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July

DateJuly

Date of Event: Thursday 17.07.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 17th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Thursday 17.07.14
Title of Event: Harlow Carr Visit

Description: Harlow Carr is the RHS’ northern garden & an inspiration for all gardeners. Join us for a day visit, when we shall have a guided tour of the site. Transport will be available from the arboretum, or you can join the group at the garden.

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Thursday 17th

Harlow Carr Visit

Harlow Carr is the RHS’ northern garden & an inspiration for all gardeners. Join us for a day visit, when we shall have a guided tour of the site. Transport will be available from the arboretum, or you can join the group at the garden.

Time: 9.30 - 17.00

Where: Transport will be available from the arboretum, or you can join the group at the garden

Cost: TBC

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Sunday 20.07.14
Title of Event: Fun Willow-Weaving: Sculptural Flowers

Description: Adults & children can learn to weave a willow flower during these 3 hour sessions in the glorious surroundings of the arboretum. Take your finished piece home to show off to family & friends. Tuition, materials & light refreshments included.

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Sunday 20th

Fun Willow-Weaving: Sculptural Flowers

Adults & children can learn to weave a willow flower during these 3 hour sessions in the glorious surroundings of the arboretum. Take your finished piece home to show off to family & friends. Tuition, materials & light refreshments included.

Time: 10.30 - 13.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £30.00 Child £10.00 Family (2+2) £70.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.or

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Sunday 20.07.14
Title of Event: Fun Willow-Weaving: Sculptural Flowers

Description: Adults & children can learn to weave a willow flower during these 3 hour sessions in the glorious surroundings of the arboretum. Take your finished piece home to show off to family & friends. Tuition, materials & light refreshments included.

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Sunday 20th

Fun Willow-Weaving: Sculptural Flowers

Adults & children can learn to weave a willow flower during these 3 hour sessions in the glorious surroundings of the arboretum. Take your finished piece home to show off to family & friends. Tuition, materials & light refreshments included.

Time: 14.00 - 17.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £30.00 Child £10.00 Family (2+2) £70.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.or

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Wednesday 23.07.14
Title of Event: Wild World Wednesdays

Description: Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is pond-dipping.

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Wednesday 23rd

Wild World Wednesdays

Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is pond-dipping.

Time: 10.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult standard admission Child £3.50 Family (2+2) £15.00

Booking Details: No need to book. Just drop-in and join the next session (subject to availability)

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Wednesday 23.07.14
Title of Event: Woodturning Taster Sessions

Description: Try your hand at the craft of woodturning under the one-to-one guidance of expert David Lowe (www.davidlowewoodturner.co.uk). Your session will last an hour & all tools & materials are provided. You’ll also take home the piece you create.

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Wednesday 23rd

Woodturning Taster Sessions

Try your hand at the craft of woodturning under the one-to-one guidance of expert David Lowe (www.davidlowewoodturner.co.uk). Your session will last an hour & all tools & materials are provided. You’ll also take home the piece you create.

Time: 10.00 - 16.30

Where: Visitor cetre

Cost: £25.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Thursday 24.07.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 24th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Saturday 26.07.14
Title of Event: Dragon & Damselflies

Description: After a short briefing, enjoy a walk into the arboretum to find & identify dragonflies & damselflies.

 

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Saturday 26th

Dragon & Damselflies

After a short briefing, enjoy a walk into the arboretum to find & identify dragonflies & damselflies.

Time: 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Visitor cetre

Cost: Adult £7.50 Child £5.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Sunday 27.07.14
Title of Event: Hawk Walk

Description: Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees & flying to your gloved fist, & owls flying to you from perches. Learn about these fascinating birds & the work of a falconer.

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Sunday 27th

Hawk Walk

Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees & flying to your gloved fist, & owls flying to you from perches. Learn about these fascinating birds & the work of a falconer.

Time: 11.00 -1.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £40.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Monday 28.07.14
Title of Event: Arboretum Explorers' Club

Description: Intrepid explorers aged 6-11 can spend a whole day discovering the arboretum & taking part in lots of nature-based activities including creative arts, minibeast hunts & active education. No adults allowed! Lunch included.

