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THINGS TO DO in the next two weeks

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 Sat 10 Dec

Not Sun. Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Rd, York YO31 8TA. 'The Humnchback of Notre Dame', presented by the Rowntree Players. Song, dance & slapstick silliness & all the trappings of a traditional family pantomime. 19.30 + Sat. Matinees at14.00 (NB No performance Sunday). Adult £16. Child/Senior/Student £14. tel: 01904 501935 tickets: Box office or on-line. web: http://www.josephrowntreetheatre.co.uk

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 Sat 10 Dec

Kiplin Hall DL10 6AT. Kiplin's Christmas Carols: Christmas trees, greenery & decorations based on well-loved carols deck the Hall. Live music. Tea room. Gift Fair. 10am - 4pm. tel: 01748 818178 email: info@kiplinhall.co.uk web: http://www.kiplinhall.co.uk

Sat 10 Dec

Northallerton Leisure Centre Fields. Santa Fun Run in aid of Herriot Hospice Homecare, suit collection from 9am. 11am. 12 & under £7, 13 & over £15, sponsorship welcomed. tickets: www.eventbrite.com (search Herriot)

Sat 10 Dec

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. Handel : Messiah- Ripon Choral Society with Orchestra D'Amici, four soloists and 150 singers! Early booking recommended. 7.30pm. £20 reserved, £18 unreserved, student concessions. tel: 07736 759930 tickets: Online, telephone or Cathedral Shop web: http://www.riponchoralsociety.org.uk

Sat 10 Dec

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music: Kosmos Ensemble. “Impeccable musicianship ... I defy you not to be mesmerised”, The Times. A wonderfully crafted and performed programme inspired by music from around the globe. A truly cross-border experience. 3pm. £16, £15 in advance, 18yrs & under free. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: White Rose Bookcafe, online or phone. email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Sat 10 Dec

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. 'I Daniel Blake' (15). 20.00. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 10 Dec

Topcliffe & Asenby Village Hall, Topcliffe. Christmas Wreath Making with Instructor from Northdale Horticulture- book soon only a few places left. 10am-12noon. £20 incl.materials & refreshments. tel: 01845 577315 tickets: By telephone

Sat 10 Dec

Walk - Northallerton Striders. Thornton le Beans to Northallerton linear, meet at 10am for coffee in Methodist Church opp. Buck Inn, then 11.15 No. 153 bus to TLB. tel: Brian 01609 766829 email: NA.Striders14@aol.co.uk web: http://northallertonstriders.org.uk

Sun 11 Dec

Hambleton Estate. Santa will be touring the estate between 4pm and 7pm. Come out and give him a wave.

Sun 11 Dec

Hambleton Ramblers walk from Sneck Yate (GR SE509876). 11 ml Walk over Murton Heights, Sutton Bank & Boltby Scar. Sneck Yate 9.15am or 8.30am at N'ton Market Cross.

Sun 11 Dec

St Mary's Church, Thirsk. York Musical Theatre Presents 'Tis The Season' an evening of seasonal music, carols and readings. Profits to local charities. 7.30pm. £10 includes a glass of wine and a mince pie. tel: 01845 522996 tickets: White Rose Books, Sue Armstrong or from Church at services.

Sun 11 Dec

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. 'Ey Up, Stand Up'. Comedy. 19.30. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 11 Dec

The Forum, Bullamoor Rd, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. 'Storks' (U) at 17.30/ ''I Daniel Blake' (15) at 20.00. tel: 01609 776230 web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 11 Dec

White Rose Book Cafe, Thirsk YO7 1ET. John Hegley's family show 'Afternoon Tea & Vegetables'. He will be giving free fig rolls to anyone wearing spectacles. Suit 8+ year olds. 4pm. £5 or £16 family of 4. tel: 01845 524353 tickets: White Rose Book Cafe. web: http://www.whiterosebooksnews.com

Mon 12 Dec

Ripon Cathedral, HG4 1QS. Christmas Carols by Candlelight in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. 7.00pm for 7.30pm. tel: 030 0100 0200 tickets: Online web: http://www.riponcarolconcert.co.uk

Mon 12 Dec

Thirsk Library, Chapel Street. Police drop in session with PCSO Lucy Walker. Any issues please feel free to discuss. 11.30am-1pm.

Tue 13 Dec

Northallerton Ramblers. Ripon Rowell Villages. Tuesday walk between Kirby Malzeard, Azerley & Grewelthorpe on field paths & tracks - mainly level terrain. 6.5mi/10.5km. Kirby Malzeard Street parking.(HG4 3RT. SE235745. 10am. tel: George Bateman 01609 771169 web: http://www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

Tue 13 Dec

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Hall, Thirsk Rd., Northallerton. Northallerton & District Local History Society. 'Christmas Time - Days of Yore'. Marion Moverly. 7pm.

