Past Exhibitions and Events

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Different Journeys. 'Cutting Words: Laurence Sterne and Graffiti' by Professor Adam Smyth

10th July 18
St Michael's Church in Coxwold contains pews covered with eighteenth-century graffiti. In this talk, Adam Smyth will discuss the significance of these names for Laurence Sterne's writing, and will consider more generally the tradition of authors Find out more about Different Journeys. 'Cutting Words: Laurence Sterne and Graffiti' by Professor Adam Smyth.

National Gardens Scheme - Moth trapping and identification evening.

29th June 18
As part of the National Gardens Scheme, Gardens Open For Charity, Shandy Hall Garden will be open in the evening. Evening is a particularly lovely time in the garden and we invite you to come and share it as the sun sinks. Find out more about National Gardens Scheme - Moth trapping and identification evening..

National Gardens Scheme - Moth trapping and identification evening.

8th June 18
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..

Exploring Coxwold Church: A Five Hundred-Year Journey

16th May 18
'Exploring Coxwold Church: A Five Hundred-Year Journey with Phil Thomas' in collaboration with Coxwold History Society on the theme of the Journey Find out more about Exploring Coxwold Church: A Five Hundred-Year Journey.

Where genius, wit, and humour sleep with Sterne?

22nd March 18
An evening of music and readings to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the funeral of Laurence Sterne in the church where the original service took place. Find out more about Where genius, wit, and humour sleep with Sterne?.

A Sentimental Journey: Martin Rowson and Iain Sinclair **SOLD OUT**

27th February 18
Come and celebrate a new edition of Laurence Sterne's 'A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy' illustrated by Martin Rowson with a book launch and conversation about the nature of the journey with Iain Sinclair and Martin Rowson. Find out more about A Sentimental Journey: Martin Rowson and Iain Sinclair **SOLD OUT**.

Shandy Hall by Candlelight 8, 9, 15 & 16 December **LIMITED AVAILABILITY**

8th December 17 - 16th December 17
Experience Christmas Laurence Sterne's 18th century country parsonage. Candlelit rooms, log fires and traditional decorations. Find out more about Shandy Hall by Candlelight 8, 9, 15 & 16 December **LIMITED AVAILABILITY**.

BIG BARGAIN BOOKSALE - St Crux Church, York

2017
Secondhand booksale at St Crux Church, Pavement, York. Refreshments available in the famous church cafe. All proceeds to the Laurence Sterne Trust. Find out more about BIG BARGAIN BOOKSALE - St Crux Church, York.

Cain's Jawbone

2nd October 17 - 1st June 18
Can you solve Torquemada's murder mystery? An infamously difficult puzzle book in a custom-made box. Find out more about Cain's Jawbone.

Heritage Open Day : The Hidden Wall Paintings of Shandy Hall

9th September 17 - 9th September 17
Home to 18th century novelist Laurence Sterne, Shandy Hall was probably built around 1430 by George Dayville as a medieval long hall, in what was then called Cuckwold. Today the ground floor hall is a museum, open for tours on Wednesdays and Sundays (May Find out more about Heritage Open Day : The Hidden Wall Paintings of Shandy Hall.

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