Exhibitions and Events

The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum

18th January 14 - 27th July 14
The Laurence Sterne Trust, in collaboration with York Museums Trust, presents this cabinet of curiosities about eighteenth-century doctor James Atkinson (1759-1839). Find out more about The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum.

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The Good Humour Club: A Sociable History of 18th century York
The Good Humour Club

National Gardens Scheme - Moth trapping and identification evening.

25th April 14
A National Gardens Scheme event. Shandy Hall Gardens will be open for a moth trapping and identification evening. 18.30 - 20.00 Find out more about National Gardens Scheme - Moth trapping and identification evening..

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The Winged Skull and 8000 other moths

Workshop - Cartoonist for a Day with Martin Rowson *SOLD OUT*

26th April 14
*LIMITED AVAILABILITY* Join Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson at Shandy Hall for pencil, pen and ink workshop Find out more about Workshop - Cartoonist for a Day with Martin Rowson *SOLD OUT*.

Good Humour at Shandy Hall

4th May 14 - 28th September 14
The Good Humour Club has taken up residence in the dining room at Shandy Hall. Find out more about Good Humour at Shandy Hall.

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The Good Humour Club
The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum

A Kaleidoscope of Moths

11th May 14 - 20th June 14
Exhibition of the work of acclaimed wildlife illustrator Richard Lewington alongside beautiful mounted specimens from York Museums Trust's historic Allis Collection. Find out more about A Kaleidoscope of Moths.

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National Gardens Scheme - Moth trapping and identification evening.

Marbling workshop with Jill Sellars

31st May 14
One-day marbling workshop with expert marbler Jill Sellars Find out more about Marbling workshop with Jill Sellars.

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The Emblem of My Work