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York Museums Trust announce the winners of the local schools competition

14 March 2018 York Museums Trust have selected the winners from the schools competition offering the opportunity to ask Sir David Attenborough three questions based on the natural world. In January, York Museums Trust announced that Sir David Attenborough would be officially opening the brand new major exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World at the Yorkshire Museum on …

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York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum Open As Normal

1 March 2018 York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum are all open normal hours this week. The Artists Garden and the Edible Wood behind York Art Gallery are closed until further notice due to the weather conditions. Visitors are asked to plan their journey ahead as there is heavy snow and high winds …

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Discover the Dramatic Lost Landscapes and Giants of Jurassic Yorkshire in a Major New Exhibition Opening at the Yorkshire Museum on 24 March 2018

8 February 2018 Step foot into the dramatic lost landscapes of Jurassic Yorkshire and discover the giants which lived there in a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum. Yorkshire’s Jurassic World will combine internationally significant collections with the latest technology to transport visitors back to the deep seas, tropical reefs and dinosaur country which made …

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York Museums Trust offers members the chance to attend VIP Exhibition Preview with Sir David Attenborough at the Yorkshire Museum

22 January 2018 YMT Card holders are being offered the chance to win one of four pairs of tickets to the VIP launch of Yorkshire’s Jurassic World with Sir David Attenborough on Friday 23 March at the Yorkshire Museum. The lucky winners will get the opportunity to be at the opening event with Sir David Attenborough, taking …

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Sir David Attenborough to open new exhibition ‘Yorkshire’s Jurassic World’ on Friday March 23 2018 at the Yorkshire Museum

22 January 2018 Sir David Attenborough will officially open the Yorkshire Museum’s major new exhibition Yorkshire’s Jurassic World on Friday March 23. The 91 year old naturalist and television presenter will take a guided tour of the exhibition which looks at the changing landscapes of Jurassic Yorkshire and the huge creatures which inhabited them. York school children …

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Visit York Museums Trust sites for free this York Residents’ Festival January 27 and 28 2018

19 January 2018 March with the Suffragettes at York Castle Museum, learn about the birdlife of the York Museum Gardens and be inspired by the art of York Art Gallery later this month as York Museums Trust takes part in the York Residents’ Festival. On the weekend of January 27 and 28 York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum and …

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York Museums Trust To Host Consultation Meetings To Improve Access Across Sites

16 January 2018 York Museums Trust’s Access Team is looking for volunteers to help develop new ideas and activities to ensure our venues are as accessible as possible to everyone. The team are putting together a consultation group which would meet every two months and want to hear the thoughts of those who may have accessibility …

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York Venues Receive Two Nominations for the UK Wedding Awards 2018

21 December 2017 York Venues has been nominated for two awards in The UK Wedding Awards 2018. The awards website reads; “From fabulous venues to beautiful dresses, incredible jewellery to dream honeymoons, The UK Wedding Awards 2018 will identify and reward those key companies – from individuals and independents to high street favourites and designer brands – who help make the …

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Dinosaurs, Vivienne Westwood and the BFG! York Museums Trust’s Major Exhibitions and Events for 2018

18 December 2017 Take an epic journey back to Jurassic Yorkshire, marvel at a private collection of Vivienne Westwood shoes and see the illustrations which brought the BFG to life, next year at York Museums Trust attractions. In March, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World will open at the Yorkshire Museum, exploring the deepest oceans, tropical seas and ancient …

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Yorkshire Museum and DC Labs (University of York) win York Culture Award 2017 for Viking VR

24 November 2017 Virtual Reality which immersed visitors into the Viking world has been named as one of the winners at this year’s York Cultural Awards. The project, created in partnership between the Yorkshire Museum and DC Labs at the University of York, is the most realistic Virtual Reality of a Viking world ever created. It …

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