With its magnificent flower gardens and beautiful mansion house, Sewerby Hall and Gardens is well known for its beauty. A significant Anglo-Saxon cemetery has also been unearthed in Sewerby during the 1950s and 1970s.
East Yorkshire Museums Partnership Education Officer Robert Chester has developed a workshop based on funding from Humber Museums Partnership and Arts Council England to tell the story of the pagan 6th and 7th century Anglo-Saxons who lived and settled in East Yorkshire.
The hugely popular ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, and featuring exceptional images capturing fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world, is reaching the end of its time at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
Afternoons of fine music will feature throughout July as the Orangery Concerts take place at Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
The first concert of the month, on Thursday, 7 July at 2-3pm, is the Driffield Ukulele Band. Listen, sing, tap your feet and rattle your jewellery to this fantastic band, covering a wide range of music, including pop, folk and country, jazz and blues, and contemporary rock.
To accompany the hugely popular ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’ exhibition at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, which is on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, there will be events in July in association with The Deep, one of the exhibition’s partners.
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is proving hugely popular.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition is on display until Sunday, 17 July, and, during its first four weeks, has seen an increase of 46 per cent in visitor numbers at the attraction, compared to the equivalent period in 2019.
Excitement is mounting at Sewerby Hall and Gardens as the team prepares for the return of an Easter Sunday tradition at the popular venue – medieval jousting.
England’s number one jousting team from Nottingham will bring 20 jousters, including the Black Knight and Sir Michael of York on Easter Sunday, 17 April, and will be on-site between 11am and 4pm, with jousting displays at 1pm and 2.30pm.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the popular Bridlington Park and Ride bus service will start on Saturday, 9 April and will run until 30 October, seven days a week.
The Park and Ride site near South Cliff Holiday Park will be open from 7am – 8pm, and charges will apply between those times. Transport links into town will start at 9.30am; times of the last bus back to the site will vary throughout the season.
Easter 2022 will see the Return of Easter Adventures to Sewerby Hall and Gardens, with a two-week programme of events and activities for all the family, including the ever-popular jousting on Easter Sunday.
Back for the first time since 2019, Easter Adventures offers a great mix of indoor and outdoor activities for all ages throughout the school holidays.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be continuing to welcome the public with standard admission available to the house and zoo, with the gardens accessible free of charge until Saturday, 26 March. In addition to this, the hall will also be hosting several afternoons of music in the Orangery this month.
Sunday, 13 March at 1:30pm, will see Sax Forte appearing in the Orangery. The York-based quartet demonstrates the versatility of the saxophone, particularly of the classical repertoire.
The world-renowned exhibition, ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year’, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, will open at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Saturday, 7 May, featuring exceptional images which capture fascinating animal behaviour, spectacular species and the breathtaking diversity of the natural world. The exhibition will run until July.