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THINGS TO DO in the next two weeks

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Up to
 Sat 21 Apr 2018

Theatre Royal, York YO1 7HD. The Importance of being Earnest. 7.30pm, 2pm Matinee Thurs, 2.30pm Matinee Sat. £32.50 - £15.50. tel: 01904 623568 tickets: Box Office web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Hambleton Grange, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QH. National Care Home Open Day - Linking our Communities. 2pm - 4pm.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Holy Rood House, 10 Sowerby Road, Thirsk, YO7 1HX. A Spring Quiet Garden Day - re-awakening our senses as part of the Quite Garden Movement. come and enjoy a day at Holy Rood House and its large garden which offers a quiet, gentle healing space. 9.45 for 10am - 4pm. tel: 01845 522580 email: enquiries@holyroodhouse.org.uk web: http://www.holyroodhouse.org.uk

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. St Cecelia Orchestra Spring Concert. Wagner's "Meistersingers" Overture. Chloe Hanslip plays the Sibelius Violin Concerto. Debussy's evocative "Prelude a L'apres midi d'un Faune" and Shostakovich Symphony No 9. 7.30pm. £20, £18 conc, students over 16 £5, children free. tel: 01765 677413 web: http://www.st-cecilia.org.uk

Sat 21 Apr 2018

St Wilfrid's, South Kilvington, Y07 2NL. Items for cake/tombola/book/odds ends stalls. 10am till Noon.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL 6 1LP. Two of 3 Count Wrestling's fan favourites meet for the first time ever when Martin Kirby takes on Justin 'The Hammer' Sysum. 6.30 - 8.30pm. £16 also concessions & family tickets. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online or box office web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Thirsk racecourse YO7 1QL. Opening Meet. Gates open 11am. First race 1:55pm, last race 5:25pm. From £8. tel: 01845 522276 web: http://www.thirskracecourse.net

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Topcliffe & Asenby Village Hall, Y07 3RJ. St George's Night Ceilidh and Supper with local musicians 'Herd on the Hill'. £15 includes fish and chip supper. Bring your own drinks. tickets: Elm Gallery, Judith Lowe (577911), Doug Allen (578526) or Linda Nuttall (577315)

Sat 21 Apr 2018

White Rose Bookcafe, 79-81 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1ET. Book Signing with Mary Jayne Baker, ‘A Bicycle Made For Two’. 11am-noon. free. tel: 01845 524353 web: http://www.whiterosebooks.com

Up to
 Sun 22 Apr 2018

Duncombe Park, Helmsley,YO62 5EB. The Duncombe Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair. 10.30am - 5pm (4.30pm Sunday). £6, under 16s foc. tel: 01423 522122 web: http://www.gallowayfairs.co.uk

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Cawthorne Lane, Wrelton (off A170), YO18 8PQ. Pickering & District Motor Club. Spring Moto Cross. Adults and Youth, refreshments. 1pm.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1HQ. Classic Car Rally, lots of vintage cars to see, organised by Herriot Hospice Homecare. 11.30am - 1.30pm. Collection buckets.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Quaker Meeting House , Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PL. Talk 'Climate change and what you can do about it' by Professor Andy Gouldson, tea, coffee and light refreshments available. 7pm. Free talk.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Ripon Racecourse, HG4 1UG. Ripon Spring Classic Car & Bike Show & Autojumble. 10am - 4pm. Adults £7, Child £2.50. tel: 01697 451882 web: http://www.markwoodwardclassicevents.com

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Scotch Corner Chapel, now Hambleton War Memorial Chapel. Open Day. web: http://www.johnbunting.co.uk/memorial.html

Sun 22 Apr 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Returning to the Forum following his recent sellout visit is Professor Robert Winston, Britain's best known geneticist and author of numerous books. He'll be talking about the importance of life-long learning and how we can all improve our skills to last a lifetime. 2.30pm. £17, £15 seniors & children.

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Walk - Hambleton Ramblers. 9 miles. The Bronte trail. An easy, flat walk along quiet country lanes, farm tracks and woods, 3 stiles and a road walk at the end. Depart Northallerton Market Cross 09.15. email: hambletonramblers@hotmail.co.uk

Wed 25 Apr 2018

Royal British Legion, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PQ. Mowbray Probus: '45 Years on the Game' Gordon Hetherington (Retired Solicitor). Visitors welcome. 10am. email: info.mowbrayprobus@gmail.com

Up to
 Thu 26 Apr 2018

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Walk like a Panther (12A). 7.30pm. Adults £6, under 15s & Seniors £5, matinees & Mondays £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Kiplin Hall, Nr. Scorton, Richmond. DL10 6AT. A Very English Afternoon Tea & Talk by Belinda Alexander (as seen on BBC The One Show). 2pm. £15. tel: 01748818178 email: info@kiplinhall.co.uk web: http://www.kilpinhall.co.uk

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Thirsk Town Hall Annexe, Thirsk Y07 1QS. Thirsk & District Museum Society talk 'From TB Testing to TV and all the bits in between' by Julian Norton. 7.30pm. £2.50. email: info@thirskmuseum.org web: http://www.thirskmuseum.org

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Walk - Northallerton Ramblers. 8.5 mile moderate. Barnard Castle figure of eight following river Tees to Egglestone Abbey,returning to Barnard Castle on Teesdale Way to Pecknell Farm and finishing at Bowes Museum. Start Bowes Museum Car Park NZ055163 / DL12 8NP. 10am. tel: 01325 466948 web: http://www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

Up to
 Sat 28 Apr 2018

Only Fri & Sat. Theatre Royal, York YO1 7HD. Theatre Tour & Cream Tea. 75 minute tour of the whole theatre. The site of York Theatre Royal fell within the Roman city walls. Through the medieval period, the site was a hospital and a mint – a theatre was built in 1744 and has been producing and displaying work ever since. 3pm Fri, 10.30am Sat. £10. tel: 01904 623568 tickets: Book online web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Tue 24 Apr 2018 to
 Sat 28 Apr 2018