Tue 13 Dec

TV Channel 5. The Yorkshire Vet Winter Special. It features Thirsk getting ready for Christmas. 8pm.

Wed 14 Dec

Scampston Hall, Scampston, York. YO17 8NG. Learn how to make a beautiful garland or winter wreath for your home - or as a special gift for someone. The class wil be held by Liz Watruss - an experienced florist. All materials included in the course price. 10am - 1pm. £20 includes a festive drink. tickets: Gill Garbutt email: hlo@scampston.co.uk

Wed 14 Dec

The Carpenters Arms, Felixkirk. Friendship lunch. (booking essential). 12noon. £10 (2 courses) £12.95 (3 courses). email: enquiries@thecarpentersarmsfelixkirk.com web: http://thecarpentersarmsfelixkirk.com

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 Thu 15 Dec

Venues in York. Early music festival. Ten concerts over eight days. web: http://www.ncem.co.uk/xmas

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 Thu 15 Dec

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Dr Strange (12A). In Kathmandu, Nepal, the sorcerer Kaecilius and his zealots enter the secret compound Kamar-Taj and murder its librarian, keeper of ancient and mystical texts. They steal a ritual from a book belonging to the Ancient One. 7.30pm. £5 (£4 Mondays & concessions). tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Thu 15 Dec

Holy Rood House, 10 Sowerby Road, Thirsk YO7 1HX. The baby in the manger - expolring our image of God. Come and be part of a quiet day that will have gentle reflections from Helen Warwick and gathering time in the chapeL. 9.30am-4.30pm. Donation £20-£30. tel: 01845 522580 web: http://www.holyroodhouse.org.uk

Thu 15 Dec

Mole Country Store, Ind. Park, Thirsk YO7 3BX. North Yorkshire Police will offer a free tack security service. This will be letter/number stamping into leather work using a dotpeen machine. 5pm-8.30pm.

Thu 15 Dec

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO 1QS. No Man's Land by Harold Pinter. Live from the National Theatre. Starring Ian McKellen & Patrick Stewart. 7pm. £10. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Rural Arts or online web: http://www.ruralarts.org

Fri 16 Dec

Knayton Village Hall, Y07 4AZ. The Elves & The Carpenter, a family comedy by the Bad Apple Theatre Co. tel: 01423 339168 web: http://www.badappletheatre.com

Fri 16 Dec

Walk. Northallerton Striders, Brompton on Swale Skeeby walk, 09.30 No. 55 bus to Brompton on Swale, return 13.59 (last bus) or go by car.

Sat 10 Dec to
 Sat 17 Dec

Only Sat. Thirsk Garden Centre. Santa Claus in his Grotto, will visit his Reindeer, organised by Thirsk Rotary Club. 10am - 4pm.

Sat 17 Dec

Boltby Village Hall. Boltby Christmas Fair - Handcrafted wreath's and local art work for sale. Mulled wine,coffee and mince pies available. 10.30am until 3.30pm.

Sat 17 Dec

The Forum, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Two Christmas Concerts given by Northallerton Male Voice Choir and Easington Colliery Band. 3pm and 7.30pm. £10 for all ages. tel: 01609 772630 tickets: The Forum Box Office online, telephone or at the door web: http://www.theforumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 17 Dec

Thirsk Market Place. Carol Singing for Christian Aid- all welcome. 11am.

Sat 17 Dec

White Rose Book Cafe, Thirsk YO7 1ET. Take Tea with Gervaise Phinn. 2 to 4pm. Free. tel: 01845 524353 web: http://www.whiterosebooksnews.com

Sun 18 Dec

East Thirsk Community Hall. Snow Ball for 5 to 11 year olds, organised by the Family Life Church, Thirsk. Prizes, party, presents, food, games, dancing, face painting. 6pm-8pm. Free (please book). tel: 01845 524127 web: http://www.flcthirsk.co.uk

Sun 18 Dec

Hambleton Ramblers walk from Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre. 5 ml Walk around the Estate boundary of Fountains Abbey and Studley Park. 10 am at Fountains Abbey Visitor Centre or 9.15 am at N'ton Market Cross.

Sun 18 Dec

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Rd, York YO31 8TA. 'Music Night's Christmas Cracker.' Jamina & Steve Sweetenham join with regular soloists to get us in the festive mood. Also The Tuesday Singers & Ken Humphries. A fundraising concert for the Joseph Rowntree Theatre. 19.30. £10 all tickets. tel: 01904 501935 tickets: On-line web: http://www.josephrowntreetheatre.co.uk

Sun 18 Dec

Sowerby Methodist Church. Carol service. 6.30pm.

