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Events

York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 22 Apr 2018

Date: Sunday 22 April 2018, 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 this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Curator’s Talk – Tue 24 Apr 2018

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Date: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display.

Today’s talk will be on ‘The Yorkshire Lias – Mud and Monsters‘.

Free with admission, no need to book.

We may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks so please phone ahead on 01904 687687 for the latest information. Please visit our Curator’s Talk page for details of future events.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 29 Apr 2018

Date: Sunday 29 April 2018, 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 this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 6 May 2018

Date: Sunday 6 May 2018, 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 this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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YMT Book Club – News from Nowhere by Jane Austin – Sat 12 May 2018

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Date: Saturday 12 May 2018, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Why not join our regular book club? We are a friendly group who are passionate about history, museums and books.

News from Nowhere by Jane Austin – A debut novel from local author Jane Austin, this book is inspired by a collection of letters from three members of her family as they served on the Western Front during World War One.

Free with admission, no need to book.

Please click here to see all of our current YMT Book Club dates.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 13 May 2018

Date: Sunday 13 May 2018, 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 this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Uncovering the Yorkshire Jurassic – Symposium – Sat 19 May 2018

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Date: Saturday 19 May 2018, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us at this free symposium to learn more about the fantastic geology on our doorstep and in our museums, putting Yorkshire’s Jurassic into a wider context. The day will include a range of talks on themes from immediately pre-Jurassic, Lower, Middle, Upper and post Jurassic. Confirmed speakers include Dr Sarah King (York Museums Trust), Dr Liam Herringshaw (University of Hull), Dr John Powell, Elsa Panciroli and Dr Cris Little and colleagues from the University of Leeds. A full programme will be announced nearer the date.

Free – click here to book through Eventbrite.

This event has been organised by York Museums Trust, the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and the Yorkshire Geological Society with support from the Geologists’ Asscoiation Curry Fund.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 20 May 2018

Date: Sunday 20 May 2018, 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 this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 27 May 2018

Date: Sunday 27 May 2018, 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 this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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PAS Finds Day – Fri 1 Jun 2018

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Date: Friday 1 June 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Potential objects of treasure, as defined by the Treasure Act 1996, must be reported to the coroner within 14 days of discovery. Our Finds Liaison Officer based at the Yorkshire Museum can advise and facilitate the reporting of treasure.

Bring your finds and meet our PAS Officer today between 10am and 1pm (no need to book).

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