Oswaldkirk Village

Welcome to the official website of Oswaldkirk, sheltering at the foot of the North York Moors

Events - August/September


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21 August Monday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Traditional Tales and Finger Puppet Fun Hourly sessions 10.00-1.00 pm on the hour. Suitable for 3-11 year olds. £3.50 per child, standard adult admission applies, booking required on 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

23 August Wednesday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Explorers Club - Creative Arts 10.00-3.00 pm £15 per child including packed lunch. Suitable for 6-11 years old. Booking required on 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

24 August Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Weekly Drop In Tour 1.30-3.00 pm Free, normal admission applies. Tours last 1-2 hours.

26 August Saturday

Oswaldkirk Summer Fete 12.00-4.00 pm at the playground Games, Stalls, Magic, Food

27 August Sunday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Guided Walk. 2.00-3.30 pm Free, standard admission applies

29 August Tuesday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Discovery Day 10.00-2.00 pm. Suitable for 4-11 year olds. Pond dipping and shelter building. £3.50 per child per session. Standard adult admission applies.

30 August Wednesday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Explorers Club 10.00-3.00 pm. Lots of nature based activities for 6-11 year olds. £15 per child including packed lunch. Booking required on 01653 648598 or email visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

31 August Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Weekly Drop In Tour 1.30-3.00 pm Free, normal admission applies. Tours last 1-2 hours.

2 September Saturday

Hovingham Village Market Hovingham Village Hall 10.30 am

3 September Sunday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Teddy Bears Picnic 11.00am - 2.00pm Bring a picnic and a bear and take part in this teddy themed day. £3.50 per child. Booking not required. Standard adult admission applies.

3 September Sunday

Ryedale Natural History Society 10.30 - 4.30pm Staveley YWT reserve. Led by Keith Gittens. Meet Staveley SE369630

6 September Wednesday

Ampleforth and District Gardening Club Ampleforth Village Hall 7.30pm. Talk on The Barn Owl by Robin Arundale

7 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Weekly Drop-In Tour 1.30pm - 3.00pm Tours last 1-2 hours. Free (normal admission applies)

11 September Monday

Book Club The subject will be ‘poetry’ Meeting at Del’s house. Contact Gaynor 01439 787046

12 September Tuesday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Willow Deer Workshop 10.00am - 4.00 pm Learn a new skill and make a 4 ft. willow deer for your garden. All materials provided. £55 per person. Booking required on 01653 648598 or e-mail visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

14 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Weekly Drop-In Tour 1.30pm - 3.00pm Tours last 1-2 hours. Free (normal admission applies)

14 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Love at First Bite 7.15pm - 9.00pm Peter Walker’s look at the adventures of Wack’s Wicked Plants and how to care for carnivorous plants. Complimentary tea and coffee. Free but donations welcome. Booking required on 01653 648598 or e-mail visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

16 September Saturday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Bat Walk 7.00pm - 9.00pm Accompanied by Simon Bassindale. Adults £5, child £3. Booking required on 01653 648598 or e-mail visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

18 September Monday

Owls Meeting 7.30pm at Del’s house. Planning for the coming year.

21 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Weekly Drop-In Tour 1.30pm - 3.00pm Tours last 1-2 hours. Free (normal admission applies)

24 September Sunday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Guided Walk 2.00pm - 3.30pm A friendly, expert guide shows you around the Arboretum. Free (normal admission applies)

24 September Sunday

Oswaldkirk Village Walk See website for details 25 September Monday Keep Fit Oswaldkirk Village Hall 6.15pm - 7.00pm £2 Contact Andy Neighbour 01439 788118

25 September Monday

Scottish Dancing Oswaldkirk Village Hall 7.30pm - 9.30pm £2.50 including refreshments Contact Helen Goodman on 01439 788401

28 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum ‘Trees through the Seasons’ Exhibition. 10.00am - 4.00pm until 15th October. An exhibition of Glynis Learmonth’s paintings inspired by the Yorkshire countryside and exploring the effect of light on trees. Free.

28 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Members Morning. 10.30am - 12.00pm Join our Director, John Grimshaw, for an informal chat Followed by a walk under his expert guidance. Free. Booking required on 01653 648598 or e-mail visit@yorkshirearboretum.org

28 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum Weekly Drop-In Tour. 1.30pm - 3.00pm Tours last 1-2 hours. Free (normal admission applies).

28 September Thursday

The Yorkshire Arboretum ‘Trees through the Seasons’ preview event. 5.30pm - 7.30pm. Meet the artist and mark the launch of this exhibition. Free. Booking required on 01653 648598 or e-mail visit@yorkshirearboretum.org