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
https://www.educationalvisitsuk.com/events/yorkshire-north-east-england/the-silverdale-hoard-exhibition/

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
https://www.educationalvisitsuk.com/events/yorkshire-north-east-england/adventure-and-fairy-trail/

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
https://www.educationalvisitsuk.com/events/yorkshire-north-east-england/summer-holiday-activities-at-ripon-museums/

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
https://www.educationalvisitsuk.com/events/yorkshire-north-east-england/medieval-alchemist-at-alnwick-castle/

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
https://www.educationalvisitsuk.com/events/yorkshire-north-east-england/down-on-the-farm-at-sledmere-house/

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.

Theatre Workout Launches Workshops in Stratford-upon-avon


7th May 2024


Theatre Workout Launches Workshops in Stratford-upon-avon

New educational opportunities for schools in the home of Shakespeare Theatre Workout, the leading producer of theatre workshops in London’s West End, has expanded its award-winning educational workshops to Stratford-Upon-Avon in a bid to make drama and theatre more accessible to schools. With drama on a rapid decline in UK…

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Go Ape – Learning is always an adventure


16th April 2024


Go Ape – Learning is always an adventure

  Go Ape – Learning is always an adventure Go Ape is the ultimate outdoor learning experience and with 37 thrilling locations spread across the UK, the adventures offer an unrivalled blend of excitement and education. Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC) accredited, they ensure that every moment is not just…

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Stratford Butterfly Farm celebrates the first anniversary of Kenny the Caiman!


19th March 2024


Stratford Butterfly Farm celebrates the first anniversary of Kenny the Caiman!

This Easter, Stratford-upon-Avon Butterfly Farm is celebrating the first anniversary of one of their most popular inhabitants, ‘Kenny the Spectacled Caiman’! Kenny arrived in secret on Tuesday 14 March last year, a day of great excitement at the Butterfly Farm! Kenny quickly settled into his new home, a bespoke design replicated…

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