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Events children might like

Up to
 Tue 10 Dec 2019

Only Tue & Sat. Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk. YO7 1QS. 'Crafty Tales'. A weekly crafting & storytelling session run by Story Craft Theatre. Each session ic designed around a brilliant picture book with interactive, multi-sensory & imaginative play for ages 2 to 5 year year olds. Sessions are on Tuesdays in in term time only. 10.15am - 11.30am. £4. tel: 01845 526536 web: http://www.ruralarts.org

Up to
 Sun 20 Oct 2019

Only Sat & Sun. Spilmans, Church Farm, Sessay, Thirsk, YO7 3NB. Pumpkin Festival 2019, pumpkin carving, spooky activities, tractor rides, face painting, etc. etc., cafe & farm shop, PYO pumpkins everyday. 10am - 4pm. tel: 01845 501623 tickets: Advance booking essential web: http://www.spilmans.co.uk

Up to
 Sun 3 Nov 2019

Eureka! The National Children's Museum. Visit the NEW exhibition in Spark gallery for the latest digital activities for kids. Please note that unaccompanied adults are not allowed- enquire about adult only evenings. Pick up a Eureka leaflet from Thirsk Tourist Information or check online. Standard entry or free with your Annual Pass. tel: 01422 330069 email: info@eureka.org.uk web: https://www.eureka.org.uk/event/digital-dimensions/

Sat 19 Oct 2019 to
 Sun 3 Nov 2019

Eureka! The National Children's Museum. Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble! Be amazed by spells and sorcery as our extra special guests from Black Knight Historical demonstrate the science behind the trickery. 10am - 5pm. Standard entry or free with your Annual Pass. tel: 01422330069 tickets: On the door or online - https://www.eureka.org.uk/buy-tickets/ email: info@eureka.org.uk web: https://www.eureka.org.uk/event/hocus-pocus/

Sat 19 Oct 2019 to
 Sun 20 Oct 2019

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. Countryside Live. Celebrating the very best of the countryside. See Amanda Owen - the Yorkshire Shepherdess, Peter Wright – The Yorkshire Vet, and Olympic British Show Jumper Geoff Billington. 9am-5pm. Online: £14, £7 child, £40 family. tel: 01423 541000 tickets: online web: https://countrysidelive.co.uk/

Mon 21 Oct 2019 to
 Sat 26 Oct 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Northallerton Musical Theatre Company presents " The Sound of Music ". 7.30pm Matinee on Saturday at 2.15pm. £10 to £14. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 23 Oct 2019 to
 Thu 31 Oct 2019

Spilmans, Church Farm, Sessay, Thirsk, YO7 3NB. Pumpkin Festival 2019, pumpkin carving, spooky activities, tractor rides, face painting etc. etc, cafe & farm shop, PYO pumpkins everyday. 10am-4pm. tel: 01845 501623 tickets: Advance booking essential web: http://www.spilmans.co.uk

Thu 24 Oct 2019 to
 Thu 31 Oct 2019

York Minster YO1 7HH. See York Minster in a new light as the awe-inspiring Northern Lights returns. The sound and light installation transforms the cathedral’s cavernous Nave with images and audio inspired by the Minster’s stained glass and stone. 7pm & 9pm, ,Sun 27 Oct 6pm & 8pm. Doors open 45mins beforehand. £6 in advance, £8 on the night. Under 2s free. web: https://yorkminster.org/whats-on/event/northern-lights

Fri 25 Oct 2019 to
 Thu 31 Oct 2019

The Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk, Y07 1QS. 'Abominable' U rating. 7.30pm, 2.30pm Matinee Sat 26 & Sun 27 Oct. Adults £6, under 15s & 60s & over £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Sat 26 Oct 2019 to
 Sun 27 Oct 2019

Romanby -various sites. Romanby WI Scarecrow Festival.

Sat 26 Oct 2019 to
 Sat 2 Nov 2019

The Painting Pottery Yard, Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1ET. Half term activities. Lots of fun things to paint. Halloween pumpkins, cats, ghosts. 10 to 4 daily. From £6.

