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Events - 30 May 16

Create at the Castle! Peg Dolls – Mon 30 May 2016

Date: Monday 30 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Make your own peg doll with costume inspired by the collection! This is a self-led family activity.

Daily from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Frills to Functional – Mon 30 May 2016

Date: Monday 30 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Discover the impact made by the First World War on Edwardian women’s fashions and clothing, with costumed demonstrations throughout the day on the museum’s Shaping the Body exhibition catwalk.

Daily from Saturday 28 May to Tuesday 31 May 2016.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Head to Toe! Muddle and Match Dress Up Book – Mon 30 May 2016

Date: Monday 30 May 2016, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Follow the clues round the galleries to find the different outfits. Collect the costume cards to build up your own muddle and match dress up book.

Daily from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016.

£2 per activity book (museum admission applies), no need to book.

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A Legionary’s Life – Mon 30 May 2016

Date: Monday 30 May 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Be put through your paces as you take part in our recruitment process to see if you measure up to be enlisted into the Roman Army. Learn about Lucius, Standard Bearer for the IX Legion and make your own Eagle of the IX standard before taking part in sword and shield drill.

Every day from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016, 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Events take place in the Museum Gardens. Free, no need to book.

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Tiger Moths & Memory – Mon 30 May 2016

Date: Monday 30 May 2016, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Make model aircraft and memory moths in drop-in workshops in the Studio to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Add your memory moths to the display in the Project Gallery.

Daily from Saturday 28th May 2016 to Sunday 5th June 2016.

Sessions at 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Art Shot Talks – Mon 30 May 2016

A statue of a head. The statue is next to a portrait.

Date: Monday 30 May 2016, 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for our free 10 minute Art Shot talks daily 2pm- 2.45pm except for Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The subject will vary but will relate to the displays and collections currently on at York Art Gallery.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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