Sewerby Hall and Gardens to host Yorkshire Day celebrations on Tuesday, 1 August

Yorkshire Day 2023 will be celebrated in style at Sewerby Hall and Gardens on Tuesday, 1 August 2023

The Yorkshire Declaration will be read by the Chairman of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, Councillor John Whittle, at 11.48am, supported by the East Riding Town Crier.

There will be music in The Orangery from The Assembly Line, a unique ukulele band from all over the East Riding, and Morris Dancing in front of the house.

Rusticus Woodland Creature Theatre will present ‘Around the World in 80 Days!’ – encounter Wild West hustlers, frozen landscapes and unfathomable distances in an attempt to get back to Sewerby safely before the wager ends.

In the Edwardian kitchen, there will be traditional Yorkshire recipes from the East Riding Archives, and visitors will be able to make their own Yorkshire flag to take away.

There will also be a chance to join in the Yorkshire Pudding and Spoon races, and flat cap flipping.

Standard admission charges apply on Yorkshire Day.

The Yorkshire Day celebrations are part of the Summer of Fun at Sewerby Hall and Gardens throughout the summer holidays with regular activities including Rusticus; magic shows and face painting; Wildcats; and zoo activities.

Special events include the return of the Summer Family Fun Day on Thursday, 27 July and the Yorkshire Morgan Car Club event on Sunday, 6 August.

For full details of Yorkshire Day, all events and activities in the Summer of Fun, the house, the zoo, the Clock Tower Café and the gardens, and to book tickets online, visit

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