Elevenses – Thursday 17th December
Wow, we made it through 2020 (online!) So let’s be come together and celebrate with some Christmas museum fun and games.
MDY’s very special Christmas Elevenses will include…
Dieter’s Christmas Challenge
We’ll be sharing pictures and stories of all the museum Christmas Objects sent in. If you have a Christmas object to share on the day, either email email@example.com or tell us in the Chat at the start of the meeting. A prize for the favourite object on the day!
MDY mini Christmas quiz
Forget the Hollywood hills, we’ve gone silver screen to find the glitz and glamour of music, film and TV that links to the museums of Yorkshire and Humber. Have pen and paper handy to write down your answers and tot up your scores. Strictly honest self-scoring please! A prize for the top scorer …
Alice’s Christmas Bake Off
Have a go at baking one of the recipes below, or bring your own Christmas snack, and we will taste them together during Elevenses. Send any Christmas recipes from your museum collection to Alice at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Gingerbread Biscuits – Ryedale Folk Museum
- Moulded Gingerbreads – Ryedale Folk Museum
- Christmas Relish (Piccalilli) – Dales Countryside Museum
- Christmas Cake – Dales Countryside Museum
- Sweet Sour Tart
- Chocolate wine – Wakefield Museums
- Vinegar Cake – Calderdale Museums
- Medieval Gingerbread – Wakefield Museums
- VEGAN OPTION: Eggless Christmas cake – Barnsley Museums
A prize for the bake we would all love to taste!
Bentley’s Christmas Background
Cameras on for those with a special virtual Christmas background, so we can all admire the scenery… And cameras on for those with a real-life Christmas background they’d like to share. A prize for the group’s favourite Christmas background!
Michael’s Mince Pie Moment
2020 has been about being together apart … so stock up on your favourite mince pie, and let’s all enjoy coffee and mince pie together at around 11:45am.
Festive outfits and Christmas cheer are encouraged!