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Events - 11 Oct 18

Early Year Explorers – In the Kitchen – Thu 11 Oct 2018

Early Year Explorers - In the Kitchen

Date: Thursday 11 October 2018, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Early Years Explorers – Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

In the Kitchen – Decorate biscuits, have a tea party, and investigate the play food.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Illustration Workshop – Bizarre and Fantastic Characters – Thu 11 Oct 2018

Date: Thursday 11 October 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join artist Chris Geeson in an illustration workshop taking inspiration from nature, cartoons, fantasy and surrealism to create weird and wonderful characters.

You’ll be shown how to get ideas for unusual characters and you’ll spend time creating your own illustrations, whether they be fantastic, grotesque, or comical!

This event is suitable for people aged 16 and above.

It costs £5.00 and museum admission applies. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

Please click the following link to book your place.

This is just one of our fantastic fun filled events happening alongside The BFG in Pictures as part of The Big Draw 2018.


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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 11 Oct 2018

Volunteer's Gallery Talk

Date: Thursday 11 October 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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