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Monday 28th

Arboretum Explorers' Club

Intrepid explorers aged 6-11 can spend a whole day discovering the arboretum & taking part in lots of nature-based activities including creative arts, minibeast hunts & active education. No adults allowed! Lunch included.

Time: 10.00 -15.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £15.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Wednesday 30.07.14
Title of Event: Wild World Wednesdays

Description: Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is a woodland fairy adventure.

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Wednesday 30th

Wild World Wednesdays

Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is a woodland fairy adventure.

Time: 10.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult standard admission price Child £3.50 Family (2+2) £15.00

Booking Details: No need to book. Just drop-in and join the next session (subject to availability)

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DateJuly

Date of Event: Thursday 31.07.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 31st

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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August

DateAugust

Date of Event: Friday 01.08.14 Postponed – new date to be confirmed soon
Title of Event: Yorkshire Voices

Description: In celebration of Yorkshire Day we invite you to enjoy an evening picnic concert of choral music. Local choirs including Prima Vocal Ensemble & Bulmer Choir will perform varied repertoires of popular, classical & theatrical music in the glorious surroundings of the Yorkshire Arboretum.

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Friday 1st

Yorkshire Voices

In celebration of Yorkshire Day we invite you to enjoy an evening picnic concert of choral music. Local choirs including Prima Vocal Ensemble & Bulmer Choir will perform varied repertoires of popular, classical & theatrical music in the glorious surroundings of the Yorkshire Arboretum.

Time: 17.00 - 21.30

Where: where here

Cost: Adult £12.00 Child £8.00 Family (2+2) £35.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org Additional booking routes will be announced nearer the time.

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Sunday 03.08.14
Title of Event: Fun Family Papermaking

Description: Discover the magic art of papermaking with the Pulpitations team (www.pulpitations.co.uk)! Collect leaves, seeds, feathers, bark & other treasures from the arboretum & use them to decorate the colourful recycled paper that you’ll make.Take home a selection of beautiful papers for cards, framed pictures, bookmarks or just to show off to your friends! Sessions last 2½hours. Minimum age 4 years.

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Sunday 3rd

Fun Family Papermaking

Discover the magic art of papermaking with the Pulpitations team (www.pulpitations.co.uk)! Collect leaves, seeds, feathers, bark & other treasures from the arboretum & use them to decorate the colourful recycled paper that you’ll make.Take home a selection of beautiful papers for cards, framed pictures, bookmarks or just to show off to your friends! Sessions last 2½hours. Minimum age 4 years.

Time: 10.00 - 12.30 and 13.30 -16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £15.00 Child £12.50 Family (2+2) £50.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Sunday 03.08.14
Title of Event: Fun Family Papermaking

Description: Discover the magic art of papermaking with the Pulpitations team (www.pulpitations.co.uk)! Collect leaves, seeds, feathers, bark & other treasures from the arboretum & use them to decorate the colourful recycled paper that you’ll make.Take home a selection of beautiful papers for cards, framed pictures, bookmarks or just to show off to your friends! Sessions last 2½hours. Minimum age 4 years.

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Sunday 3rd

Fun Family Papermaking

Discover the magic art of papermaking with the Pulpitations team (www.pulpitations.co.uk)! Collect leaves, seeds, feathers, bark & other treasures from the arboretum & use them to decorate the colourful recycled paper that you’ll make.Take home a selection of beautiful papers for cards, framed pictures, bookmarks or just to show off to your friends! Sessions last 2½hours. Minimum age 4 years.

Time: 10.00 - 12.30 and 13.30 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £15.00 Child £12.50 Family (2+2) £50.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Sunday 03.07.14
Title of Event: Solar Gazing

Description: Learn about the Sun & the day sky & see spots, filaments or flares safely through specialist solar telescopes under the guidance of SARAS experts.

 

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Sunday 3rd

Solar Gazing

Learn about the Sun & the day sky & see spots, filaments or flares safely through specialist solar telescopes under the guidance of SARAS experts.

