Queens and Princes: Royal Visits to York Mansion HouseBy Mansion House Team (17 April 2020)
Queens and Princes: Royal Visits to York Mansion House
Queen Elizabeth II visits the Mansion House in 2012
Lord Mayors of York have played host to multiple monarchs and members of the royal family in the Mansion House over the past 250 years, providing luscious banquets, welcoming recepti…
York's Delicious Heritage: ChocolateBy Mansion House Team (08 April 2020)
York's Delicious Heritage: Chocolate
In the Mansion House, and I’m sure in many other homes up and down the country, Easter is synonymous with one thing – chocolate. It is around this time of year when our Historic Kitchen would usually be filled with the unmistakable scent of chocolate wh…
Tales from a Former Sheriff: The Civic RegaliaBy Mansion House Team (08 April 2020)
Tales from a Former Sheriff: The Civic Regalia
Over the coming weeks, we will be bringing you guest posts from our wonderful team of volunteers, who will be sharing their incredible knowledge, and hidden gems. Today we welcome Barrie Ferguson, former Sheriff of York from 2000-2001.
A Favourite PlaceBy Eleanor Davies (08 April 2020)
A Favourite Place
Before putting pen to paper, or finger to keyboard, I spent quite a few moments deciding which Mansion House room was my favourite. There are many to choose from.
I pondered over the grand State Room, the lavish Dining Room and the cosy, welcoming Drawing Room. Decisions, decisions!
Finally, I decided to choose the one that makes me feel the most nostalgic, the one that b…