Exhibitions and Events
18th January 14 - 30th April 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.
Related events:The Good Humour Club: A Sociable History of 18th century York
The Good Humour Club
29th March 14
Become a blacksmith for a day. A rare opportunity to learn how to mould and manipulate hot metal. Find out more about Workshop - Blacksmith for a Day.
5th April 14
Enjoy an afternoon of 'church-crawling' as historian Phil Thomas explores York city-centre churches. Find out more about An afternoon of 'church-crawling' in York with historian Phil Thomas.
5th April 14
Discover how this Good Humoured doctor helped to create the Yorkshire Museum. Find out more about TALK - The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the Origins of the Yorkshire Museum.
Related events:The Wit of York: The Good Humoured Doctor and the founding of the Yorkshire Museum
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..
Related events:The Winged Skull and 8000 other moths
26th April 14
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.