Tue 29 Oct 2019 to
 Thu 31 Oct 2019

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk. YO7 1QS. October Half Term Family Workshops: Tuesday 29th Spooky Animation. Wednesday 30th Creepy Cupcakes. Thursday 31st Monster Masks. 10am - noon. All workshops £4.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online or call web: http://www.ruralarts.org

Tue 29 Oct 2019 to
 Thu 31 Oct 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Film: 'Charming' (PG). Tue & Wed 14:30, Thur 17:00. £6, £5. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: By Phone, on-line or from the box office email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Thu 31 Oct 2019

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk. YO7 1QS. A musical present by David Gibb - 'Climb that Tree' An exiting musical stage show for children and families ages 3 and over. 1pm. Adults £8 - Children £6. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Buy online or from Rural Arts web: http://www.ruralarts.org

Thu 31 Oct 2019

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. 'Follow the Light'. The alternative event for the parents who want nothing to do with Halloween. A fun evening for families, with craft activities, games and sweet treats. 6-7pm. tel: 01845 574859

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Bedale Park, Bedale, DL8 1AA. Bonfire & fireworks. Gates open 5.15pm. Event closes 8.45pm. Free, bucket collection. web: https://bedale-tc.gov.uk/bedale-bonfire-and-fireworks

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Carlton Lodge Activity Centre, Thirsk, YO7 4NJ. Halloween Trail - for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult.Various additional activities including axe throwing,zip wire, challenge course ( open to adults &children over 8yrs charged on a pay & play basis) Some activities will be daylight dependant. 2pm to 6pm. £2. tel: 01845 522145- Gillian Harrison email: gillian@nyy.org.uk

Sat 2 Nov 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Annual Fireworks Display, organised by Thirsk Rotary Club. Discounted tickets are now on sale at Thirsk Tourist Information. Gates open 5pm display starts 7pm. In advance: £8 (2 adults +2 children) adults and children 11+ £4, under 11 free.

Thu 28 Nov 2019

Thirsk Garden Centre, Blakey Lane, Sowerby, Thirsk. The reindeer are landing! They will be here until just before Christmas Day.

Sat 7 Dec 2019 to
 Sat 25 Jan 2020

Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York YO1 7HD. 'Sleeping Beauty' - pantomime. York’s much-loved pantomime family returns with Martin Barrass, Suzy Cooper, A.J Powell and the dastardly David Leonard in a spectacular new show for the whole family. email: boxoffice@yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Sat 7 Dec 2019 to
 Sun 8 Dec 2019

Thirsk Garden Centre, Blakey Lane, Sowerby, Thirsk. Santa's Grotto will be open - courtesy of Thirsk Rotary.

Thu 12 Dec 2019 to
 Sat 4 Jan 2020

Grand Opera House York YO1 9SW. A Magic mirror iPad, an ugly truth told to an evil step mother, a poisoned red apple and a beautiful enchanted Princess all come together with seven little men to tell the fabulously exciting story of Snow White - and that's just the first half!. From £19.40 (online also with extra fee). tickets: Opera House Mon-Sat Noon-4pm or online web: http://www.atgtickets.com/york

Sat 14 Dec 2019 to
 Sun 15 Dec 2019

Thirsk Garden Centre, Blakey Lane, Sowerby, Thirsk. Santa's Grotto will be open - courtesy of Thirsk Rotary.

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate YO7 1QR. Pocket Panto: 'Mother Goose'. Join lovable Mother Goose & her friends as she discovers that while its very nice to be important, it's more important to be nice. With singing, dancing & lots of audience participation. There's something for everyone in this cracking production. 1pm. £6 - £8. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book Online at www.ruralarts.org web: http://www.ruralarts.org

Mon 16 Dec 2019 to
 Mon 23 Dec 2019

Not Tue Thu Sat. Thirsk. Don't miss him! Santa tours the town accompanied by Thirsk Rotary. Sun 16 Dec East Thirsk 4pm-7pm. Mon 17 Dec Sowerby 3.45pm-7.30pm. Wed 19 Dec Sowerby Gateway 3.45pm-7pm. Fri 21 Dec Norby & Stockton Rd 3.45pm-7pm. Sun 23 Dec Carlton Minniot 4pm-6.30pm.

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