlight a selection of the important objects that the museum have acquired through the Act. Visitors can then …

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York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 19 August 2017

19 August 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is currently out of order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We hope to have the lift repaired as soon as possible and apologise for …

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Write a Play for York Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre to be Performed at York Castle Museum

16 August 2017 Wanted: a writer to create a bespoke play for York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre that will be performed in and around the Debtors’ Prison cells at York Castle Museum. The prison and the curatorial team’s research into the building will provide the inspiration for the 45-minute play being commissioned by York Museums Trust …

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Prize-Winning University of Hull Geology Student Map on Display at the Yorkshire Museum

7 August 2017 The Yorkshire Museum is displaying work by a University of Hull Geology Graduate. The display showcases the work of Harry Johnson, who won the John and Anne Philips Prize for the best Geological Mapping Dissertation for his map of the Isle of Kerrera, Scotland. Harry, originally from Barton-upon-Humber, graduated in July 2017 with a first-class …

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Theatrical Performance and Exhibition Commemorate the Life of Lawrence Rowntree and the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele at York Castle Museum

21 July 2017 A moving theatrical performance and a community exhibition commemorating the life of Lawrence Rowntree, who died at the Battle of Passchendaele, will take place later this month at York Castle Museum. Lawrence, the grandson of Joseph Rowntree, died in the battle which started 100 years ago on July 31 1917. The museum has worked with the Rowntree …

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