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What's On

There's always plenty to do and enjoy at Castle Howard. In 2014, we have lots of popular annual events and concerts - and many new ones - for you to look out for.  Just click on each month below to see what will be happening during your visit.

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October 2014
Fire of 1940
Sat 22nd March - Sun 2nd November
Explore the stories of Castle Howard in the time of war in this exhibition inside the House
Duty Calls Exhibition
Thu 2nd October
See unseen material from our archives and join our curator, Dr Chris Ridgway, on this private talk and tour about Castle Howard in time of war.
Castle Howard Chapel
Wed 8th October
Join our curator for this new illustrated talk and tour exploring the relationship of the Howard family with the Pre-Raphaelite movement.
Courtyard Market
Tue 14th October
Browse a range of stalls selling beautiful crafts & delicious local produce
Yorkshire Arboretum © Marianne Majerus
Sun 19th October
Castle Howard Annual Pass Holders can visit the 120 acre garden for free today.
Yorkshire Arboretum © Marianne Majerus
Wed 22nd October
Castle Howard Annual Pass Holders can visit the 120 acre garden for free today
Illuminating York at Castle Howard
Wed 29th October - Fri 31st October
For the first time this year Castle Howard will take part in the annual Illuminating York festival.