Keen on KitKats? Sucker for a Smartie? You might know what they taste like, but how much do you know about their history? This Easter, delve into the delicious history of some of the world’s most iconic chocolate and sweets at York Castle Museum’s new exhibition Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past. Discover how the Georgians, Victorians and Jacobeans satisfied their sweet tooth, check out the spectacular fizzing sweet machine in the Toy Gallery and find out what’s cooking in the working Chocolate Factory where you can see what it was like to work in York’s famous factories.
The exhibition opens at York Castle Museum, Eye of York, York YO1 9RY on 1st April 2017. Visit yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk for more details.