Time: 13.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: No booking required

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Wednesday 06.08.14
Title of Event: Members' Coffee Morning

Description: Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - Neil Batty - Operations.

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Wednesday 6th

Members' Coffee Morning

Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - Neil Batty - Operations.

Time: 11.30 - 12.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free to members

Booking Details: No booking required. Just purchase your coffee and meet in the café shortly before the start time.

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Wednesday 06.08.14
Title of Event: Wild World Wednesdays

Description: Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is a minibeast hunt.

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Wednesday 6th

Wild World Wednesdays

Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is a minibeast hunt.

Time: 10.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult, standard admission price Child £3.50  Family (2+2) £15.00

Booking Details: No need to book. Just drop-in and join the next session (subject to availability)

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Thursday 07.08.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 7th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Sat / Sun 09.08.14 - 10.08.14
Title of Event: Big Bushcraft Weekend

Description: Learn shelter-building, fire lighting, outdoor cooking & traditional craft skills & then camp overnight in the arboretum. Minimum age 8.

 

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Sat 9/8 - Sun 9/8

Big Bushcraft Weekend

Learn shelter-building, fire lighting, outdoor cooking & traditional craft skills & then camp overnight in the arboretum. Minimum age 8.

Time: 14.00 - 22.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £95.00 Child £75.00 Family (2+2) £295.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Monday 11.08.14
Title of Event: Arboretum Explorers' Club

Description: Intrepid explorers aged 6-11 can spend a whole day discovering the arboretum & taking part in lots of nature-based activities including creative arts, minibeast hunts & active education. No adults allowed! Lunch included

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Monday 11th

Arboretum Explorers' Club

Intrepid explorers aged 6-11 can spend a whole day discovering the arboretum & taking part in lots of nature-based activities including creative arts, minibeast hunts & active education. No adults allowed! Lunch included

Time: TBC

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Child £15.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Tuesday 12.08.14
Title of Event: Wildflower Walk

Description: Our Director John Grimshaw leads a walk into the arboretum. Join him to explore & learn about the arboretum's wildflowers & meadows.

 

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Tuesday 12th

Wildflower Walk

Our Director John Grimshaw leads a walk into the arboretum. Join him to explore & learn about the arboretum's wildflowers & meadows.

Time: 10.30 - 11.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adults £3.00 Child £2.00

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Wednesday 13.08.14
Title of Event: Wild World Wednesdays

Description: Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is pond-dipping.

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Wednesday 13th

Wild World Wednesdays

Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is pond-dipping.

Time: 10.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult, standard admission Child £3.50 Family (2+2) £15.00

Booking Details: No need to book. Just drop-in and join the next session (subject to availability)

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Thursday 14.06.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 14th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Monday 18.08.14
Title of Event: Arboretum Explorers' Club

Description: Intrepid explorers aged 6-11 can spend a whole day discovering the arboretum & taking part in lots of nature-based activities including creative arts, minibeast hunts & active education. No adults allowed! Lunch included.

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Monday 18th

Arboretum Explorers' Club

Intrepid explorers aged 6-11 can spend a whole day discovering the arboretum & taking part in lots of nature-based activities including creative arts, minibeast hunts & active education. No adults allowed! Lunch included.

Time: 10am – 3pm

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Child £15.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Wednesday 20.08.14
Title of Event: Wild World Wednesdays

Description: Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is a minibeast hunt.

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Wednesday 20th

Wild World Wednesdays

Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is a minibeast hunt.

Time: 10.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult, standard admission Child £3.50 Family (2+2) £15.00

Booking Details: No need to book. Just drop-in and join the next session (subject to availability)

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Thursday 21.08.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 21st

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Sunday 24.08.14
Title of Event: Bat Walk

Description: After a short introductory talk, take a dusk walk into the arboretum armed with a bat detector & hopefully catch a glimpse of, & identify, the arboretum's bat residents & visitors.