Theatre Royal, York YO1 7HD. 'Whisky Galore', romantic comedy. 7.30pm, matinees 2pm Thursday & 2.30pm Saturday. £14.50 - £30.50. tel: 01904 623568 web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Thu 26 Apr 2018 to
 Sat 28 Apr 2018

The Forum, Northallerton DL6 1LP. "100 Musical Years" Join Northallerton Musical Theatre Company for a nostalgic journey through 100 years of music and song. 7.30pm. £10 - £14. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online or box office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Fri 27 Apr 2018 to
 Sat 28 Apr 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Film Phantom Thread (15). Winner of the BAFTA for 'Costume Design', this film is the last movie Daniel Day-Lewis will do before he retires. 2.30pm. £6, £5 concessions. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Ampleforth Abbey and College, YO62 4ER. Open Day. 9.30am. tickets: www.ampleforth.org.uk/college/event/ampleforth-college-open-morning- april-2018

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Thief Hall, Thornton le Moor, Northallerton, DL7 9EH. Topcliffe Bowling Club Fundraising Night, Hog Roast, Bar, Entertainment, Raffle. 7pm. £12.50. tickets: book by 16.4.18.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Thirsk Community Library in Meadowfields,Chapel Sreet, Thirsk, YO7 1TH. Quiz, teams of 4 or come along and join in, drink & light refreshments, all proceeds help keep library open. 7.30pm. £5 per person. tickets: Book your place online or call in to Library email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Thirsk Fire Station, YO7 1PU. Thirsk CFR (Community First Responders) Recruitment Day. New team members required, come along & find out the role we hold in the community. 9am - 4.30pm. email: thirskcfr@gmail.com

Sat 28 Apr 2018

White Swan carpark, Ampleforth YO62 4DA. Ampleforth Village Market. 9am-noon.

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Woodfield, York Road Thirsk YO7 3AD. Car Boot Sale. Saturday afternoon, weather permitting. Sellers Car £8 Buyers £1 per vehicle. tel: 07928328308 web: http://www.woodfieldcarboot.co.uk

Up to
 Sun 29 Apr 2018

Not Mon Tue Wed. Heated Big Top, Stirling Road, YO304TU. Paulos Circus, Brand New Show for 2018. Thursday & Friday 5pm & 7.15. Saturday & Sundays 2pm & 4.30pm. Every day £7 per person. Look on website or Facebook for discount vouchers! Cash only Event. tel: 07508584811 tickets: Box office open Mon.Tues.Weds.11am-4pm. Thurs & Fri 11am-7.30 Sat Sun 11am-4pm web: http://www.paulos.co.uk

Thu 26 Apr 2018 to
 Sun 29 Apr 2018

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. Harrogate Flower Show, Britain’s biggest exhibition of floral art. £21, cheaper up to 17 Apr. Concessions. tel: 01423 546157 tickets: online or at gate email: info@flowershow.org.uk web: https://www.flowershow.org.uk

Fri 27 Apr 2018 to
 Sun 29 Apr 2018

Whitby. Goth Weekend. An alternative music festival which has grown to become one of the world’s premier Goth events, celebrating the town's Dracula connections. email: info@whitbygothweekend.co.uk web: http://whitbygothweekend.co.uk

Sun 29 Apr 2018

Middleham Key Centre, Park Lane DL8 4RA. Antiques & Collectors’ Fair. 10am-4pm.

Sun 29 Apr 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Matthew Ford returns to the Forum for a third time to perform alongside the Forum Big Band. 7.30pm. £10. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 29 Apr 2018

Thirsk Auction Mart Y07 3AB. National Childbirth Trust Nearly new sale- top quality baby and children's clothes and equipment at bargain prices straight from their loving owners. 10.30am-12.30pm (NCT members 10am). £1. tickets: on door email: nns.hambleton@nct.org.uk web: http://www.nct.org.uk/in-your-area/hambleton

Sun 29 Apr 2018

Walk - Hambleton Ramblers. 8 miles along some of the Cleveland Way. Depart Northallerton Market Cross 09.15. email: hambletonramblers@hotmail.co.uk

Mon 30 Apr 2018

Thirsk Racecourse Ltd, Station Road Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Afternoon Racing with half price entry for YO7 postcode residents. Gates open 11am. First race 1:50pm, last 5:10pm. From £6, half price for locals. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: https://www.thirskracecourse.net

Wed 2 May 2018

Thirlby Village Hall, YO7 2DJ. Guided Walk, Bloomin' Thirlby, undulating 4.5 mile walk, numerous stiles, lots of spring flowers, organised by North York Moors National Park. 1.30pm - 4.30pm. Free, donations welcome. tel: 01439 772700 tickets: Book to avoid disappointment web: http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/events

Fri 27 Apr 2018 to
 Thu 3 May 2018

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Tomb Raider (12A). 7.30pm. Adults £6, under 15s & Seniors £5, matinees & Mondays £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Thu 3 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. The Winter's Tale, live streamed ballet. 7.15pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Thu 3 May 2018

Thirkleby Village Hall, YO7 2AT. Thirkleby Local History Society. 'In search of Sydney Smith' (1771-1845). Speaker - Patrick Wildgust. 7.30pm. Visitors £2. Refreshments.

