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Behind the Microscope – Exhibition

Sat, 11 February 2023 - Thu, 29 February 2024

Christmas at Thackray: Father Christmas

Sat, 18 November 2023 - Sat, 23 December 2023

Christmas at Thackray: Crumbs and Crafts

Wed, 27 December 2023 - Sun, 7 January 2024

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Alice in Wonderland as Objects in Our Collection

The Lewis Carroll book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ (1865) and its sequel ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ (1871) have endured…