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Pollination and Bees Event Day

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Pollination and Bees Event Day

The Courthouse Thirsk
Saturday 16th June

This FREE event day will involve workshops, educational activities, tastings and demonstrations based around bees in the courtroom from 10am-4pm 

Visiting artists Julia Smith and Debbie Maxwell will be running activities including:

  • Spoon activity
  • Hive
  • Bee suit
  • Honey tasting

Staff at Rural Arts will be offering:

  • Bee suit
  • Resources and materials
  • Workshop activities (detailed below) - the family activities are aimed at children aged 5 and over. All children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult, who can take part for free.

Saturday 16th June (10am-4pm) The Courthouse, Thirsk. [Please buy tickets depending on how many activities you would like to try.]
Workshop Activities Ticket 1.50

Enjoy a drink in The Courthouse Café! The Café will be open throughout the day for you to get drinks and delicious lunches and cakes. Visit The Courthouse Café page to view our menu.

Please bring an apron.


Disability Access

If you require any special assistance in the workshop, please let us know in advance.

Car Parking

The Courthouse offers disabled parking for Blue Badge owners. If you will be needing to use the disabled parking please contact us prior to arrival so we can reserve you a place in our carpark. 

Wheel Chair Access

The Courthouse has wheel chair access into, and throughout, the building. There is a lift providing access to the second floor and disabled toilet.

If you are coming to a workshop or performance please let us know in advance so we can allocate a space for you in the audience or studio.


If you have purchased a place on a workshop or to one of our performances at The Courthouse and are bringing a carer with you, please let us know when you book your place. Carers are welcome to attend the activity, but if they wish to participate they will need to book a place. 

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs are allowed in the building.

How To Find The Venue

Planning Your Visit

  • A short walk from Thirsk Market Place
  • Local parking
  • Disabled parking, access and toilet
  • Games, books and activities for children
  • Children’s menu
  • Baby changing facilities
  • High chair

Pollination and Bees Event Day

Pollination and Bees Event Day
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