Yorkshire & the North East Top 5 Summer Events

Yorkshire & the North East Top 5 Summer Events

Yorkshire & the North East Top 5 Summer Events

There’s load of fun activities and events for kids this summer in Yorkshire and the North East. Here’s a round up of some of our top picks.

The Silverdale Hoard Exhibition
February 8 2022 to February 8 2023
JORVIK Viking Centre
15-17 Coppergate Walk, York, YO1 9WT

An incredible collection of silver jewellery and coins, found in a lead container buried in Lancashire, is set to form the centrepiece of a new year-long display at York’s JORVIK Viking Centre.

Adventure and Fairy Trail
July 23 to September 4 2022
Studfold ‘The Nidderdale Experience’
Studfold, Lofthouse, North Yorkshire, HG3 5SG

Want to get out with the kids for fresh air and fun? Studfold Adventure Trail in the magical Yorkshire Dales is a play and discover experience for toddlers and children of all primary school ages, girls and boys, to explore nature and run wild. Did you know fairies live here? Mischief and surprises await you in our secret woodland and meadows. But first you’ll have to work out how to unlock the gate and make your way to the Village of Two Stone Wishes.

Summer Holiday Activities at Ripon Museums
July 25 to September 2 2022
Workhouse Museum
Allhallowgate, Ripon HG4 1LE

Join us at the Workhouse Museum for hands-on fun finding out about Victorian cures. Explore herbal remedies, make poultices and lozenges, bake herbal biscuits and find out about the babies and children who lived in the Workhouse.

Medieval Alchemist at Alnwick Castle
August 13 to August 17
Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1NQ

Discover mysterious medicines, peculiar concoctions and bizarre apparatus with Dr John Green, the most celebrated medieval alchemist in the entire land (allegedly…)!

Down on the Farm at Sledmere House
September 4
Sledmere House, Sledmere, Driffield, Yorkshire
YO25 3XG

A special chance to meet the goats, sheep, pigs and horses who live on the Rare Breed Conservation Farm Park, along with some of their friends who will be with us for the day.

For more events, check out our events page here.

Easter and other religious celebrations that fall in April

22nd September 2022

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Easter and other religious celebrations Many faiths celebrate this time of the year, not just Christian’s celebrating the resurrection of Christ.  In chronological order here are the religions and festivals each celebrates and why.  This list is taken from the Inter Faith Network and for more information please click on …

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Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) – FREE nature-connection programme for schools

21st September 2022

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FREE NATURE-CONNECTION PROGRAMME FOR SCHOOLS The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have recently launched their Generation Wild programme, which will connect 45,000 children and their families with nature. It includes FREE school visits (including FREE transport), FREE visits for families and a specially designed website to encourage continued nature-connection activity…

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UKSA partners with Inspiring Learning

1st September 2022

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UKSA partners with Inspiring Learning to launch new ‘Woodland and Waves’ residential programme UKSA has announced a new partnership with Inspiring Learning, a leading provider of outdoor learning programmes for all ages, which sees it launch a new residential programme called ‘Woodland and Waves’. Inspiring Learning provides unique, educational, and fun-filled adventure…

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