Fri 4 May 2018

Ripon Spa Hotel, HG4 2BU. Evening Concert, Skelldale Singers. tickets: 01765 608057 email: junegarbutt@gmail.com web: http://www.st-cecilia.org.uk

Fri 4 May 2018

Sutton under Whitestonecliffe Village Hall, YO7 2PS. Film Night - Eat, Pray, Love - A search for true love starring Julia Roberts, James Franco, Billy Crudup and Javier Bardem. Cert 15. 7pm. Free entry - Refreshments - Donations welcome. tel: 01845 597362 or 597424

Fri 4 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL 6 1LP. Carl Hutchinson, Comedian. 7.30pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 5 May 2018

Church of St James, Baldersby St James YO7 4PT. Voce47. Inaugural tour of Voice and Harp, Camilla Jepperson and Mary Reid, includes music by Britten, Debussy, Ravel and Poulenc. 11am. Free. tel: 01765 640624 email: colinreid97@yahoo.co.uk

Sat 5 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. The New Jersey Beat. The musical story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Direct from the West End, cast members of 'The Jersey Boys' present their own fantastic, fast paced, energetic show. 7.30pm. £22. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 5 May 2018

Thirsk Methodist Church, St James Green YO7 1AQ. Harrogate Male Voice Choir are returning to entertain us and raise money for The Clock . £10, under 16s free. Refreshments included. tel: 01845 524494 tickets: The Clock, St James Green, Thirsk

Sat 5 May 2018

Wetherby racecourse, York Rd, LS22 5EJ. NOT AT THIRSK: Totepool Hunt Cup - Transferred to Wetherby Racecourse because of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling event in Thirsk. Gates open 11.25. First race 1.55, last 5.30pm. £6 up. tel: 01937 582035 web: https://www.wetherbyracing.co.uk

Thu 3 May 2018 to
 Sun 6 May 2018

Tour de Yorkshire Cycle Race. See the website for details and note that there will be road closures before and after the race passes. If travelling allow extra time. Stage 3 of the men's cycle race on Saturday will take in a large section of Hambleton. The race will enter Bedale first via North End heading through the marketplace, leaving the town via Bridge Street and Bedale Road. It will enter Northallerton via Boroughbridge Road then along South Parade and will exit the town via Thirsk Road. It will then head towards Thirsk entering via Kirkgate, travel through Market Place and then leave the town via Finkle Street, Ingramgate and Sutton Road, heading towards Sutton Bank. web: https://letour.yorkshire.com

Fri 4 May 2018 to
 Mon 7 May 2018

The Hut Goathland & other local venues. Musicport on the Moors, new 4 day festival, on site camping, campfire music, street food, stalls, real ale & lots more!. Full 4 day Adult Ticket £100 includes on site camping, limited day tickets. tickets: 01947 603475 web: http://musicportfestival.com

Sat 5 May 2018 to
 Mon 7 May 2018

North York Moors Railway. Explore 'Behind the Scenes' at one of the most popular heritage railway lines, where you will be able to take a sneaky peek at the areas usually closed. See the work that goes into keeping the wheels turning. Check out the engine sheds at Grosmont, learn about the infrastructure and bridges at Goathland,. web: https://www.nymr.co.uk

Fri 4 May 2018 to
 Thu 10 May 2018

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Ready Player One (12A). 7.30pm. Adults £6, under 15s & Seniors £5, matinees & Mondays £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Sun 29 Apr 2018 to
 Sun 13 May 2018

Markenfield Hall, Ripon, HG4 3AD. Open Days & Caroline Norton Exhibition, featuring letters, poems and plays from the Hall's archives. We believe that Caroline Norton is a pivotal figure in women's history. 2.00pm - 5.00pm each day.

Up to
 Tue 22 May 2018

Joe Cornish Gallery, Zetland Street, Northallerton, DL6 1NA. Exhibition 'Of Wood and Water' photographs by Michela Griffith. tel: 01609 777404 web: http://www.joecornishgallery.co.uk

Up to
 Wed 23 May 2018

Sutton Bank National Park Centre, Sutton Bank, Thirsk, YO7 2EH. Exhibition, James McGairy presents paintings inspired by the North York Moors. 10am- 5pm. Free to enter. tel: 01845 597426 web: http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/events

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May

Sun 6 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. 'Woman on Fire', one-woman show on the suffragettes, 75min + discussion time. 7.30pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum Box-Office and at the door web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Mon 7 May 2018

Ness Hall, East Ness, YO62 5XD. Flower Power Plant Fair. 11am-4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Mon 7 May 2018

Northallerton Town Cricket Club, Farndale Avenue, DL7 8SN. North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Northallerton Area Group. 'A Colour-rail Journey, part 7' by Paul Chancellor. 7:30 - 9:30pm, inc interval. £3.00. tel: 01642 767233 tickets: On door. email: ianmcinnes73@live.com

Tue 8 May 2018

Sacred Heart Church Hall, Thirsk Road, Northallerton, DL6 1PJ. Local History Society. ‘Charles Dickens: Pecuniary, Punishment and Pizza’, by Isobel Stirk - who demonstrates how, in both fact and fiction, Dickens’ characters and locations are modelled on people and places with which this quintessential Victorian author was familiar. 7pm. £3 non-members welcome. email: heritage1138@outlook.com

Tue 8 May 2018

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Afternoon racing. This fixture has transferred from Wetherby Racecourse to avoid a clash with the Tour de Yorkshire event this year. Gates open 11am. First race 1:50pm, last 4:55pm. £6 up. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: https://www.thirskracecourse.net

Thu 10 May 2018

Brompton Hereitage Group at Brompton Methodist Church, Northallerton DL6 2QT. Dr.Dresser's Dream: Gill Moore; Curator of the Dorman Museum will tell the story of this pioneering designer, founder of the Linthorpe Pottery. 7 pm. £3.50 incl. light refreshments. tickets: On the door email: bromptonhg@btinternet.com

Thu 10 May 2018

St James Church, Baldersby St James. Mihael Majetic - a classical guitarist from a small village in Croatia. Studies at the Royal Academy of Music with renowned guitarist Michael Lewin. Prize winner in a number of international competitions. 7pm. £10. tel: 01765 640624 email: colinreid97@yahoo.co.uk

Thu 10 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Macbeth live streaming from National Theatre. 7pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum Box-Office and at the door web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Fri 11 May 2018 to
 Sat 12 May 2018

