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THINGS TO DO in the next two weeks

Please mention Thirsk Tourist Information when you make contact

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Tue 21 May 2019

Sowerby Parochial Hall. Coffee morning organised by St. Oswald's Mother's Union - Raffle, Bring & Buy to include Cakes & Books. 10.00- 11.30am. £2.50 on the door.

Tue 21 May 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake comes to cinemas with a fresh look for the 21st century. 14.30hrs & 19.00hrs. £15/£12.50/£10. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Box Office / Online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

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 Thu 23 May 2019

Ritz Cinema, 16 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. 'Wild Rose' (15) A musician from Glasgow dreams of becoming a Nashville star. 7.30pm. Matinee Wed. 2,30pm. Adults £6. Under 16s & over 60's £5. Mondays & Matinees all seats £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinemz.co.uk

Thu 23 May 2019

Brimham Rocks. Guided walk through 320 million years of geology & history with our knowledgeable guide- meet in car park. 2-3.30pm. free. tel: 0344 249 1895 web: http://www. nationaltrust.org.uk/brimhamrocks

Thu 23 May 2019

Kettlewell over to Arncliffe. Kettlewell to Starbottom then climb up to Old Cote Moor and down to Arncliffe. Good views of Wharfedale. 10 stiles. Good tracks. 9.5M/15.3KM Moderate. 10am Main CP at side of river at Kettlewell. SD967722/BD23 5QZ. tel: 07484 613574 tickets: Leader - Graham Wright web: http://www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

Thu 23 May 2019

The Old Courthouse, Rural Arts, YO71QS. Meet Carol Drinkwater, author and filmmaker. She portrayed Helen Herriot (née Alderson) in the television adaptation of the James Herriot books All Creatures Great and Small. Reading from her new novel, 'The House on the Edge of the Cliff', chatting and enjoying a glass of wine with book lovers. 7:30pm - 9:30pm. £10 incls copy of the signed book- to reserve tickets and a copy ring White Rose Books. tel: 01845 524353

Fri 24 May 2019

Northallerton Library, 1 Thirsk Road, Northallerton DL6 1PT. A free drop-in session with the Alzheimer’s Society representative promoting local services for people living with dementia. If you like to find out more please contact Jane Shepherd on telephone: 07801833590 and email: jane.shepherd@alzheimers.org.uk. 10am. free. tel: 01609 533832 email: northallerton.library@northyorks.gov.uk web: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/northallertonlibrary

Fri 24 May 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Patrick Monahan - 'Goals'. Multi award winning comedian & Edinburgh Fringe Festival favourite on tour with another brand new stand-up show. 19.30. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 22 May 2019 to
 Sat 25 May 2019

Joseph Rowntree Theatre. 'Betty Blue Eyes' - hilarious 1940's musical comedy by York Musical Theatre, join them for pre-performance prosecco, pizza cakes and coffee outside the theatre from 6.30pm. Evening performances 7.30pm, Matinee on 25th starts 2.30pm. £20. tickets: Box Office or online email: josephrowntreetheatre.co.uk

Thu 23 May 2019 to
 Sat 25 May 2019

Bedale Hall, DL8 1AA. Bedale Art Group Exhibition. Raffle, refreshments. 23rd Preview 7pm onwards. 24/25th 10am-4pm. £1 entry for preview. Free 24th and 25th.

Sat 25 May 2019

Coxwold Village Hall, Coxwold, YO61 4BB. Coxwold Village Market, Food & Crafts, Florists, Beekeepers, Butchers, Bakers, Jewellers, etc. etc., Cafe. 10am -1pm. tel: 07703 732442 Katie Turner email: coxwoldvillagemarket@gmail.com web: http://www.coxwoldvillagemarket.com

Sat 25 May 2019

Sowerby Flatts Bowls Club, behind The Institute and next to Sowerby Park. Open Day - come and have a go, learn the basics of bowling from our friendly members. All equipment provided but please wear flat shoes. Free refreshments in the clubhouse. 11am-4pm. free.

Sat 25 May 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Cannon & Ball. If it is a wonderful tonic of laughter then this is the show. 19.30. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 25 May 2019

Topcliffe & Asenby Village Hall. Let's Get Cooking. Learn the tips & tricks of the trade from a retired professional Savoy chef. Cookery demonstrations & culinary shortcuts to expand your own skills in the kitchen. 7pm - 9pm. £5 at the door (includes soft drinks & nibbles - Prosecco will be available for a donation of £2.50 a glass. tel: 01845 578525 email: doug@allan,co,uk

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sun 26 May 2019

Redmire Station. WensleyAle Real Ale & Music Festival includes 40+Ales,Prosecco, Gin, Live Music, Street Food, Children's Activities. Music includes Rock,Pop,Acoustic,Jazz,Indie,Folk,~Country. BIG NEWS for 2019 Steam Trains will run from Leeming through to Redmire using famous locomotive "TORNADO" and also 37250. tel: 01677 425805 10am-4pm weekdays web: http://www.wensleydalerail.com

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sun 26 May 2019

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

Sun 26 May 2019

Rewela Cottage, Skewsby, nr. Sheriff Hutton. YO61 4SG. NGS open garden, One of Yorkshire's hidden treasures. It was designed from an empty paddock to be as labour saving as possible, using mainly unusual trees & shrubs offering interest all year. Labels give full description & cultivation notes. Plant salesare specimens from the garden. Plenty of seats but some gravel paths might be a slight effort for wheel chairs. Refreshments & BBQ. 11am -5pm. £5. Children free. tel: 01347 888125 email: rewelacottage@gmail.com

Sun 26 May 2019

Spring House Farm, Northallerton Road, Scruton, DL7 9LG. Vintage Show - vintage tractors, cars, motorcycles, light commercial vehicles, stationary engines, models, horticulture and trade stands. £3 per person, exhibitors and under 5s free. tel: 01609 771627 or 01677 423184 email: nyvms1@gmail.com

Sun 26 May 2019

Studley Royal Estate. Around the outlying areas of Studley Royal and countryside south around Markenfield Hall. 8m Grade B. 09.45 at Fountains Abbey Visitors Centre CP. tickets: Leader - Barry Kirkman email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Mon 27 May 2019

Duncombe Park, Helmsley,YO62 5EB. Country Fair. Adult £8, Child £3, Conc £6. Free car park. tel: 01653 668313 / 07594 714276 email: nicola.ordidge@outlook.com web: http://www.dpcountryfair.co.uk

Mon 27 May 2019

White Rose Bookcafe, 79 - 81 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1ET. Booksigning by Julian Norton - of the Yorkshire Vet launching his new book "On Call with a Yorkshire Vet"- preorder your signed copy by phoning. 12 noon to 3pm. Free entry. tel: 01845 524353

Tue 28 May 2019

Aldborough Village Hall, Aldborough, Boroughbridge. YO51 9EP. Friends of Roman Aldborough - talk by Prof. Charly French of Cambridge University, 'Geoarchaeology approaches to interrogating past landscape change - some studies from around the world.'. 7.30pm. Non members welcome - £5. tel: 01423 325808 email: secretary@romanaldborough.co.uk web: http://www.romanaldborough.co.uk

Thu 23 May 2019 to
 Wed 29 May 2019

Richmond. Murphy's Fun Fair. Leaflets offering 50p off any ride available at Thirsk Tourist Information.

