Welcome to the Washburn Heritage Centre

‘A hidden gem’ run by volunteers to celebrate the heritage of the wonderful Washburn Valley. A stunning extension to Fewston Church, it’s free to come in!

The Centre features exhibitions about the heritage of the Valley, and we run an extensive programme of events including walks, workshops, talks and courses. At weekends there is a popular Tea Room featuring a wide selection of homemade cakes. The Centre is fully accessible and is available for hire.

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Sat 18th May, 2024
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Sun 19th May, 2024
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Tue 21st May, 2024
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Sat 18th May, 2024
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Tue 21st May, 2024
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You will need to book early to secure a place on this limited number, guided tour of over 40 iconic planes including a Blackburn Mercury, a Halifax bomber, prototype helicopters and much more. We will meet at 11.30am in the old NAAFI building, where we can purchase a hot or cold lunch and drinks. The guided tour starts at 1pm and is generally accessible except for the upper floor of the Control Tower. On the outskirts of York at Elvington YO41 4AU.  Cost £18.00 member, £22.50 non-member.

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Thu 23rd May, 2024
18:30
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Bringing our journey through the ages up to the last century, a dinner celebrating the 60s (that’s the decade, not the age group!).  Come in your finest hippy gear from the back of the wardrobe.  Entertainment from a local folk singer.  Cost £19.50 member, £24.50 non-member.

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Fri 24th May, 2024
09:30
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Join a one-day workshop to understand the basics of dry-stone walling. Hosted by the Otley and Yorkshire Dales Branch of the Dry-Stone Walling Association at their training site on Otley Chevin, you will partly deconstruct a wall and rebuild it. A light picnic lunch with a cold drink will be provided.  Stout footwear, preferably safety footwear, required.  Cost £40.00 member, £50.00 non-member.

 

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