North Stainley Village Hall HG4 3LA. Two One Act Plays . The first play` Call to Remembrance` A Play within a musical tribute The second play is Blackadder Goes Forth ` Goodbyeee` and for those who saw it originally, forever seared, on their minds. 7.30pm end 10.00pm. £8. tel: 01765 635236 tickets: 01765 635236 or nsarts.events@gmail.com email: frankandglenys1@btconnect.com web: http://www.nsarts.btck.co.uk

Fri 11 May 2018

Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate. Thirsk YO7 1QR. Murder Mystery Night inc. 2 course supper, all proceeds to Thirsk Christmas Lights. 7pm - 7.30pm. £25 inc. supper. tickets: Jo Wood 01845 525030/Jill Miller, Luke Miller Estate Agents web: http://www.lovescience.co.uk

Sat 12 May 2018

Ewe and Yarn Shop Millgate Thirsk YO7 1AA. Pop Up shop by North Shire Yarns from Harrogate. A whole day drop in of knit and Natter, all yarn based crafts for novices and experts. Come along and join in.

Sat 12 May 2018

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music. Extraordinary Sounds From Around. Yorkshire Young Musicians Showcase directed by Penny Stirling. 7.30pm. £12 in advance, £1 more on the door. Children free. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: White Rose Bookcafe, mail or online web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Sat 12 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. North Yorkshire Chorus May Concert. Howard Goodall: Eternal Light, a Requiem Bach: Cantata no. 51 Trevor Wilson: Matins North Yorkshire Promusica Soloists Rachel Little and John Dunford. 7.30pm. £14. tel: 01609 779568 web: http://www.northyorkshirechorus.org.uk

Sat 12 May 2018 to
 Sat 26 May 2018

Only Mon & Sat. Theatre Royal, York YO1 7HD. Theatre Tour & Cream Tea. 75 minute tour of the whole theatre. The site of York Theatre Royal fell within the Roman city walls. Through the medieval period, the site was a hospital and a mint – a theatre was built in 1744 and has been producing and displaying work ever since. 10.30am. £10. tel: 01904 623568 tickets: Book online web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Sat 12 May 2018

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Evening racing in support of The ABF The Soldiers' Charity. Gates open 3:30pm. First race 5:45pm, last 8:45pm. £6 up. tel: 01845 522276 web: https://www.thirskracecourse.net

Sat 12 May 2018 to
 Sun 13 May 2018

Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, York YO41 4AU. Against The Odds – RAF At War Weekend. Aircrew re-enactors, Halifax bomber, Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast. 10am-5pm. £12 and concessions. tel: 01904 608595 tickets: on day or online web: http://yorkshireairmuseum.org

Sun 13 May 2018

Moor House Farm, Raskelf YO61 3LR. Raskelf Show and Gymkhana. tel: 01347 822516 email: info@raskelfshow.co.uk web: http://www.raskelfshow.co.uk

Sun 13 May 2018

Sowerby Memorial Park, YO7 1HX. Big Spring Clean, join us to present historic Sowerby at its very best for the spring season, organised by Sowerby Parish Council. 10am till Noon. tel: 07704 704520, 01609 767223

Sun 13 May 2018

The Clock, Thirsk Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1EY. Big Spring Clean, join us to present Thirsk at its very best for the season, organised by Thirsk Town Council. 10am - 12noon. tel: 07940 935541,  01609 767223

Sun 13 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Get Better. (Age 14+). 8pm. £15. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 13 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Alan & Big Band - Sunday Jazz. 12noon. £4. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Box Office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Tue 15 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. 'Cinderella', live streaming of Matthew Bourne ballet. 7pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum Box-Office and at the door web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Thu 17 May 2018

North Yorks County Record Office, Malpas Rd, Northallerton,DL7 8TB. 'Archives at Dusk' a rare opportunity to see behind the scenes of the records office. This year's theme is Medieval, castles, abbeys, domestic life,crafts and music. 6pm - 8.30pm. Free. tel: 01609 777585 tickets: No need for tickets

Fri 18 May 2018

St John's Church, Sharow, Ripon HG4 5BJ. Northallerton Male Voice Choir and other artists. £10 inc wine. email: chris.tunnard@gmail.com

Fri 18 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. The Yorkshire Vet, Julian Norton, will be 'In conversation' with Kate Fox, stand-up poet, writer, comedian and performer. Julian will be.talking about his life as a vet in rural North Yorkshire, as well as his recent experiences as a television personality, and what it's been like to follow in the footsteps of James Herriot both as a vet and an author. At the end of the conversation Julian will be taking questions from the audience. 7.30pm. £10, £8 child. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Fri 18 May 2018

Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate. Thirsk YO7 1QR. Bingo Fun Night, Cash Prizes, Raffle, Games & Spot Prizes, all proceeds to the Christmas Lights Appeal. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Sat 19 May 2018 to
 Sun 20 May 2018

Scampston Hall, Malton YO17 8NG. Game and Country Fair & UK Tractor Show. 9am-5pm. £8, also concessions & family tickets. Free parking. email: info@outdoorshows.co.uk web: http://outdoorshows.co.uk/yorkshire-game-and-country-fair

Sat 19 May 2018

St John the Baptist and All Saints Church, Easingwold, YO61 3JU. Easingwold Singers present Haydn's 'Creation'. 7.30pm. £10. tickets: White Rose Books, Thirsk, Tempo and Williamson's Estate Agents, Easingwold

Sat 19 May 2018

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Irish Day racing. Gates open 11am. First race 2:10pm, last 5:40pm. £8 up. tel: 01845 522276 web: https://www.thirskracecourse.net

Sat 19 May 2018

York Barbican, YO10 4NT. York Guildhall Orchestra, conductor Simon Wright. 7.30pm. £5 to £22. tel: 0844 8542757 web: http://www.yorkguildhallorchestra.com

Sun 20 May 2018

Harrogate. Back on the Beat, Cycle Sportive 2018, supporting Police Treatment Centres, to register visit www.thepolicetreatmentcentres.org, 99.9km or 50km.

