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Medieval jousting - and a great deal more - at Sewerby Hall and Gardens this Easter

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Sewerby Hall and Gardens are hosting a superb programme of events this Easter weekend.

The ever-popular Medieval Jousting spectacular returns once again - on Easter Sunday (1 April), the Knights of Nottingham will take over the front field and present a performance of jousting, sword fighting and much more. Displays will be at 1pm and 2.30pm.

There is so much more to see and do this weekend, with a range of activities for the whole family from Good Friday through to Easter Monday.

Good Friday (30 March) will include Easter Bonnet and Easter Egg Making sessions, a chance to make bonnets or Easter bunny ears to wear, and decorate Easter eggs; donkey rides; swing boat rides; and Punch and Judy shows. Staff from RSPB Bempton will also be on site to help visitors give nature a home, wherever they live.

Saturday (31 March) will also feature Easter Bonnet and Easter Egg making sessions; donkey rides; face painting; staff from RSPB Bempton on site; and the Easter Bunny will be balloon modelling.

Easter Sunday (1 April) will see a Craft Fair in the Orangery, with high quality, hand crafted goods for sale; staff from RSPB Bempton; and the medieval jousting.

To round off the long weekend, Easter Monday will highlight donkey rides; Punch and Judy shows; and swing boat rides.

But the fun does not stop on Easter Monday – the three week long programme of events runs through to Sunday, 15 April and includes brand new Rusticus activities, Orangery concerts with some new faces, magic shows, Easter activities and trails in the house and gardens, a fun-filled spring family fun day, new zoo activities and much, much more.

Until 11 April, anybody renewing or buying a season pass can enter into a prize draw to win a huge, 17kg chocolate Easter egg.

Admission charges during the Easter holidays are £8 for adults, £5.90 for children and £26 for a family (two adults and two children). There is no additional charge to attend events and activities unless otherwise stated.

Excellent value annual passes are also available starting from £13 and can be purchased or renewed online or at any pay box.

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