York Gate Events

YORK GATE WORKSHOPS 2022 

Booking is now open for our first few wonderful workshops at York Gate. We have limited tickets available so book now to secure your place.  All workshops include a buffet lunch. 

Spring Photography Workshop with Clive Nichols | £150pp

Tuesday 26th April 2022 | 10am – 4pm

Join Clive Nichols, world renowned garden photographer, in an exclusive workshop. Clive will share over 30 years’ experience, capturing beautiful photos of amazing gardens. York Gate is the perfect backdrop, with its clever vistas and diverse range of plants for getting that special shot. This workshop is for keen photographers with your own equipment.

Workshop held in the cafe and garden

 

Willow Obelisk & Cloche Workshop with Anna & the Willow | £110pp

Friday 29th April | 10am – 4pm

Learn how to make a willow obelisk & dome for your garden with Anna from Anna & the Willow.  Split into a morning & afternoon session, Anna will guide you through the process using English willow.  All tools & materials are provided.  Suitable for beginners.

 

Willow Frame Basket Workshop with Anna & the Willow | £120pp

Friday 10th June | 10am – 4.30pm

Join Anna from Anna & the Willow to create a beautiful & functional frame basket. Using centuries-old techniques these baskets can be used for berry picking & foraging or decoration. Split into a morning & afternoon session, Anna will guide you through the process using English willow.  All tools & materials are provided.  Suitable for beginners.

Willow Sitting Hare Workshop with Anna & the Willow |£120pp

Friday 8th July | 10am – 4.30pm

Learn how to make a willow sitting hare for your garden with Anna from Anna & the Willow.  Split into a morning & afternoon session, Anna will guide you through the process using English willow.  All tools & materials are provided.  Suitable for beginners.

Summer Photography Workshop with Clive Nichols | £150

Tuesday 26th July | 10am – 4pm

Join Clive Nichols, world renowned garden photographer, in an exclusive workshop. Clive will share over 30 years’ experience, capturing beautiful photos of amazing gardens. York Gate is the perfect backdrop, with its clever vistas and diverse range of plants for getting that special shot. This workshop is for keen photographers with your own equipment.

Willow Dragonfly Workshop with Anna & the Willow | £60pp

Friday 12th August | 10am – 2pm

Learn how to make a dragonfly for your garden with Anna from Anna & the Willow. Anna will guide you through the process using English willow.  All tools & materials are provided.  Suitable for beginners.

Willow Christmas Star Workshop with Anna & the Willow | £60pp

Friday 25th November | 10am – 2pm

Dec the halls with a beautiful willow star this year.  During this workshop you will learn how to make your very own star decoration (size tailored to you) and made using only English willow. Anna from Anna & the Willow will guide you through this festive & fun workshop.  All tools & materials provided.  Suitable for beginners.

Willow Christmas Star Workshop with Anna & the Willow | £60pp

Friday 16th December | 10am – 2pm

Dec the halls with a beautiful willow star this year.  During this workshop you will learn how to make your very own star decoration (size tailored to you) and made using only English willow. Anna from Anna & the Willow will guide you through this festive & fun workshop.  All tools & materials provided.  Suitable for beginners.


Afternoon Tea in York Gate’s Cafe

£15 per person – pre-booking essential, please get in touch. Gift vouchers also available. 

Menu

  • Freshly prepared dainty sandwiches and savouries
  • Selection of homemade cakes
  • Freshly baked scone with preserve and clotted cream
  • Yorkshire tea or cafetière of coffee

Event Space for hire

If you are interested in hiring our Spencer Suite for a class or workshop, or for small group events, please get in touch.