The Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens continues with another week of events and activities for families, including the legendary celebration of Yorkshire Day on Thursday, 1 August.
The Yorkshire Day event runs from 10am until 3pm, and celebrates all that is Yorkshire, will include a Rusticus Adventure: Up in the Air!; traditional swing boats; morris dancers; donkey rides; Yorkshire recipe making in the kitchen; making a Yorkshire flag; and Yorkshire pudding and spoon races. In attendance will also be the East Riding’s very own town crier, Michael Wood, who will be hosting a competition for loudest town crier.
Yorkshire Day will also feature a concert in the Orangery at 2pm by the Assembly Line Ukulele Band.
Other highlights of the second week of the Summer of Fun include :
Monday, 29 July : Rusticus Encounter : Sewerby Pirate: swashbuckling fun between 11.30am and 3.30pm
Tuesday, 30 July : Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre : The Three Musketeers, between 11.30am and 3pm
Tuesday, 30 July : Creative Music Workshop from 1.30pm – 3.30pm : for ages 6-14 : singing, songwriting, rapping, percussion, improvisation, composition.
Wednesday, 31 July : Magic Day, Face Painting, and Donkey Rides (11am-4pm)
Friday, 2 August : Zoo activity : Penguin talk, and hat making workshop (11am). Parrots and Pirates (10am -4pm). Active Coast Archery session (1pm-3pm). Butler School for ages three-ten (11.30 am and 2 pm).
Sunday, 4 August : Parrots and Pirates; a sheepdog display, working ducks and geese around a course; traditional swing boats and donkey rides; an Orangery concert by the Buckrose Concert Band (2pm)