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October

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: Wednesday 29.10.14
Title of Event: Junior Rangers

Description: Come and join us at the Yorkshire Arboretum for children's activities involving fun fungi, wind dragons, weather games and leaf art.

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29th October 2014

Junior Rangers

A range of activities aimed at 5-11 year olds including fun fungi, wind dragons, weather games and leaf art.

Time: 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Where: Visitor centre

Cost: £7.50 per child

Booking Details: Booking essential - spaces are limited. For more information visit www.howardianhills.org.uk

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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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Wednedsy 5th

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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