Mon 27 May 2019 to
 Wed 29 May 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. 'Instant Family' (12A). Mon. 19.30. Tues & Wed 17.30/. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Mon 27 May 2019 to
 Wed 29 May 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. 'Peppa Pig Festival of Fun' (U). 14.30. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Fri 24 May 2019 to
 Thu 30 May 2019

Ritz Cinema, 16 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. 'Missing Link' (PG). 7.30pm. Matinees Sat. Sun. & Wed. 2,30pm. Adults £6. Under 16s & over 60's £5. Mondays & Matinees all seats £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinemz.co.uk

Thu 30 May 2019

A Tale of Two Rivers. Along the banks of the rivers Greta and Tees from Barningham to Greta Bridge, Whorlton and Wycliffe. Easy walking with a few stiles. 9m/14.5km Moderate. 10 am off road parking in centre of Barningham. NZ085103/DL11 7DW. tel: 01642 982912 tickets: Leader -Marilyn Collins email: marilyn.collins1@sky.com web: http://www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

Thu 30 May 2019

Hambleton Hills Circular. Start at Cold Kirby. Lovely walk taking in villages of Old Byland & Scawton, plus Rievaulx Abbey. Good paths. Some climbs & stiles. 10m/16.1km Moderate. 10am Park on the green in Cold Kirby SE532845/YO7 2HL. tel: 01609 600626 tickets: Leader - Tony Williams web: http://www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

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 Fri 31 May 2019

Helmsley Arts Centre, The Old Meeting House, Helmsley. YO62 5DW. 'Traces'. An exhibition by Sandra Storey. Tues. Wed. Fri. 10am - 3pm. Thurs. Sun.11am - 3pm. web: http://www.helmsleyars.co.uk /www.sandrastoreyartist.com

Fri 31 May 2019

Northallerton Leisure Centre, Stone Cross DL6 2UZ. Bikeability day. Try out a range of bikes - including a wheelchair transporter bike, a wheelchair tandem, a tadpole tandem trike, a rear steer tandem and a handcycle. There will also be standard tandems and tricycles, recumbent tricycles and a standard bike with stabilizers to test. 11am-3pm. £6 per person. tel: 01609 767261 - Joe McKechnie email: joe.mckechnie@hambleton.gov.uk

Fri 31 May 2019

Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate YO7 1QR. Bingo Fun Night. Licensed Bar, Cash Prizes, Raffle, Games, Spot Prizes. All profits to Thirsk Christmas Lights. Doors open 6.45, Eyes down 7.30pm.

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sat 1 Jun 2019

Yorkshire Gliding Club, Sutton Bank, Thirsk. Hosting the prestigious Vintage Gliders Club National Rally- gliders from all over Europe. Free entry- cafe open 7 days each week. tel: 01845 597237 web: http://www.ygc.co.uk

Fri 31 May 2019 to
 Sat 1 Jun 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. 'Fisherman's Friends' (12A). Fri. 14.30 Sat 17.30. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Up to
 Sun 2 Jun 2019

Not Sat. www.laurencesternetrust.org.uk. XL x LX: a group exhibition by Patrick Hughes and his Reverspective Studio artists. The works are 40 (XL) by (x) 60 (LX) centimetres. 11am-4.30pm. exhibition free; gardens (Sunday-Friday) £3; house (tour only, 2.45 & 3.45 Wednesday and Sunday) £5. tel: 01347 868465 email: laurencesternetrustexhibitions@gmail.com web: http://laurencesternetrust.org.uk

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sun 2 Jun 2019

Lightwater Valley, North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT. Enjoy lots of family fun rides and entertainment. See Bubble Max, the master bubbleologist, create bubbles as tiny as ants and as giant as elephants during his shows at the park.. 10am - 5pm. Over 1.3metres - £25 / 1m - 1.3metres - £17 / Under 1m - £10. tickets: https://www.lightwatervalley.co.uk/ email: leisure@lightwatervalley.co.uk

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sun 2 Jun 2019

The Painting Pottery Yard, Market Place, Thirsk, YO7 1ET. Half Term Activities Lots of fun crafty activities planned for half term week. Paint a Pot, Foam Clay, Cupcake Decorating. 10am - 4pm. £5 upwards. tel: 07977787095 email: paintingpotteryyard.thirsk@hotmail.com web: http://www.paintingpotteryyard.co.uk

Fri 31 May 2019 to
 Sun 2 Jun 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. (The White Crow' (15). 19.30. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Crakehall Watermill, Little Crakehall, Bedale DL8 1HU. Mill Open Afternoon Tours of the historic working cornmill and sale of 100% stoneground wholemeal wheat and spelt flour milled on site. Mill stones powered by water from Bedale Beck just as it did when a mill was first recorded on the site in the Domesday Book of 1086. 12.00 - 16.00. Adults £4, Young People age 10-18 £2.50, Children under 10 Free. tel: 01677 423240 email: flour@crakehallwatermill.co.uk web: http://www.crakehallwatermill.co.uk

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Hovingham. Flat, good paths and woodland. Possibility of lunch in the Bakery Café after walk. 7.5 M Grade A. 10am at Hovingham Village Hall. tel: 01347 869045 / 07564 322195 tickets: Leader - Sue Flanigan Phone to book lunch

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Markenfield Hall, nr Ripon, HG4 3AD. The Dales Ensemble with programme of Haydn, Bridge, Rachmaninov & Mendelssohn. tel: 01765 692303 email: info@markenfield.com web: http://www.markenfield.com

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Northallerton Rugby Club, Brompton, DL6 2PZ. "Battle of the Standard" -Vintage & Classic Vehicles Gathering - hot drinks, food, tombola etc. from 9am. Free. tel: 07580 005681 tickets: Would-be entrants must telephone

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Rainton YO7 3PH. Rainton Street Market & Fun Day, Assorted stalls, face painting,vintage vehicles, BBQ, homemade refreshments and much more. Pitches £10 each. 11am-3pm. tel: Jenny 01845578349 to book pitch email: harwoods611@btinternet.com

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Skipton. Le Petit Depart. A 38 or 49 mile scenic sportive and an 80 or 100 mile challenge sportive cycle ride in the Yorkshire Dales through some of the stunning parts of the 2014 Grand Depart. tel: Bruce Dinsmore 01756706391 web: http://www.lepetitdepart.co.uk

Sun 2 Jun 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Sunday Jazz. Alan Owen & the Forum Big Band. 12noon. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Thirsk Market Place & streets. The Yarnbombers' display 'Voluntary Groups' will be dismantled. Make sure you see it before then!.

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Afternoon Racing. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Tue 4 Jun 2019

Bedale Hall, DL8 1AA. Bedale Archaeology & History Society, talk by Maxine Willett, archivist: Family History Research - A beginners' guide. 7.30pm. email: arch@phonecoop.coop

Tue 4 Jun 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. 'Carousel' (U) Relaxed screening, accessible to all including those with dementia. 14.00. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Fri 31 May 2019 to
 Thu 6 Jun 2019

Ritz Cinema, 16 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. 'Avengers: End Game' (TBA). 7.30pm. Adults £6. Under 16s & over 60's £5. Mondays & Matinees all seats £5. tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinemz.co.uk

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sat 8 Jun 2019

St Mary's Church, Kirkgate, YO7 1PW. ......................... Musical Connections - An exhibition looking at music in its wider form. 10am-4pm daily except Tues. and Sunday 12 noon-4pm. free entry - donations welcome.

