A four day exhibition, open to all, eight artists showing nine disciplines - at Clay Barn - a delightfully informal and welcoming venue, overflowing into the beautiful garden with sculpture on display and demonstrations during the weekend. Enjoy meeting the artists and learning about how they make their work. Entry is free and all are welcome - you can find out more here: www.louisedarby.co.uk.
The Royal Horticultural Society’s newest Show, RHS Chatsworth Flower Show partnered by Wedgwood will return to the magnificent 1,000 acre Chatsworth Estate with exciting new content including a river of 12,000 Cosmos and over 100 varieties of orchid, to satisfy inquisitive minds and fulfil the senses. Tickets to RHS Chatsworth Flower Show can be bought at rhs.org.uk/flowershows
Timber is an extraordinary new festival where music, art, philosophy and sustainability will weave together into an exhilarating weekend in the heart of the National Forest, one of Britain’s boldest environmental projects. For information and tickets visit www.timberfestival.org.uk
Join naturalist Phil Taylor for a guided walk to identify some of the plants and trees along the canal. Learn to identify common species from features such as flowers, leaves and bark. Discover the importance of these local species to the wider ecosystem and learn about some of their past and present uses by humans. This event is suitable for accompanied children but is aimed at adults. £2, booking essential. It runs between 10am – 12pm at Melbourne Arm, Pocklington Canal, Yorkshire, YO42 4QJ. For further information on celebration walks, talks and family activities visit www.canalrivertrust.org.uk
Join Phil Gilbank for a guided walk starting with the memorials of the original canal founders and a short walk around the town looking at the houses that they once lived in. This walk ends at the Pocklington Arts Centre to view the exhibit. £2. The walk runs between 7pm – 9pm. For further information on celebration walks, talks and family activities visit www.canalrivertrust.org.uk
Squire’s Garden Centre in Shepperton is hosting its annual Rose Show and Floral Art Display on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June. Entrance is free and everyone’s welcome. You can see some beautiful roses from growers across the country, and the scent will be truly amazing! You can find out more here: www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk
Bird ringing demonstrations, guided wildlife walks and environmental activities including bird box making and willow weaving. The New Horizons narrowboat will be running all day. Free entry, donations for boat trips. 10am – 4pm at Melbourne Arm, Pocklington Canal, Yorkshire, YO42 4QJ. For further event information and to book workshops visit www.canalrivertrust.org.uk
The tenth annual Malton Food Lovers Festival will be hosted this year on the 26th and 27th May, in Malton’s picturesque town centre, located within the beautiful Yorkshire countryside. Four of Yorkshire’s own Michelin starred chefs headlining festival activity, where they will host cookery demonstrations, talks and interviews.
Abbots Ripton Hall Garden Show takes place this summer when Lord and Lady De Ramsey kindly open their stunning private gardens for this very special event in aid of local charities. The open gardens are also accompanied by trade stalls, plant sales, food stands and entertainment. Tickets are on sale now - you can buy them here: https://ww2.theticketsellers.co.uk/tickets/the-abbots-ripton-hall-garden-show/10045943