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Show more details of York Open Studios 2015

York Open Studios, 1 Museum Street, York, YO1 7DT, Email 

York Open Studios provides the perfect combination of discovering creative talent and enjoying the experience of wandering around the medieval streets of York in search of artists’ studios.

Sat 25 Apr 201510:00 to 18:00
  • Free entry
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York Castle Museum, The Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY, Tel: 01904 687687, Email 

The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition opening on June 28th at York Castle Museum to mark the centenary of the First World War.

Sat 28 Jun 2014 - Thu 6 Jul 201709:30 to 19:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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City Of York, York City Centre, YO1 

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York Cocoa House, 3 Blake Street, York, YO1 8QJ, Tel: 01904 675787, Email 

Discover the basics of chocolate making, from working with chocolate to make simple, gorgeous ganache to how to professionally temper chocolate so you can work with it to create a whole gorgeous array of delights.

Sat 25 Apr 201511:30 to 13:30
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ, Tel: 0844 815 3139, Email 

2015 marks 40 years since the opening of the National Railway Museum in York (25 September 2015). We’ll be marking this very special milestone with a fantastic programme of special events and exhibitions.

Fri 30 Jan - Sun 3 May 201510:00 to 18:00
  • Rail station: York (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Richard III Experience at Monk Bar, Monkbar, York, YO1 7LQ, Tel: 01904 615505, Email 

A series of special installations commemorating the re-interment of the last Plantagenet King of England.

Wed 25 Mar - Thu 31 Dec 201510:00 to 16:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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York Cocoa House, 3 Blake Street, York, YO1 8QJ, Tel: 01904 675787, Email 

York is home of the world's most famous chocolate bar: Kit Kat. Join us and learn how to create your own chocolate bar.

Sat 25 Apr 201510:00 to 11:00, 16:30 to 17:30
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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Show more details of Festival of Vintage

York Racecourse, The Racecourse, York, YO23 1EX, Tel: 01133458699, Email 

There’s No Time Like the Past at York Racecourse-Celebrating 4 decades of Vintage Style.

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Apr 201510:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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York Castle Museum, The Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY, Tel: 01904687687, Email 

This exhibition focuses on the history of three rites of passage - birth, marriage and death.

Fri 8 Nov 2013 - Sat 31 Dec 201609:30 to 17:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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York Castle Museum, The Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY, Tel: 01904 697979, Email 

The Gallipoli Campaign ran between 25 April 1915 and 9 January 1916 and was disastrous for the Allies. Many Australians, New Zealanders and Britons lost their lives. Find out what happened in this talk by museum curators.

Sat 25 Apr 201514:00 to 15:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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Liz Foster Design, York Eco Business Centre, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4AG, Tel: 07770 979 562, Email 

An informative and enjoyable half-day workshop exploring colour and texture through the craft of proddy rag-rug making.

Fri 13 Mar - Fri 12 Jun 201510:30 to 14:30
  • Rail station: York (4 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Disabled access
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Show more details of Myths & Legends

Whitby Abbey, Whitby Abbey, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4JT, Tel: 01947 603568 

From the cast that brought you our thrilling Dracula performances, discover the myths and legends of Whitby Abbey. Prepare yourself for stories of serpents and St Hilda from one of the most atmospheric abbeys in England.

Sat 25 - Sun 26 Apr 201511:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Whitby (0 mile)
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