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 Sun 9 Jun 2019

Inspired by...gallery, The Moors National Park Centre, Danby.YO21 2NB. 2 exhibitions: '109 Miles'. Part of the Cleveland Way National Trail's 50th anniversary celebrations - varied works by artist-in-residence Debbie Loane. (Meet the artist Sat.11th May 2pm-4pm). Also 'Cleveland Way in Miniature. Small works of art inspired by the Cleveland Way. Pieces are unsigned & unframed & available to buy for £25. 10am-5pm daily. Free entry. tel: 01439 772738 web: http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/inspiredby

Sat 1 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 9 Jun 2019

Only Sat & Sun. North Yorkshire - Various venues. Open Studios - over 100 artists & makers invite you into their studios. Brochure of artists & makers available - limited stock at Thirsk Tourist Information or from studios. email: info@nyos.org.uk web: http://www.nyos.org.uk

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 Sun 30 Jun 2019

Only Sun. La Grande Dame, Market Place, Thirsk. Craig Hendry - Live piano every Sunday. 1pm - 4pm.

Sat 25 May 2019 to
 Sun 30 Jun 2019

Eureka!, Discovery Road, Halifax, HX1 2NE. Moon Mission Celebrate 50 years since humans first landed on the moon by seeing a NEW space show and take part in astronaut training in a human gyroscope. This event continues until 25/9/19. Adults not accompanying children will not be admitted. 10am - 5pm. Standard entry or free with your Annual Pass. tel: 01422 330069 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/moon-mission/

Up to
 Sun 7 Jul 2019

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington,nr. York. YO62 5UY. British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition, showcasing the work of both amateur & professional photographers celebrating wildlife in all its beauty & diversity. 10.30am - 5pm. Normal admission prices. tel: 01439 748283 email: nunningtonhall@nationaltrust.org.uk

Up to
 Mon 5 Aug 2019

Only Mon. St Mary's Church, Kirkgate, YO7 1PW. Coffee/ Tea/ Lunches in the crypt. 11am-2pm.

Up to
 Sun 1 Sep 2019

Only Sun. Thirsk bus to the Moors. There are three buses each way Thirsk-Helmsley every Sunday and Bank Holiday during the summer. web: http://www.moorsbus.org

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 Sat 26 Oct 2019

Only Sat. Woodfield, York Road, Thirsk YO7 3AD. Car boot sale (weather permitting). Off A19 past auction mart towards York. 12.30pm for sellers, 1pm for buyers. Closes 4pm. £5 seller. Buyers 50p, children free. tel: 07928 328308 email: sheel11@icloud.com

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June

Wed 5 Jun 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. RSC Live screening. 'The Taming of the Shrew' (12A). 19.00. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Thu 6 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 9 Jun 2019

Bramham Park, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6ND. Bramham International Horse Trials. 7am-6pm. £12 to £60 plus parking. tel: 01937 846005  tickets: online email: horsetrials@bramhampark.co.uk web: http://bramham-horse.co.uk

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Husthwaite Village Hall YO61 4PY. 'The Frozen Roman'. A new musical comedy by Kate Bramley & Badapple Theatre. tel: 01347 868130 tickets: 01423 339168. web: http://www.badappletheatre.co.uk

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Knayton Village Hall. Hillside Garden and Social Club. Visit to Mount St John. 10.40am. tel: 07942799111

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Sowerby Parochial Hall. Sowerby Flower Club demonstration by Irene Parker of Hexham "My Flower World". 2pm. £4 includes tea and biscuits. Visitors very welcome.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Aldborough Village Hall, Aldborough, Boroughbridge. YO51 9EP. Friends of Roman Aldborough - 'Becoming Roman in Death: Funerary monuments & rituals in Britannia.' presented by Dr John Pearce, King's College, London. 2.30pm. Non members welcome - £5. tel: 01423 325808 email: secretary@romanaldborough.co.uk web: http://www.romanaldborough.co.uk

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Holy Rood House, Front St.,Sowerby, Thirsk. Open House & Gardens. tel: 01845 522580 email: enquiries@holyroodhouse.org.uk web: http://www.holyroodhouse.org.uk.

Sat 8 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 9 Jun 2019

Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AE. Tractor Fest. Vintage tractors, engines, commercial vehicles, cars and motorcycles from around the UK and Europe. On Saturday at 5pm ‘March of the Tractors’ to Ripon, returning 2hrs later. 10am-5pm. £14, £11 child inc. gardens. tel: 07539 041803 tickets: online web: http://www.boroughbridgeshow.co.uk

Sat 8 Jun 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Summer Concert by Northallerton Male Voice Choir with Guest Artist Clare Tunney Soprano. 7pm for 7.30pm. £10 no concessions. tel: 01609 776230 / 01609 777413 tickets: Forum Box Office from 29th April 10am-2pm email: forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 9 Jun 2019

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

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Coxwold Village. Hidden Gardens - Plants, Refreshments & Tombola in aid of Freddies Fight and St Michaels Church Funds. 1pm - 5pm. £4 (Children Free). tel: 01347 868558 email: www.coxwoldvillage.org

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Grassington Circular. From Grassington, follow River Wharfe to Hebden, long ascent to village of Thorpe and up to fells. Up to Cracoe Obelisk and down to Cracoe and return. 10 M Grade C. 10am at Grassington CP (BD23 5LB) £4.50. tel: 07938 998809  01609 779461 tickets: Leader - Clair Hill Call if going email: hillclairp@aol.com

Sun 9 Jun 2019

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music - Voces8 in Concert. Internationally acclaimed a cappella ensemble. The very best around. 4pm. £19, £18 in advance. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: online, White Rose Bookcafe or on the door email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.SowerbyMusic.org.uk

Sun 9 Jun 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Scoobyfest- The biggest Subaru event in the UK- club stands, Show & Shine Trade stands, catering & raffle- all proceeds to RNLI. from 11am. Walk-in visitors free, 1-2 in a car £10, 3 or more £15.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Thirsk Rd. Northallerton. Northallerton & District Local History Society. 'How Forensic Dentistry has helped legitimise Richard III' by Professor Martin Curzon. 7pm. Non members welcome - £3. tel: 01609 774662 or 01325 789702 (Membership) email: heritage1138@outlook.com

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Evening Racing. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Brimham Rocks. Natural Dyeing Workshop- gather botanicals from the area to produce unusual organic and beautiful shades, alter them with iron and copper then dye a selection of woolen yarns, fibre and fabric. Booking essential, b.y.o secateurs, rubber gloves. a collecting bag, notebook and lunch. 10.30 to 4pm. £60pp incl. light refreshments. tel: 0344 249 1895

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Potto Village Hall, 14 Cooper Lane, Potto DL6 3HQ. The Frozen Roman. A Comedy by Kate Bramley & BadApple Theatre. A meeting gets heated as villagers rack their brains for ways to fight the housing development that threatens village life! Could the authentication of a newly discovered Roman site throw them a lifeline?. 7.30pm. £12, Concs £10, U16's £6. tickets: 01642 700840/ 706135 web: http://www.pottovillagehall.org.uk

Sat 15 Jun 2019

16 St Mary's Walk, Thirsk. Thirsk Royal British Legion Band Garden Party. 2pm. tel: 01845 523511

Sat 15 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 7 Jul 2019

Not Thu or Fri. Kiplin Hall, nr. Scorton, Richmond. DL10 6AT. 'The Dashing Daddies of Kiplin Hall.' Revealing the fun & frolics of the Dashig Daddies of Kiplin, photographic works & works of art from the collection will be interspersed throughout the Hall. Treat the daddy in your life to something delicious in Kiplin's Tea Room on Fathers' Day 16th June. 10am-5pm. Normal admission prices. tel: 01748 818178 web: http://www.kiplinhall.co.uk

Sat 15 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 16 Jun 2019

Leyburn town centre DL8 5BW. 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. 10am-6.30pm (Sun 5.30pm). Free. £5 parking, inc festival programme. web: http://dalesfestivaloffood.org

