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Events - 14 Jun 17

Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past – Curator’s Talk – Wed 14 Jun 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

To celebrate York Castle Museum’s exciting new chocolate experience, join a member of our History Team to discover more about the ‘chocolate city’ and the family favourites that were first created here in York. There will be the opportunity to handle some fascinating objects from the collection which are not usually on view.

Free with admission – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Wed 14 Jun 2017

Date: Wednesday 14 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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FOYAG Talk: Drawing of ‘St. Mary’s Abbey’ by John Sell Cotman (1810) – Wed 14 Jun 2017

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join the Friends of York Art Gallery for a fascinating series of regular talks.

14th June – Drawing of ‘St. Mary’s Abbey’ by John Sell Cotman (1810) by Richard Keesing

This talk has been organised by the Friends of York Art Gallery but non-members are welcome to attend.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Sketchbook Circle – Wed 14 Jun 2017

Date: Wednesday 14 June 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Develop skills and fill your sketchbooks at this regular informal drawing group.

£5 per session – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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