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Sunday 24th

Bat Walk

After a short introductory talk, take a dusk walk into the arboretum armed with a bat detector & hopefully catch a glimpse of, & identify, the arboretum's bat residents & visitors.

Time: 19.30 - 21.30

Where: Visitor cetre

Cost: Adult £10.00 Child £5.00 Family (2+2) £25.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Sunday 24.08.14
Title of Event: Tree Climbing Experience

Description: Learn to climb high into our huge oaks to get a bird's eye view of the arboretum. No climbing experience necessary, just a moderate degree of physical fitness, stout footwear & a head for heights!

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Sunday 24th

Tree Climbing Experience

Learn to climb high into our huge oaks to get a bird's eye view of the arboretum. No climbing experience necessary, just a moderate degree of physical fitness, stout footwear & a head for heights!

Time: 09.30 -12.30 and 13.30 - 16.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £65.00 Child £65.00 Family (2+2) £230.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Wednesday 27.08.14
Title of Event: Wild World Wednesdays

Description: Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is shelter building.

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Wednesday 27th

Wild World Wednesdays

Children aged 4-11 can discover the natural world during these hour-long drop-in sessions starting at half past the hour from 10:30 – 2:30 inclusive. This week’s activity is shelter building.

Time: 10.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult, standard admission price Child £3.50 Family (2+2) £15.00

Booking Details: No need to book. Just drop-in and join the next session (subject to availability)

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DateAugust

Date of Event: Thursday 28.08.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 28th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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September

DateSeptember

Date of Event: Wednesday 03.09.14
Title of Event: Members' Coffee Morning

Description: Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - Nicola Hall - Tree Team, Plant Records & Adoptions.

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Wednesday 3rd

Members' Coffee Morning

Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - Nicola Hall - Tree Team, Plant Records & Adoptions.

Time: 11.30 - 12.3-

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free for members

Booking Details: No booking required. Just purchase your coffee and meet in the café shortly before the start time.

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Thursday 04.09.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 4th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Sunday 07.09.14
Title of Event: Tree Measuring

Description: Learn how to accurately measure trees’ height & girth with experts from the Tree Register, & help us check whether any of the arboretum's trees are National Champions. We think they're all champion!

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Sunday 7th

Tree Measuring

Learn how to accurately measure trees’ height & girth with experts from the Tree Register, & help us check whether any of the arboretum's trees are National Champions. We think they're all champion!

Time: 11.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £15.00 Child £10.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Tuesday 09.09.14
Title of Event: Wildflower Walk

Description: Our Director John Grimshaw leads a walk into the arboretum. Join him to explore & learn about the arboretum's wildflowers & meadows.

 

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Tuesday 9th

Wildflower Walk

Our Director John Grimshaw leads a walk into the arboretum. Join him to explore & learn about the arboretum's wildflowers & meadows.

Time: 10.30 - 11.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £3.00 - Child £2.00

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Thursday 11.09.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 11th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Thursday 11.09.14
Title of Event: Horticultural Lecture: Michael Myers - Autumn Interest In The Garden

Description: A lecturer in horticulture at Craven College, Skipton, Michael will open our eyes to the diversity of plants available to liven up autumn, when so many gardens begin to fade too soon.

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Thursday 11th

Horticultural Lecture: Michael Myers - Autumn Interest In The Garden

A lecturer in horticulture at Craven College, Skipton, Michael will open our eyes to the diversity of plants available to liven up autumn, when so many gardens begin to fade too soon.

Time: 19.30 - 21.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adults 5.00 Child £3.50

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Sunday 14.09.14
Title of Event: Bushcraft

Description: Learn basic shelter-building skills. Great fun for families! Minimum age 5.

 

 

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Sunday 14th

Bushcraft

Learn basic shelter-building skills. Great fun for families! Minimum age 5.

Time: 14.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £20.00 Child £10.00 Family (2+2) 55.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Sunday 14.09.14
Title of Event: Bushcraft

Description: Learn basic shelter-building skills. Great fun for families! Minimum age 5.

 

 

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Sunday 14th

Bushcraft

Learn basic shelter-building skills. Great fun for families! Minimum age 5.

