What’s on in York: Half term crafts – A Book of Winter at Dringhouses library

Dringhouses Library :

Fri 24 Feb 

10.00am – 12.00pm  

£2/child, £5 family ticket (up to 4 children)

BerriesThis half term we will be holding a fun and different craft event with print-maker and artist Jane Kennelly. Come along for ‘Winter trees: Branches, berries, and buds’ and make beautiful pictures for pages for a giant book to decorate the library! Sponsored by York Evening Decorative and Fine Art Society (YEDFAS).

This event is for 4-12 year olds.

For more information or to reserve a place please call Lucy at Dringhouses Library on (01904) 552674 or dringhouses@exploreyork.org.uk

What’s on in Dringhouses: A Victorian Christmas Concert at Dringhouses Library

Dringhouses Library :

Fri 16 Dec :

7.00pm – 8.30pm :

£6 (£5 with a Yorkcard)

Dec 16_Winter LibraryThis historical-music recreation will recreate a concert given on 16 December 1868 in what was then Dringhouses School and Reading Room. With Victorian music, carols, and readings, experience the library as it was 148 years ago, and bring in the festive season with Christmas spirit!

Music historian Jane Troughton and friends will be providing the music, research done by volunteer Andrew Jenner.

Mince pie and cup of tea included in the ticket cost.

In person: call in at Dringhouses Library
By phone: (01904) 552674
Email: dringhouses@exploreyork.org.uk

What’s on in York: Dringhouses Archives Day

Dringhouses Library :

Thu 24 Nov :

9.30am – 5.30pm :

Free

Nov 24_Samuel Parsons MapDrop in anytime all day to see original documents about Dringhouses from the York Archives, including the 1624 Samuel Parsons Map of Dringhouses, a real treasure of the Archives.

Archives staff will be on hand to answer your questions and show you the documents.

What’s on in Dringhouses: Remembering wartime in Dringhouses

Dringhouses Library :

Tue 15 Nov :

7.00pm – 8.30pm :

£6 (£5 with Yorkcard)

Nov 15Wartime DringhousesJoin the Friends of Dringhouses Library for an evening all about Dringhouses during the wars.

From Zeppelin raids to rationing, local men lost and those who returned, Dringhouses has been involved in both World Wars.

Read extracts from the school log book during the war years, hear from the local history group, look at original material from the Explore Archives, listen to some wartime classics, and join us for some (definitely not-rationed!) wartime recipe food.

Tickets can be booked

In person: call in at Dringhouses Library
By phone: 01904 552674
Email: dringhouses@exploreyork.org.uk

What’s on in York: Wartime Dringhouses

Dringhouses Library :

Tue 15 Nov :

7.00pm – 8.30pm :

£6 (£5 with Yorkcard)

Nov 15Wartime DringhousesJoin the Friends of Dringhouses Library for an evening all about Dringhouses during the wars.

From Zeppelin raids to rationing, local men lost and those who returned, Dringhouses has been involved in both World Wars.

Read extracts from the school log book during the war years, hear from the local history group, look at original material from the Explore Archives, listen to some wartime classics, and join us for some (definitely not-rationed!) wartime recipe food.

Tickets can be booked

In person: call in at Dringhouses Library
By phone: 01904 552674
Email: dringhouses@exploreyork.org.uk

What’s on in York: Arthur Walkers Great War

Dringhouses Library :

Mon 24 Oct :

10.00am – 11.00am :

£2

25Oct _chris Cade YortimeJoin us for “Arthur Walkers Great War” a recreation of life as a soldier in WWI.

t is of little comfort to Mrs Walker to receive a letter describing her son as ‘a credit to his mother,’ when it also reports him missing.’

Actor Chris Cade will play real Yorkshire veteran Arthur Walker in this interactive tale of Arthur’s journey.

Join him as Arthur is recruited, fights in the trenches and is taken prisoner!

£2/child, £4 family ticket (up to 3 children)

Tickets can be booked

In person: call in at any library in York
By phone: 01904 552828 or 01904 552651
Email: york@exploreyork.org.