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.

Explore the World of Physics at the National Video Game Museum

25th January 2023

National Video Game Museum

The National Videogame Museum delves into the world of physics this half term. Starting from the 11th and throughout February half term, the museum will be hosting a special event jointly created by the University of Sheffield, CERN and the NVM, which will provide a 360 degree virtual tour recreating the Large Hadron Collider!

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Bring history to life with JORVIK Group attractions.

23rd January 2023

JORVIK Viking Centre

Spark your pupils’ interest and bring history to life with a visit to JORVIK Group attractions. School Visits Studying the Vikings this term? Take your pupils on a school trip to JORVIK! Built on the very site where archaeologists discovered over 40,000 Viking-age objects, a visit to JORVIK gives students…

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Discover a whole World on Your Windowsill at RHS Garden Harlow Carr this February half term

16th January 2023

Discover a whole World on Your Windowsill at RHS Garden Harlow Carr this February half term 1

February Half Term: ‘World on Your Windowsill’, RHS Garden Harlow Carr, 11-19 February Discover a whole new world on your windowsill at RHS Garden Harlow Carr this half term and find out which plants can be grown in even the smallest of spaces. With planting workshops, wellbeing yoga sessions and…

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