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Events - 23 Dec 15

Children’s Christmas Trail – Mon 30 Nov 2015

Dates: Monday 30 November 2015–Thursday 31 December 2015, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Follow the trail and discover some Christmas cheer!
50p per trail, includes reward.

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A Christmas Carol – Thu 17 Dec 2015

Dates: Thursday 17 December 2015–Wednesday 23 December 2015, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Scrooge is back by popular demand! Drop-in performances by actor Chris Cade on our beautifully decorated Victorian street, Kirkgate.

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Victorian Christmas Experience – SOLD OUT – Sat 19 Dec 2015

Dates: Saturday 19 December 2015–Wednesday 23 December 2015, 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

This is a magical festive tour of the museum’s Victorian street and a chance to capture the magic of a traditional Victorian Christmas.
This year Eliza Mistletoe and Barnaby Jingle need to find Christmas presents, can you help them decide what to buy from the shops in Kirkgate? Meet some of the residents and shopkeepers of Kirkgate as they get ready for Christmas and take part in some fun festive activities along the way.
Join in with wassailing under the Christmas tree – if you can sing loud enough then Father Christmas might just make an appearance to tell his tales of Christmas.
All children taking part will have a special moment with Father Christmas and receive a traditional toy.

£8.50 PER CHILD (includes a gift), £6 PER ADULT

Tours start between 4pm and 7.30pm
The experience will last approximately one hour.

Children must be accompanied by adults and adults must be accompanied by children!
Tickets are limited and booking is essential.
Price includes museum admission, shopping list gifts,
present from Father Christmas for children, and coffee and mince pies (juice and biscuits for children).

To book a place please ring York Museums Trust
on 01904 697979.

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A Christmas Carol – Wed 23 Dec 2015

Date: Wednesday 23 December 2015, 12:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Scrooge is back by popular demand! Drop-in performances by actor Chris Cade on our beautifully decorated Victorian street, Kirkgate.

 

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Father Christmas’ Toy Museum – Wed 23 Dec 2015

Date: Wednesday 23 December 2015, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Free, no need to book.

This Christmas holiday, Father Christmas will be opening his very special festive Toy Museum at York Castle Museum! Experience some Christmas magic as the toys come to life to tell tales of Christmas traditions and re-discover some of the most popular Christmas toys of past and present.

Father Christmas will be making special appearances throughout the day to finish making his list of presents to deliver on Christmas Eve.

Each child will receive a chocolate treat for the Christmas tree.

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