Events Around York

Today to Sun 13 Oct within - 20 + miles

More details - Explore Garden Village – one of Hull’s hidden gems
Heritage Open Day: Garden Village was Hull’s first Conservation area and was opened in 1908. It was the vision of local philanthropist and businessman, James Reckitt. He wanted a ‘better and healthier environment’ for people to live in, predominantly his workers.
Garden Village Clubhouse, Elm Avenue, Garden Village, Hull

More details - Fishergate Postern Tower
Heritage Open Day: Look round this largely unmodernised 500 year old tower with volunteers to help. You can climb the narrow spiral staircase to the rooms on 3 floors with a garderobe, mullioned windows, timber roof, battlements, look-out tower and mason’s marks.
Friends of York Walls, Fishergate Postern Tower, Piccadilly, York

More details - Treasurer's House
Heritage Open Day: Treasurer’s House was the first house to be donated with it’s full collection to the Trust in 1930. Wander through a house of contradictions and marvel at the award winning garden with breathtaking views. Free Ghost cellar and Attic tours available.
National Trust, Treasurers House, Minster Yard, York
Today, Sat 21 Sep, Sun 22 Sep

More details - Treasurer's House, York - Heritage Open Days
Visit for free on selected days as part of the national festival. Head up the stairs to explore this house of curiosity, created by one man, Frank Green, and packed full of art and furniture collected on his travels.
Treasurer’s House, York, Minster Yard, York,
Today, Sat 21 Sep, Sun 22 Sep

More details - York Race For Life 5k & 10k
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life is a series of events raising money for research into all 200 types of cancer. This is no ordinary 5k or 10k. This is thousands of people uniting with one purpose. To come together. To raise money. To beat cancer.
The Knavesmire, York Racecourse, York

More details - Stillingfleet Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
Organic, wildlife garden subdivided into smaller gardens, each based on colour theme with emphasis on use of foliage plants. Wild flower meadow and natural pond. 55yd double herbaceous borders. Modern rill garden. Rare breeds of poultry wander freely in garden. Adjacent nursery.
Stillingfleet Lodge, York

More details - St John the Baptist Church open day
Heritage Open Day: Explore this 12th c. church with its Norman door and nave arches, as well as well preserved Anglo Saxon crosses. The interior contains important stained glass windows from the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and a Roman memorial slab found in Rome.
South Lodge, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster

More details - Howsham Mill
Heritage Open Day: Come and meet some of the pioneers of the Howsham Mill restoration project. Discover just what ’people power’ has achieved in restoring this 18th century water mill back to its former glory. The building has been meticulously restored using traditional materials and methods.
Howsham Mill, Howsham Hall Road, Howsham, York

More details - A History of Saxton
Heritage Open Day: This Grade 1 Listed Building will be open for all to see and enjoy. An exhibition will be displayed on many aspects of the history of the village and surrounding area (Battle of Towton, Wars of the Roses) The Grade 1 listed Church will be open for the entire period and there will be displays on the...
All Saints Church, Main Street, Saxton

More details - A guided walk round Wetherby with visits to the Georgian Bath  House and Council Offices
Heritage Open Day: Visit the Georgian Bath House and the Council Offices on your guided walk round Wetherby Town Centre. Look at the interior of the Bath House and see and hear how it was used and by whom also take in the lovely garden that surrounds the Bath House and the peaceful river views.
, Wetherby

More details - All Saints' Parish Church, Sherburn in Elmet
Heritage Open Day: Study the history and heritage of an ancient church with its continued connection to the local community. All Saints’ Parish Church, Sherburn in Elmet is a Grade I listed building. The nave is a fine Norman construction with many of the original features.
Church Hill, Sherburn in Elmet

More details - Kilnwick Percy Hall: Buddhist Meditation Centre
Heritage Open Day: Grade 2* listed Georgian mansion now home to Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre, a centre of meditation & modern Buddhism, set within nearly 50 acres of beautiful gardens and woodlands, with cafe and gift shop.
Madhyamaka K M C, Kilnwick Percy Hall, Kilnwick Percy, York

