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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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*.

Secondhand booksale - St Crux Church, York

1st May 14
Secondhand booksale at St Crux Church, Pavement, York in support of the Laurence Sterne Trust. Refreshments in support of the Friends of York Art Gallery available in the famous church cafe. Find out more about Secondhand booksale - St Crux Church, York.

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.

Archives at Dusk

15th May 14
The Good Humour Club will be part of the Archives at Dusk at the North Yorkshire Records Office, Northallerton Find out more about Archives at Dusk.

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Good Humour at Shandy Hall

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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