Sun 20 May 2018

Quaker Meeting House , Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PL. Talk 'Railway enthusiast disease - highly infectious!' by Diane Gamble, tea, coffee & light refreshments available. 7pm. Free talk.

Sun 20 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Curve Dance 'This is Me', local dancers. 1pm & 3.30pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 20 May 2018

The Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton, DL7 8PP (free parking at the rear). May Ball. 2pm - 4.45pm. £6 in advance, £8 on the door. tickets: John & Joy Ellis or any member of the Alverton Dance Club

Wed 23 May 2018

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. 'Another Fine Mess', Laurel & Hardy Films set to music, part of the Yorkshire Silent Film Festival. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Adults £7 Conc. £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Fri 25 May 2018 to
 Sun 27 May 2018

Only Fri & Sun. The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Film: I, Tonya (15). Based on the unbelievable, but true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Winner of the BAFTA for 'Supporting Actress'. Fri 7.30pm, Sun 8pm. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 26 May 2018 to
 Sat 9 Jun 2018

All over Swaledale. Young stars of the future alongside world-class instrumentalists, singers, actors, choirs, poets, films, exhibitions, talks, workshops, puppets, and a series of themed walks celebrating the magical landscape of the northern Dales. tel: 01748 880018 tickets: Online or phone 01748 880019 email: enquiries@swalefest.org web: http://www.swaledalefestival.org

Sat 26 May 2018

Snape Village Institute, Bedale DL8 2SZ. Northallerton Life Drawing & Art Group, all day life drawing. Amateur and professional artists welcome. Female life model. 10am-3pm. £20 inc tea, coffee and biscuits. tel: 07845 907756 email: marypaterson4302@hotmail.com

Sat 26 May 2018 to
 Sun 27 May 2018

Sutton Park, Sutton-on-the-Forest, York YO61 1DP. Hambleton District Show. The largest horse show in the north of England. tel: 07766 027006 email: sam@hambletonshow.com web: http://www.hambletonshow.com

Sat 26 May 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Big Band Night, Alan Owens & The Forum Big Band playing the music of Glen Miller, organised by Herriot Hospice Homecare. 7.30pm. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 26 May 2018

White Swan carpark, Ampleforth YO62 4DA. Ampleforth Village Market. 9am-noon.

Sun 27 May 2018

Raby Castle, Staindrop, Co. Durham, DL2 3AH. Flower Power Plant Fair. 11am - 4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Sun 27 May 2018

Spring House Farm, Northallerton Road, Scruton, Northallerton, DL7 9LG. Vintage Show - Attractions to include - Vintage Tractors, Cars, Motorcycles, and much more. Admission £3, Under 5s Free, Exhibitors Free. tel: 01609 771627 email: nyvms1@gmail.com

Mon 28 May 2018

Duncombe Park, Helmsley,YO62 5EB. Country fair. Adult £8, Child £3, Conc £6. tel: 01653 668313 email: nicola.ordidge@btinternet.com web: http://www.dpcountryfair.co.uk

June

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Sutton under Whitestonecliffe Village Hall, YO7 2PS. Film Night - Sulley - Miracle on the Hudson. True story of the 2009 aircraft crash landing into the Hudson river, starring Tom Hanks. Cert 12. 7pm. Free Entry - Refreshments - Donations welcome. tel: 01845 597362 or 597424

Fri 1 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 3 Jun 2018

Not Sat. The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Musical 'The Wind in the Willows', creator Julian Fellowes (of Downton Abbey fame). tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Tue 5 Jun 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. 'An Ideal Husband', Oscar Wilde's comedy, live screening. 7.15pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: The Forum box office web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Thu 7 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 10 Jun 2018

Bramham Park, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6ND. Bramham International Horse Trials. email: horsetrials@bramhampark.co.uk web: http://www.totalwarrior.co.uk

Fri 8 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 10 Jun 2018

Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby YO21 3EN. Whitby 60's festival for the fan of sixties music. tel: 01757 700042 web: http://whitbylive.com

Sat 9 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 10 Jun 2018

Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AJ. Tractor Fest. On Saturday at 5pm March of the Tractors to Ripon, returning 2hrs later. 10am-5pm. £12.50, £9.25 child. tel: 01423 322583 web: http://www.newbyhall.com/events/tractor-fest-2018

Sat 9 Jun 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Northallerton Male Voice Choir, special 50th anniversary concert. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Alne, York YO61 1RY. Street Fayre. Noon-4.30pm. email: alnestreetfayre@btinternet.com web: http://www.alnestreetfayre.co.uk

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Northallerton DL7 8PP. Northallerton Homefront. A trip back in time to Northallerton in the 1940s. Vintage vehilcles, live music performances, military displays and 1940s market stalls in the Town Hall.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Sacred Heart Church Hall, Thirsk Road, Northallerton, DL6 1PJ. Local History Society. ‘The Battle of Towton, Britain's Bloodiest Day’, Dr Scott Marmion & Chris Murphy - 28,000 supporters of the opposing Houses of Lancaster and York were reported to have died in this Yorkshire battle fought in a snowstorm on 29 March 1461. 7pm. £3 non-members welcome. email: heritage1138@outlook.com

Thu 14 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 17 Jun 2018

Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton. YO7 4AX or 4AN. Willowman Festival. Four stages/performance areas so there's plenty of choice for kids and adults. From £69. tickets: online & Central Coffee House, 229 High Street, Northallerton DL7 8LU email: info@willowmanfestival.co.uk web: http://www.willowmanfestival.co.uk

Thu 14 Jun 2018

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Royal Opera House Live - Swan Lake. This Season The Royal Ballet creates a new production with additional choreography by Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett. While remaining faithful to the Petipa-Ivanov text, Scarlett will bring fresh eyes to the staging of this classic ballet, in collaboration with his long-term designer John Macfarlane. 7pm. £15 (£12.50 concessions, £10 child). tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online or phone web: http://forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 16 Jun 2018

