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Events - 24 Jul 18

‘When the World Changed Forever’ Trail – Tue 24 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

Follow our trail to find letters and objects in the 1914 exhibition. Discover them all for a fun sticker prize!

50p per trail with reward sticker.

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Explore at Castle – Tue 24 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Explore what life was like during World War One through self-guided activities.

Activities include:

– sending information using flags (an activity called ‘Semaphore’)

– testing First Aid skills using teddy bears

– designing a campaign poster

Daily 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, apart from Monday 6th and Friday 17th of August.

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Street’s Alive – Up Our Street – Tue 24 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Be amazed as Kirkgate comes alive, sending visitors to a forgotten age. Who will you meet ‘Up Our Street?’

Perhaps Dolly White the washerwoman? She’s never short of gossip or chores to do, and might need help with all her washing!

Look out for all our characters across the summer and get involved in their daily lives.

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Creating Dream Boats – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Create a boat inspired by Trade Winds (the work of Susan Stockwell on display in our The Sea is the Limit exhibition) and think what journeys and adventures it could bring.

Sail Away is a group of small boats made from old paper currency, stamps, tickets and maps.

In mythology, boats are symbolic carriers for our dreams and ways to enjoy adventures, escape and journeys.

Drop in to one of our informal workshops. There’s no need to book and admission is included with entry to the gallery.

11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

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Dinosaur Activities – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Make a dinosaur from Play-Doh and create a dinosaur shadow puppet!

Dino-Doh Tails Challenge

Enjoy making your own two legged dinosaur from Play-Doh that stands up without a tail!

11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There’s no need to book and admission is included with museum entry.

Shadow Puppets

Create a cool dinosaur shadow puppet and act out stories in front of our Light Box (in the science lab’s ‘star zone’).

11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There’s no need to book and admission is included with museum entry.

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Race-A-Saurus – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Make a dinosaur-on-wheels and somewhere for them to live. After that, have fun racing with them!

11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There’s no need to book and admission is included with museum entry.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 24 Jul 2018

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

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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Curator’s Talk: Yorkshire’s Jurassic World – Deep Oceans – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

This lunchtime talk is ideal for gaining an insight into our Yorkshire’s Jurassic World exhibition.

For how much it costs, information about booking and more, visit our Curator’s Talks page.

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Art Shot Talks – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Tuesday 24 July 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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Dinosaur Activities – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Make a dinosaur from Play-Doh and create a dinosaur shadow puppet!

Dino-Doh Tails Challenge

Enjoy making your own two legged dinosaur from Play-Doh that stands up without a tail!

11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There’s no need to book and admission is included with museum entry.

Shadow Puppets

Create a cool dinosaur shadow puppet and act out stories in front of our Light Box (in the science lab’s ‘star zone’).

11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There’s no need to book and admission is included with museum entry.

View event >

Explore at Castle – Tue 24 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Explore what life was like during World War One through self-guided activities.

Activities include:

– sending information using flags (an activity called ‘Semaphore’)

– testing First Aid skills using teddy bears

– designing a campaign poster

Daily 10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm, apart from Monday 6th and Friday 17th of August.

View event >

Race-A-Saurus – Tue 24 Jul 2018

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Make a dinosaur-on-wheels and somewhere for them to live. After that, have fun racing with them!

11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

There’s no need to book and admission is included with museum entry.

View event >

Street’s Alive – Up Our Street – Tue 24 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Tuesday 24 July 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Be amazed as Kirkgate comes alive, sending visitors to a forgotten age. Who will you meet ‘Up Our Street?’

Perhaps Dolly White the washerwoman? She’s never short of gossip or chores to do, and might need help with all her washing!

Look out for all our characters across the summer and get involved in their daily lives.

View event >

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