Shandy Hall

Shandy Hall
North Yorkshire
YO61 4AD




01347 868465

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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

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home, Gallery, Heritage site

Opening hours

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).

Admission charges

House: Adults £4.50. Accompanied children £2.25
Gardens: Adults £2.50

Collection details

Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Personalities

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

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

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Rymer Auditorium, Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York


Tickets £10 (students £3)