16 St Mary's Walk, Thirsk, YO7 1BR. Thirsk RBL Band garden party. Everyone welcome. 2-4pm. web: http://thirskrblband.weebly.com

Sat 16 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 17 Jun 2018

Leyburn. A free festival which celebrates the very best food and drink that the Yorkshire Dales has to offer. The town centre is traffic-free with shuttle buses provided. Apart from food, four award winning local bands play jazz, traditional band music, swing and popular tunes. £5 parking, inc festival programme. web: http://dalesfestivaloffood.org

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. Ripon Choral Society concert with Orchestra D'Amici and four soloists, A masterclass from three giants of choral music- Handel's majestic Coronation Anthem, Vivaldi's exhilarating "Gloria" and Puccini's "Messe di Gloria". 7.30pm. £22 reserved, £20 unreserved, Student concessions. tel: 07736 759930 tickets: online, by phone or at Cathedral Bookshop web: http://riponchoralsociety.org.uk

Sat 16 Jun 2018

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music. Two centuries of remarkable hands. Charles Owen, piano. Bach, Debussy & Schubert. 7.30pm. £16 in advance, £1 more on the door. Children free. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: White Rose Bookcafe, mail or online web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Camp Hill Estate DL8 2LS between Carthorpe and Kirklington. North Yorkshire County Show. From 8am. £10, £8 child/conc, £30 family. tel: 07521 485060 tickets: online email: jandrew152@btinternet.com web: http://www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Sion Hill Hall, Kirby Wiske, Thirsk, Y07 4ET. Flower Power Plant Fair. 11am - 4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Thu 21 Jun 2018

St Mary's Church, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PR. White Rose Bookcafe: Shore 2 Shore with 4 Poets Laureate. ‘Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse’. 7.30pm. £20 redeemable against a copy of the book.

Fri 22 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 9 Sep 2018

Great Exhibition of the North. . There are activities taking place in Newcastle and Gateshead and across the North this summer as part of our growing Inspired By programme. Explore Great Yorkshire Art at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate, celebrate Emily Bronte's birthday in Haworth, West Yorkshire or Unlock Your Potential with The Princes' Trust from Liverpool to Leeds, Sheffield to Newcastle. You can even sup a cool craft beer created especially for Great Exhibition of the North by eight north-wide independent breweries. See website for details of what's happening each day. web: http://www.getnorth2018.com

Sat 23 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 24 Jun 2018

Bramham Park, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6ND. Total Warrior is the pinnacle of obstacle racing, providing the most innovative and highest quality obstacle event in the UK. 25 obstacles, 10 tons of ice, 100 tons of mud and a free beer. 5 hour, 2K and 10K events. email: thechief@totalwarrior.co.uk web: http://www.totalwarrior.co.uk

Sat 23 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 24 Jun 2018

Filey. Sailing regatta. web: http://www.fileysc.org.uk

Sat 23 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 1 Jul 2018

Otley. Walking Festival, various venues. tel: 07564 625129 web: http://www.otleywalkingfestival.co.uk

Sat 23 Jun 2018 to
 Sun 24 Jun 2018

Thirsk Farmers Auction Mart & Rural Business Centre, Blakey Lane, Thirsk, YO7 3AB. Yet again our family show, will showcase some of the best trucks in the country, with plenty of entertainment, food and trade stands on offer. From 10am. Adults £7, Children £4, family ticket £20 (includes 2 adults and up to 3 children. tel: 07801 581882 tickets: on the gate email: ttgthirsk@btinternet.com web: http://www.thirsktruckgathering.com

Sun 24 Jun 2018

Northallerton DL7 8PP. Homegrown Food Festival. This year's theme is Food Pharmacy, focusing on local food with health benefits. Don't miss the Homegrown Market and the popular Kids' Kitchen. 10am-5pm.

Sun 24 Jun 2018

Sutton Park 8 miles north of York, YO61 1DP. Huby and Sutton Show. £8, £6 OAP & concessions, £4 child, £18 family. tel: 07805 084979 email: rachel25beaumont@yahoo.co.uk web: http://www.hubyandsuttonshow.org.uk

Sat 30 Jun 2018

White Swan carpark, Ampleforth YO62 4DA. Ampleforth Village Market.

Sat 30 Jun 2018

Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge. The Yorkshire Vet girls are taking on the Yorkshire 3 Peaks, a total of 26 miles and climbing 5200ft. In aid of The Alzheimers Society. Donations can be made online at www.justgiving.com/yorkshirevetgirls.

July

Sun 1 Jul 2018

Dalton Hall, Beverley, HU17 7PW. Flower Power Plant Fair. 11am-4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Sun 1 Jul 2018

Scampston Park, Malton YO17 8NG. Malton Show. 8am - 5.30pm. £10, conc £5, under 12s free. tel: 01653 693382 (Thu only) email: office@maltonshow.org web: http://www.maltonshow.com

Sun 1 Jul 2018

Scotch Corner Chapel, now Hambleton War Memorial Chapel. Open Day. web: http://www.johnbunting.co.uk/memorial.html

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Brompton Hereitage Group at Brompton Methodist Church, Northallerton DL6 2QT. 'A Portrait of Brompton', a photographic miscellany from 1890's to 1960's by Colin Narramore. 7pm. £3.50 inc. light refreshments. tel: 01609 770365 or 780633 tickets: on door email: bromptonhg@btinternet.com web: http://www.bromptonmatters.co.uk

Fri 6 Jul 2018 to
 Sat 14 Jul 2018

All over York. York Early Music Festival. A fascinating series of concerts, illustrated lectures and workshops all linked together. tel: 01904 632220 email: info@ncem.co.uk web: http://www.ncem.co.uk/yemf

