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December 8, 2019

Little Diggers: Yulelads!

Doug the Christmas Dog

The Yulelads are 13 mischevious little sprites who play pranks on Icelandic families at Christmas-time. On 8th December, join us at DIG for a special festive edition of Little Diggers, where you’ll hear the story of the Yulelads, follow a trail to track them down, and create your own Yulelad to take home! Plus, of […]

Start: December 8, 2019 10:00 am
End: December 8, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5

September 1, 2019

Little Diggers: Dress Like a Viking – Textiles over Time

LD19 Dress Like a Viking – Textiles over Time

The clothing we wear has changed so much over the years that it’s hard to think of anything other than what we wear today! Dress up as a Viking and learn how our use of textiles has changed throughout the centuries, as well as creating your own hand-woven Viking band to take home. Tickets cost […]

Start: September 1, 2019 10:00 am
End: September 1, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child with a free accompanying adult.

August 25, 2019

Little Diggers: Playtime Pastimes – Toys through the Ages

LD19 Playtime Pastimes – Toys through the Ages

Everyone loves playtime, but how did children of the past spend their free time? What were their hobbies and pastimes?

Start: August 25, 2019 10:00 am
End: August 25, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child with a free accompanying adult.

August 18, 2019

Little Diggers: Viking Writing – It’s All in the Runes

LD19 Viking Writing – It’s All in the Runes

Learn about the ancient writing of the Viking age – runes!

Start: August 18, 2019 10:00 am
End: August 18, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child with a free accompanying adult.

August 11, 2019

Little Diggers: Prehistoric Painters – Cave Artists Discovered

LD19 Prehistoric Painters – Cave Artists Discovered

Discover the artistry of the prehistoric age in this interactive session which will look at the styles of art and illustration from this era. Get literally hands-on, by collaborating on a group cave wall painting and then creating your own handprint and animal art too! Tickets cost £5 per child with a free accompanying adult. […]

Start: August 11, 2019 10:00 am
End: August 11, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child with a free accompanying adult.

August 4, 2019

Little Diggers: Church Explorers – Peer into the Past

LD19 Church Explorers – Peer into the Past

Explore DIG but not as you know it – discover the hidden elements of this former church!

Start: August 4, 2019 10:00 am
End: August 4, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child with a free accompanying adult.

February 27, 2019

Little Diggers: Viking Valuables

Little Diggers Doug FB

Coppergate was a busy city street, full of craftsmen and traders selling their wares.

Start: February 27, 2019 10:00 am
End: February 27, 2019 10:00 am
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child; 1 accompanying adult goes free

February 26, 2019

Little Diggers: Down by the Riverside

Little Diggers Doug FB

York’s rivers have flowed through the city for over a thousand years, and are full of stories to tell!

Start: February 26, 2019 10:00 am
End: February 26, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child; 1 accompanying adult goes free

February 25, 2019

Little Diggers: Viking Voyages

Little Diggers Doug FB

Are you clever enough to be a Viking explorer?

Start: February 25, 2019 10:00 am
End: February 25, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child; 1 accompanying adult goes free

February 24, 2019

Little Diggers: Shieldmaidens and Swordsmen

Little Diggers Doug FB

Could you have fought alongside the Viking shieldmaidens?

Start: February 24, 2019 10:00 am
End: February 24, 2019 11:00 am
Venue: DIG
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £5 per child; 1 accompanying adult goes free
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