Craft Fair comes to the Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens

Tue, 17 Aug 2021

The Summer of Fun continues at Sewerby Hall and Gardens!

The highlight this week will be a Craft Fair on Sunday, 22 August, from 11am until 4pm in the Orangery. The event will feature a wide range of handmade crafts, keepsakes and accessories.  Sunday's programme will also include Punch and Judy shows, and another Rusticus Woodland Creatures Activity Day, featuring Toad - Toad is big, brash and a musical legend who writes all the Woodland Creatures Theatres' music! Help them to create the perfect Sea Shanty for their latest performance, and take part in fun spotting, collecting and making activities!

Other events this week will include Magic Shows and Face Painting on Wednesday, 18 August, and Thursday, 19 August will see Rusticus Woodland Creatures Theatre perform Treasure Island - Badger and Dormouse are delighted to present their latest theatrical production. Join their scurvy crew and journey across the seas encountering hidden dangers, clues, and treachery to take a share in the greatest prize of all - buried treasure! This will be an outdoor interactive performance.

On Friday, 20 August, visitors can join in Wildcats : Lantern Fun! This will be a chance to create colourful lanterns and produce atmospheric lighting, between 1pm and 3.30pm.  In the zoo, there will be guinea pig handling and husbandry sessions from 11am until noon: pre-booking  via the Welcome Centre is essential.

Visitors will also need to to pre-book their pod via the Welcome Centre for the Rusticus Woodland Theatre events, Magic Shows and Punch n' Judy shows.

In the house every day, there is a brand new exhibition, 'A Brief History of Underwear', and there will be regular Orangery concerts, including the Driffield Ukelele Band on Thursday, 19 August at 2pm.

Full details of admission prices, opening hours, times of events, and all the facilities available, including the zoo and the Clock Tower Café, can be found online at www.sewerbyhall.co.uk

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