Time: 14.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £20.00 Child £10.00 Family (2+2) 55.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Thursday 18.09.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 18th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Thursday 18.09.14
Title of Event: Woodturning Taster Sessions

Description: Try your hand at the craft of woodturning under the one-to-one guidance of expert David Lowe (www.davidlowewoodturner.co.uk). Your session will last an hour & all tools & materials are provided. You’ll also take home the piece you create.

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Thursday 18th

Woodturning Taster Sessions

Try your hand at the craft of woodturning under the one-to-one guidance of expert David Lowe (www.davidlowewoodturner.co.uk). Your session will last an hour & all tools & materials are provided. You’ll also take home the piece you create.

Time: 10.00 - 16.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £25.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Tuesday 23.09.14
Title of Event: Paper Making

Description: A relaxed & inspiring day with the Pulpitations team (www.pulpitations.co.uk) experimenting with colourful recycled paper & cotton pulps & decorating with natural finds from the arboretum, textiles & ephemera. Try methods such as embossing, embedding, moulding, collage & web dipping. Your pieces can be taken home to dry & used for greetings cards, book covers etc. (please bring an apron or towel for drying hands & about a dozen flat newspapers). Tuition, materials, light refreshments & buffet lunch included.

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Tuesday 23rd

Paper Making

A relaxed & inspiring day with the Pulpitations team (www.pulpitations.co.uk) experimenting with colourful recycled paper & cotton pulps & decorating with natural finds from the arboretum, textiles & ephemera. Try methods such as embossing, embedding, moulding, collage & web dipping. Your pieces can be taken home to dry & used for greetings cards, book covers etc. (please bring an apron or towel for drying hands & about a dozen flat newspapers). Tuition, materials, light refreshments & buffet lunch included.

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £65.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Thursday 25.09.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 25th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Saturday 27.09.14
Title of Event: Stargazing Evening

Description: Explore the wonders of the night sky, including star clusters, nebulae & galaxies, under the guidance of the SARAS experts. Soup & sandwich supper included.

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Saturday 27th

Stargazing Evening

Explore the wonders of the night sky, including star clusters, nebulae & galaxies, under the guidance of the SARAS experts. Soup & sandwich supper included.

Time: 19.30 - 22.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £12.50 Child £7.50 Family (2+2) £35.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateSeptember

Date of Event: Tuesday 30.09.14
Title of Event: Willow Sculpture - Deer

Description: Learn the art of willow sculpture & spend the day, under the guidance of your Dragon Willow tutor (www.dragonwillow.co.uk) creating a willow deer to take home. Tuition, materials, light refreshments & buffet lunch included.

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Tuesday 30th

Willow Sculpture - Deer

Learn the art of willow sculpture & spend the day, under the guidance of your Dragon Willow tutor (www.dragonwillow.co.uk) creating a willow deer to take home. Tuition, materials, light refreshments & buffet lunch included.

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £60.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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October

DateOctober

Date of Event: Wednesday 01.10.14
Title of Event: Members' Coffee Morning

Description: Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - Kathryn Hardaker - Education.

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Wednesday 1st

Members' Coffee Morning

Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - Kathryn Hardaker - Education.

Time: 11.30 - 12.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free for members

Booking Details: No booking required. Just purchase your coffee and meet in the café shortly before the start time.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 02.10.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 2nd

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Sunday 05.10.14
Title of Event: Hawk Walk

Description: Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees & flying to your gloved fist, & owls flying to you from perches. Learn about these fascinating birds & the work of a falconer.

 

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Sunday 5th

Hawk Walk

Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees & flying to your gloved fist, & owls flying to you from perches. Learn about these fascinating birds & the work of a falconer.

Time: 11.00 - 13.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £40.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Sunday 05.10.14
Title of Event: Hawk Walk

Description: Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees & flying to your gloved fist, & owls flying to you from perches. Learn about these fascinating birds & the work of a falconer.

