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For Kids! Design your own shoes to take home

7 Jul 2018 - 1:00pm

Design your own pair of trainers and then take them home! Use paint markers and other decorations to make the most unique pair of trainers you've...

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Shibden Hall Anne Lister Tour

29 Jul 2018 - 2:00pm

These guided tours of Shibden Hall focus on its most famous resident, Anne Lister (1791-1840). Hear about Anne's life as a remarkable business...

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Hot Sparks! Mini Dig

31 Jul 2018 - 11:00am, 31 Jul 2018 - 11:30am, 31 Jul 2018 - 1:00pm, 31 Jul 2018 - 1:30pm, 31 Jul 2018 - 2:00pm

Take time to explore a dig and then create your own dinosaur fossil.

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Yorkshire Day

1 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 1 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 1 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Join us for all things Yorkshire and have a go at making your own Yorkshire landscape.

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Kids Pirate Days @ Shibden Hall

2 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 2 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 2 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm, 16 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 16 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 16 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Search for pirates and take part in our pirate crafts up at the Hall. Free eye patch when you attend the activity. (Please note this activity...

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Frontline Footwear talk

4 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

A free talk by John Spencer, Military Curator at 2pm in the Akroyd Library as part of our...

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Hot Sparks! Willy Wonka Character

7 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 7 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 7 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and make your very own Willy Wonka character.

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Hot Sparks! Willy Wonka world

8 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 8 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 8 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and create a Willy Wonka world.

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Fairies, Elves and Goblins @ Shibden Hall

9 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 9 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 9 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Take part in our fantasy trail following clues around Cunnery wood and make your fantasy house and garden. Includes a free accessory. (Please note...

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Ann Dinsdale from the Bronte Parsonage Museum at Shibden Hall

11 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

A talk by Ann Dinsdale, Principal Curator of the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth about the research that went into developing the production...

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Hot Sparks! Willy Wonka sweets

14 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 14 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 14 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and create your own Willy Wonka sweets.

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Hot Sparks! Designing chocolate wrappers

15 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 15 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 15 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate factory and design your own wrapper.

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Hot Sparks! Sweet Hats

21 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 21 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 21 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and create your own Major Quality and Miss Sweetly hat.

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Hot Sparks! Mayan artwork

22 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 22 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 22 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and explore chocolate through the ages and be inspired to make your own Mayan artwork.

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Shibden Hall Anne Lister Tour

26 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

These guided tours of Shibden Hall focus on its most famous resident, Anne Lister (1791-1840). Hear about Anne's life as a remarkable business...

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Hot Sparks! Sweet landscape

28 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 28 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 28 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and create your own landscape using recycled sweet wrappers.

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Hot Sparks! Making a chocolate box

29 Aug 2018 - 11:00am, 29 Aug 2018 - 1:00pm, 29 Aug 2018 - 2:00pm

Hear the story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and create your own chocolate box.

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Top Tudors @ Shibden Hall

30 Aug 2018 - 11:00am

Come and explore the Tudors at Shibden Hall and find out about Tudor toys and make a herbal bag.

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Curator tour at Shibden Hall

2 Sep 2018 - 2:00pm

Find out more about the costumes on display and literary connections of Shibden Hall on this private tour with Curator with Elinor Camille-Wood....

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Heritage Open Days- Exhibitions Tour

13 Sep 2018 - 2:00pm

As part of Heritage Open Days 2018, Bankfield Musuem are offering three free tours on the 13th, 14th and 15th of September.

On Thursday...

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Heritage Open Days- Bankfield Tour

14 Sep 2018 - 2:00pm

As part of Heritage Open Days 2018, Bankfield Musuem are offering three free tours on the 13th, 14th and 15th of September.

On Friday 14th...

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Heritage Open Days- For King and Country Tour

15 Sep 2018 - 2:00pm

As part of Heritage Open Days 2018, Bankfield Musuem are offering three free tours on the 13th, 14th and 15th of September.

On Saturday...

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Stories from the Georgian City talk

22 Sep 2018 - 2:00pm

Stories from the Georgian City: Shopping and Shoes in York during the eighteenth-century. A free talk by Dr Matthew Jenkins,...

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Turn Shoe Workshop

6 Oct 2018 - 10:00am

Until the 17th century, most people wore simple leather turn shoes. This workshop will enable you to make a pair for yourself. The price includes...

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Sparks! Half Term Fun - Making a magical spell book

30 Oct 2018 - 11:00am, 30 Oct 2018 - 1:00pm, 30 Oct 2018 - 2:00pm

Join in with some spooky games and make a magical spell book.

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Sparks! Half Term Fun - Pop up Halloween scene

31 Oct 2018 - 11:00am, 31 Oct 2018 - 1:00pm, 31 Oct 2018 - 2:00pm

Listen to some spooky tales and create your own opo up Halloween scene.

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Sparks! Haunted House

1 Nov 2018 - 11:00am, 1 Nov 2018 - 1:00pm, 1 Nov 2018 - 2:00pm

Join us for a spooky trail around the house and then make a spooky picture.

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Shibden's Winter Craft Fair

17 Nov 2018 (All day)

Shibden Hall's annual winter craft fair returns. A selection of local crafts and produce on sale in time for Christmas shopping. The perfect place...

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For King and Country Centenary Event

24 Nov 2018 (All day)

Our final Centenary event for 2018 will have a range of talks and tours throughout the day linked to the region’s centenary years. This will mark...

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Bankfield Christmas Craft Fair

8 Dec 2018 - 10:00am

A selection of local crafts and produce on sale in just time for Christmas at Bankfield Museum. The perfect place for present buying or to treat...

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Cinderella Magic Wand @ Shibden Hall

15 Dec 2018 - 11:15am, 15 Dec 2018 - 1:30pm

Meet Cinderella and Fairy Godmother in this magical costumed workshop. Help Cinderella with her chores and discover old toys. Create your own...

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