Sat 15 Jun 2019

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. Ripon Choral Society concert with Orchestra D'Amici and four soloists, Bernstein-Chichester Psalms, Britten-Rejoice in the Lamb, Chilcott-Requiem and Parry- I was Glad. 7.30pm. £22 reserved, £20 unreserved, student concessions. tel: 07736 759930 tickets: Online, telephone or Ripon Cathedral shop web: http://riponchoralsociety.org.uk

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Camp Hill Estate DL8 2LS between Carthorpe and Kirklington. North Yorkshire County Show, a traditional agricultural show with Cattle, Sheep, a Poultry, Rabbit and Cavy show, Show Jumping and light horse events including hunter jumping and carriage driving. Other activities include Heavy Horse and cattle judging, an alpaca display and carriage driving. The main acts are the Imps Motorcycle display and Joseph’s racing pigs, (both appear twice). There are classic cars and vintage tractors. From 8am - 5pm. Advance £9, Family £30. OTD Ad. £12, Jun,.Stud,.Snr £9.Fam. £35. tel: 07521 485060 tickets: Thirsk Tourist Information, online or at gate email: jandrew152@btinternet.com web: http://www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Castle Howard YO60 7DA. Father's Day Classic Car & Motor Show. It includes a new vintage, classic & modern classic club vehicle section & full modern vehicle/dealership zone, craft tent & there are even rumours of an original London double-decker bus. £11.95/ Seniors £11/ children (4-16yrs) £7.95. Tickets include access to grounds & gardens. tel: 01653 648333 web: https://bit.ly/2zVF8oP

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Coastal walk. Runswick Bay, Newton Mulgrave, Tweizzegill, 1390 ft. ascent. 12.5m Grade C. 10am at Cowbar CP.OL27 GR. NZ766188. From A174 near Boulby take minor Rd. to Cowbar CP on left. tickets: Leader - Geoff Tweddle

Sun 16 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 30 Jun 2019

Markenfield Hall, nr Ripon, HG4 3AD. Open Days. A mediaeval moated manor & still a much loved home,. 2.00pm - 5.00pm each day. entrance £6/ concessions £5/ children £4. tel: 01765 692303 & 603411 web: http://www.markenfield.com

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Sion Hill Hall, Kirby Wiske. YO7 4ET. Plant Fair. Quality Plants from highly respected nurseries 7 growers ready to plant out fro spring & summer colour. 11am - 4pm. £5. web: http://flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Sutton Bank Ramble. Flat easy walk on Sutton Bank. Possible lunch at Gliding Club. 5.5m Grade A. 10am at SE516814 Low Town CP(near Glider Club, not the White Horse). tel: 01347869045  07564322195 tickets: Leader - Sue Flanigan Phone to book lunch email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Mon 17 Jun 2019

Thirlby Village Hall, YO7 2DJ. Thirlby Local History Group; The Battle of Towton, an illustrated talk by Chris Berendt, Chairman of The Battlefield Society. 7.30pm. £3 to include refreshments. All welcome. tel: 01845 597077

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Afternoon Racing featuring Royal Ascot. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Wed 19 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 30 Jun 2019

Castle Howard YO60 7DA. 'Wuthering Heights comes to Castle Howard'. In an exciting new venture the team behind Lamplighter's unanimously acclaimed The Life & Times of Fanny Hill, join the OSC to co-produce April de Angelis' striking stage adaptation of 'Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights'. Matinee & Evening tickets. Adult £24, Friends of Castle Howard & concessions £19, child (5-12) £12. (under 5 free_. Also group bookings. tel: 01653 648333 web: https://bit.ly/2zVF8oP

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Boltby YO7 2DY. We are holding our yearly gala at Boltby this year with lots of fun and games for all the family, afternoon tea, bring your own bbq and enjoy a disco on the evening. 1pm. £3 afternoon tea, £6 disco, £1 adult daytime entry, 50p child daytime entry. tel: 07534563189 tickets: On the gate email: lexy.sandford@seizethemomentevents.co.uk

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Helperby & Brafferton Village Hall YO61 2NS. Food Fair & Craft Market. A wide range of stalls offering delicious local produce & artisan crafts. Refreshments, raffle, tombola & a summer festive atmosphere,. 10.30am-1.30pm. Free parking & free admission. tel: 07873361145 email: helperbyfoodcraftfair@gmail.com

Sat 22 Jun 2019 to
 Wed 11 Sep 2019

Not Thu or Fri. Kiplin Hall, nr. Scorton, Richmond. DL10 6AT. 'A Million Dreams.' Experience Kiplin Hall like never before in a musical celebration inspired by the song'A Million Dreams' from the film The Greatest Showman. Discover wondrous objects from far flung lands from Kiplin's 400 yr old collection of curiosities. 10am-5pm. Normal admission prices. tel: 01748 818178 web: http://www.kiplinhall.co.uk

Sat 22 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 23 Jun 2019

Knavesmire, York. York Cycle Rally 2019. Rides - many traffic free, Racing - watch or compete. Free entry, parking & activities. Family atmosphere. Camping on site.Trade show. Cycle jumble. Good food & real ale. Live music & talks. Pet friendly. tel: 07467 321443 web: http://www.yorkrally.org

Sat 22 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 23 Jun 2019

Thirsk Farmers Auction Mart, Blakey Lane, Thirsk, YO7 3AB. Truck Gathering, 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. Sat 10am-late, Sun 10am-3pm. tel: 07801 581882  tickets: on the gate email: ttgthirsk@btinternet.com web: http://www.thirsktruckgathering.com/

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Thirsk School. Reunion for former pupils and teachers from the last 62 years- put the date in your diary - more details to follow. Noon-5pm. web: https://thirskschool.org/thirsk-school-reunion/

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Around Farndale. Moors and valleys around Farndale. 12/13 M Grade C. 09.30 am at GR676927 (Lay-by on Gillamoor to Low Mill road). tel: 01642882382 tickets: Leader - Richard Forster email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Muker Ramble. Wild flower meadows, a couple of climbs, riverside and waterfalls. 6.5m Grade B. 10am at Muker CP (Pay). tel: 01642 882382 tickets: Leader - Anne Allison email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Sutton Park 8 miles north of York, YO61 1DP. Huby and Sutton Show. 9am-4pm. £8, £6 OAP & concessions, £4 child, £18 family. tel: 07805 084979 email: rachel25beaumont@yahoo.co.uk web: http://www.hubyandsuttonshow.org.uk

Tue 25 Jun 2019 to
 Sun 15 Sep 2019

Nunnington Hall, Nunnington,nr. York. YO62 5UY. Birds & Beasts - sculptures by David Cooke. This special ceramic &bronze sculpture exhibition in the Nunnington garden is inspired by the animals, shapes & patterns of the natural world. Each piece aims to capture the quirky characteristics of the subject. 10.30am - 5pm. Normal admission prices. tel: 01439 748283 email: nunningtonhall@nationaltrust.org.uk

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Brimham Rocks. Walk through 310 million years of geology and history with our knowledgeable guide- meet in the car park. 2-3.30pm. free. tel: 0344 249 1895 web: http://nationaltrust.org.uk/brimhamrocks

Fri 28 Jun 2019

Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate YO7 1QR. Bingo Fun Night. Licensd Bar. Cash Prizes. Raffle. Games. Spot Prizes. Doors open 6.45, Eyes down 7.30pm.

