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Children's events

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Events children might like

Up to
 Sat 6 Jun 2020

North Yorkshire Dales. CANCELLED: Swaledale festival. The programme includes a core of classical music concerts as well as folk, brass band, jazz and world music. In addition there is poetry, film, dance, drama, comedy, workshops, masterclasses, exhibitions, children's events, talks and themed guided walks. Surprises too - think steam train trips, bat watches, archaeology projects and astronomy sessions. web:

Thu 28 May 2020

The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. The Nonsense Show. Join multi-instrumentalists and Sergeants of Silliness Frankie and Pete as they take a journey through an octopus’s garden and cook up a nonsense stew through props, songs and raps. (Recommended Age: 3+). 2pm. Adults: £8, U18s: £6, Family of 4: £24. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: web:

Sat 6 Jun 2020 to
 Sun 7 Jun 2020

Newby Hall, Skelton on Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE. CANCELLED: Tractor Fest. Thousands of vintage and modern tractors, stationary engines, commercial vehicles, cars, lorries and motorcycles from the UK and Europe. The spectacular "March of the Tractors" – a parade of tractors setting off from from Newby Hall to Ripon’s market square, will take place on the Saturday, leaving at 5pm. web:

Fri 11 Sep 2020 to
 Sun 13 Sep 2020

In and around Helmsley YO62 5DW. The very first World Jam Festival. A series of events over three days, see website. web: