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Pillowcase Embroidery Workshop

Pillowcase Embroidery Workshop

A Studio drop-in session to create your own embroidered pillowcase with artist Griselda Goldsbrough for an installation by artist Susan Aldworth. Materials will be provided. Drop in anytime between 10.30am-12.30pm or 1.30-3.30pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Flesh Poetic Sketchbook #3

Flesh Poetic Sketchbook #3

A course of three workshops led by poet Robert Powell including a session of drawing activities with artist Jake Attree. Sessions take place on 20 January, 3 February and 17 February 2017 from 1pm to 4pm. The course is £50 per person and includes the opportunity to take part in ‘An Early Evening of Poetry’ […]

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Creative Writers at the Castle

Creative Writers at the Castle

Join in our creative writing workshops with local writer Griselda Goldsbrough taking inspiration and themes from the museum’s First World War and other displays. All levels of experience welcome for these monthly sessions geared to improving your writing technique and confidence. Part of National Health and Wellbeing Plus week in June 2017. Additional workshops will […]

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Kate Haywood: Hoard Workshops

Kate Haywood: Hoard Workshops

Choose and assemble a work of art from a range of mysterious components, inspired by Kate’s work and by archaeological finds. Kate will choose a selection of the work created on the day to include in her forthcoming Project Gallery exhibition. Sessions run 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Free with admission, no need […]

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CANCELLED – Sketching the Vikings with Jake Attree

CANCELLED – Sketching the Vikings with Jake Attree

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience.  Join us for this informal, Adult Learning workshop lead by York-born artist Jake Attree. Develop your drawing and sketching skills with expert tuition as you get up close to the artefacts on display in our immersive Vikings Exhibition.

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Creative Writers at the Castle

Creative Writers at the Castle

Join in our creative writing workshops with local writer Griselda Goldsbrough taking inspiration and themes from the museum’s First World War and other displays. All levels of experience welcome for these monthly sessions geared to improving your writing technique and confidence. Part of National Health and Wellbeing Plus week in June 2017. Free with admission […]

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Sensory Tour for Adults

Sensory Tour for Adults

York School of Art – a descriptive and tactile tour of the exhibition. Everyone over 16 welcome, but especially suitable for partially sighted or blind adults. Free with admission – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Anzac Biscuits – Kitchen Demo

Anzac Biscuits – Kitchen Demo

Visit the Castle Kitchen during the York Food Festival to find out about Anzac biscuits, a popular food item from the First World War. Discover how to make them and take a recipe home – you might even get to try some! Drop in from 11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm. Free with admission, […]

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Anzac Biscuits – Kitchen Demo

Anzac Biscuits – Kitchen Demo

Visit the Castle Kitchen during the York Food Festival to find out about Anzac biscuits, a popular food item from the First World War. Discover how to make them and take a recipe home – you might even get to try some! Drop in from 11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm. Free with admission, […]

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Anzac Biscuits – Kitchen Demo

Anzac Biscuits – Kitchen Demo

Visit the Castle Kitchen during the York Food Festival to find out about Anzac biscuits, a popular food item from the First World War. Discover how to make them and take a recipe home – you might even get to try some! Drop in from 11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm. Free with admission, […]

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