The Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens is well under way, with a varied programme of fun activities and events throughout the school holidays, until Friday, 31 August.
The second week of events begins on Monday, 30 July with a Rusticus encounter : Greek Storyteller! The following day, Tuesday 31 July, will see a Rusticus Storytime : Robin Hood!
One of the main events of the summer will be on Yorkshire Day, Wednesday 1 August, with a full day spectacular celebration of all things Yorkshire, featuring a Rusticus Adventure : Great Yorkshire Moments! (a chance to travel through time); Morris dancing; Yorkshire Pudding and Spoon races; Yorkshire flag making; donkey rides; the Loudest Town Crier competition with Michael Wood, Town Crier for East Riding of Yorkshire; and Yorkshire recipes from the East Riding archives.
Thursday, 2 August brings a Rusticus Adventure : Shipwreck!, and Friday 3 August will offer Play Activities and Nest Box activity in the Orangery.
Marie Gascoigne, facility manager at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, said : “We have an amazing programme of events and activities all summer long, and Yorkshire Day promises to be one of the real highlights, with loads of fun activities put together by our team here to reflect all the amazing people and things that come from the broad acres!”
Entry for visitors will cost : £8 for adults; £5.90 for children; and £26 for a family (two adults and two children).
Full details of the Summer of Fun – as well as the zoo, the café, the gardens and other events and exhibitions – are at

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