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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 is 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

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 Sun 5 Jan 2020

York Designer Outlet, St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York YO19 4TA. The North of England’s largest outdoor ice rink. A giant Christmas tree is the centrepiece, surrounded by an illuminated forest, log cabins and café. Open every day except 25 Dec. tel: 01904 682700 web: http://www.yorkshireswinterwonderland.com

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 Mon 30 Dec 2019

Only Fri Sat Sun. Lightwater Valley Theme Park, North Stainley, HG4 3HT. Alice in Winterland, Christmas Lanter Spectacular,Discover Fantastical Seasonal Adventure. Hundreds of giant illuminated light sculptures will illustrate stories from Alice in Wonderland in a festive trail. Selection of fairground rides & indoor play with seasonal food & drink to enjoy. 4pm - 8pm last entry 7pm, Fri, Sat & Sun. tel: 01637 873379 tickets: Limited Availability - Book online for saver tickets. email: leisure@lightwatervalley.co.uk web: http://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/events/alice-in-wondeland-at-lightwater-valley

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 Sun 5 Jan 2020

Eureka! The National Children's Museum. Weekends from 23 Nov and every day from 20 Dec – Sun 5 Jan Meet the friendliest elves around as well as Father Christmas himself in our Santa’s Grotto – “One of the best in the UK” - NetMums. Watch our festive show ‘Snow Day’. 10am - 5pm. Standard entry or free with your Annual Pass. Plus additional cost to visit Santa's grotto. 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/winter-season-eureka/

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 Fri 6 Dec 2019

St Mary's Church, Kirkgate, YO7 1PW. 'Away in a Manger' An exhibition of Christmas Cribs and Nativity Scenes. Open Daily from 10am-4pm except Sun 24/11,1,30 - 4pm, Sun 1/12 12noon - 2pm, Tuesdays 12noon - 4pm and Thursdays 10.30 to 4pm. Admission Free - Donations Welcome.

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. tel: 01845 523032

Mon 9 Dec 2019

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. Macmillan Christmas Carol Concert. 6.45pm for 7.30pm. tickets: www.macmillanriponcarolconcert.co.uk web: https://macmillanriponcarolconcert.co.uk

Thu 12 Dec 2019 to
 Sat 4 Jan 2020

Grand Opera House York YO1 9SW. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs pantomome. A Magic mirror iPad, an ugly truth told to an evil step mother, a poisoned red apple. £19.40-£23.40. tickets: online web: http://www.atgtickets.com/york

Fri 13 Dec 2019 to
 Thu 19 Dec 2019

The Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. 'Frozen II' PG rating. 7.30pm, Matinees Sat 14th & Sun 15th. Adults £6, under 15s and 60s and over £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, YO7 1QR. 'Mother Goose' - A cracking pantomime EGGstravaganza! presented by Pocket Panto. Please be aware that during the panto crisps & sweets will be given out. (Please make the cast & event organisers aware if your children have any allergies.). 1pm. Adults £8/ under 18's £6. tel: 01845 526536 web: http://www.ruraarts.org

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. tel: 01845 523032

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. Under 18s £6; Adults - £8. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book Online at www.ruralarts.org web: http://www.ruralarts.org

Sun 15 Dec 2019

Sutton under Whitestonecliffe Village Hall. Thirsk RBL Band play carols around the tree. 4pm-5pm. web: https://thirskrblband.weebly.com

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Carlton Miniott. Thirsk RBL Band play carols around the tree. 7pm-8pm. web: https://thirskrblband.weebly.com

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.

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Front Street, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Thirsk RBL Band play carols around the tree. 7pm-8pm. web: https://thirskrblband.weebly.com

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Sowerby Methodist Church Hall. The Mowbray Singers perform Christmas Carols Songs & Words Free Admission with retiring Collection. 8pm.

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Family Life Church, Finkle Street, Thisk, YO7 1DA. Christmas Gingerbread Party, for children aged 5-11 - Live Music,Drama,Crafts,Food,Games & Prizes. 5.30 - 8pm. tel: 01845 868188 tickets: Contact the Church Office email: admin@flcthirsk.co.uk

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Nether Silton Church, Thirsk YO7 2JZ. Thirsk RBL Band play carols. 7pm-8pm. web: https://thirskrblband.weebly.com

Fri 20 Dec 2019 to
 Mon 23 Dec 2019

The Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. 'The Aeronauts' PG rating. 7.30pm, Matinees Sat 21st & Sun 22nd. Adults £6, under 15s and 60s and over £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Sandhutton, Thirsk YO7 4RS. Thirsk RBL Band play carols Around the Tree. 6pm-7pm. web: https://thirskrblband.weebly.com

Mon 23 Dec 2019

Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. Thirsk RBL Band play carols. 11am-1pm. web: https://thirskrblband.weebly.com

Wed 25 Dec 2019

Family Life Church, Finkle Street, Thirsk, YO7 1DA. Christmas Day Lunch, transport is available if booked in advance. Activities for all ages. 12noon - 4pm Lunch served 12.30pm. Free, but please call to book a place. email: admin@flcthirsk.co.uk

Fri 27 Dec 2019 to
 Thu 2 Jan 2020

Not Tue or Wed. The Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. 'The Aeronauts' PG rating. 7.30pm. Adults £6, under 15s and 60s and over £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Sun 29 Dec 2019

Sutton under Whitestonecliffe Village Hall. The Snow Queen presented by Northumberland Theatre Co. Magical adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson's tale. 7.30pm, doors open 7.00pm. Adults £10.50, under 16s £5.50, family (2+2/3) £30.50. tickets: 01845 597329 Booking essential web: http://www.suttonunderwhitestonecliffevillagehall.co.uk

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