York Museums Trust

Events - 4 Jun 17

Kids Curator Talk: Life in the Legions – Sun 4 Jun 2017

Kids Curator Talk: Life in the Legions

Date: Sunday 4 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 – Sun 4 Jun 2017

Roman Ghost Cellar Tour at Treasurer’s House

Date: Sunday 4 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 – Sun 4 Jun 2017

Guide's Gallery Talk

Date: Sunday 4 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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Occult Objects and Supernatural Stuff: Magic in Roman Britain – Sun 4 Jun 2017

Occult Objects and Supernatural Stuff: Magic in Roman Britain

Date: Sunday 4 June 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us during the Eboracum Roman Festival for a fascinating curator’s talk with Adam Parker, Assistant Curator of Archaeology, introducing the subject of Roman Magic using examples from the museum’s collections.

Free with admission – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 4 Jun 2017

York Museum Garden Tours

Date: Sunday 4 June 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Kids Curator Talk: Roman Children – Sun 4 Jun 2017

Kids Curator Talk: Roman Children

Date: Sunday 4 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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