The Laurence Sterne Trust was established as a registered charity in 1967 in order to promote the writings of Laurence Sterne, the 18th century novelist and vicar of Coxwold. Shandy Hall is where he lived and wrote The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy.
The Trust promotes Sterne's work and international reputation through exhibitions, events and public access to the property and its collection. Shandy Hall is situated 15 miles to the north of York in the beautiful surroundings of the North York Moors National Park
Museum, Historic house or home, Gallery, Heritage site
House open 1 May to 30 September, every Wednesday (2 to 4.30) & Sunday (2.30 to 4.30).
Gardens open 1 May to 30 September, every day except Saturday (11 to 4.30).
House: Adults £4.50. Accompanied children £2.25
Gardens: Adults £2.50
A Moth Anthology
- 20 February 2015 From 7:30pm
The Laurence Sterne Trust at Shandy Hall presents an evening of sound and image drawing inspiration from the nocturnal world of moths.
With music from the 18th - 21st century
David Owen Norris - Square Piano
Richard Boothby - Viola da Gamba
Michiyo Takano - Koto
Reading by Professor Frances Spalding
Haiku by Billy Collins, Maura Dooley and Roger Keyes.
Including students from the University of London, Goldsmiths College and Yamanashi Prefectural University, Kofu, Japan
- Family friendly
Rymer Auditorium, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York
Tickets £10 (students £3)