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Events - 31 Oct 15

Art Heroes Trail – Sat 24 Oct 2015

Dates: Saturday 24 October 2015–Sunday 1 November 2015, All Day
Venue: York Art Gallery

Follow our special art heroes trail to find out more about some of the special artists featured in the gallery displays.

50p per trail, includes reward.

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Create at the Castle – Sat 24 Oct 2015

Dates: Saturday 24 October 2015–Sunday 1 November 2015, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum is housed in buildings originally built as prisons for both debtors and felons. Its most famous inmate was highwayman Dick Turpin, who spent his last days here before being executed in 1739 for horse theft.

Have a go at making your own tricorn highwayman’s hat. This is a self-led craft activity for families.

FREE.

Museum admission applies

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Highwayman’s Heist! – Sat 24 Oct 2015

Dates: Saturday 24 October 2015–Sunday 1 November 2015, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum is housed in buildings originally built as prisons for both debtors and felons. Its most famous inmate was highwayman Dick Turpin, who spent his last days here before being executed in 1739 for horse theft.

Discover Highwayman’s Heist! – A special family trail around the museum, discovering both the truth and myths of Dick Turpin’s life as a highwayman. Complete the trail activities to join Dick’s criminal gang.

50p per trail, includes a highwayman’s mask!

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Lost Creature Trail – Sat 24 Oct 2015

Dates: Saturday 24 October 2015–Sunday 1 November 2015, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Discover some of the special features which help animals adapt to their habitats in the natural history exhibition, Extinct: A Way of Life.

Follow the clues around the Extinct Gallery to find the mystery creature, claim a prize and enter our prize draw.

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Paper Puppets! – Sat 24 Oct 2015

Dates: Saturday 24 October 2015–Sunday 1 November 2015, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Discover some of the special features which help animals adapt to their habitats in the natural history exhibition, Extinct: A Way of Life.

Explore and understand the reasons for animals’ adaptations. Design your own paper puppet creature adding all the amazing adaptations you like.

11am -1pm

2pm-4pm

FREE. No booking required.

Museum admission applies.

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Family Artists: All that Glitters is Not Gold – Sat 31 Oct 2015

Date: Saturday 31 October 2015, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

A drop-in family art workshop, suitable for all. Take part in creative activities, led by artist Jo Walton.

11am – 1pm

2pm – 4pm

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Dick Turpin’s Hangman – Sat 31 Oct 2015

Date: Saturday 31 October 2015, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum is housed in buildings originally built as prisons for both debtors and felons. Its most famous inmate was highwayman Dick Turpin, who spent his last days here before being executed in 1739 for horse theft.

Meet York Prison’s hangman as he awaits Dick Turpin’s execution and tells the full story of the notorious highwayman.

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Dick Turpin’s Hangman – Sat 31 Oct 2015

Date: Saturday 31 October 2015, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum is housed in buildings originally built as prisons for both debtors and felons. Its most famous inmate was highwayman Dick Turpin, who spent his last days here before being executed in 1739 for horse theft.

Meet York Prison’s hangman as he awaits Dick Turpin’s execution and tells the full story of the notorious highwayman

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A Restless Place – Pilot Theatre in association with York Museums Trust – Sat 31 Oct 2015

Date: Saturday 31 October 2015, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

A Restless Place by Juliana Mensah, directed by Katie Posner

Following on from the sellout productions of In Fog and Falling Snow, Clocking In and Blood + Chocolate, Pilot Theatre offer you another unique opportunity to experience one of York’s heritage sites in a completely new and unexpected way. Enter through the locked doors of York Castle Museum into corridors and cells housing lost voices and found stories, tales of home and the search for belonging. Verbatim testimonies blend with folktale as you meet characters drawn from both myth and reality on their journeys into the unknown.

 

 

Tickets £10/£7.50
York Theatre Royal Box office 01904 623568

www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

 

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A Restless Place – Pilot Theatre in association with York Museums Trust – Sat 31 Oct 2015

Date: Saturday 31 October 2015, 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

A Restless Place by Juliana Mensah, directed by Katie Posner

Following on from the sellout productions of In Fog and Falling Snow, Clocking In and Blood + Chocolate, Pilot Theatre offer you another unique opportunity to experience one of York’s heritage sites in a completely new and unexpected way. Enter through the locked doors of York Castle Museum into corridors and cells housing lost voices and found stories, tales of home and the search for belonging. Verbatim testimonies blend with folktale as you meet characters drawn from both myth and reality on their journeys into the unknown.

Tickets £10/£7.50
York Theatre Royal Box office 01904 623568

www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

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