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Coxwold Village Hall, Coxwold, YO61 4BB. Coxwold Village Market, Food & Crafts, Florists, Beekeepers, Butchers, Bakers, Jewellers, etc. etc. Cafe. 10am -1pm. tel: 07703 732442 Katie Turner email: coxwoldvillagemarket@gmail.com web: http://www.coxwoldvillagemarket.com

Sat 29 Jun 2019 to
 Sat 14 Sep 2019

Only Sat. Flatts Farm, Bishop Auckland DL14 7SF. Kynren - an epic tale of England. UK’s biggest outdoor live 90-minute theatre event performed by a 1,000-strong cast and crew on a 7.5-acre outdoor stage. Family entertainment starting in daylight and finishing in starlight. Also Viking Village, Animal Croft, 1940's Bar - Food Village & Georgian Shop. £25+. £15+ 4-17yrs, under 4s free. tel: 01388 311813 tickets: online email: enquiries@kynren.com web: https://www.kynren.com

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Leyburn Arts & Community Centre, Richmond Road, Leyburn DL8 3DL. George Collins – On My Way To Berklee, USA A talented young musician from Settle. He has an impressive schedule for 2019 - all while studying A levels! Spend an evening with George and find out why has been offered a place to study at the prestigious Berklee College of Music Boston, USA from September. 7.30pm. £10 | £8 U18s. tel: 01969 924510 tickets: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/whats-on/richmond-road-leyburn/leyburn-arts/blueboxt-emerging-artists-presents-george-collins-on-my-way-to-berklee-usa email: info@blueboxt.co.uk web: http://www.blueboxt.co.uk

Sat 29 Jun 2019

St Mary's Church, Kirkgate, YO7 1PW. Chapter House Choir, York-Music for a Summer's Evening Elgar, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Stanford, Whitacre, Chilcott Joyous, seductive, daring and reflective – the passions, sights and sounds of an English summer day portrayed in sublime choral music and organ solos by our finest romantic composers. Funds raised will be in aid of St Mary’s Church, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Chapter House Choir. 7.30pm. £10 (£5 students). tickets: Website end on the door web: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk

Sat 29 Jun 2019

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Thirsk Sinfonia concert. 2.30pm. tel: 07981 819766 email: thirsksinfonia@aol.com web: http://www.stoswaldsowerby.org.uk

Sat 29 Jun 2019

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Thirsk RBL Band Summer Concert. 7.30pm. free admission. tel: 01845 523511 web: http://www.SowerbyMusic.org.uk

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Thirsk Rural Business centre and Auction Mart. The Yorkshire Flea Ltd presents 'The Twillight Flea', an antique,vintage and collectable event. 11am- 6pm. £3. tel: 01274 588505 - 07889 828288 email: ben@antiquesfairs.com / helen@antiquesfairs.com

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Ampleforth Circular. Shallow Dale, Yearsley Moor and Wilderness with moderate climbs, forest paths and field walking. 9m Grade B. 10 am at Ampleforth White Swan CP. tickets: Leaders - Jess Stajniak & Sue Ferla email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Scampston Park, Malton YO17 8NG. Malton Show. 8am - 5.30pm. tel: 01653 693382 (Thu only) email: office@maltonshow.org web: http://www.maltonshow.com

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Topcliffe & Asenby Village Hall. Sunday Afternoon Tea. Tea, sandwiches & an amazing choice of cakes. Prosecco will be available for a donation of £2.50 a glass. Anyone prepared to bake scones or cakes contact Karen Morley on 577426. 3 ;til 5pm. Just £5 per head. tel: 01845 578525 email: doug@allan,co,uk

July

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Afternoon Racing. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Fri 5 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 7 Jul 2019

Kilburn, near Thirsk (YO61 4AG). Kilburn Feast. Village Fete and road race.Friday: quiz evening. Saturday: Village Picnic, Treasure Hunt, and Mouse Derby. 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. free. email: Info@KilburnFeast.uk web: http://www.kilburnfeast.uk

Sat 6 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 7 Jul 2019

Duncombe Park, Helmsley,YO62 5EB. Steam and Vintage Rally. email: gytecwebmaster@gmail.com web: http://gytec.weebly.com

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Thirsk Hall, Thirsk. Thirsk Picnic in the Park, Thirsk Action Group presents 'Beyond Madness' SKA and Two-Tone Smash Hits - 'Pure Abba' Playing Abba Classics & 'Madonna' A Tribute by Tasha Leaper. Fireworks Finale, Hot Food, Pimm's Bar, Ice Cream & Coffee. 5pm. Adults £25, Young person 12-16 £18. tickets: Online, Thirsk's information centre and elsewhere. web: https://thirskpicnicinthepark.co.uk

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Topcliffe & Asenby Village Hall. 'The Flying Oysters' - one of the North-East's top Rock/pop bands - music from 70's to recent chart hits. b.y.o drinks. 7pm. £12 incl. supper. tickets: Judith 01845 577911 or Doug 01845 578526

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Around Nidderdale. Field paths, farm tracks and some tarmac, using some of the Nidderdale Way. 8M Grade B. 09.30 am at Burnt Yates. tickets: Leader - Derek Hutchinson email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Constable Burton Hall, Leyburn. DL8 5LJ. Plant Fair. Quality Plants from highly respected nurseries & growers ready tp plant out for spring & summer colour. 11am - 4pm. £5. web: http://flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Crakehall Watermill, Little Crakehall, Bedale DL8 1HU. Mill Open Afternoon.Tours of the historic working cornmill and sale of 100% stoneground wholemeal wheat and spelt flour milled on site. Mill stones powered by water from Bedale Beck just as it did when a mill was first recorded on the site in the Domesday Book of 1086. 12.00 - 16.00. Adults £4, Young People age 10-18 £2.50, Children under 10 Free. tel: 01677 423240 tickets: Please pay at the Mill email: flour@crakehallwatermill.co.uk web: http://www.crakehallwatermill.co.uk

Sun 7 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 14 Jul 2019

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. Summer Organ Festival, events every day. tel: 01765 603462 web: http://riponcathedral.info/events

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Staveley Wildlife Reserve. Flat walk through Wildlife Park and on to Roecliffe on field and river paths. 9m Grade A. 10am at Staveley. Park on road opposite village hall. tel: 0134786904507564322195 tickets: Leader - Sue Flanigan email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 7 Jul 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Sunday Jazz. Alan Owen & the Forum Big Band. 12 noon. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Tue 9 Jul 2019 to
 Thu 11 Jul 2019

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. Great Yorkshire Show. Tue & Wed 7.30am- 7.30pm, Thu 7.30am-6.30pm. £29 (£26 in advance). Child, concessions & family tickets available. tel: 01423 541000 tickets: online web: http://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Thirsk Rd. Northallerton. Northallerton Local History Society. 'The Langworth Affair - A worldwide Victorian Scandal' by Tony Nicholson. 7pm. tel: 01609 774662 or 01325 789702 (Membership) email: heritage1138@outlook.com

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Bedale Hall, DL8 1AA. Bedale Archaeology & History Society, talk by David Shaw, geologist: The Geology and Industrial Archaeology of the Keld Heads Lead Mine and Cobscar Smelt Mill. 7.30pm. email: arch@phonecoop.coop

Fri 12 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 28 Jul 2019

In and around North York Moors. Ryedale Festival. 52 events of music and talks over 2+ weeks. tel: 01751 475777 tickets: box.office@ryedalefestival.com web: http://www.ryedalefestival.com

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Jervaulx Abbey. Walk for Herriot this summer -whether you step out in memory of someone special, or for fun with friends, this stunning sponsored stroll around historic Jervaulx Abbey is the perfect day out for all the family. We'll be joined by celebrity vet Julian Norton and his four-legged friend, Emmy. All funds raised help your local hospice which cares for people affected by terminal illness here in our community. Find out more on our website & sign up today. 08:30. £5 for adults and free for children. tel: 441609777413 email: lucy.turner@herriothh.org.uk web: https://www.herriothh.org.uk/event/232