 

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Sunday 5th

Hawk Walk

Enjoy a walk with a hawk following through the trees & flying to your gloved fist, & owls flying to you from perches. Learn about these fascinating birds & the work of a falconer.

Time: 11.00 - 13.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £40.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 09.10.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 9th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 09.10.14
Title of Event: Horticultural Lecture: Vanessa Cook - My Garden Through The Year

Description: Vanessa is proprietor of Stillingfleet Lodge Nursery, & a top-notch plantswoman with a lot of ideas & tips to pass on.

 

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Thursday 9th

Horticultural Lecture: Vanessa Cook - My Garden Through The Year

Vanessa is proprietor of Stillingfleet Lodge Nursery, & a top-notch plantswoman with a lot of ideas & tips to pass on.

Time: 19.30 - 21.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £5.00 Child £3.50

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Friday 10.10.14
Title of Event: Life Members' Day

Description: Life Members are cordially invited to join the Chair of Trustees and the Director for a walk in the arboretum followed by tea.

 

 

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Friday 10th

Life Members' Day

Life Members are cordially invited to join the Chair of Trustees and the Director for a walk in the arboretum followed by tea.

Time: 14.00 - 16.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free to members

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Saturday 11.10.14
Title of Event: Fungi Foray

Description: Learn how to identify common, & not so common, species of fungi & take a guided walk into the arboretum to see what you can find.

 

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Saturday 11th

Fungi Foray

Learn how to identify common, & not so common, species of fungi & take a guided walk into the arboretum to see what you can find.

Time: 16.00 - 18.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £7.50  Child £5.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Tuesday 14.10.14
Title of Event: Wildflower Walk

Description: Our Director John Grimshaw leads a walk into the arboretum. Join him to explore & learn about the arboretum's wildflowers & meadows.

 

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Tuesday 14th

Wildflower Walk

Our Director John Grimshaw leads a walk into the arboretum. Join him to explore & learn about the arboretum's wildflowers & meadows.

Time: 10.30 - 11.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £3.00 Child £2.00

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 16.10.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 16th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 16.10.14
Title of Event: Robert E Fuller Exhibition - Members' Preview Evening

Description: Members & friends of the arboretum are invited to an exclusive preview of Jonathan Pomroy's exhibition of wildlife & landscape watercolours inspired by the arboretum & the Howardian Hills. Meet the artist & enjoy complimentary light refreshments. FREE but booking required for catering purposes please.

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Thursday 16th

Robert E Fuller Exhibition - Members' Preview Evening

Members & friends of the arboretum are invited to an exclusive preview of Jonathan Pomroy's exhibition of wildlife & landscape watercolours inspired by the arboretum & the Howardian Hills. Meet the artist & enjoy complimentary light refreshments. FREE but booking required for catering purposes please.

Time: 17.00 - 20.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free for members

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Friday 17.10.14 - Saturday 01.11.14
Title of Event: Robert E Fuller Exhibition

Description: One of Britain's foremost wildlife artists, Robert Fuller's paintings sell all over the world & his trademark, highly-detailed images have been adopted at home by the RSPB & the National Trust. He has exhibited in wildlife galleries across Europe & up to 7,000 people visit his own gallery in North Yorkshire each year.

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Friday 17th

Robert E Fuller Exhibition

One of Britain's foremost wildlife artists, Robert Fuller's paintings sell all over the world & his trademark, highly-detailed images have been adopted at home by the RSPB & the National Trust. He has exhibited in wildlife galleries across Europe & up to 7,000 people visit his own gallery in North Yorkshire each year.

