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Events - 26 Jan 19

Residents Festival Weekend – Sat 26 Jan 2019

Older couple look at stone head in a museum

Date: Saturday 26 January 2019, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

York Residents can enjoy free admission with us on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th January.

To claim free entry on either of these dates, please bring a valid YorkCard, York Student Card or Council Tax Bill as proof of residency. There’s no need to book.

To start planning your visit, go to: www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk

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Residents Festival Weekend – Sat 26 Jan 2019

Two adults and two children on a recreated Victorian street. One child is pointing at something.

Date: Saturday 26 January 2019, All Day
Venue: York Castle Museum

York Residents can enjoy free admission with us on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th January.

From a recreated Victorian street to some of the most iconic shoes ever created, there’s lots to see during your visit.

To claim free entry on either of these dates, please bring a valid YorkCard, York Student Card or Council Tax Bill as proof of residency. There’s no need to book.

To start planning your visit, go to: www.yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk

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Residents Festival Weekend – Sat 26 Jan 2019

Three people placing their hands on the statue of a head.

Date: Saturday 26 January 2019, All Day
Venue: York Art Gallery

York Residents can enjoy free admission with us on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th January.

To claim free entry on either of these dates, please bring a valid YorkCard, York Student Card or Council Tax Bill as proof of residency. There’s no need to book.

To start planning your visit, go to: www.yorkartgallery.org.uk

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The Big Garden Birdwatch – Sat 26 Jan 2019

Spring flowers and St Mary's Abbey ruins in the York Museum Gardens

Date: Saturday 26 January 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

The Big Garden Birdwatch is fun, free, really easy, and only takes an hour. If you love birds and want to help them, then this is your chance to do something that really counts.

Come along to the Museum Gardens to take part. Guided bird spotting walks at 10.30am, 12.00pm and 1.30pm, each lasting an hour. The sightings will be recorded on a board at ‘basecamp’, and clipboards and pencils are provided. We’ll have tick-sheets available for anyone who wants to go off and birdwatch by themselves.

This event is free and there’s no need to book.

York residents can enjoy free admission to the Yorkshire Museum all weekend.

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Automaton Clock: Talk and Demonstration – Sat 26 Jan 2019

A person placing their gloved hand on a highly decorated clock.

Date: Saturday 26 January 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join us for this talk on the Automaton Clock, an extravagant clock featuring moving figures and sound.

In this talk, we’ll discuss this fascinating clock and what we know about its history. Afterwards, we’ll activate the clock so you can see its many decorations brought to life.

The talk starts at 2pm, will last between 5-10 minutes and is included with your gallery admission. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

In the meantime, why not see some of the other fascinating objects in our collection?

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