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Show more details of 1914: When the World Changed Forever

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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Show more details of Brilliant Brands Exhibition

York's Chocolate Story , King's Square, York, YO1 7LD, Tel: 0845 4989411, Email 

World-famous brands, including KitKat, Aero and the Terry’s Chocolate Orange all originated from the historic city and York’s Chocolate Story will be showcasing this heritage in a unique exhibition beginning on May 4th.

Mon 4 May - Thu 31 Dec 201510:00 to 18:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
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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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Dalby Bike Barn, Unit 1 Dalby Forest Court Yard, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT, Tel: 01751 460049, Email 

Dalby Bike Barn are offering a Family Beginners Mountain Bike Basics session which will be run daily from Tuesday 26th May to Friday 29th May.10.30am - 1pm

Tue 26 - Fri 29 May 201510:30 to 13:00
  • Rail station: Malton (12 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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Show more details of Dancing woman of Tahiti

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby, Grape Lane, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 4BA, Tel: 01947 601900, Email 

A special display with treasures from other museums of Polynesian dress

Wed 29 Apr - Sun 1 Nov 201509:45 to 17:00
  • Rail station: Whitby (0 mile)
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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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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Show more details of HONK!

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, York, YO31 8TA, Tel: 07795 384644, Email 

Honk! is a musical comedy re-telling the Hans Christian Anderson story of The Ugly Ducking.

Fri 29 May 201519:30
  • Rail station: York (2 miles)
  • Parking: free
  • Children welcome
  • Disabled access
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York Cocoa House, 3 Blake Street, York, YO1 8QJ, Tel: 01904 675787, Email 

Join us to create your own chocolate model that you can paint and decorate beauitfully with edible chocolate paints and sweets

Fri 29 May 201516:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ, Tel: 0844 815 3139, Email 

Get hands on with lots of family activities this half term, as we explore the topic of rail safety with help from Network Rail and the British Transport Police.

Sat 23 - Sun 31 May 201510:00 to 18:00, 10:00 to 18:00
  • Rail station: York (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
  • Disabled access
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National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ, Tel: 0844 815 3139, Email 

Why do children love trains so much? Our immersive and playful new exhibition explores childhood fascination with trains and railways.

Fri 20 Mar - Sun 6 Sep 201510:00 to 18:00
  • Rail station: York (0 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
  • Children welcome
  • Free entry
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Barley Hall, 2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York, YO1 8AR, Tel: 01904 615505, Email 

Discover the archaeology, first-hand accounts of life in the city and the effects that this greatest of Tudor monarchs had on life in York during his thirty-eight year reign.

Sat 23 May - Thu 31 Dec 201510:00 to 17:00
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Children welcome
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Show more details of Rapunzel

York Theatre Royal, St. Leonard's Place, York, boxoffice@yorktheatreroyal.co.uk, YO1 7HD, Email 

This is a story about a girl. The story happened in a once upon a time, and in a once upon a place. The girl was called Rapunzel.

Sun 26 Apr - Wed 3 Jun 2015
  • Rail station: York (1 mile)
  • Parking: with charge
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