Sun 14 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 1 Sep 2019

Thirsk Market Place & streets. New Yarnbombers' display: 'Fairy Stories, Books & Nursery Rhymes'. This display will tie in with the Readig Challenge for children with all the local libraries. There will be a quiz associated with the display. Details available at Thirsk Tourist Information. New Yarnbomber members welcome. Knit & Natter groups Mondays 7pm-9pm, Wednesdays 10am- 12noon. tel: Irene Marwood 07516 708772 web: http://Facebook

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Brimham Rocks. Walk through 320million years of geology and history with our knowledgeable guide - meet in car park. 2-3.30pm. free. tel: 0344 249 1895 web: http://nationaltrust.org.uk/brimhamrocks

Tue 16 Jul 2019

The Shed, Aldborough Manor. Friends of Roman Aldborough. 'The Vindolanda Archaeological Leather Project.' Dr Elizabeth Greene, Vindolanda Field School & Associate Professor of Roman Archaeologt, Dept of Classical Studies, University of Western Ontario. 7.30pm. Non members welcome, £5.. tel: 01423 325808 email: secretary@romanaldborough.co.uk web: http://www.romanaldborough.co.uk

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Knayton Village Hall. Hillside Garden and Social Club. Visit to Zion Hill gardens. 2pm. tel: 07942799111

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Brompton Methodist Church The Green Brompton Northallerton DL6 2QT. Brompton Heritage Group: Talk "Tested to Destruction: the rise and fall of an Elite House at Hornby" given by local mediaevalist Erik Matthews. 7.00 pm. £3.50 incl. light refreshments. tel: 01609 780633 tickets: On the door web: http://www.bromptonmatters.co.uk

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Brompton Methodist Church, DL6 2QS. Brompton Heritage Group, Talk by Erik Matthews, local medievalist:- Tested to Destruction: The Rise and Fall of an Elite House at Hornby. 7pm. £3.50 inc. light refreshments. web: http://www.bromptonmatters.co.uk

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Driffield YO25 9DN. Driffield Show. 9am-5pm. Online advance prices: £15, child 12-15yrs £4, family £32, under 12s free with adult. tel: 01377 257494 tickets: online email: events@driffieldshowground.co.uk web: http://www.driffieldshowground.co.uk

Sat 20 Jul 2019

County Record Office, Malpas Road, Northallerton, DL7 8TB. Discovering North Yorkshire's Historic Gardens through the archives: learn about the development of designed landscapes around private country houses, discover how to investigate their history and see the results of recent research, as well as original material from the archive collections. 10am to 5pm. £10. tel: 01609 777585 tickets: http://archiveshop.northyorks.gov.uk/events-tickets.html email: archives@northyorks.gov.uk web: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/record-office-projects-and-events

Sat 20 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 21 Jul 2019

Hampsthwaite HG3 2EU. Hampsthwaite Feast, Scarecrow Trail & Show. tel: 01423 771904 email: feast@hampsthwaite.org.uk web: http://www.hampsthwaite.org.uk/feast

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Harewood House, West Yorks. Classic Ibiza in association with San Miguel. tel: Box office 01283 841601. tickets: Tickets & info at classical ibiza.co.uk.

Sat 20 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 21 Jul 2019

Masham, Ripon HG4 4PB. Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally. From 10am. £10, accompanied child £2, under 5s free. tel: 01765 689569 email: oldstation@tiscali.co.uk web: http://www.mashamsteamrally.com

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AE. 2019 Fireworks Championship. An amazing evening of entertainment by 4 of the UK's leading firework companies. Adults £21 (£19 prebooked), children £11 (£9 prebooked). tel: Booking line 01327 876037 web: http://www.fireworkchampions.co.uk

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Picton, Yarm TS15 0AG. Sports, Gymkhana & Horticultural Show. 9am-4pm. £4, children free. tel: 01642 714034 email: pictonshow69@outlook.com web: http://www.picton-north-yorkshire.co.uk/-picton-show

Sat 20 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 21 Jul 2019

Thirsk Auction Mart. YO7 3AB. Art in the Pen. Contemporary Art & Crafts. The North's leading art event. 140 exhibitors. 10am - 4pm. £3, under 16s free. Free parking. web: http://www.artinthepen.org.uk

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Richmond Ramble. R ichmond Golf Course, Aske Hall, Gilling West, Skeeby, Brompton on Swale and Colburn. Fairly flat after some steep uphill out of Richmond. 12m Grade B. 10 am Richmond Market Place. tickets: Leader - Dave Cordner

Sun 21 Jul 2019

Shorter Richmond Ramble. As above as far as Skeeby then return to Richmond via Easby Abbey. 8.5m Grade B. 10 am Richmond Market Place. tel: 01748818946  07909861725 tickets: Leader - Teresa Quinn email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Fri 26 Jul 2019 to
 Sun 28 Jul 2019

Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, North Yorkshire. Deer Shed Festival 10 - the Ultimate Family Festival. see website for more details. web: http://www.deershedfestival.com

Fri 26 Jul 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Go Racing in Yorkshire Summer Festival. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Fri 26 Jul 2019

Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate YO7 1QR. Bingo Fun Night. Licensed Bar. Cash Prizes. Raffle. Games. Spot Prizes. All proceeds to Thirsk Christmas Lights. Doors open 6.45, Eyes down 7.30pm.

Sat 27 Jul 2019

7 miles on Whitby road from Pickering, YO18 7NW. Saltersgate Farmers Hunt Country Show and sports. from 9.30am. tel: 01751 460468 email: sfhs.sec@hotmail.co.uk web: http://www.saltersgatefarmershuntshow.co.uk

Sat 27 Jul 2019

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

Sat 27 Jul 2019

Stewart Park, Marton, Middlesbrough TS7 8AR. Cleveland Show. 9am-5pm. Family (2 adults, 2 children) £19, Adult £8, Oap £6, child £4 (under 3 free). tel: 07930 314552 email: cleveland.show@btinternet.com web: http://clevelandshow.co.uk

Sun 28 Jul 2019

Circular from Green Hammerton. Flat, easy walk via Whixley. 8m Grade A. 10 am at Bay Horse Inn, Green Hammerton. tel: 01748818946  07909 861725 tickets: Leader - Kath Atkinson & Teresa Quinn email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 28 Jul 2019

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

Sun 28 Jul 2019

Weeton LS17 0AN. Weeton Show. tel: 01423 733233 email: hogroast@weetonshow.co.uk web: http://weetonshow.co.uk

Tue 30 Jul 2019

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

Wed 31 Jul 2019

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 web: http://borrowbyshow.org.uk

August

Fri 2 Aug 2019 to
 Sun 4 Aug 2019

Whitby - cliff-top site near The Abbey. Whitby Traction Engine Rally.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

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

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Racing: The William Hill Summer Cup Day. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Sun 4 Aug 2019

Around Guisborough. Through Upleatham, up and through Errington wood with coastal views. Possible lunch at the Mill. 6m Grade A. 10 am at Tocketts Mill, Guisborough. tel: 01347869045 07564322195 tickets: Leader - Sue Flanigan Phone to book lunch email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Sun 4 Aug 2019

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

Sun 4 Aug 2019

Crakehall Watermill, Little Crakehall, Bedale DL8 1HU. Mill Open Afternoon Tours of the historic working cornmill and sale of 100% stoneground wholemeal wheat and spelt flour milled on site. Mill stones powered by water from Bedale Beck just as it did when a mill was first recorded on the site in the Domesday Book of 1086. 12.00 - 16.00. Adults £4, Young People age 10-18 £2.50, Children under 10 Free. tel: 01677 423240 web: http://www.crakehallwatermill.co.uk

