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Events - 31 May 16

Create at the Castle! Peg Dolls – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 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 – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 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 – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 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 – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 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 – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 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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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 May 2016, 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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Art Shot Talks – Tue 31 May 2016

Date: Tuesday 31 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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