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Events - 1 Jun 18

Celebration Trail – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Cartoons of a Roman and a male and female Victorian

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Celebrate our 80th anniversary by following and solving celebratory clues around the museum. Enter your completed trail into a prize draw with the opportunity to win a special gift.

The trail will be available daily 26 May to 3 June.

50p per trail, admission applies – no need to book.

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PAS Finds Day – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Close-up of gold coins on black background

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Potential objects of treasure, as defined by the Treasure Act 1996, must be reported to the coroner within 14 days of discovery. Our Finds Liaison Officer based at the Yorkshire Museum can advise and facilitate the reporting of treasure.

Bring your finds and meet our PAS Officer today between 10am and 1pm (no need to book).

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A Legionary’s Life – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Cartoons of a Roman and a male and female Victorian

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Be put through your paces as you take part in our recruitment process to see if you measure up to be enlisted into the Roman Army. Learn about Lucius, Standard Bearer for the Ninth Legion, and make your own Eagle of the Ninth standard.

This activity will take place daily 26 May to 3 June, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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Create at the Castle – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Cartoons of a Roman and a male and female Victorian

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

We’re celebrating 80 years since our museum opened with traditional birthday crafts and games this May half term – why not join the party?

This self-led family activity will be available daily 26 May to 3 June, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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Half-Term Fun in the Studio – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Did you know that making art can help to improve your wellbeing? Drop-in to our Studio to paint, draw, doodle and relax. All ages are welcome and materials will be provided.

Available daily from 26 May until 3 June, 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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If You’re Happy and You Know It – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Cartoons of a Roman and a male and female Victorian

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Making art can improve your wellbeing. Drop-in to the Studio to paint, draw, doodle and relax. All ages welcome.

The Studio will be open daily 26 May to 3 June, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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The History of Party Food – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Cartoons of a Roman and a male and female Victorian

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Visit York Castle Museum as our 80th Birthday celebrations continue! Discover the history of party foods such as chocolate and how they are used for celebrations, and watch demonstrations in the Castle Kitchen – you might even get to try some!

Demonstrations take place daily 26 May to 3 June, 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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Feel Good Friday – Ceramics and Wellbeing – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Interior gallery space with white Victorian vaulted ceiling

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and join Collections Facilitator Fiona Green for a mindful handling session in the Anthony Shaw Space at the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA), York Art Gallery.

Relax in a comfortable domestic setting, take a breath and spend time living with art.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Art Shot Talks – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join our Welcome Team for ten minute talks based on our collections and exhibitions.

Available 2pm, 2.15pm, 2.30pm and 2.45pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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An Evening with Dr Peter Addyman CBE – Fri 1 Jun 2018

Older man in Roman costume

Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join Dr Peter Addyman CBE for a one hour conversation with Graham Harris (Roman Bath Museum) as they discuss Romans, York and archaeology. From 7pm take the opportunity to talk to the Yorkshire Museum curators as they display Roman objects that are not normally in the exhibitions.

£5 – click here to book through Eventbrite. Tickets can also be purchased from the Yorkshire Museum.

Part of the Eboracum Roman Festival 2018.

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