Weekend visit to Street’s churches in East Yorkshire

27 & 28 July

A chance to visit the churches commissoned by Sir Tatton Sykes II of Sledmere House, and others. We will be travelling around the countryside in minibuses to explore these places:

  • St John Evangelist, Whitwell on the Hill (1860, for Lady Louisa Lechmere, in memory of her father, John Haigh, of Whitwell Hall);
  • St John, Howsham (1860, for Hannah Cholmley of Howsham Hall);
  • St Andrew, East Heslerton & vicarage (1877 & 1876, for Sykes);
  • St Andrew, Weaverthorpe (restoration, 1872, for Sykes);
  • St Peter, Helperthorpe & parsonage (1873 & 1876, for Sykes);
  • St Mary, West Lutton (1873, for Sykes);
  • St Andrew, Kirkby Grindaly (restoration, 1975, for Sykes);
  • St Mary, Fimber (1871, for Sykes);
  • St Mary, Thixendale & vicarage (1870 & 1870, for Sykes);
  • St Mary, Wansford (1868, for Sykes)

The event starts and ends at the Travelodge York Layerthorpe Hotel (which has a car park). It is on the east side of the city. For those travelling by train on Saturday morning, they can book the 07.00 from Kings Cross gets in at 08.53. Therefore the tour will start from the hotel at 09.30 on the Saturday morning. For the return on Sunday, we should be able to get people to York station for the 17.23 to London, arriving at Kings Cross at 19.21.

Weekend tickets cost £230. Dinner and lunch are not included.

We currently have a reserved booking at a discounted rate with the Travelodge in York which will be where the event leader will be staying.

Hotel Room Booking

Ticket Price: Weekend tickets cost £230. Dinner and lunch are not included.
Date: July 27th, 2024
Time: 09.30am
Venue: Travelodge York Layerthorpe Hotel - View on map