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Events - 21 Jun 17

Behind the Scenes at the Chocolate Factory – Wed 21 Jun 2017

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

Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

As part of our new experience, Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past, we welcome former Terry’s employee Mike Grimes to share his stories and the experiences he gained whilst working at the York chocolate factory.

Free with admission – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Wed 21 Jun 2017

Date: Wednesday 21 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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Art Curator’s Talk – Wed 21 Jun 2017

Female curator holds large grey ceramic vessel overhead with Victorian roof space in background

Date: Wednesday 21 June 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join a York Art Gallery Curator every third Wednesday of the month at 12.30pm for our free 30 minute Curator’s Talk.

The subject will vary but will relate to the displays and collections currently at York Art Gallery. We occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks – please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Admissions staff on arrival.

Talks are free with no need to book (gallery admission applies).

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