Courses & Lectures

With thanks to support from the Heritage and Lottery Fund, and a wealth of talented craftspeople, artists, and leading experts, the Heritage & Learning Centre at Scampston Conservatory is pleased to host a full itinerary of events throughout the year.

Courses

Previous courses have been as varied as willow weaving, embroidery or even bush-craft survival skills! We work closely with a number of local and talented people to deliver a wide range of courses, allowing you to learn a new skill, or develop your hobby. Course vary in length, from half a day to two full days.

Lectures

The Heritage and Learning Centre is proud to host a number of high profile speakers with expertise in diverse fields. Lectures take place in the Conservatory after the gardens have closed, and tickets include refreshments. To find out more about what we have lined up for 2017, please take a look at our Events Calendar

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Thu 23 Nov 2017
Conservatory, Courses & Lectures
Dr Ridgeway will talk about the work of a curator: researching, understanding and interpreting country house collections
Fri 24 Nov 2017
Conservatory, Courses & Lectures
Create beautiful felted decorations for Christmas with textile artist Jo Hunter
Tue 05 Dec 2017
Conservatory, Courses & Lectures
Learn how to make a beautiful wreath for your home. THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. AN ADDITIONAL COURSE HAS BEEN ARRANGED FOR 8TH DECEMBER
Fri 08 Dec 2017
Conservatory, Courses & Lectures
Learn how to make a beautiful festive wreath or garland for your home
Thu 19 Apr 2018
Conservatory, Parkland, Courses & Lectures, Outdoor Event
Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here
Thu 17 May 2018
Conservatory, Parkland, Courses & Lectures, Outdoor Event
Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.
Thu 14 Jun 2018
Parkland, Courses & Lectures, Outdoor Event
Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.
Thu 19 Jul 2018
Parkland, Courses & Lectures, Outdoor Event
Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.
Thu 16 Aug 2018
Parkland, Courses & Lectures, Outdoor Event
Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.
Thu 20 Sep 2018
Parkland, Courses & Lectures, Outdoor Event
Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here.