Want to feel inspired?

Workshops and lectures in York to inspire you

Inspire is a unique programme of workshops, lectures and events in York, offering exclusive access to some of the city's most famous spaces with tuition provided by experts in their fields, from artists to photographers, bakers and historians.
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Inspire Living

Learn how to make useful and decorative soaps to use around the home or give as lovely, handmade gifts.
All living workshops & lectures

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Soap Making

Inspire Events

In this event in association with York Literature Festival Carys will be talking about her novels, short stories and her motivations and inspirations in writing her compassionate yet ultimately life-affirming books.
All events

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The Museum of You

Inspire Discovery

Hidden with over 40 parchment volumes, the registers of the Archbishops of York contain a great many hidden stories relating to life in Yorkshire.
All discovery workshops & lectures

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Hidden stories

New additions

Mosaics - The Twelve Days of Christmas
Hand made mosaics, inspired by the twelve days of Christmas.
Willow Weaving - Christmas Decorations
Create your own willow Christmas decorations - angels, Christmas trees, stars, reindeer, bunting, etc to impress family and friends this Christmas.
Mindfulness Meditation : An Active Approach to Looking After Our Mind
A day of inspiration and relaxation at the beautiful Middlethorpe Hall Hotel.  Buffet lunch included.

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