Designs of Distinction

A nostalgic look at Terry's chocolate

A nostalgic look at Terry's chocolate

Until 1 November

Discover the art of designing the perfect chocolate box with displays of Terry's chocolate packaging through the ages - from their iconic 1767 range to the last ever Chocolate Orange made in the York factory.

  • Follow the chocolate box trail
  • Make your own design
  • Learn about life in the factory
  • See footage from a royal visit
  • Discover what came before the infamous chocolate orange


Back to school - 1930s style

A child writes a letter

Bank holiday weekend Friday 28 - Monday 31 August

Enjoy a nostalgic family day out before you head back to school this autumn.

Check out how 1930s children were schooled. Try out some Parents National Education Union curriculum lessons or join in some of the 1930s games in the garden. Thankfully the tea room aren't serving 1930s school dinners!


Talks and tasting

 Join one of the short talks this summer to find out a little more about the history of Terry's chocolate and of course a few samples!

  • Sunday 2 August - 2pm & 3pm
  • Wednesday 5 August - 12noon & 2pm
  • Thursday 20 August - 12noon and 2pm
  • Saturday 22 August - 2pm and 3pm