Rusticus Wassailing Adventure!

Date: December 9, 2023

Time: 1030 - 1500

Join us for an imaginative romp in the great outdoors this Christmas, as we celebrate some of our ancient seasonal traditions in the spectacular setting of Burnby Hall Gardens! Gather winter fuel with Good King Wenceslas, dance with the first of the Snowflakes, and help the Woodland Creatures deck the halls for their Christmas Feast! […]

Snowdrop Weekend

Start date: February 10, 2024

End date: February 11, 2024

Time: 1000 - 1600

If you’re visiting the Gardens over the weekend of Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February, the focus will be very much on snowdrops, with information boards and talks highlighting almost 100 varieties of these lovely flowers that we have here in the Gardens in the early spring. Further information to be announced in the New […]

Springtime with the Forest Fairy

Date: April 1, 2024

Time: 1100 - 1500

Join Rusticus for a walk into the woods where the Forest Fairy is waiting to take us on a magical adventure.  You’ll take part in a range of magical activities including wand lore and potions as she shares her stories of the creatures that call the forest their home. You will help her weave a […]

Tulip Festival

Start date: April 27, 2024

End date: May 11, 2024

Time: 1000 x 1730

The annual Tulip Festival at Burnby Hall Gardens, Pocklington is always a very popular event and provides a colourful and vibrant beginning to our new season. The Provisional Dates for the 2024 Tulip Festival  are 27th April to 11th May, which will be confirmed in early 2024.   There will be a cascade of colours […]

May Day With Ravens Morris

Date: May 6, 2024

Time: 1100 - 1500

Once again, our friends Ravens Morris return to the Gardens to celebrate May Day! Steampunk Morris dancing for all the family to enjoy. Performance Times: 11 am 1 pm 2.30 pm  

Down On The Farm

Date: May 29, 2024

Time: 1100 - 1500

Join us for our Farm-themed children’s activity day featuring baby farm animals from The Purple Pig Company. Make Woolly Animals with Wildcats in the Marquee Have a go at our Farmyard Trail! Children’s Activities in the Aviary Garden.  

On Sunday, 30 June, the Classical Guitar Ensemble of the East Riding of Yorkshire will be performing in the bandstand between  2 pm and 4 pm. The Classical Guitar Ensemble of the East Riding of Yorkshire was formed 18 months ago and is conducted by Nicole Alderson. The ensemble has steadily grown over the months […]

Jonny and the Dunebugs

Date: July 6, 2024

Time: 1930 - 2130

Back by popular demand! Join us for another fantastic evening concert by Jonny and the Dunebugs here in the Gardens!   Dreamt up by some of York’s most established players, and covering 50s, 60s and 70s hits, the band are described as “your ultimate hip-shakin’ party band”. A great evening is evening of live music […]

Pirate Day

Date: July 24, 2024

Time: 1100 - 1530

Always a firm favourite, Pirate Day returns performed by Rusticus. Our charismatic Captain Manky O Codfish is swashbuckling his way once more across Burnby Hall Gardens in pursuit of treasure this Summer! Come and join his pirate crew and set sail on an adventure to Treasure Island to be in with a chance of getting […]

Crafty Tuesday

Date: July 30, 2024

Time: 1100 - 1500

Our Crafty Tuesday events are always great fun for the little ones. Join Crafty Helen and the team to create something special in the marquee.