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Afternoon Tea with Diana Beaumont

20 Jul 2019

Enjoy a walk around YSP’s historic lakes followed by afternoon tea in the Camellia House, a remarkable legacy of Diana Beaumont. Discover her interests and the important role she played in the...

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An Introduction to the Bretton Estate – Walk & Talk

Dates between 6 Apr–19 Oct 2019 / 14.00–15.00

Find out about the fascinating historical aspects of YSP’s grounds, once the location of a vibrant country estate. This hour-long walk focuses on the features and characters associated with the...

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Art & History Connected – Heritage Walk

20 Apr 2019

Find out more about the history of the Bretton Estate and the connections between YSP’s history, art and the landscape. Explore influences from Ancient Greece, Roman architecture and 17th...

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Art and Social for over 55s

Last Thursday of the month / 14.00–16.00

Join us for tea or coffee and cake, followed by a look around the exhibitions, a gentle walk, or perhaps a drawing or making activity – tell us what you like and we’ll try to make it...

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Botanicals: Spring Blossom

18 May 2019

A magical, relaxing day gathering and drawing plants whilst learning about their medicinal properties. Sue Salmon, medical herbalist, has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share on walks around...

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Connor Shields: Meet the Artist and Pop-up Exhibition

19 Apr–22 Apr 2019

Following residencies at YSP in August 2018 and April 2019, Visiting Artist Connor Shields has created new work on site. Drop in at the YSP Boat House to meet Shields and find out more about his YSP...

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Diversity within the Arts: Inclusion and Intersectionality

17 May 2019

An event to bring people together to think about theoretical and practical settings for arts education, and to highlight the importance of using research as a theoretical base for thinking and...

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From Chapel to Chapel – The Families of Bretton

23 Mar 2019

YSP’s Chapel is now a unique gallery space but it was originally built in 1744. Named St Bartholomew’s, it was used by the families that lived on the Bretton Estate. Join this event to...

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Hot & Cold Sheet Metal

8 May–12 May 2019

This event is now sold out. Please email learning@ysp.org.uk to be added to the waiting list. Led by Brian Fell and Owen Cunningham, this five-day course allows you to experiment with...

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Kimsooja: Artist Talk

18 Jul 2019

Join internationally renowned South Korean artist Kimsooja as she discusses her ideas and practice, revealing the background to her enthralling new YSP Chapel installation, To Breathe. Considering...

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Margo Selby Creative Weaving Workshop

29 Jun–30 Jun 2019

A creative two-day weaving workshop which is suitable for all levels from complete beginners through to advance weavers who may want to look at their work with a fresh approach or learn a new...

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Midsummer Metal Sculpture Course

22 Jun–23 Jun 2019

Led by Brian Fell and Owen Cunningham, you will have the opportunity to explore the use of metal to draw and divide space. It may be helpful to bring along some ideas for a piece of work you...

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Mindful Moments on Slow Art Day: To Breathe

6 Apr 2019

A unique opportunity to take part in an intimate 'slow viewing' of Kimsooja's installation To Breathe in the Chapel. Experience a private viewing of this remarkable installation of...

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Museums at Night – Sunset in the Skyspace 2019

17 May 2019

Join YSP to celebrate Museums at Night 2019 by experiencing the effect of the change of light from day to night in James Turrell’s tranquil Deer Shelter Skyspace. Through an aperture...

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Museums at Night – Twilight Lake Walk

17 May 2019

Join our Heritage Team on a guided twilight walk to explore the rich history of the YSP landscape. Enjoy a walk and talk around the Park’s historic lakes to discover the interesting follies that...

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Museums at Night: Nightfall in the Woods

17 May 2019

Tune into the rhythm of the natural world and take this unique opportunity to soak in the sights, sounds and smells of twilight in the beautiful woodland and historic parkland of YSP. This slow and...

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Relief Stone Carving Course

15 Jun–16 Jun 2019

This event is now sold out. Please email learning@ysp.org.uk to be added to the waiting list. Led by skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male, this two-day course takes place outside at YSP Learning...

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Relief Wood Carving Course

20 Jul–21 Jul 2019

Led by Tim Norris, this two-day course provides an introduction to the techniques of carving wood to make a relief sculpture. Tim specialises in large scale outdoor sculptural work and also runs...

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RSPB Dawn Chorus Walk

4 May 2019 / 7am–8.30am

This is event is now fully booked. To be added to the waiting list, please email andre.gabbitas@ysp.org.uk "I absolutely love the YSP at this time of the morning, the Park, the birds, and the...

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Sculpting in Plaster

1 Jun–2 Jun 2019

This event is now sold out. Please email learning@ysp.org.uk to be added to the waiting list. Instructed by sculptor Lewis Robinson, this two-day workshop allows participants to make a...

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Stone Carving Extended Practice

4 Sep–8 Sep 2019

Work with skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male over the five-day course to learn the techniques of carving stone to develop and refine your stone carving skills. The course will use Indian...

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Stone Carving Sculpture Course

3–7 Jul & 14–18 Aug 2019

Work with skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male on this five-day course to learn stone carving techniques with plenty of time to develop and refine your skills, and create your own stone...

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Stone Letter Carving

26 Jul–28 Jul 2019

Led by skilled stonemason Marcia Bennett-Male, this three-day course takes place outdoors at YSP Learning and gives first-time participants a practical, hands-on start in the discipline. Participants...

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The Creation of Bretton’s Lakes

22 Jun 2019

A summer heritage walk exploring the beautiful viewpoints around the lakes. Discover the stories that surround their creation, including Sir Thomas Wentworth’s boat the Aurora. Finish your walk...

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The Halls at Bretton

12 Oct 2019

Hear about the early halls that were built on the Bretton Estate and how they link to Henry VIII, Temple Newsam and the Bretton Hall we know today. Explore how the original buildings influenced the...

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The Poacher's Lament & Other Half Heard Tales – Launch Event

20 Mar 2019

On the evening of the spring equinox, visitors will be guided on a processional tour of sound work around Upper Lake by two masked figures representing mythological...

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Twilight Walk: Winter Pleasure Grounds

7 Dec 2019

Join our Heritage Team on a walk and talk around the Park’s historic lakes and woodland to discover its interesting follies and features by candlelight, as the winter sun sets. –...

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Wax Casting

18 May–19 May 2019

This course will explore the possibilities of working in wax to create sculpture whilst looking at casting as a method of production. On this course you will make a plaster mould from a clay pattern...

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Winter Metal

16 Nov–17 Nov 2019

Work with master metalwork sculptors Brian Fell and Owen Cunningham to explore the use of metal to draw and divide space. Includes demonstration of tools, machines and their functions, including...

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Wire Bird Making Workshop with Chris Moss

13 Apr 2019

During this workshop, you'll learn basic wire and tools techniques alongside Chris Moss and discover how to use them to create your own scribbly wire wren, sparrow or robin. You'll have the...

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Wood Carving Course

7 Aug–11 Aug 2019

Guided by expert wood carver Arthur De Mowbray, journey through the various techniques of carving wood to make a sculptural carving on this five-day course. You are able to bring drawings or images...

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YSP Poetry Walks – Spring: Penone's Writings 1968–2008

27 Apr 2019

 'To enter into the forest of wood is to embark on a voyage in time, into the history of every single tree and every year of its life.'   – Giuseppe...

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