Make the most of the long, hot summer and discover a rich and varied programme of live entertainment in the glorious surroundings of RHS Harlow Carr. With everything from traditional brass bands for the Platinum Jubilee weekend to Shakespeare performed as never before, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The Queen has visited Treasurer’s House in York three times in her reign. From 23 May – 12 June, visitors who join a tour of the National Trust owned historic house, can uncover more as part of the city’s Jubilee celebrations. See the menu of the day, rare archive images and hear more about her visits and their part in York’s history.
Staff from the intimately presented historic house Kiplin Hall & Gardens attended a glittering ceremony in London last week. The black-tie event was quite the contrast to their day jobs at the small museum which is nestled in rural North Yorkshire between the market towns of Northallerton and Richmond.
A brand-new teaching apiary will be opened at RHS Garden Harlow Carr by the Mayor and Mayoress of Harrogate on World Bee Day, Friday 20th May, to celebrate the centenary of the Harrogate and Ripon Beekeepers’ Association (HRBKA).
The Natural History Museums 57th Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opened at Sewerby Hall last Saturday! Come along and experience the exceptional images which capture the fascinating animal behaviour of the natural world.
Local student Imogen Hayden is studying for a degree in the History of Art & Curating at the University of York and is enjoying a placement at Kiplin Hall and Gardens this spring, working on a curatorial internship project.
It’s been a few years since the garden team were able to hold a weekend plant sale, once an annual spring event. A nursery clear out is long overdue and this is your chance to take a bit of Beningbrough home with you.
The Spring Plant Fair at Scamston Hall will be returning on Sunday 29th May. The perfect event for any garden enthusiast, this year there will be an exciting mix of stallholders each offering a huge range: from perennials to pelargoniums, grasses to garden accessories, and hostas to herbs.
RHS Garden Harlow Carr are delighted to launch the 2022-2023 RHS Harlow Carr Artist in Residence opportunity, which will give a new artist the chance to showcase their work through imagining and developing their own interpretation of the garden to share with our visitors.
Families of all ages are invited to head out around the gardens and landscapes of Yorkshire, make nature discoveries, have a go at the challenges and collect a Rainforest Alliance chocolate egg at the end.
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