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Today to Fri 22 Jun, by distance, closest first.    

More details - The Yorkshire Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS
A glorious, 120 acre garden of trees from around the world set in a stunning landscape of parkland, lakes and ponds.
The Yorkshire Arboretum, York
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
Castle Howard (in front of main house)
Sun 27 May

More details - Rewela Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in a lovely quiet country village, a little bit off the beaten track is one of Yorkshire little hidden treasures.
Rewela Cottage, Skewsby
Sun 27 May

More details - Nunnington Hall - British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition
Returning once again, enjoy seeing the winning entries from this prestigious national photographic competition. Booking Not Needed.
Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, near York,
Today to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Nunnington Hall - Nature at Nunnington
Come and explore the natural world; meet local wildlife rescue and rehabilitation organisations and get hands on with bird box making and bug hunting. You can get even closer with animals from the Lion Learners animal encounters. Booking Not Needed.
Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, near York,
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Nunnington Hall - Behind the scenes tour
Join the conservation team on a rare tour to see what goes on behind closed doors. As well as exploring unseen rooms and items from the collection, the team will be sharing their top tips and answering questions. Booking Not Needed.
Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, near York,
Tue 12 Jun, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Treasurer's House, York - Guessing and gaming in the garden
Play games outdoors and enjoy trails and fun for all the family this half-term holidays. Plan a day out and explore the house too, join a tour and try the seasonal menu in the cafe, or drop in between other places to visit when you’re in York city centre. Booking Not Needed.
Treasurer’s House, York, Minster Yard, York,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Treasurer's House, York - Frank Green's special 'by appointment' tours
Join a small group for an exclusive 45 minute tour to learn more about Frank Green and his special gift of Treasurer’s House to the National Trust - the first to be gifted complete with its collection.
Treasurer’s House, York, Minster Yard, York,
Sat 26 May

More details - Treasurer's House, York - Father's Day
Treat dad to a delicious home cooked lunch in the Below Stairs Caf and book on to a guided tour of the rooftop servants’ quarters with stunning views of York Minster. Booking Not Needed.
Treasurer’s House, York, Minster Yard, York,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Manor House - Open Garden for NGS
Home of the world renowned flower arranger George Smith, this 3 acre garden reflects his painterly style of planting. Sub-divided by mellow walls it abounds with many surprises as each area is colour themed featuring herbaceous perennials, especially hostas and ferns.
The Manor House, York
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
Kings Square, York (with Minster Strays)
Sat 26 May

More details - York Fine Arts Presents 'Treasures of the Continent'
‘Treasures of the Continent’, a mixed exhibition of work that explores the rich history, culture and landscape of continental Europe.
York Fine Arts 83 Low Petergate York
Today to Sun 10 Jun

More details - A Sense of Place Art Exhibition
A Sense of Place Art Exhibition opens on Saturday 24th March till 2nd June showing new paintings by Deborah Burrow, Douglas Hill & Julia Poulton.
blue tree gallery, 23 Bootham, York.
Today

More details - A Sense of Place Art Exhibition
A Sense of Place Art Exhibition opens on Saturday 24th March till 2nd June showing new paintings by Deborah Burrow, Douglas Hill & Julia Poulton.
blue tree gallery, 23 Bootham, York.
Sat 26 May

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
St Sampson’s Square, York (with Minster Strays)
Sat 26 May

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
Parliament Street, York (in front of M&S)
Mon 28 May

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
St Helen’s Square, York
Mon 28 May

More details - Wetwang Scarecrow Festival 2018
This year our theme is "Puppet Characters" so come along and see who you can spot. There will also be the "other" category as well. Refreshments will be available at the Village Hall each day.
Southfield Road Wetwang
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Penny Piece Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
Hidden away off the main street in Kirkbymoorside is a romantic cottage garden. Now fully matured it offers a sunny circular gravel garden, lawns with island beds planted with mixed shrubs and border perennials . Gravel pathway leads to a brick garden, informal pond, bog garden and colourful herbaceous border.
Penny Piece Cottages, York
Sun 27 May

More details - The Dolls House & Miniatures Fair
On Sunday 3rd June 2018, York Racecourse will host the 32nd Dolls House & Miniatures Fair and welcome over 90 dedicated exhibitors and artisans selling every imaginable miniature in a variety of scales. For miniaturists around the country the show is not to be missed.
York Race Course
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Dippy Craft & Gift Fair
Fabulous craft & gift fair with free entry for all and around 25 stalls
Feathers Hotel Helmsley
Mon 28 May

More details - Goddards House and Garden - A daughter's view
New displays and events through the year telling Betty Terry’s story of growing up at Goddards, giving a daughter’s view of the Terry home and man behind the chocolate business and his family. Booking Not Needed.
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Today to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Goddards House and Garden - Horse racing and chocolates
There’s fun for all the family as you take in the sounds of York Race Course while discovering the link between these races and the Terry family. Then why not become a jockey for a day as you race each other on hobby horses!
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Sat 26 May, Fri 15 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - Goddards House and Garden - Games and the garden
Enjoy the garden as it comes into bloom and pick up a new leaflet with stories about the beautiful arts and crafts features and how the garden was used by the family. Then relax on the lawn or try your hand at croquet and tennis. Booking Not Needed.
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Goddards House and Garden - Find out Fridays
Get involved with the handling table in Mr Terry’s old study. Discover more about some of the objects in the house and hear stories from the old Terry factory from our friendly team. Booking Not Needed.
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Making your mark
Try your hand at some art techniques inspired by the current exhibition every Friday in May. Channel your creativity as you explore lighting, colour and create your own digital portrait.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Today