Fri 6 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 8 Jul 2018

Kilburn, near Thirsk (YO61 4AG). Kilburn Feast. Village Fete and road race. Friday: quiz evening. Saturday: Village Picnic, Treasure Hunt, and More. Sunday: Road Race, Games, Stalls, Live Music, Grand Prize Draw, Tombola, Food, Drink, Duck Race and The Lord Mayor’s Parade A fun afternoon for all in and around Kilburn Village Square. email: Info@KilburnFeast.uk web: http://www.kilburnfeast.uk

Fri 6 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 8 Jul 2018

Whitby YO22 4BA. A weekend-long Captain Cook Festival to mark 250 years since James Cook set sail on his first voyage of discovery to the South Seas. Giving a feel for life at sea during the Marton-born explorer’s time on the seas in the 1700s, two tall ships in Whitby’s harbour for the festival give free access to visitors. web: https://goo.gl/CKjoND

Sat 7 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 8 Jul 2018

Duncombe Park, Helmsley,YO62 5EB. Steam and vintage rally. web: http://gytec.weebly.com

Sat 7 Jul 2018

Thirsk Hall YO7 1PL - Raising Funds for Action Medical Research. Picnic in the Park - A tribute to George Michael, Tina Turner and Acoustic Weller. Fireworks Finale. Bring your own picnic. Food and drink on sale. from 5pm. Adults £25,12-16 yr old £16, Under 11 free (with adult ticket holder). tickets: Online or from TTI, Zillah Bell,CB furn, Calverts

Sun 8 Jul 2018

Worsall Hall, Yarm, TS15 9PJ. Flower Power Plant Fair. 11am - 4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Tue 10 Jul 2018 to
 Thu 12 Jul 2018

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. Great Yorkshire Show. Tue & Wed 7.30am- 7.30pm, Thu 7.30am- 6.30pm. £29 (£25 in advance). Child, concessions & family tickets available. tel: 01423 541000 tickets: online web: http://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk

Tue 10 Jul 2018

Sacred Heart Church Hall, Thirsk Road, Northallerton, DL6 1PJ. Local History Society. ‘The Battle of Northallerton: Fake News in the 12th Century?’ Anthony Wood, – it has long been acknowledged that ‘history is written by the victors’ so this new analysis of the Battle of the Standard examines the traditional sources through modern eyes. 7pm. £3 non-members welcome. email: heritage1138@outlook.com

Sat 14 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 15 Jul 2018

North York Moors Railway. 60s Fest where you will get the chance to head back in time to the swinging sixties with events up and down the railway. Goathland (once known as Aidensfield of Heartbeat fame) and Grosmont will be taken over by 60s transport legends with 60s cars on show. Pickering will also have live music, displays and an evening 60s. web: https://www.nymr.co.uk

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Thorp Perrow, Bedale DL8 2PS. Mr Swing returns with his dance orchestra and his repertoire of jazz, swing and big band hits. Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy this openair concert. Gates open 6.30pm. tel: 01677 425323 email: enquiries@thorpperrow.com web: http://www.thorpperrow.com

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Driffield YO25 9DN. Driffield Show. £13, child (5-15yrs) £5, conc £11, family £30. tel: 01377 257494 email: office@driffieldshowground.co.uk web: http://www.driffieldshowground.co.uk

Fri 20 Jul 2018 to
 Tue 24 Jul 2018

Leeds, various venues. Jazz Leeds Festival. Early Bird Tickets £90, until April 30th. tickets: online from jazzleedsfestival.co.uk

Sat 21 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 22 Jul 2018

Hampsthwaite HG3 2EU. Hampsthwaite Feast, Scarecrow Trail & Show. tel: 01423 771059 email: feast@hampsthwaite.org.uk web: http://www.hampsthwaite.org.uk/feast

Sat 21 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 22 Jul 2018

Masham HG4 4PB. Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally. tel: 01765 689569 email: oldstation@tiscali.co.uk web: http://www.mashamsteamrally.com

Sat 21 Jul 2018 to
 Sun 22 Jul 2018

Thirsk Auction Mart Y07 3AB. Art in the Pen. 140 artists and craft makers showcasing a diverse mix of specialisms and backgrounds. Sat 10am - 5.30pm, Sun 10am - 4pm. £3, under 16's free. tel: 01756 709666 email: andy@craftsinthepen.org.uk web: https://www.craftsinthepen.org.uk

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Newby Hall HG4 5AE. Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show. 10am-5pm. £7 Adults, 5-16s £1, under 5s free. tel: 07539 041803 web: http://www.boroughbridgeshow.co.uk

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Wynyard Hall Walled Garden, Billingham, TS22 5NF. 10.30am - 4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Wed 25 Jul 2018

Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton. YO7 4AX. Borrowby Agricultural & Horticultural Society's Show & Gymkhana. Equine classes, animals, agricultural, tent exhibits, children's classes. Vast selection of trade stands & catering. Sheep shearing, wool weaving by Thirsk Yarnbombers, stone carving demo, Northallerton Silver Band, Scarecrow competition plus much more. From 9am. £6 concessions £3. Standard parking free. email: info@borrowbyshow.org.uk

Sat 28 Jul 2018

7 miles on Whitby road from Pickering, YO18 7NS. Saltersgate Farmers Hunt Country Show and sports. from 9.30am. email: info@saltersgatefarmershunt.co.uk web: http://www.saltersgatefarmershuntshow.co.uk

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Birstwith, Harrogate HG3 3AG. Birstwith Show. email: info@birstwithshow.com web: http://www.birstwithshow.com

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough TS7 8AR. Cleveland Show. 9am-5pm. £6, £4 conc. free parking. tel: 07930 314552 web: http://clevelandshow.co.uk

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Sutton Hall, Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe, Thirsk YO7 2PS. Craft fait, a good variety of stalls. 10am-2pm. web: https://twitter.com/suttonhalluk

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Thirsk Auction Mart Y07 3AB. The Yorkshire Flea present The Twilight Flea, indoor & undercover stands, licensed cafe, free parking. 12noon - 7pm. Admission £3. tel: 01274 588506/07889 828288 email: ben@antiquesfairs.com/helen@antiquesfairs.com

Sat 28 Jul 2018

Thorp Perrow, Bedale DL8 2PS. Take That LIVE! are back! With many of the band’s biggest and best hits, this is always a great night.Bring a chair or a blanket and enjoy this open air concert. Gates open 7.30pm. tel: 01677 425323 web: http://www.thorpperrow.com

Sat 28 Jul 2018

White Swan carpark, Ampleforth YO62 4DA. Ampleforth Village Market. 9am-noon.

