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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Tue 25 Jul 2017

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk. Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and […]

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 25 Jul 2017

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum. Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with […]

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Art Shot Talks – Tue 25 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Tuesday 25 July 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions. Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Wed 26 Jul 2017

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk. Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and […]

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Art Shot Talks – Wed 26 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions. Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Chocolate – Meet the People – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Come and meet costumed characters from York’s sweet past on Kirkgate, our recreated Victorian street. Look out for Sir Joseph Terry, Joseph Rowntree and Mary Ann Craven and hear about their world famous chocolates and sweets. Free with admission, no need to book.

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SOLD OUT – Teenage Art School – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Places for this event have now sold out. Take part in a series of practical art workshops led by local professional artists. Stretch your imagination and explore new materials. Whether art is just a hobby or something you are studying (or planning to study) at GCSE or A level, Teenage Art School will help you develop […]

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Museum Monkeys Summer Drop In Session – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Chocolate and Sweet Treats – Discover what we have to offer for under 5s in our drop in Museum Monkeys sessions with a chocolate shop role play area, chocolate box making and chocolate stories. Available every day from 27 July to 3 September at 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free (museum admission applies), no […]

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Rowntree’s Theatrical Performances – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

As part of our new chocolate experience, Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past, York Castle Museum and the Rowntree Society have been looking at the history of the Rowntree family. Lawrence, the grandson of Joseph Rowntree, died in the Battle of Passchendaele which started 100 years ago on July 31 1917. To commemorate the anniversary of the […]

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Viking Saga Books – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Viking stories were passed down through generations and were remembered and retold for hundreds of years. Make your own saga book with a twist! The direction your story takes depends upon the roll of a dice, then add your own pictures to make it really special. Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free […]

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