Set for new season at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Activities are planned for Sewerby Hall and Gardens next month
Activities are planned for Sewerby Hall and Gardens next month

Sewerby Hall and Gardens is to re-open to the public for the new season on Saturday April 1.

Marie Gascoigne, facility manager at Sewerby Hall and Gardens, said: “The start of a new season is always something to look forward to.

“Throughout the autumn and winter a great deal of time and effort goes into organising the many events and activities we have planned for our visitors.

“Young or old, there is something for everyone this year and a visit to Sewerby Hall and Gardens is a must.”

Between Saturday April 1 and Sunday 23 April, there are plenty of activities and events planned for visitors young and old alike.

The line-up includes an appearance by the Easter Bunny showing off his fantastic balloon modelling skills, Punch and Judy Shows, a seasonal house trail, Easter bonnet making and egg decorating sessions, a craft fair, the ever-popular Medieval jousting, magic days with donkey rides and magic shows with bnew Rusticus Theatre Arts activities, new interactive music workshops all accompanied by the Orangery concerts.

Kicking off the exhibitions in the house and running until Sunday May 21 is Little Works of Art: 100 years of Greetings Cards; a display exploring the history of greeting cards and postcards.

The exhibition features historic cards dating from the 1850s to the 1950s. Christmas, New Year and Easter cards as well as birthday and Valentine cards are all represented.

Admission charges are £7 for adults, £4.90 for children.