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Meet the People – Mon 29 May 2017

Date: Monday 29 May 2017, 9:30 am - 5:00 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 who will tell you about their world famous chocolates and sweets.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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A Box of Hope – Mon 29 May 2017

Date: Monday 29 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Learn how the City of York sent a chocolately gift to soldiers at the front during the First World War. Inspired by these tins, you’ll have the chance to make your own version with a sweet treat inside.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Being Viking! – Mon 29 May 2017

Date: Monday 29 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Get involved in our community art project; describe in words or pictures what ‘Being Viking’ means to you. The artwork will go on display in the Medieval Gallery from June to October 2017.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Fancy Fans & Garlands – Mon 29 May 2017

Date: Monday 29 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Enjoy the beauty and aesthetics of the Albert Moore exhibition by making your own decoration to take home.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Traditional Viking Stones – Mon 29 May 2017

Date: Monday 29 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Vikings recorded their stories by painting pictures on stones. Design and paint your own stone to take away of Viking Battles, Gods and Monsters.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Mon 29 May 2017

Date: Monday 29 May 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 worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Meet the People – Tue 30 May 2017

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017, 9:30 am - 5:00 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 who will tell you about their world famous chocolates and sweets.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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A Box of Hope – Tue 30 May 2017

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Learn how the City of York sent a chocolately gift to soldiers at the front during the First World War. Inspired by these tins, you’ll have the chance to make your own version with a sweet treat inside.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Being Viking! – Tue 30 May 2017

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Get involved in our community art project; describe in words or pictures what ‘Being Viking’ means to you. The artwork will go on display in the Medieval Gallery from June to October 2017.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Fancy Fans & Garlands – Tue 30 May 2017

Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Enjoy the beauty and aesthetics of the Albert Moore exhibition by making your own decoration to take home.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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