Doncaster

Properties and events in Doncaster

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"The eighteenth-century discovery of Britain and Ireland" a talk by Professor Jim Watt in Doncaster Mansion House

Mansion House, High Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 1DG
In person
Pre-booking not required

An illustrated talk about the development of tourism in Britain and Ireland in the 18th century by Professor Jim Watt from the school of 18th century studies at York University, to be held in the ballroom of Doncaster's Georgian Mansion House

Brook Explorers with DCRT - family fun at Cusworth Hall Park

Cusworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Nature activities for parents and children to learn together. Find our stall for pond dipping and bug-hunting. Find out about how DCRT are reconnecting rivers and wetlands for nature.

Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle, Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3BU
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Norman Knights Return to Conisbrough: Free entry to castle, Norman Medieval Encampment, Battling Knights, Medieval Surgeon Display, Historical tours led by published Author and expert on the De Warren family, children's fun activities.

Cusworth Hall Walled Garden tour

Cusworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU
In person
Pre-booking required

Tour of the Walled Garden at Cusworth Hall

Doncaster Heritage Quiz

7 Young Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 3EL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Doncaster is a historical Market Town rich with heritage. How much you know about Doncaster and its history? Come to the Doncaster Brewery & Tap Heritage Quiz and test your knowledge.

Follow in the Footsteps of the Romans

Great North Road, Woodlands, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 7RA
In person
Pre-booking required

Easy Walk following part of the original A1 or Ermine Street around Woodlands. Learn about Woodlands House, the building of the model village of Woodlands and fascinating facts about All Saints Church. Event expected to last approximately 2 hours.

Georgian themed guided tour of Cusworth Hall

Cusworth, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7TU
In person
Pre-booking required

This guided tour will focus on the eighteenth century architecture and family, with a chance to handle historic objects.

Heritage of St Laurence's Church and the community of Adwick le Street

St Laurence's Church, Village Street, Adwick le Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 7AD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Church open for an informal visit to view the medieval architecture and artefacts and displays of local history.

Open Day at Doncaster Mansion House with Georgian dancing workshop, Children's trail and costumed guides

Doncaster Mansion House, 45 High Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 1DG
In person
Pre-booking preferred

A special Open Day at Doncaster's eighteenth century Mansion House. There will be guided tours led by costumed volunteer guides, a Children's Discovery trail and a workshop on Georgian dancing in the Ballroom. Tea and coffee will be available.

Re-connecting the river Don - a history & river walk with Chris Firth MBE

Doncaster Lock, Marshgate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 9AD
In person
Pre-booking required

Walk the story of the River Don with DCRT founder Chris Firth, MBE. During this riverside circular walk, Chris will take us on a historical tour of the River Don, find out why salmon went missing and observe a fish pass in action!

St Mary Magdalene Church Campsall

The Avenue, Campsall, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 9AG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Legend suggests that Robin Hood was married at St Mary Magdalene Church Campsall as centuries ago the village stood on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest.

St Michael & All Angels Church Skelbrooke

St Michael & All Angels Church, Straight Lane, Skelbrooke, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN68LX
In person
Pre-booking not required

Village church built in medieval times but nearly totally destroyed by fire in 1870. Rebuilt in Victorian style in 1872. Considerable repair and restoration work done in 2022 to celebrate 150 year anniversary including restoration of wall paintings

St. Oswald's Church Kirk Sandall

Pilkington Road, Kirk Sandall, 3 Pine Hall Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN3 1EF
In person
Pre-booking not required

This medieval church closed in 1978 . In the 21st century it has once again become the centre of the community..

The Danum Shield

Doncaster Brewery & Tap, 7 Young Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 3EL
In person
Pre-booking required

An illustrated talk by Peter Robinson, Curator of Archaeology at Heritage Doncaster.

The Lives, Loves and Landscapes of Doncaster

Doncaster Brewery & Tap, 7 Young Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 3EL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Performance from Jenkinson and Parks.

The Sand House Poetry Workshop

Danum Gallery Library & Museum, Waterdale, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN1 3BZ
In person
Pre-booking required

The Sand House in Doncaster was a unique Victorian marvel, a house carved from sandstone and a network of tunnels with carvings. The house no longer exists but its history lives on. Bring the wonders of the Sand House to life through this workshop.