York Museums Trust

Events - 17 Jun 16

Museum Baby: Dick Turpin – Fri 17 Jun 2016

Date: Friday 17 June 2016, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Castle 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!


Dick Turpin – Friday 17th June, 10am – 11am

Try on the Tricorn hat and listen to the Highway Rat story.


Museum Monkeys Events for the under 5s – sessions are FREE and run team time only.

Museum admission applies, FREE with valid YMT card.

Please book sessions using our Eventbrite page here. Bookings open 18 April 2016.

If you are unable to attend please cancel your booking to allow others to participate.

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Meet the Veterans – Fri 17 Jun 2016

Date: Friday 17 June 2016, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

After being awarded with France’s highest honour in a special ceremony, the Veterans who took part in the biggest seaborne invasion in history will be visiting York Castle Museum to speak to the public about their experiences. The Légion d’Honneur medals were awarded to 21 Normandy Veterans, 10 of which were from Yorkshire, the remaining 11 from different areas in the North of England.

A number of the Veterans, who are members of the York Normandy Veterans Association, will be visiting York Castle Museum on Friday 17 June 2016 for an informal event where members of the public can hear of their part in the Normandy Landings and the Second World War.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Art Shot Talks – Fri 17 Jun 2016

Art Shot Talks

Date: Friday 17 June 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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