More details - All Saint's Church, Holme on Spalding Moor
Heritage Open Day: This medieval church will be open for visitors to look round. You will be able to climb the tower to look at the Saxon carving and see the magnificent views of the Vale of York (including York Minster on a clear day). Refreshments available.
Market Weighton Road, Holme on Spalding Moor, YORK

More details - Knaresborough Castle and Museum
Heritage Open Day: Enjoy free entry to the Castle’s majestic 14th century Keep and the Courthouse Museum. Step back in time to discover medieval Knaresborough at the remains of this royal castle.
Castle Yard, Knaresborough

More details - All Saints' Church Heritage Weekend
Heritage Open Day: Historic Church Open Weekend Visitors can visit our beautiful, ancient (pre-Conquest foundation) church and look around, accompanied by one of the church members on duty or unaccompanied. Refreshments (tea/coffee and biscuits) available to visitors
All Saints’ Church, Kirby Hill, Church Lane, Boroughbridge, York

More details - Special Autumnal and Lakeside Wedding Showcase with Fulford Flowers
Fulford Flowers are joining us once again to create a stunning wedding set up, perfect for an autumnal wedding. And, come along to see our Lakeside area all set for outdoor nuptials.. Come and see what delights they have for us this year with their autumnal wedding showcase.
Carlton Towers Carlton Yorkshire

More details - Stables Tea Room at the Carlton Vineyard
Alongside our ever-popular Open House & Tea Room every Monday, from April 2019 we will also be offering Vineyard Tours. After exploring the house and its history, come and learn the history of the ‘Old Walled Garden’ Vineyard and the process of growing grapes to make wine. The combined tour will cost just £5 pp.
Carlton Towers Carlton Yorkshire
Today, Mon 16 Sep

More details - St Andrew's Church, Ferrybridge.
Heritage Open Day: Visit this beautiful church, of Norman origin, which was moved to its present site 1951-1953. Refreshments and toilet facilities available. The Domesday Book records the existence of a church at Water Fryston.
St Andrew’s Church, Pontefract Road, Ferrybridge, Knottingley

More details - Roundhay Park - The Hidden History
Heritage Open Day: An opportunity to visit some of the lesser known areas of the 700 acre Roundhay Park and learn more about its history. Roundhay Park is generally well known, but with 700 acres there are many areas which are rarely visited.
Lakeside Car Park, Roundhay Park, Leeds

More details - St Aidan's Walking Dragline
Heritage Open Day: Come and see the only large Walking Dragline Excavator in Britain (now over 70 years old!) and preserved on the former St Aidan’s Opencast Site where it worked. It is also a Monument to the Sunshine Miners, as the Surface Miners were called.
St Aidan’s Open Cast Coal Site, Astley Lane, Swillington, Leeds

More details - Royal Pump Room Museum
Heritage Open Day: Visit for free as Harrogate’s museum showcases its collection of vintage wedding gowns in a new exhibition. Visit the Royal Pump Room Museum to discover Harrogate’s fascinating spa history.
Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate

More details - Old Magnesia Well Pump Room
Heritage Open Day: The Old Magnesia Well Pump Room is a listed building designed by architect John Stead in 1858, to serve magnesia water to Harrogate Spa visitors.
Old Magnesia Well Pump Room, Valley Gardens, Royal Parade, Harrogate

More details - St Wilfrid's Church, Halton Open Days
Heritage Open Day: St. Wilfrid’s Church Halton Leeds has a unique wooden spire and refurbished externally and internally in the last couple of years. Built in 1939 it has striking internal woodwork, large of expanse of glass giving a bright appearance internally. St.
Selby Road, Halton, Leeds

More details - Church of The Epiphany
Heritage Open Day: Visitors can view the ’Jazzy’ style stained glass windows by Christopher Webb, visit the Community Garden, walk the Labyrinth. There will also be documents and photographs showing the church through the years. Grade I listed 20th century Bishop Burrough’s Memorial Church by N.F.
227 Beech Lane, Gipton, Leeds

More details - Howden's Airship Heritage
Howden has a rich history in the development and use of airships between 1915 and 1930. It was the site of one of East Yorkshire’s bases for airships that monitored shipping in the North Sea and deterred German submarines during the first world war.
Shire Hall, Market Place, Howden
Wed 18 Sep 19

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