List of Events

  1. Two children playing with mud and sticks in the forest at YSP.

    Sculpture Adventures for under 5s

    Make, play and discover intriguing sculpture together this spring. Skip jump and hop to our Hidden Forest.
  2. Three people kneeling on the grass, drawing in sketchbooks.


    Pick up a free bag of creative ideas for the whole family to explore what love means. Every Friday this summer holiday.
  3. On Queer Ground - Stitched Stories

    This exhibition looks at ways in which queer artists are re-connecting with the landscapes around them by mapping and navigating their queer identity within these places, seeking sanctuary and connection, and disrupting traditional or prescribed ways of looking and understanding.
  4. Group of people standing behind Henry Moore Large Totem Head at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    Art and Landscape Tours

    Join our knowledgeable volunteers for a guided walk and talk exploring sculpture in the landscape at YSP every weekend
  5. a close up of two women's hands holding glasses of white wine in sunshine

    Summer Tapas Evenings at The Weston

    Join us at The Weston for our Summer Tapas Evenings. Taking place on Saturday 30 July and Friday 26 August, experience a delicious range of seasonal tapas plates and complimenting wines.
  6. Family LOVE Walk

    Together, explore love, acceptance and belonging while noticing and connecting to the natural world. The session will be led by imaginative artists who will help you to discover your creativity in new ways, creating art and nature filled family memories to treasure.
  7. A large historic hall surrounded by trees in YSP parkland.

    An Introduction to the Bretton Estate: Walk and Talk

    Find out about the fascinating historical aspects of YSP’s grounds, once the location of a vibrant country estate. This hour-long walk introduces the features and characters associated with the development of this unique place.
  8. Jason Wilsher-Mills Artist Talk

    Join artist Jason Wilsher-Mills for an artist led talk and tour of his Jason and his Argonauts in Love exhibition, part of the Summer of Love.
  9. Be an Argonaut with Jason – Digital Art Workshop

    Join artist Jason Wilsher-Mills to learn about how he creates his colourful sculptures and artwork and create your own digital characters. Explore what makes us who we are and make a unique digital artwork to express your identity.
  10. An iron tree sculpture in front of the Chapel at YSP in the sunshine.

    From Chapel to Chapel – The Families of Bretton

    Take a short trip to Bretton Chapel, in the South Aisle of All Saints’ Church, Silkstone to learn about the Wentworth family, who used the chapel before their own – St Bartholomew's Chapel – was built in 1744.
  11. Samantha Bryan Book Launch and Signing Event

  12. Artist Samantha Bryan in her studio, painting at her desk.

    Samantha Bryan Workshop

    An exciting and dynamic one day workshop with a chance to learn some of the techniques Samantha Bryan employs to create her delightful and humorous creatures. She will help you to find your own style of character and bring them to life.
  13. Aerial photograph of Bretton Hall Estate and parkland.

    The Halls at Bretton

    Hear about the early halls that were built on the Bretton Estate and how they link to Henry VIII, Temple Newsam and the Bretton Hall we know today. Explore how the original buildings influenced the design of the current mansion.
  14. A wire wreath decorated with tin mistletoe and holly.

    The Printed Peanut: Tin Decorations and Tin Wreath Making Workshop

    Work with illustrator Louise Lockhart AKA The Printed Peanut to create unique, hangable decorations from recycled golden tomato puree tubes. Inspired by Mexican folk art, Louise has developed her signature paper cut outs into charming metal shapes.
  15. Bretton Hall in the snow.

    Twilight Walk: Winter Pleasure Grounds

    Join a winter walk and talk around the Park’s historic lakes and woodland to discover interesting follies and features by candlelight. Finish the tour with a warm winter drink. Price includes refreshments and entry to YSP.