Sun 4 Aug 2019

Sowerby Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LU. Thirsk and Sowerby Festival. Fun for all the family - a free festival including 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. 10am-4pm. Free. tel: 07920 018521 email: info@everthingthirsk.com web: https://www.facebook.com/FestivalontheFlatts/

Sun 4 Aug 2019

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd., Northallerton DL6 1LP. Sunday Jazz. Alan Owen & The Forum Big Band,. 12 noon. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 7 Aug 2019

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 9 Aug 2019

Runswick Lane, Hinderwell, Saltburn-By-Sea TS13 5HP. Hinderwell Horse & Agricultural Show. From 9am. £5, £3 child,£4 seniors, family £14. web: https://hinderwellshow.org.uk

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Racing: All Creatures Great & Small' Family Day. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Boon Hill Farm, Newton-Upon-Rawcliffe, Pickering YO18 8QF. Boon Hill Show. £5, £1 child. Free parking. web: http://www.boonhillshow.co.uk

Sat 10 Aug 2019 to
 Sun 11 Aug 2019

Elvington Airfield, Halifax Way. Elvington, York YO41 4AU. Large Model Airshow with big models from WW1 to present day jets. Some with small jet engines. Many other attractions, craft tent and attractions. Great family day out. 9am. £10. Children under 16 free with paying adult. tel: 07927 784528 tickets: online or on the gate. email: chairman@largemodelassociation.com web: http://www.largemodelassociation.com

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Swinton Bivouac, Ilton, Masham, North Yorkshire HG4 4JZ. 'Wuthering Heights' by Emily Bronte, performed by Chapterhouse Theatre Co. Open-Air Garden Theatre. Gates to Swinton Bivouac open from 9am, bring own rugs and seating. Picnics available to order. 6.30pm. Adult £16, Child £11 Family (2 adults & 2 children) £46. tel: 01765 680 900 tickets: See Tickets 0871 220 0260 web: http://www.seetickets.com

Sun 11 Aug 2019

Ripley Castle Park, Harrogate HG3 3EA. Ripley Agricultural Show. Adult £10, child 5-16 £5, under 5s free, seniors £8. tel: 01943 466654 web: http://www.ripleyshow.co.uk

Sun 11 Aug 2019

Rosedale Abbey Walk. Farmland, minor roads & tracks, climbing to old rail track. Good Abbey views. 8m Grade B. 10 am at Rosedale Abbey village centre. tickets: Leader - Christine Clarke email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Wed 14 Aug 2019

Danby, Whitby YO21 2NP. Agricultural Show. Adult £5. Conc £4. Child (5-16) £2, Under 5s free. tel: 01287 660416 email: lizsheard@yahoo.com web: http://www.danbyshow.co.uk

Thu 15 Aug 2019 to
 Sun 18 Aug 2019

Castle Howard YO60 7DA. Countryfile Live, the BBC's flagship rural affairs programme. The first time in the North, in the county where presenter John Craven got his first break as a reporter on the Harrogate Advertiser. 10am-5pm. £18.95 with concessions for children, seniors & families. tel: 01653 648333 tickets: online (discounted) or at gate email: house@castlehoward.co.uk web: https://bit.ly/2zVF8oP

Fri 16 Aug 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Evening Racing: Music Night featuring Scouting for Girls. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Eshton Hall, Eshton, Skipton BD23 3QQ. Gargrave Show. £8, Over 60s £5, 12-18yrs £5, up to 12 free. tel: 07802 695041 email: showsecretary@gargraveshow.org.uk web: http://www.gargraveshow.org.uk

Sat 17 Aug 2019 to
 Sun 18 Aug 2019

Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield, Co Durham TS21 2EH. Hardwick Live Festival. On Saturday: Manic Street Preachers, The Zutons, Sister Sledge & The Sherlocks, Glitterbox. On Sunday James, Lisa Stansfield, Ziggy Marley, Billy Bragg, The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club, Retro. Camping & Glamping, Comedians, Celebrity Chefs, Children's Area, Fun Fair, Yoga, Market Stalls, Bars & Food. tickets: online web: http://www.hardwicklive.co.uk

Sat 17 Aug 2019

Milburn Arms Field, Rosedale Abbey. Rosedale Show: Presentation of trophies on completion of Ring Judging approx 4pm. Opens 9am. Adults £5, Concessions £4, Child £3,under 5 free. tel: 01751 417740 email: rosedaleanddistrictshow@gmail.com web: http://www.rosedaleshow.co.uk

Sat 17 Aug 2019 to
 Fri 23 Aug 2019

Whitby. Whitby Folk Week 2019.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Egton Cross, Egton YO21 1TZ. Egton Horse & Agricultural Show. 8.45am-5pm. £7, child £3. tel: 01947 604329 web: http://egtonshow.co.uk

Sat 24 Aug 2019

Leyburn DL8 5JG. On A6108 road Leyburn to Richmond. Wensleydale Show. £10, Child 5-16 £5, Under 5’s free. web: http://wensleydaleshow.org.uk

Sat 24 Aug 2019 to
 Mon 26 Aug 2019

West Witton, Leyburn DL8 4LP. The Witton Feast, a fun weekend based around the old tradition of the Burning of Bartle. Sat: Cottage show in the village hall. 6pm Fell Race. 9pm Burning of Bartle. Sun: Fun Day afternoon. Mon: Quoits knockout competition for the Robert Dent Memorial Trophy at the Fox and Hounds. Register prior to first match at 2pm. tel: 01969 622218 web: http://www.wittonfeast.org.uk

Sun 25 Aug 2019

Osmotherley area. The heights of Osmotherley and Cod Beck Reservoir. 7.5m Grade B. 10 AM at Square Corner. tickets: Leader - Colin & Jayne Elcock email: info@northyorkshirewalkers.co.uk

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Church Houses, Farndale,YO62 7LF. Farndale Show. email: gill.farndaleshow@gmail.com web: https://www.farndaleshow.co.uk

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Flatts Farm, Nr Scarborough YO13 0DA. Burniston Show. 9.30am. tel: 07777 627547 email: secretary@burnistonshow.org

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Newburgh Priory, Coxwold YO61 4AS. Plant Fair. Quality plants from highly respected nurseries & growers ready to plant out for spring & summer colour. 11am - 4pm. £4. web: http://www.flowerpowerfairs.co.uk

Mon 26 Aug 2019

Reeth, Swaledale DL11 6AR. Reeth Show. 9.30am-5pm. £8, £2 child. Free parking. tel: 07506 380393 web: http://reethshow.co.uk

Tue 27 Aug 2019

Kilnsey, Skipton BD23 5PS. Kilnsey show. 8am-7pm. £12, Child 5-16yrs £2, Under 5s free. Free & premium parking. tel: 01756 753259  email: info@kilnseyshow.co.uk web: https://www.kilnseyshow.co.uk

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Brimham Rocks. A walk through 310 million years of geology and history with our knowledgeable guide- meet in the car park. 2-3.30pm. tel: 0344 249 1895 web: http://nationaltrust.org.uk/brimhamrocks

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Racing: Pirates Family Day. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@visitthirsk.uk web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Fri 30 Aug 2019

Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate YO7 1QR. Bingo Fun Night. Cash Prizes. Raffle. Games. Spot Prizes. All profits to Thirsk Christmas Lights. Doors open 6.45, Eyes down 7.30pm.

