Workshops & Lectures

Inspire Living

Workshops to spark your imagination

Gardening and Floristry

Flowers for Pleasure
What better way to enjoy a day with stunning flowers, good food and inspirational surroundings, than to spend it with us at the exclusive Bishopthorpe Palace, home of the Archbishop of York.
Thu, 29 Oct 2015

Health, Sport and Fitness

Discover Mindfulness - A Beginners Taster
Modern science is continuing to demonstrate what ancient wisdom has known all along … that meditation and mindfulness are beneficial for our health and well-being.
Wed, 14 Oct 2015
Mindfulness Meditation : An Active Approach to Looking After Our Mind
Discover the benefits of mindfulness meditation and why taking an active approach to looking after our mind is as essential to our health and well-being as exercise and diet.
Sun, 22 Nov 2015

Inspire Events

Be inspired by creative people

Mint Yard Lecture Series

The Mythology of Richard III
Join historian and author Dr John Ashdown-Hill as he explores the traditional mythology of Richard III and answers some of the more recent questions which have arisen since his remains were uncovered in 2012.
Sat, 22 Aug 2015
Richard III, the York House Books and the York Mystery Plays
Join University of York's Dr Sarah Rees Jones as she uncovers Richard III's links with Yorkshire.
Sun, 23 Aug 2015

Inspire Discovery

Delve into the history of York's mysteries

Gardening and Floristry

Flowers for Christmas
Spend a day in the beautiful  and exclusive surroundings of Bishopthorpe Palace creating stunning floral displays for your home for Christmas. 
Tue, 24 Nov 2015

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Christine Shaw

Artist Christine Shaw specializes in creating colourful, mixed media artefacts and bespoke craft pieces.

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