Workshops & Lectures

Inspire Living

Workshops to spark your imagination

Art & Crafts

Stained Glass Workshop : Suncatchers
Create unique and interesting stained glass for your home or garden.
Sat, 14 Mar 2015

Food & Drink

Chocoholics Delight
Hands on practical session making a range delicious chocolate creations perfect for anyone with a love of Chocolate!
Fri, 20 Mar 2015
A Basket Full of Bread - Traditional Bread Making
Spend a day in the kitchen at the beautiful Mansion House creating a wide range of sweet and savoury breads using traditional methods.
Fri, 17 Apr 2015

Gardening and Floristry

Flowers for Giving
What better way to enjoy a day with stunning flowers , good food and inspirational surroundings,  than to spend it with us at the exclusive and  beautiful  Bishopthorpe Palace, home of the Archbishop of York.
Thu, 12 Mar 2015
Flowers for Easter
Be inspired as you spend a relaxing and pleasurable afternoon with us at the Mansion House York, home of the Lord Mayor, creating a stunning Easter floral design as a gift or as a treat to admire and enjoy for yourself.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015

Health, Sport and Fitness

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.
Sat, 14 Mar 2015
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.
Thu, 21 May 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, 7 Jun 2015

Photography

Photography Masterclass Rooftops & Architecture
A unique opportunity to gain access to the rooftops of York, and capture  the changing evening skyline from a exclusive vantage point.
Thu, 2 Apr 2015

Inspire Events

Be inspired by creative people

Art & Crafts

Willow Weaving: Daffodils and Bird Food Holders
Design and make willow daffodils and bird feeders.
Sat, 7 Mar 2015
Quilt Making- Easter Gifts- Quilted & Embroidered
A workshop making appliquéd objects around an Easter theme - tea cosies, egg cosies or cushions.
Sat, 14 Mar 2015
Felt Making - Easter chicks
Gain a basic practical and aesthetic understanding of needle felt making.
Sat, 21 Mar 2015
Fused Glass: Easter Decorations
Come for the day and make something wonderful in glass for Easter. Something for you...something for a friend?
Sat, 21 Mar 2015
20th Century Art History: ism's... what do they mean?
What do all those “isms” mean?
Sun, 22 Mar 2015

The Mint Yard Lecture Series

The Wardmote Courts of Elizabethan York
Discover what everyday life was really like for the residents of Elizabethan York through the warmote court records surviving in the city’s archives.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015
Stories from the Georgian City: Shopping in York during the eighteenth-century.
Uncover tales from Georgian York and discover more about the former occupants of the city’s shops.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015
What's new with the Vikings?
Discover the latest Viking research being undertaken by the University of York in this lecture for the 2015 Festival of Ideas. 
Tue, 16 Jun 2015

Inspire Discovery

Delve into the history of York's mysteries

Local & Family History

Saints & Sinners in Medieval York: A Discovery Trail
A unique exploration of curious and unusual aspects of the city’s heritage.
Sun, 19 Apr 2015
York's Symbols Myths & Legends - A discovery trail
Join us on this guided trail as we set forth to uncover the lost stories behind the carvings, figures and symbols on the streets of our ancient city.
Sun, 21 Jun 2015

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