Do you enjoy learning? Are you interested in York’s history, architecture and decorative arts? Would you like to be part of a team sharing knowledge with others? Then why not join our Volunteer Training Programme and become a Room Host at Fairfax House.

Our next round of Volunteer Room Host training will be held throughout August over eight sessions on Mondays and Thursdays at 1.30pm:

  • Session 1: Monday 31st July
  • Session 2: Thursday 3rd August
  • Session 3: Monday 7th August
  • Session 4: Thursday Monday 10th August
  • Session 5: Monday 14th August
  • Session 6: Thursday 17th August
  • Session 7: Monday 21st August
  • Session 8: Thursday 24th August


This introductory course will combine talks on the architecture, antiques and history of this eighteenth century townhouse with practical sessions introducing you to the role of being a Room Host at Fairfax House.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see behind the scenes and indulge your passion for history.

Download our Application Form to join, or for more information and to register your interest, please contact the Senior Guide on 01904 655543 or email

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Monday 31 Jul 2017
until Thursday 24 Aug 2017


Fairfax House

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