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Events - 18 Sep 18

Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 18 Sep 2018

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

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Please note: this talk has now finished. For our upcoming events, see our events calendar.

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: Uncleby Cemetery – Tue 18 Sep 2018

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

This lunchtime talk is ideal for gaining an insight into some of our most interesting artefacts from collections.

The talk will take place Tuesday 12.30-1pm and is FREE with admission. There’s no need to book.

Please note that we may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks – please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the latest information.

For all of our curator’s talks, keep an eye on our Curators Talks page.

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One, Two, Buckle My Shoe – Sole Searching Georgian Footwear – Tue 18 Sep 2018

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

Date: Tuesday 18 September 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Explore the fascinating story of women’s historic footwear with York Castle Museum’s Helen Thornton. Helen will lead you on a journey from the Gorgeous Georgians right through to the Racy Regency using stunning examples of women’s shoes from the museum collection. Find out about cutting-edge Georgian footwear fashions and political impact on key styles.

This session will last one hour and include a talk about shoes as well as an opportunity to view and handle objects at the end.

£5 per person. Museum admission applies. Click here to book through Eventbrite.

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