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Events - 25 Jul 18

‘When the World Changed Forever’ Trail – Wed 25 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

Date: Wednesday 25 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.

Trade Winds 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

Date: Wednesday 25 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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FOYAG Talk: Fashion in the York Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection – Wed 25 Jul 2018

Exterior photo of York Art Gallery (Giles Rocholl)

Date: Wednesday 25 July 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

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

25 July – MA student Abigail Jubb will give today’s talk entitled ‘Dress Details: Fashion in the York Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection’.

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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Dinosaur Activities – Wed 25 Jul 2018

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

Date: Wednesday 25 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 – Wed 25 Jul 2018

A cartoon of a washerwoman stood next to two dinosaurs.

Date: Wednesday 25 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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