The first week of the Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens offers activities to keep all the family entertained.
The week kicks off with another parkrun on Saturday, 20 July. Parkruns are free events which begin at 9am, covering a distance of 5K. Runners of all abilities are encouraged to attend and will receive a 25% discount on selected items at the Clock Tower Café between 9am and 10am. For further information regarding Parkrun events visit www.parkrun.org.uk
There will be a craft fair on Sunday, 21 July. The high quality event promotes local traders, displaying both handmade and bought- in crafts and gifts.
During the week, Sewerby Hall and Gardens will see entertainment provided by the Rusticus team, including a Lantern Making Workshop with John Forrester on Saturday, 20 July; Rusticus Encounter: Sewerby Pirate, offering swashbuckling fun on Monday, 22 July; Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre: The Three Musketeers!, on Tuesday, 23 July; and a Rusticus Adventure: The Cliff-top Mansion Mystery, on Thursday, 25 July.
On Monday, 22 and Tuesday, 23 July, Sewerby Hall and Gardens will be hosting guided tours between 11.30am to 1.30pm, run by volunteers. These tours are a great way for visitors to learn about the history of Sewerby Hall and its gardens.
Tuesday, 23 July sees another get fit activity with Walking for Health. Anyone is welcome to attend the two hour walk. The friendly event is a great way to keep fit and to meet new people; it will begin at 10am and is free to attend.
On both Wednesday, 24 July and Friday 26 July, families can attend the Festival of Archaeology, featuring shelter building and object handling. The event promises to be educational and active, allowing children to create their very own shelter in the woods.
Wednesday, 24 July is a day of many events, promising a day full of fun for the entire family. As well as the entertaining Rusticus Woodlands Creatures theatre, there will be a magic day with face painting and donkey rides.
On Thursday, 25 July, there will be a concert in the Orangery by Helen Drewery, a classical pianist, at 2pm.
Approaching the weekend, Friday, 26 July boasts another packed day full of events for parents and carers, including Parrots and Pirates; zoo activities like guinea pig handling and husbandry; and an Active Coast Nerf Zone, featuring nerf guns, camouflaged areas and all the equipment needed to have fun in the grounds of Sewerby Hall and Gardens.
For further information and full event listings, visit www.sewerbyhall.co.uk where visitors can save ten per cent by booking online in advance.
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