Enjoy a variety of family-friendly and adult events at York Castle Museum throughout the year.

Events

Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 18 Oct 2018

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 18 October 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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Spotlight: A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes – Thu 18 Oct 2018

Date: Thursday 18 October 2018, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Want to find out more about A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes?

Join our knowledgeable curators as they shine a spotlight on some of the fascinating shoes in this exhibition.

Each talk will start at 2pm and last around 15 minutes.

This event is included in your museum admission and there’s no need to book. For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 23 Oct 2018

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 25 Oct 2018

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 25 October 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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Tommy in the Trenches – Sat 27 Oct 2018

October Half Term. 27 October - 4 November 2018.

Date: Saturday 27 October 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join us October Half Term for this family-friendly event!

Private Wood from Pocklington is waiting to enlist you in the Army. Are you ready to travel with him and leave England behind?

Find out about his story and how tough daily life was for one of our own troops on the Western Front.

Become a Tommy in the Trenches, build your own trench and find out about muddy funk holes under the command of Private Wood.

Report for duty on the 1914: When the World Changed Forever gallery.

This activity takes place between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm and is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

For all our family-friendly activities happening this half term, visit our October Half Term page.

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Tommy in the Trenches – Sun 28 Oct 2018

October Half Term. 27 October - 4 November 2018.

Date: Sunday 28 October 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join us October Half Term for this family-friendly event!

Private Wood from Pocklington is waiting to enlist you in the Army. Are you ready to travel with him and leave England behind?

Find out about his story and how tough daily life was for one of our own troops on the Western Front.

Become a Tommy in the Trenches, build your own trench and find out about muddy funk holes under the command of Private Wood.

Report for duty on the 1914: When the World Changed Forever gallery.

This activity takes place between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm and is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

For all our family-friendly activities happening this half term, visit our October Half Term page.

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Tommy in the Trenches – Mon 29 Oct 2018

October Half Term. 27 October - 4 November 2018.

Date: Monday 29 October 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join us October Half Term for this family-friendly event!

Private Wood from Pocklington is waiting to enlist you in the Army. Are you ready to travel with him and leave England behind?

Find out about his story and how tough daily life was for one of our own troops on the Western Front.

Become a Tommy in the Trenches, build your own trench and find out about muddy funk holes under the command of Private Wood.

Report for duty on the 1914: When the World Changed Forever gallery.

This activity takes place between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm and is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

For all our family-friendly activities happening this half term, visit our October Half Term page.

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Tommy in the Trenches – Tue 30 Oct 2018

October Half Term. 27 October - 4 November 2018.

Date: Tuesday 30 October 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join us October Half Term for this family-friendly event!

Private Wood from Pocklington is waiting to enlist you in the Army. Are you ready to travel with him and leave England behind?

Find out about his story and how tough daily life was for one of our own troops on the Western Front.

Become a Tommy in the Trenches, build your own trench and find out about muddy funk holes under the command of Private Wood.

Report for duty on the 1914: When the World Changed Forever gallery.

This activity takes place between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm and is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

For all our family-friendly activities happening this half term, visit our October Half Term page.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 30 Oct 2018

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Tuesday 30 October 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Included in admission, no need to book.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

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Tommy in the Trenches – Wed 31 Oct 2018

October Half Term. 27 October - 4 November 2018.

Date: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join us October Half Term for this family-friendly event!

Private Wood from Pocklington is waiting to enlist you in the Army. Are you ready to travel with him and leave England behind?

Find out about his story and how tough daily life was for one of our own troops on the Western Front.

Become a Tommy in the Trenches, build your own trench and find out about muddy funk holes under the command of Private Wood.

Report for duty on the 1914: When the World Changed Forever gallery.

This activity takes place between 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm and is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

For all our family-friendly activities happening this half term, visit our October Half Term page.

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