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: No booking required

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Friday 17.10.14
Title of Event: Red, Russet And Gold: Capturing The Riches Of Autumn At The Arboretum: Inspire Watercolour Workshop

Description: Capture the stunning autumn landscape of the Yorkshire Arboretum on canvas with tips, techniques & demonstrations from artist & experienced teacher Susan Neale. All materials, refreshments & full afternoon tea included. Please book at www.feelinginspired.co.uk

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Friday 17th

Red, Russet And Gold: Capturing The Riches Of Autumn At The Arboretum: Inspire Watercolour Workshop

Capture the stunning autumn landscape of the Yorkshire Arboretum on canvas with tips, techniques & demonstrations from artist & experienced teacher Susan Neale. All materials, refreshments & full afternoon tea included. Please book at www.feelinginspired.co.uk

Time: 13.00 - 19.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £85.00

Booking Details: Please book directly with the organisers at www.feelinginspired.co.uk

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Sunday 19.10.14
Title of Event: Castle Howard Annual Pass Holders' Day

Description: An opportunity for Castle Howard's Annual Pass holders to visit the Yorkshire Arboretum without charge

 

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Sunday 19th

Castle Howard Annual Pass Holders' Day

An opportunity for Castle Howard's Annual Pass holders to visit the Yorkshire Arboretum without charge

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free to pass holders

Booking Details: No need to book

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Wednesday 22.10.14
Title of Event: Castle Howard Annual Pass Holders' Day

Description: An opportunity for Castle Howard's Annual Pass holders to visit the Yorkshire Arboretum without charge

 

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Wednesday 22nd

Castle Howard Annual Pass Holders' Day

An opportunity for Castle Howard's Annual Pass holders to visit the Yorkshire Arboretum without charge

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free to pass holders

Booking Details: No need to book

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 23.10.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 23rd

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 23.10.14 - Friday 24.10.14
Title of Event: Westonbirt Arboretum Visit

Description: Join us on a 2 day visit to Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, to see the maples & other trees in this great collection in autumn colour.

 

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Thursday 23rd

Westonbirt Arboretum Visit

Join us on a 2 day visit to Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, to see the maples & other trees in this great collection in autumn colour.

Time: 08.00 - 18.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: TBC

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Sunday 26.10.14
Title of Event: Ray Wood Autumn Tour

Description: Ray Wood is an exquisite woodland garden designed and planted by James Russell, the architect of the Yorkshire Arboretum, with trees and shrubs hailing from places as diverse as Argentina, China, India and Japan. Join this exclusive Members' tour to explore this outstanding garden in the company of an expert guide.

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Sunday 26th

Ray Wood Autumn Tour

Ray Wood is an exquisite woodland garden designed and planted by James Russell, the architect of the Yorkshire Arboretum, with trees and shrubs hailing from places as diverse as Argentina, China, India and Japan. Join this exclusive Members' tour to explore this outstanding garden in the company of an expert guide.

Time: 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free to members

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Tuesday 28.10.14
Title of Event: Ray Wood Autumn Tour

Description: Ray Wood is an exquisite woodland garden designed and planted by James Russell, the architect of the Yorkshire Arboretum, with trees and shrubs hailing from places as diverse as Argentina, China, India and Japan. Join this exclusive Members' tour to explore this outstanding garden in the company of an expert guide.

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Tuesday 28th

Ray Wood Autumn Tour

Ray Wood is an exquisite woodland garden designed and planted by James Russell, the architect of the Yorkshire Arboretum, with trees and shrubs hailing from places as diverse as Argentina, China, India and Japan. Join this exclusive Members' tour to explore this outstanding garden in the company of an expert guide.

Time: 10.30 - 12.30 and 14.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free to members

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 30.10.14
Title of Event: Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Description: Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

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Thursday 30th

Free Weekly Drop-In Tour

Our friendly, expert guide will introduce you to the collection, explain the arboretum's history & show you the best of our seasonal treasures. Tours last 1- 2 hours (depending on the season, the weather, how much we chat & how slowly we walk!). Just drop in & join in.

Time: 13.30 - 15.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free

Booking Details: There's no need to book for this event. Just meet at the Visitor Centre shortly before the start time and join in.

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DateOctober

Date of Event: Thursday 30.10.14
Title of Event: Fungi Foray

Description: Learn how to identify common, & not so common, species of fungi & take a guided walk into the arboretum to see what you can find.

 

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Thursday 30th

Fungi Foray

Learn how to identify common, & not so common, species of fungi & take a guided walk into the arboretum to see what you can find.

