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March 2024

The Beat Goes On

March 1 - November 6

Music holds a special place in Kiplin’s past. From the trumpet of a 17th century hunting horn to the steps of a Georgian dance, music vibrates back through the years. Like a tune hummed across history. Join us as we reveal how music was enjoyed at Kiplin. Explore and share in the joy music brings to this quiet corner of rural North Yorkshire.

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Yukihiro Akama: Basho no Kankaku – A Sense of Place

March 9 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm

A display of 55 works, Basho no Kankaku – A Sense of Place 場所の感覚 will be Akama’s largest exhibition to date. It will showcase a new collection of beautiful, intricately carved wooden houses of various sizes – from just 4cm (slightly bigger than a 50p piece) up to 106cm – alongside a series of architectural technical drawings and mini prints. All works will be for sale, with prices ranging from £110 to £7,500. For further information, visit https://ysp.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/yukihiro-akama-basho-no-kankaku-a-sense-of-place

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Leilah Babirye: Obumu (Unity)

March 23 - September 8

Babirye spent the summer of 2023 at YSP making a clan of seven larger-than-life-size figures in wood and five coloured ceramics. Supported by YSP’s technical team, the seven sculptures were carved using a chainsaw and chisels from trees that had reached the end of their life on site at YSP.  For further information, visit https://ysp.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/leilah-babirye-obumu-unity

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May 2024

Tony Cragg at Castle Howard

May 3 - September 22

Castle Howard will host a collection of sculptures in 2024 by the internationally celebrated artist Tony Cragg.

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Rooftop Experience

May 18 @ 11:00 am - May 19 @ 2:00 pm

Explore Temple Newsam House and Estate as you’ve never seen them before with this unique rooftop experience tour.

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Sounds of Bridgerton in the Boar Garden

May 19

Step into a world of elegance and romance with our enchanting Bridgerton-themed day at the illustrious Castle Howard, known in a different guise as the Duke of Hasting’s ancestral home Clyvedon Castle.

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Future Landscapes Seminars

May 21

Castle Howard’s Future Landscapes talks explore how we see, interact with, and manage our unique local landscapes, with a presentation by a guest speaker followed by an open Q&A.

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Sabrina Ghayour 10th Anniversary of Persiana Supper Club

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for an extra special Supper Club hosted by Sabrina Ghayour as Castle Howard, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Persiana. You’ll hear from Sabrina herself and indulge in a delicious feasting menu of Persian and Middle Eastern-inspired mouth-watering recipes.

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Meet the Govenor

May 25 - May 26

Come and meet Sir John Mallory Governor of Skipton Castle during the English Civil War.

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May Half Term: Find Your Happy

May 25 - June 6

Find your happy at Temple Newsam this May half term. Take part in fun family crafts and activities that will make you feel good and put a smile on your face! Explore the house and don't forget to visit the happy animals at Home Farm.

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