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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Wed 29 Mar 2017

Date: Wednesday 29 March 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 2.45pm 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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Early Years Explorers – Mills – Thu 30 Mar 2017

Date: Thursday 30 March 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Early Years Explorers – Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the gallery’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

Mills – Visit the mill, play with flour to make gloop, make the water wheel turn and make a wind mill.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Thu 30 Mar 2017

Date: Thursday 30 March 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 2.45pm 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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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 30 Mar 2017

Date: Thursday 30 March 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 our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Forward to Victory – York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre – Thu 30 Mar 2017

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

Date: Thursday 30 March 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Five York lads, all called Tommy, dream of being soldiers and heading off to do their duty at the front. Meanwhile life at home in York is deeply affected by the war. Join the Tommys as they navigate their way through the streets of York in the First World War. Forward to Victory is a promenade performance through the streets of Kirkgate.

In association with York Theatre Royal and York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre.

Performances run 6.30pm and 8.30pm from 30 March to 1 April 2017. Tickets £8 adult and £6 child.

Please click here to book via York Theatre Royal.

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Museum Baby – Under the Sea – Fri 31 Mar 2017

Date: Friday 31 March 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) – Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Under the Sea – Play with the sea creatures in the water and play the octopus game.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Fri 31 Mar 2017

Date: Friday 31 March 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 2.45pm 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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Forward to Victory – York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre – Fri 31 Mar 2017

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

Date: Friday 31 March 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Five York lads, all called Tommy, dream of being soldiers and heading off to do their duty at the front. Meanwhile life at home in York is deeply affected by the war. Join the Tommys as they navigate their way through the streets of York in the First World War. Forward to Victory is a promenade performance through the streets of Kirkgate.

In association with York Theatre Royal and York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre.

Performances run 6.30pm and 8.30pm from 30 March to 1 April 2017. Tickets £8 adult and £6 child.

Please click here to book via York Theatre Royal.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Sat 1 Apr 2017

Date: Saturday 1 April 2017, 11:45 am - 3:15 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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Forward to Victory – York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre – Sat 1 Apr 2017

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

Date: Saturday 1 April 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Five York lads, all called Tommy, dream of being soldiers and heading off to do their duty at the front. Meanwhile life at home in York is deeply affected by the war. Join the Tommys as they navigate their way through the streets of York in the First World War. Forward to Victory is a promenade performance through the streets of Kirkgate.

In association with York Theatre Royal and York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre.

Performances run 6.30pm and 8.30pm from 30 March to 1 April 2017. Tickets £8 adult and £6 child.

Please click here to book via York Theatre Royal.

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