Time: 14.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £7.50 Child £5.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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November

DateNovember

Date of Event: Wednesday 05.11.14
Title of Event: Members' Coffee Morning

Description: Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - John Grimshaw - Director.

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Members' Coffee Morning

Each month Members are invited to join one of our staff team for a coffee & informal discussion, including a short walk to see the projects they’re working on. We start promptly at 11.30, so purchase your coffee in good time! This month - John Grimshaw - Director.

Time: 11.30 - 12.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Free for members

Booking Details: No booking required. Just purchase your coffee and meet in the café shortly before the start time.

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DateNovember

Date of Event: Thursday 06.11.14
Title of Event: Silk Painting

Description: Learn about silk & its history, & how to prepare for & paint a silk picture. Create your own window roundel, suncatcher or small picture under the guidance of your tutor & take home your silk masterpiece to show family & friends. Tuition, materials, light refreshments & buffet lunch included.

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Thursday 6th

Silk Painting

Learn about silk & its history, & how to prepare for & paint a silk picture. Create your own window roundel, suncatcher or small picture under the guidance of your tutor & take home your silk masterpiece to show family & friends. Tuition, materials, light refreshments & buffet lunch included.

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: 65.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateNovember

Date of Event: Sunday 09.11.14
Title of Event: Owl Prowl

Description: Learn from the experts at the Hawk & Owl Trust about owls, their habits & habitats, then go on a guided walk to try to catch a glimpse of our owl residents in flight or evidence of their presence. Soup & sandwich supper included.

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Sunday 9th

Owl Prowl

Learn from the experts at the Hawk & Owl Trust about owls, their habits & habitats, then go on a guided walk to try to catch a glimpse of our owl residents in flight or evidence of their presence. Soup & sandwich supper included.

Time: 15.30 - 17.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £12.50 Child £7.50 Family (2+2) £35.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateNovember

Date of Event: Thursday 13.11.14
Title of Event: Horticultural Lecture: Gardeners' Question Time

Description: A panel to answer your gardening queries, chaired by John Grimshaw. Please come well primed with testing questions!

 

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Thursday 13th

Horticultural Lecture: Gardeners' Question Time

A panel to answer your gardening queries, chaired by John Grimshaw. Please come well primed with testing questions!

Time: 19.30 - 21.30

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult £5.00 Child £3.50

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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DateNovember

Date of Event: Thursday 20.11.14
Title of Event: Willow Angels

Description: Learn the art of willow sculpture &, under the guidance of your Dragon Willow tutor (www.dragonwillow.co.uk), create a willow angel planter to take home. Sessions last 3 hours. Tuition, materials & light refreshments included.

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Thursday 20th

Willow Angels

Learn the art of willow sculpture &, under the guidance of your Dragon Willow tutor (www.dragonwillow.co.uk), create a willow angel planter to take home. Sessions last 3 hours. Tuition, materials & light refreshments included.

Time: 10.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £45.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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December

DateDecember

Date of Event: Friday 26.12.14
Title of Event: Winter Welly Walk

Description: Enjoy a walk with family & friends in the fresh air & return to hot & cold drinks, home-made treats & plenty of festive cheer!

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Friday 26th

Winter Welly Walk

Enjoy a walk with family & friends in the fresh air & return to hot & cold drinks, home-made treats & plenty of festive cheer!

Time: 10.30 - 15.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult 7.00 Child £5.00 Family (2+2) £20.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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January

DateJanuary

Date of Event: Thursday 01.01.15
Title of Event: Winter Welly Walk

Description: Enjoy a walk with family & friends in the fresh air & return to hot & cold drinks, home-made treats & plenty of festive cheer!

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Thursday 1st

Winter Welly Walk

Enjoy a walk with family & friends in the fresh air & return to hot & cold drinks, home-made treats & plenty of festive cheer!

Time: 10.30 - 15.00

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: Adult 7.00 Child £5.00 Family (2+2) £20.00

Booking Details: Please book in person at the Visitor Centre, by calling 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

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