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Sat 7 Aug 2021

Classic vehicles show, Showfield, Stokesley TS9 5ER. Up to 400 of the very best classic vehicles will be on show on what will be a great family day out. The 2021 show is going ahead after last year's cancellation. There will be a dedicated motorcycle arena with the Yorkshire Coast British Motorcycle club planning to bring over a dozen bikes. Also going on show in the arena is a rare 1967 British Velocette Thruxton one of only 441 ever made. 10.30am-4pm. £6, family £14, exhibitors free-of-charge. email: web:

Sat 7 Aug 2021

Open Day & Children's Summer Disco, The Forum, Bullamoor Rd. Northallerton. There are lots of things going on so let's bring the atmosphere back to the Forum. Tom Rolfe Productions bring The Magic Show at 11.00hrs & 13.30hrs, Punch & Judy at 12.00hrs & 15.00hrs + Balloon Modelling & Circus Workshop. Refreshments from 10.00hrs. There will be a gallery of wall art from Joel & Tommy, & Sarah Louise School of Dance will be doing Dance Demonstrations. Raffle - prizes include tickets for shows at the Forum, & Name The Teddy which will be walking round the venue. Children's Disco 18.00hrs to 20.00hrs. Day's events 10.00 - 16.00. £3 for Children's Disco, otherwise free admission. tel: 01609776230 tickets: box office or website. email: web:

Sat 21 Aug 2021

Event imageRock the Town at Thirsk, Thirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Brooke Burke, Ty lewis, Ultimate Jass Glynne, Boot Leggers, Jamie Lee Harrison, Maroon Live, Ezra Live, Khalsis Music, Dua Rules, Coldplay tribute, Stax and T'Pau. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tel: 07845 151324 tickets: Online email: web:

Mon 23 Aug 2021

Event image10th Anniversary celebration, Thirsk Tourist Information, Market Place YO7 1EY. Come and meet James Herriot's son and daughter (Mr Jim Wight and Dr Rosie Page) when they re-open Thirsk Tourist Information to celebrate its 10th anniversary. They opened it originally on 24 Aug 2011, as commemorated by the the brass plaque outside the office. 10.45 for 11am. Free. tel: 01845 522755 email: web:

Thu 26 Aug 2021

Fables At The Kitchen Table, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Storytelling family show bringing some of Aesop’s best-loved animal characters to life. With beautiful songs, creative puppetry and a little bit of theatre magic, this show features everything except the kitchen sink!. 11am and 2pm. £4 - £6. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: online, on the door, in house email: web:

Sat 28 Aug 2021 to
 Sun 29 Aug 2021

Event imageRock the Town at Bedale, Bedale Park, North End, Bedale DL8 1AA. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Satuday lineup: Brooke Burke, Brooke Miller, Bon Jordi, Iann Duffety, Mis Shapes, Citizen Smith, Home Town Glory Adele tribute, The Doubtful bottle, The Fly Guys, Calvin Harris experience. Sunday lineup: Scouting for Girls, Hojo Siwa tribute, Maroon Live, The bootleggers, Reggae Reggae, Stax, Dua Rules, Jamie Lee Harrision, Bein' Adams, The Sunwells. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. Each day: £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tickets: Book online email: web:

Sat 28 Aug 2021 to
 Mon 30 Aug 2021

Great Northern Food & Drink Festival, Scampston Hall, Malton YO17 8NG. Street food, Classic cars, Vintage fairground, Top beers wines & spirits,. 10am-6pm. £12, Child £6, Concessions £8, Family (2+3kids) £30. email: web:

Sat 28 Aug 2021

Event imageWensleydale Agricultural Show, Wensleydale Showground, Leyburn DL8 5JG. A traditional Dales show, located close to Leyburn, North Yorkshire in the heart of Wensleydale. Competitive events for livestock such as sheep, cattle, horses and poultry. Over 60 classes in poultry alone, ranging from large fowls to true bantams and an egg section. There are also horticultural and handicraft classes. Leyburn band plays. Dogs on leads are welcome except in the marquees. 9am-4.30pm. £10, child 5-16 £5, under 5s Free, family (2+3) £25, parking free. email: web:

Tue 31 Aug 2021

Kilnsey Show, Kilnsey in Wharfedale BD23 5PS. A great family day out, Kilnsey Show offers an enjoyable taste of life in the countryside. Keenly contested sheep and cattle classes are supplemented by horse events throughout the day – riding classes, shires, hunters, mountain and moorland; climaxing to a thrilling finish with harness racing. Sheepdog trials attract many of the top dog handlers from all over the UK, supported by displays, demonstrations and attractions encompassing all aspects of agricultural and rural life. In advance: £12 child 11-16 £4,Child 5-10 £2, uder 5s free, family £30. tel: 01756 753259 tickets: Online or at gate email: web:

Tue 31 Aug 2021

Event imageCANCELLED Reeth Show, Reeth in Swaledale, DL11 6AR. A traditional Dales Agricultural Show and has always been a great family day out in the beautiful Dale of Swaledale. 9.30am-5pm. £8, child £2. Free parking. tel: 07506 380393 email: web:

Mon 20 Sep 2021

Pateley Show, Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge HG3 5BD. CANCELLED Nidderdale Show. tel: 01969 650129 email: web:

Sat 25 Sep 2021 to
 Sun 26 Sep 2021

Event imageMasham Sheep Fair HG4 4DZ, Masham, Ripon. Sheep and Old Time Fair events. tel: 01765 688417 email: web:

Mon 25 Oct 2021 to
 Sat 30 Oct 2021

Musical theatre, The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Northallerton Musical Theatre Company. One of the most enduring shows of all time, a show full of smash musical hits and colour!. £11-£15. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online or phone from Tue 13 Jul email: web: