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 heldover eight sessions on Mondays and Thursdays at 1.30pm:

  • Session 1: Monday 4th March
  • Session 2: Thursday 7th March
  • Session 3: Monday 11th March
  • Session 4: Thursday 14th March
  • Session 5: Monday 18th March
  • Session 6: Thursday 21st March
  • Session 7: Thursday 28th March
  • Session 8: Monday 1st April

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 4 Mar 2019
until Monday 1 Apr 2019


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