York Museums Trust

Events - 3 Jun 17

Traditional Viking Stones – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Traditional Viking Stones

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Vikings recorded their stories by painting pictures on stones. Design and paint your own stone to take away of Viking Battles, Gods and Monsters.

Sessions run 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Kids Curator Talk: Life in the Legions – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Kids Curator Talk: Life in the Legions

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Visit the Yorkshire Museum to find out about the lives of the 5,000 Roman soldiers who lived in the fortress at York – from what they wore and what they ate, to how they relaxed. Aimed at age 7 – 12 (but all are welcome).

Free with admission, no need to book.

This event is part of the Eboracum Roman Festival – see full event listings here.

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Roman Ghost Cellar Tour at Treasurer’s House – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Roman Ghost Cellar Tour at Treasurer’s House

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Treasurer's House

As part of the Eboracum Roman Festival, enjoy daily Roman Ghost Cellar Tours at Treasurer’s House in York. Tours take place 1-4 June each day at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm lasting approx. 30 minutes.

Adults £4.00, children (5+) £3.50. Pre-booking advised due to limited capacity – please call the venue directly on 01904 624247.

This event is part of the Eboracum Roman Festival – see full event listings here.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Guide's Gallery Talk

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Fashion of the Roman Lady with Lori An Hambly – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Fashion of the Roman Lady with Lori An Hambly

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

A member of Legion Six Victrix, Lori An Hambly will be hosting a talk in the Yorkshire Museum about the importance of Roman ladies fashion as part of the Eboracum Roman Festival 2017.

Free with admission, no need to book.

This event is part of the Eboracum Roman Festival – see full event listings here.

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Kids Curator Talk: Roman Children – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Kids Curator Talk: Roman Children

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Visit the Yorkshire Museum and discover what we know about the lives of Roman children. We’ll look at what children got up to in school, work, play, and at home through the objects found from Roman York. Aimed at age 7 – 12 (but all are welcome).

Free with admission, no need to book.

This event is part of the Eboracum Roman Festival – see full event listings here.

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Waking the Dead: A Walk through the Cemeteries of Roman York – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Waking the Dead: A Walk through the Cemeteries of Roman York

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue: Exhibition Square

Join John Oxley (City Archaeologist at City of York Council) for ‘Waking the Dead’, a walk through the cemeteries of Roman York. Discover how and where the Romans buried their dead in – or rather outside – Roman York, and learn about Roman burial practices and the way the Romans thought about death and the afterlife.

The walk will start at 5.30pm in Exhibition Square and end at Blossom Street, taking approximately 90 minutes.

£6 per person – click here to book through Eventbrite.

This event is part of the Eboracum Roman Festival – see full event listings here.

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Authors Evening with Ben Kane & Professor Harry Sidebottom – Sat 3 Jun 2017

Authors Evening with Ben Kane & Professor Harry Sidebottom

Date: Saturday 3 June 2017, 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join best-selling author Ben Kane as he talks about walking Hadrian’s Wall and discover the life of Roman Emperor Septimius Severus with Professor Harry Sidebottom.

£7.50 per person – click here to book through Eventbrite.

This event is part of the Eboracum Roman Festival – see full event listings here.

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