Sat 31 Aug 2019

Thornhill Farm, Chop Gate, Bilsdale TS9 7JS. Bilsdale Show. 8.30am-4.30pm. £5, concessions £4, family £15. Free and premium parking. tel: 07958 569298 web: http://www.bilsdaleshow.co.uk

September

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Crakehall Watermill, Little Crakehall, Bedale DL8 1HU. Mill Open Afternoon Tours of the historic working cornmill and sale of 100% stoneground wholemeal wheat and spelt flour milled on site. Mill stones powered by water from Bedale Beck just as it did when a mill was first recorded on the site in the Domesday Book of 1086. 12.00 - 16.00. Adults £4, Young People age 10-18 £2.50, Children under 10 Free. tel: 01677 423240 email: flour@crakehallwatermill.co.uk web: http://www.crakehallwatermill.co.uk

Tue 3 Sep 2019

Bedale Hall, DL8 1AA. Bedale Archaeology & History Society, talk by Blaise Vyner: 3rd Percival Turnbull Memorial Lecture, Wheeldale the end of the Roman Road?. 7.30pm. email: arch@phonecoop.coop

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Muker, Richmond DL11 6QG. Muker Show. 8am-4.30pm. £7, Child 5-15 yrs £1, under 5s free. tel: 01748 886564  email: info@mukershow.co.uk web: https://www.mukershow.co.uk

Sat 7 Sep 2019 to
 Sun 8 Sep 2019

Hunton, Bedale DL8 1QF. Steam Gathering. Ploughing match Sunday 11am. tel: 01325 717995 email: nickwhite.wkd@btconnect.com web: http://www.huntonsteamgathering.co.uk

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Stockton on Tees. Tees10k A great day out for all the family. web: http://greatrun.org/tees10k

Sat 7 Sep 2019

The Village Hall Field, Kildale, Whitby YO21 2RG. Kildale Agricultural & Horticultural Show. 10am-4pm. £5, child £1. Free parking. tel: 01642 723768  email: kildaleshowsec@hotmail.co.uk web: https://www.kildaleshow.co.uk

Sat 7 Sep 2019

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, Thirsk, YO7 1QL. Racing: Ladies' Day. tel: 01845 522276 email: info@thirskracecourse.net web: http://thirskracecourse.net

Sun 8 Sep 2019 to
 Sun 29 Sep 2019

Only Sun. Thirsk bus to the Moors. There are three buses each way Thirsk-Helmsley every Sunday and Bank Holiday during the summer. web: http://www.moorsbus.org

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Thirsk Rd. Northallerton. Northallerton Local History Society. 'Working Class Adult Education in North Yorkshire, 1918-39' by Dr Pushpa Kumbhat. 7pm. Non members welcome - £3. tel: 01609 774662 or 01325 789702 (Membership) email: heritage1138@outlook.com

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The North Yorkshire County Show

The North Yorkshire County Show on Sun 16 Jun is a traditional agricultural show with Cattle, Sheep, a Poultry, Rabbit and Cavy show, Show Jumping and light horse events including hunter jumping and carriage driving.

The main ring has activities all day, in the morning these include Heavy Horse and cattle judging, and an alpaca display and carriage driving. The main acts are the Imps Motorcycle display and Joseph’s racing pigs, (both appear twice).

There is a Hound Parade, best dressed heavy horse and riding judging all followed by a grand parade including class winners, classic cars and vintage tractors.

The Show jumping and light horse events are in separate rings, start at 8:30 am and continue throughout the day.

Other activities include a Farrier Competition, a fun dog show, classic cars, vintage engines and tractors.

There is a craft and junior marquee with photography, art, flower arranging, and craft competitions, there is a food and separate craft marquees where the best produce and craft work in Yorkshire can be found.

Food and drinks of all kinds can be found in the food area and there is a fun fair and other similar facilities. The show has lots of trade stands and you can buy a car, seek professional help, buy agricultural machinery or just a packet of sweets. Dogs are welcome provided that they are kept on a lead at all times. Parking is free.

Discounted tickets are on sale in Thirsk's information centre or online.
http://www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk

Picnic in the Park

The yearly concert in the grounds of Thirsk Hall, Thirsk (thank you, Mr. John Bell) is an opportunity for the community and visitors to spend an evening in 10 acres of parkland alongside Thirsk Race Course while listening to some fantastic tribute acts and original artists. Bringing a picnic adds to the fun and your ticket contributes to Action Medical Research.

This national charity funds the very best research most likely to make a difference to the lives of sick babies, children and young people. The research includes treating sick and vulnerable babies, helping children affected by disability and infections and targeting rare diseases in children.

This year's concert is on Saturday 6th July. Gates open at 5pm and the event will finish around 11pm. It features Beyond Madness who are supported by Pure Abba and Madonna - A Tribute by Tasha Leaper.

You can buy tickets from Zillah Bell Gallery, CB Furnishings (Northallerton, Ripon & Thirsk), Calverts Rug Shop, Thirsk's information centre in the middle of the Market Place or online. Only the last three accept card payments.
thirskpicnicinthepark.co.uk

100 voices - come and sing

Join 100 voices - new singing groups in Northallerton. After huge success for many years in the Saltburn & Stokesley area, opera singer, musical director & singing teacher Jeanette Wainwright is coming to Northallerton to create men's & women's singing groups. a seven week introduction in May - a series of weekly 1hr sessions. All levels of singing welcome, no need to be able to read music. No need to memorise. Lots of different styles of music sung in harmony. Free taster session - call Jeanette on 07884 020031.
www.jwainwrightsinging.co.uk

Half Term Activity Days

Let Carlton Lodge Activity Centre keep your children entertained with a high-energy day of fresh air, fun and fitness. Children aged 8-14yrs can enjoy a full day of adventure on a Holiday Activity Day for £30 per day per child.

Tue 28 May - Wet & Wild. Kayaking, Raft-building, Archery & Bushcraft.

Thu 30 May - High & Dry. High Ropes, Zip Wire, Problem Solving & Climbing Tree.

Registration is from 9.10am and activities start at 9.30am, finishing about 4.30pm. Earlier drop off and/or later pick up times can be arranged on request when booking.

Spaces are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. For more information and/or to reserve places, please e-mail gillian@nyy.org.uk or call 01845 522145.
www.carltonlodge.org.uk

Tickets available at the information centre

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Camp Hill Estate DL8 2LS between Carthorpe and Kirklington. North Yorkshire County Show, a traditional agricultural show with Cattle, Sheep, a Poultry, Rabbit and Cavy show, Show Jumping and light horse events including hunter jumping and carriage driving. Other activities include Heavy Horse and cattle judging, an alpaca display and carriage driving. The main acts are the Imps Motorcycle display and Joseph’s racing pigs, (both appear twice). There are classic cars and vintage tractors. From 8am - 5pm. Advance £9, Family £30. OTD Ad. £12, Jun,.Stud,.Snr £9.Fam. £35. tel: 07521 485060 tickets: Thirsk Tourist Information, online or at gate email: jandrew152@btinternet.com web: http://www.northyorkshireshow.co.uk

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Thirsk Hall, Thirsk. Thirsk Picnic in the Park, Thirsk Action Group presents 'Beyond Madness' SKA and Two-Tone Smash Hits - 'Pure Abba' Playing Abba Classics & 'Madonna' A Tribute by Tasha Leaper. Fireworks Finale, Hot Food, Pimm's Bar, Ice Cream & Coffee. 5pm. Adults £25, Young person 12-16 £18. tickets: Online, Thirsk's information centre and elsewhere. web: https://thirskpicnicinthepark.co.uk

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