Workshops & Lectures

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Art & Crafts

Bulbs and Blossoms: Spring-infused Art at the Arboretum
The warmer days of Spring herald a rush of luxuriant growth at the Yorkshire Arboretum and what better way to record this than to use paint, brushes and canvas.
Fri, 2 May 2014
Wildflowers in Watercolour
Guided by the Artist and Tutor, paint your own watercolour of wildflowers in the very stunning and special surroundings of the Yorkshire Arboretum.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014
Red, russet and gold: Capturing the Riches of Autumn at the Arboretum
‘’Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…..’’ The Yorkshire Arboretum is the perfect venue to capture this most colourful time in watercolours.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014

Food & Drink

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, 23 May 2014
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, 26 Sep 2014
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, 28 Nov 2014

Gardening and Floristry

Creative Floral Displays
Spend a day in the beautiful and exclusive surroundings of Bishopthorpe Palace creating stunning floral displays.
Wed, 28 May 2014
Vintage Wedding - Venue Decorations
Enjoy an afternoon of pure pleasure at the exclusive Grays Court in the shadow of York Minster, where you will create your own Vintage style floral display, topped off with a delicious afternoon tea.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014
Vintage Wedding - Hand Tied Bouquets
You are summoned to the sumptuous Gray’s Court  for a superb afternoon creating a stunning Vintage style hand-tied bouquet. Your inspiring and relaxing afternoon will conclude with a scrumptious afternoon  tea.
Thu, 13 Nov 2014
Flowers for Christmas
Spend a day in the beautiful and exclusive surroundings of Bishopthorpe Palace creating stunning floral displays for your home for Christmas.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014

Photography

Focus on Nature: Photography at the Yorkshire Arboretum
If you have an interest in photographing flowers, plants, trees and wildlife, then this unique one day experience in a beautiful natural setting is for you.
Fri, 6 Jun 2014
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, 11 Sep 2014

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Inspire Discovery

Delve into the history of York's mysteries

The Mint Yard Lecture Series

History of a Community: The Hungate Excavation and Research Project
Discover how York Archaeological Trust, together with the local community, re-created the hidden histories of the Hungate area across the 19th & 20th centuries.
Thu, 8 May 2014
That Vile Train: World War One Ambulance Train Travel
Compelling, tragic and heartfelt accounts of people who travelled home from the front on ambulance trains.
Wed, 4 Jun 2014
Pedalling to Perfection: the history and future of the bicycle
 A look at what the bicycle is: technically, intellectually and socially.
Wed, 25 Jun 2014

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Simon Roy

Simon Roy is an award winning wildlife photographer based in North Yorkshire, UK.

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