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Family Event: Treasure House Children's Trail

22 July 2017 - 09 September 2017 Treasure House Pop in during the summer holidays and take part in our popular annual children's trail to explore the fascinating treasure in the building and earn your place in the prize draw! Available throughout the summer break during normal opening hours.

The Festival of Archaeology: Shelter Building / Object Handling

26 July 2017 Sewerby Hall Join us for an event to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology. Come and see some of our fabulous archaeology collection as well as hour handling collection and enjoy prehistoric crafts and shelter building (weather permitting).

The Festival of Archaeology: Shelter Building / Object Handling

28 July 2017 Sewerby Hall Join us for an event to celebrate the Festival of Archaeology. Come and see some of our fabulous archaeology collection as well as hour handling collection and enjoy prehistoric crafts and shelter building (weather permitting).

Celebrate Yorkshire Day

01 August 2017 Sewerby Hall Visit the Edwardian kitchen where we will be baking typical Yorkshire recipes found in the East Riding Archives; make a Yorkshire Flag (self led); take part in a Yorkshire pudding and spoon race!

The Big Picnic

20 August 2017 Sewerby Hall Join the servants for an Edwardian Picnic on the lawn and a game of croquet.

Heritage Open Day

09 September 2017 Treasure House Come and discover a fascinating display of stories about the East Riding's cultural heroes. Find out more about the men and women who have influenced our art, music, theatre and literature.

Course: Portraiture

12 September 2017 - 17 October 2017 Beverley Art Gallery Led by experienced tutor and artist Esther Cawley this 6-week course makes links to the works of Elwell and others in the Art Gallery collection. The workshop will look at composition, tone, colour and lighting to explore portraiture.

Under 5s: Wash Day at Sewerby Hall

18 September 2017 Sewerby Hall Explore washing, Edwardian-style! Enjoy scrubbing, hanging, beating and bubbles.

Under 5s: Fun with Poems

06 October 2017 Sewerby Hall As part of the Poetry Festival listen to some poems about nature, and make crafty countryside pictures.

Workshop: Drawing and Painting Plant Forms

07 October 2017 Treasure House Inspired by the photographs taken by Karl Blossfeldt this art workshop, led by artist and tutor Daphne Hicks, is for anyone fascinated by natural forms and plant structures, whether you are an experienced artist or a beginner.