Sun 29 Jul 2018

Coverham Abbey, Middleham, N. Yorks, DL8 4RL. Flower Power Plant Fair. 11am-4pm. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Sun 29 Jul 2018

Sutton Bank National Park Centre YO7 2EH. Moorfest. A whole host of free activities at our annual moorland event. It’s a celebration of country life, culture and heritage. 11am-4pm. free.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

Wellburn Park Nr Kirbymoorside YO62 7HQ. Ryedale Agricultural Show. From 8.30am. £10 (£9 advance), concessions & family tickets. tel: 07984 939701 email: info@ryedaleshow.org.uk web: http://www.ryedaleshow.org.uk

August

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Home Farm, Thimbleby DL6 3PY. Osmotherley Show. 10am-10pm. £6, child £5, under 5's free. tel: 01609 882752 / 07843 227599 web: http://osmotherleyshow.co.uk

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Cattal Moor Lane, Tockwith, York YO26 7QH. Tockwith show. tel: 07976 268012 email: secretary@tockwithshow.org.uk web: http://www.tockwithshow.org.uk

Sun 5 Aug 2018

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival.The Flatts, Sowerby, YO7 1LU. Fun for all the family - a free festival which will include dog show, re-enactment society, archery, drum band, birds of prey, bouncy castles and soap box racing. Plus food and craft stalls and a beer tent. To take a stall or advertise, email Hazel: hazeldb@icloud.com, or Trish: beadle.patricia@hotmail.co.uk. 10am-4pm. Free. tel: 07920 018521 web: https://www.facebook.com/events/398965060553781

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Thornton le Dale, Pickering YO18 7RT. Country Show. £9, 5-16yrs £4, under 5s free. tel: 01751 476500 email: show@thorntonledale.com web: http://www.thorntonledale.com

Fri 10 Aug 2018 to
 Sat 11 Aug 2018

York Auction Mart, Murton, York YO19 5GF. British Wool Show 2018. 10am-5pm (4pm Sat). tel: 07790 391142 web: http://www.britishwool.net

Sat 11 Aug 2018 to
 Sun 19 Aug 2018

Kettlewell. Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival, one of the original, biggest and best in the country, themed trails with clue sheets, refreshments in Village Hall, all proceeds to local primary school, village hall & community projects. Car Parking £3 for whole day. web: http://www.kettlewelscarecrowfestival.co.uk

Sat 11 Aug 2018

St Leonard's Church, Thornton le Street, YO7 4DS. Church Explorers Open Day."The secrets of the Tombs" tours and talks, childrens activities, refreshments served all day. 10.00am to 4.00pm. free. tel: 01845 574883 web: http://www.thorntonlestreet.com

Sat 11 Aug 2018

Thorp Perrow, Bedale DL8 2PS. Rhapsody Queen are back to entertain you with Queen’s biggest and best hits. Book well ahead to avoid disappointment. Gates open 7.30pm. tel: 01677 425323 web: http://www.thorpperrow.com

Local News

North Yorkshire Show

The 40th North Yorkshire County Show will be held at Camp Hill Estate DL8 2LS between Carthorpe and Kirklington some eight miles south of Bedale and adjacent to the A1, on Sun 17 Jun from 8am. There will be many exciting displays and demonstrations plus a whole range of Main Ring Attractions, Classic Cars and Motorcycles, A Fun Dog Show, Cattle, Sheep and Poultry, Rabbits, Cavies, Hamsters and Ferrets, Bungee Trampolines, Country Pursuits, Carriage Driving, Horticulture and Produce, Arts, Crafts, Photography, and the Yorkshire Country Women's Association & Children's Classes. The Carriages will make a main ring appearance in the afternoon and there will be the usual Grand Parade of Cattle and Class winners followed by classic cars, vintage agricultural machinery. Also at the show will be the Yorkshire Food Marquee, Craft Marquee, a wide variety of Trade Stands, and on-site Catering including Ice Cream, and a Real Ale Bar. Dogs will be admitted to the show with owners, provided that they are kept on a lead at all times. Tickets will be on sale shortly online, in Thirsk's information centre for either card or cash and also from other outlets.
http://www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk

Big Spring Clean

Please join in to present Historic Thirsk and Sowerby at their very best. To help in Thirsk please come to Thirsk Clock in the Market Place at 10am on Sunday 13 May. With others from the group you will assist by tidying mainly those places missed by routine work. In Sowerby the same thing on the same day at the same time. To help tidy Sowerby please come to Sowerby Memorial Park at 10am on Sunday 13 May. Both activites will take a couple of hours or so. To get answers to your questions please call Cllr David Jackson (Thirsk) on 07940 935541 or Cllr Graham Foxton (Sowerby) on 07704 704520.

Picnic in the Park

Sat 7 Jul is the date for your picnic in the grounds of Thirsk Hall. This year's headline act is Faith - The George Michael Legacy! This is a real community event attracting thousands of people and raises money for Action Medical Research and other local charities. Tickets are available at Thirsk's information centre. For the first time you can buy them here using a card, although cash is also acceptable! You can also get them at Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, CB Furnishings (Northallerton, Ripon & Thirsk) and Calverts Rug Shop in Thirsk (inc. cards).
https://thirskpicnicinthepark.co.uk

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