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Making her mark: celebrating creative women
A new exhibition in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery showcasing diverse portraits of influential women who have made an outstanding contribution to art and culture, from Judi Dench to Amy Winehouse and J.K. Rowling. You never know who you might see in the saloon galleries at Beningbrough Hall.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Today to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Build a (mini) raft
Ahoy there matey! Head over to Beningbrough and put your rafting skills to the test. We’ll provide the materials, but will yours sink or sail' Join the team to make a mini raft with a working paddle, using the materials provided. Get creative, your imagination is the limit!
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Sun 27 May

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Find your way with a compass
Discover how to use a compass as you navigate your way around Beningbrough’s gardens. Once you’ve mastered the skill, there will be no stopping you on your adventures. Join Julie in the Stable Courtyard to learn how to use a compass and walk on a compass bearing.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Hunt for bugs
Become a nature detective and go hunting for bugs in Beningbrough’s gardens. Find out what’s hiding in the trees or lurking under stones. Join the team to discover what creepy crawlies live in the Beningbrough gardens.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Wed 30 May

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Making your mark
Try your hand at some creative writing techniques inspired by the current exhibition every Friday in June. Channel your creativity as you explore the brand new portraits in the Saloon.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Discover what's in a pond
Discover what might be living in the wildlife pond in the American Garden, from insects skipping above the water to frog spawn floating below and maybe even a newt! Join the team and get up close with all kinds of critters that call the American Garden pond their home.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Father's Day bushcraft and beer
Make it a Father’s Day to remember with a day of hands-on activities with Wild Earth Creative Education (some activities pre-bookable only) then wash it down with a sample from local suppliers Treboom Brewery and find out about beer making.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Shandy Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Home of C18 author Laurence Sterne. 2 walled gardens, 1 acre of unusual perennials interplanted with tulips and old roses in low walled beds. In old quarry, another acre of trees, shrubs, bulbs, climbers and wild flowers encouraging wildlife, incl. over 420 recorded species of moths.
Shandy Hall Gardens, Coxwold
Fri 8 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Newton on Ouse Parish Hall
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Jackson's Wold - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden with stunning views of the Vale of Pickering. Walled garden with mixed borders, numerous old shrub roses underplanted with unusual perennials. Woodland paths lead to further shrub and perennial borders. Lime avenue with wild flower meadow.
Jackson’s Wold, Malton
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Alne Street Fayre 2018
Alne Street Fayre - Sunday 10th June 12.00 - 4.30 p.m Admission £4.00 per adult and children GO FREE FREE PARKING Featured in the Sunday Times Top 20 Street Fayres. Stalls featuring local businesses with crafts, plants, baking and produce. Tombola and the popular Dice Game.
Alne Village Main Street Alne
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
Ryedale Folk Museum
Sun 27 May

More details - Rievaulx Terrace - 'Inspired by Nature' by Simon Archer
Experience a sculpture trail through the woodland by wood sculptor and chainsaw artist Simon Archer, who has created unique artworks from dead or fallen trees. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rievaulx Terrace, Rievaulx, Helmsley
Today to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Shiptonthorpe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two contrasting gardens offering different approaches to gardening style - 6 All Saints is an eclectic ’maze-like’ garden with a mix of contemporary and cottage garden features; hidden corners, water features and pond. Wayside has interesting planting in different areas of the garden.
Shiptonthorpe Gardens, York
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Pilmoor Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
A year round garden for Rail enthusiasts and Garden Visitors. A ride on the 71/4’ Gauge railway runs through 2 acres of gardens and gives you the opportunity to view the garden from a different perspective.
Pilmoor Cottages, nr Helperby
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Great British Bump-Off
The Tockwith Players present ’The Great British Bump-Off’. A ’Who Dun It?’ theatre play directed by David Hardman, written by Lesley Gunn and published by Lazy Bee Scripts. With light-bites and licenced bar. Cabaret style seating.
Tockwith Village Hall, Marston Road, Tockwith
Fri 1 Jun and Sat 2 Jun

More details - Highfield Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A ¾ acre suburban garden bordered by mature trees and stream. Structure is provided by numerous yew and box topiary, a pergola and sculptures all created by and maintained by the owner. Something for everyone; lawns with island beds, mixed shrubs, fruit trees and herbaceous borders ensure year round interest.
Highfield Cottage, Driffield
Sun 27 May

More details - Whixley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Attractive rural yet accessible village nestling on the edge of the York Plain with beautiful historic church and Queen Anne Hall (not open). The gardens are at opposite ends of the village with good footpaths. A plantsmans and flower arranger’s garden at Cobble Cottage has views to the Hambleton Hills.
Whixley Gardens, York
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Well House - Open Garden for NGS
On the outskirts of Grafton village, nestling under a hillside with long views to the White Horse and Hambleton hills, extending to 1½ acres, this garden was begun 37 years ago and is under constant change.
Well House, Marton cum Grafton
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Rustic Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Plantswoman’s cottage garden of much interest with many choice and unusual plants. Hellebores and bulbs are treats for colder months. Old-fashioned roses, fragrant perennials, herbs and wild flowers, all grown together provide habitat for birds, bees, butterflies and small mammals.
Rustic Cottage, nr Driffield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Hunsingore Village Hall
Today

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
Boroughbridge Town Square
Today

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Jessica Fostekew, Barry Dodds, and host Rick Molland
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Angel in Topcliffe on June 5th 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat.
The Angel at Topcliffe, Long Street, Topcliffe
Tue 5 Jun

More details - Hunmanby Grange - Open Garden for NGS
3-acre garden created over the last 35 yrs from exposed open field, on top of Yorkshire Wolds nr coast. Hedges and fences now provide shelter from wind, making series of gardens with yr-round interest and seasonal highlights.
Hunmanby Grange, Driffield
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

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