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Events

York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 15 Dec 2019

Date: Sunday 15 December 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Low Sensory Day – Sun 15 Dec 2019

Date: Sunday 15 December 2019, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

We know that our gallery can be loud and busy at times, so at 3pm until we close at 5pm we will put our lights on full and turn off all the sound effects so it’s a less overwhelming environment for our visitors.

If you require any further information about this event, please check out our website, call us on 01904 687687 or email access@ymt.org.uk (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday)

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An Evening with Ebenezer Scrooge – Mon 16 Dec 2019

Date: Monday 16 December 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Walk along the cobbles of Kirkgate for an immersive and intimate production of A Christmas Carol, which brings the magic of a much-loved Dickens classic to life. Discover the true meaning of Christmas with Scrooge and a special visit from our wonderful Father Christmas. Tickets for adults are £20 and include a mince pie and a glass of mulled cider or a soft drink. 18+ Not suitable for children. Bah Humbug!

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Curator’s Choice: Material Inspiration – Wed 18 Dec 2019

Date: Wednesday 18 December 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Art Gallery

Join Curator of Ceramics Helen Walsh discussing the show, Gillian Lowndes: At the Edge, a collections display in CoCA 1. Discover how Gillian Lowndes was inspired by ancient cultures and objects to create sculptural collages out of clay and found materials.

Included in admission, just drop-in!

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An evening with Ebenezer Scrooge – Fri 20 Dec 2019

Date: Friday 20 December 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Walk along the cobbles of Kirkgate for an immersive and intimate production of A Christmas Carol, which brings the magic of a much-loved Dickens classic to life. Discover the true meaning of Christmas with Scrooge and a special visit from our wonderful Father Christmas. Tickets for adults are £20 and include a mince pie and a glass of mulled cider or a soft drink. 18+ Not suitable for children. Bah Humbug!

Book your place here!

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An Audience with Father Christmas – Sat 21 Dec 2019

Dates: Saturday 21 December 2019–Tuesday 24 December 2019, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Every weekend from 16th November – 22nd December with extra week dates including Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th December.

10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm 
Online bookings only for 10:30am, 11:30am and 2:30pm sessions only.

Create unforgettable memories this festive season with York’s favourite Father Christmas. Enjoy a truly enchanting 30 minute experience and capture the moment with a photograph.

“This is definitely a Christmas trip my children will remember as they grow up.”

Prices

Child over 3  £8.50 plus museum admission
Universal Credit Child over 3 £4.25
(A child ticket for Father Christmas includes free admission of two parents/carers, but they do need to pay normal admission to York Castle Museum.)
Additional Adult price £8.50 plus museum admission
Additional Adult price Universal £4.25 plus museum admission

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 22 Dec 2019

Date: Sunday 22 December 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 29 Dec 2019

Date: Sunday 29 December 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 5 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 5 January 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Book Club – Sat 11 Jan 2020

Date: Saturday 11 January 2020, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join the book club with a difference. A friendly bunch of people who are passionate about history, museums and books. Come along to any of the sessions for a lively discussion regardless of whether you like or even finished the book!

Included in museum admission. No need to book.

Book:

Jan 11 The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins (Yorkshire Museum)

1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Frannie Langton, maid to Mr and Mrs Benham, goes on trial for their murder. The testimonies against her are damning -and they may be the truth. But they are not the whole truth.

 

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