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Observatory Opening – Thu 19 Oct 2017

Date: Thursday 19 October 2017, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Learn more about astronomy at York’s oldest working observatory located in the centre of the York Museum Gardens. We aim to open 11.30am to 2.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays subject to the availability of our volunteers. Please call 01904 687687 to check opening dates and times ahead of your visit. Free, no need to book.

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Observatory Opening – Sat 21 Oct 2017

Date: Saturday 21 October 2017, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Learn more about astronomy at York’s oldest working observatory located in the centre of the York Museum Gardens. We aim to open 11.30am to 2.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays subject to the availability of our volunteers. Please call 01904 687687 to check opening dates and times ahead of your visit. Free, no need to book.

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Writing the Vikings – Sun 22 Oct 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Sunday 22 October 2017, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

As part of our programme of events to accompany our Viking exhibition, join us for this informal workshop, led by historical book enthusiast and poet Joanne Hardy. Spend time on gallery in our immersive and atmospheric space before retreating to a quiet room to develop your creative writing skills. Whether it’s a thrilling tale of […]

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 22 Oct 2017

Date: Sunday 22 October 2017, 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 […]

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Observatory Opening – Thu 26 Oct 2017

Date: Thursday 26 October 2017, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Learn more about astronomy at York’s oldest working observatory located in the centre of the York Museum Gardens. We aim to open 11.30am to 2.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays subject to the availability of our volunteers. Please call 01904 687687 to check opening dates and times ahead of your visit. Free, no need to book.

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CANCELLED – Halloween Film Night – Thu 26 Oct 2017

Facade of Yorkshire Museum lit up at night

Date: Thursday 26 October 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience. This Halloween, join us at the Yorkshire Museum for a screening of the classic horror SCREAM. A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorised by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as […]

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The Big Autumn Bird Watch – Sat 28 Oct 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

This is the time of year when birds are feeding themselves up for the winter so why not join us in the Museum Gardens to do a spot of spotting? ‘Basecamp’ will be set up near the Multangular Tower lawn and two birdwatching walks will take place at 11:30am and 1:30pm, lasting about an hour […]

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Trip Trap Troll! – Sat 28 Oct 2017

Banner with cartoon Edwardian photographer and troll

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us in the final week of our Viking exhibition, Viking: Rediscover the Legend, to make your own version of the traditional Viking game Trip Trap Troll. Complete with clay figures and a game board, help your miniature Viking figures escape from the evil trolls. This activity is available daily 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm […]

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Observatory Opening – Sat 28 Oct 2017

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Learn more about astronomy at York’s oldest working observatory located in the centre of the York Museum Gardens. We aim to open 11.30am to 2.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays subject to the availability of our volunteers. Please call 01904 687687 to check opening dates and times ahead of your visit. Free, no need to book.

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Why China? The Annual CoCA Lecture – Sat 28 Oct 2017

Female curator holds large grey ceramic vessel overhead with Victorian roof space in background

Date: Saturday 28 October 2017, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

In association with Northern Potters and the Friends of York Art Gallery, the Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) are delighted to welcome Felicity Aylieff and Takeshi Yasuda for this year’s annual CoCA lecture, during which Aylieff and Yasuda will discuss their work in Jingdezhen, China. Please note that this event takes place at the Yorkshire Museum. […]

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