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The Groves Butterfly Festival

30 July @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Butterfly Festival – Saturday 30 July


Come and join us for a festival of butterflies!  Activities of different kinds from painting to learning a bit about nature

The event will take place on the riverside at the entrance from Monkbridge.

No Entrance Fee.

Donations gratefully received on the day.

Please ensure that you keep children with you at all times and keep well away from the river unless supervised by yourselves and one our fairy volunteers

Huge thanks to York Mens Shed for providing wooden butterflies and to Tesco’s for sponsoring this event


30 July
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Foss Fairy Trail, Heworth, York YO31 8RP
A1036, Heworth, York YO31 8RP + Google Map

Why not join and enjoy the River Foss?

Come for a daytime or evening walk. Help with litter picks, weed management and other activities. ‘Adopt’ and monitor a short stretch of the Foss. As a member, you will enjoy the many varied activities we run.


Nurturing the Foss