York Museums Trust

Events - 14 Aug 21

Personal Masterpiece – Pot like Perry – Sat 14 Aug 2021

Date: Saturday 14 August 2021, All Day
Venue: York Art Gallery

Taking inspiration from Grayson Perry, we will be exploring identity in these sessions with artist Sally Storr. Be shown how to make a thumb or pinch pot in clay – the oldest art of making pots!

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Kirkgate Victorian Street Tour – Sat 14 Aug 2021

Kirkgate Victorian Street Tour

Date: Saturday 14 August 2021, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Saturdays in August

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Visit one of York’s most memorable experiences in this guided tour of our recreated Victorian street. The 1 hour tour will reveal the fascinating history of the street, the stories behind the authentic shops and real Victorian York businesses which traded everything from chocolate to weird and wonderful medicines to treat every ailment. Your tour guide will be there to answer any questions and point out the hidden history around every corner!

Please note:

  • Both the York Castle Prison and Kirkgate Victorian Street tours are guided tours with our Visitor Experience team.
  • Your tour ticket is for that gallery only and does not admit you to the rest of the museum.
  • ​If you wish to explore the rest of the museum galleries on the day of your tour a ticket can be purchased at the admissions desk at a reduced 50% rate.
  • Your tour ticket is valid for that day only and does not provide free entry for the following 12 month period
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour start time to be checked in.
  • Tickets are required for all tour attendees.

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