Meet Dick Turpin! – Sat 8 Feb 2020
Highwayman Dick Turpin, was held in the prison buildings which now house York Castle Museum for the last six months of his life, and would have spent his last few hours alive in the Condemned Cell. Although known as a highwayman and a robber, he was sentenced to death for horse stealing and was hanged at York’s Knavesmire. On certain weekends throughout February and March; Turpin, alias actor Gary Goldthorpe, will be in the spooky cell telling families about his exploits.
Timings for each day are: 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm
No need to book, just drop-in.
Saturday 8 February 2020–Sunday 9 February 2020, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
York Castle Museum,
Eye of York