Join in fortnightly stories, crafts and outdoor activities with your mini adventurers, especially for children under 4.
Wed 17 Jul 2019
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Join us as we celebrate “the Shakespeare of furniture”, Thomas Chippendale, and unravel the stories behind his ornate pier glass at the heart of the State Apartment.
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Learn a few secrets from Nostell's kitchen gardener, from growing giant onions to the perfect potatoes.
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Join Ackworth Road Runners for this invigorating 10K run through the historic parkland and gardens.
Join Kitchen Gardener Mark for this practical session and pick up top tips for summer time in your garden.
Thu 18 Jul 2019
Enjoy an hour's walk around Nostell's picturesque parkland.
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Join this behind-the-scenes tour to see parts of the house not normally open to visitors.
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Learn all about the Winn family's love of horses and the hidden areas of the stable block that visitors don't normally see.
A free weekly 5km run through the parkland, which is open to everyone, free, safe and easy to take part in.
Sat 20 Jul 2019
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The spirit of Chippendale lives on! In partnership with The Hepworth Wakefield, we've commission contemporary artist Giles Round to explore Chippendale's legacy and the relationships between art, design and the domestic sphere.
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Join ride leaders from Wakefield District Cycle Forum
for a bike ride exploring the parkland and beyond.
Sun 21 Jul 2019
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Mud pie and messy mash anyone? Let young imaginations run wild during weekly messy play sessions: the more mess the better!
Mon 22 Jul 2019
Is it a bird? Is it a crane? No – it’s a Wildlife Hero!
Are you a Nostell nature superstar ready to answer the call of the wild?
Tue 23 Jul 2019
Journey through time and discover the role of Nostell's horses on a brand new tour of the stables, loft and riding school.
Wed 24 Jul 2019
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Imaginations young and old are alive with mystical mirrors and mythical creatures as our mysteriously named craft sessions return with a fantastical twist.
Thu 25 Jul 2019
Run, jump, laugh, play and have an absolute ball (or beanbag) on the vista as we lay on a summer sporting spectacular like no other.
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Join ride leaders from Wakefield District Cycle Forum for a bike ride exploring the parkland and beyond.
Sun 28 Jul 2019
Whether you dream of winning the Tour De France or free-wheeling without a wobble – Nostell’s the perfect place to learn cycling skills and love life in the saddle this summer.
Wed 31 Jul 2019
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Fancy getting into cycling but want a gentle start? Join ride leaders from Wakefield District Cycle Forum for an easy bike ride exploring the parkland and beyond the Nostell estate.
Sun 04 Aug 2019
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Explore Nostell's wildlife, landscape and history in this 2 mile family-friendly guided parkland walk.
Sat 10 Aug 2019
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Join a family-friendly guided night-time walk through the gardens, spotting our furry friends and all sorts of nocturnal residents including frogs and owls.
Fri 30 Aug 2019
Explore Nostell's changing seasons, wildlife, landscape and history in this 2.5 mile guided parkland walk.
Sat 14 Sep 2019
Calling all budding bushcrafters! Soak up nature’s scents and sounds as you carve your own wooden creation and get cooking on the campfire, in partnership with MC Woodcraft.
Sun 15 Sep 2019
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