Sun 18 Dec

St James' Green Methodist Church. Come and join in the singing at the Carol Service. Seasonal refreshments follow. 10.30am.

Sun 18 Dec

St Mary's Church, Thirsk. Service of Lessons and Carols (with choir). With the 'Strings Attached' ensemble - director, Trevor Wilson, leader Julie Bates, organist Matthew Atherton. St Mary's Choir and a Christmas Tableau. 3pm. tel: 01845 522996

Sun 18 Dec

Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate. Jack and the Beanstalk by Pocket Panto. Join Jack and his mum on the pantomime adventure the whole family will love. Fun, laughter and happy-ever-after. Noon. £6, £4 for under 18s. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Rural Arts or online web: http://ruralarts.org

Tue 20 Dec

Front Street, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Carols around the Christmas Tree, with Thirsk RBL Band. 7pm.

Tue 20 Dec

Thirsk Athletic club Newsham Rd. Quiz night. New teams of 4 welcome. Proceeds for the Christmas Lights. 7 for 7.30pm. £10 each with supper, £5 without. tickets: Phone to book by 18 Dec email: 01845 522333

Tue 20 Dec

TV Channel 5. The Yorkshire Vet at Christmas. It features Thirsk getting ready for Christmas. 8pm.

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 Thu 22 Dec

Only Thu. Local car parks. Free parking every Thursday in December in all Hambleton District Council car parks. Collect a ticket because the time limits are still operative.

Fri 16 Dec to
 Thu 22 Dec

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. A street cat named Bob (12A). Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat. Bob the Cat. 7.30pm (& 2.30pm Wed). £5 (£4 Mondays, matinee & concessions). tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Thu 22 Dec

Northallerton Ramblers. Peter's Birthday Walk. Paths & track via Northallerton West (WRC) Platform, Golf Course, Ainderby Steeple, Green Hills Lane & Romanby. 7mi/11.3km. Easy. Meet Applegarth Car-park, Northallerton. (DL7 8LZ. SE366939). 10am. tel: Peter Fowler 01609 770090 web: http://www.northallertonramblers.org.uk

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 Sat 24 Dec

Joe Cornish Gallery, Zetland St. Northallerton, DL6 1NA. Exhibition: 'A Tribute to Ansel Adams: 100 Years of photographing Yosemite.'.

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 Sat 24 Dec

York Theatre Royal. 'The Mischief Before Christmas.' State of Play Theatre are at York Theatre Royal with their interactive adventure bursting with festive spirit, life-size puppets, an elf named Frank & a girl called Sophie. Adults £12/ Conc £10/ Under 16s £6. tel: 01904 623568 web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Sat 24 Dec

Thirsk and Sowerby Institute YO71LY. Bingo followed by artist Stan Zalong. All welcome to see artist. 7.30 to start bingo. Free to see artist. Bingo ticket prices apply.

Fri 23 Dec to
 Thu 29 Dec

Not Mon Sat Sun. Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Fantastic beasts and where to find them (12A). The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. 7.30pm (& 2.30pm Wed). £5 (£4 Mondays, matinee & concessions). tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

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 Sun 1 Jan

Not Sun. Zillah Bell Gallery. Norman Ackroyd CBE RA. Suite of Etchings and Winter Exhibition. tel: 01845 522479 web: http://www.zillahbellgallery.co.uk

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 Mon 2 Jan

McArthurGlen, St Nicholas Ave, Fulford, York YO19 4TA. Ice rink and fun fair. 9.30am-9.30pm. £10.45, £9.45 child. tel: 01653 619169 web: http://www.yorkshireswinterwonderland.com

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 Sun 22 Jan

The Moors National Park Centre, Danby, YO21 2NB. Inspired by Gallery: 'Artist Advent' where Brigantia's Artists & Craftworkers showcases the very best in painting, photography, textile 7 jewellery. tel: 01439 772738 web: http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/inspiredby

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 Sat 28 Jan

York Theatre Royal. 'Cinderella'. Berwick & the gang are back on the brand newly refurbished stage of York Theatre Royal. 7.30pm + 2.30pm matinees. £33.50 to £14. tel: 01904 623568 web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

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 Tue 31 Jan

York Theatre Royal. 'Jorvik Life & Death'. While Jorvik Viking Centre is being reimagined after flooding in Dec. 2015, a special exhibition will be hosted at York Theatre Royal which continues to showcase the lasting impact of the Vikings. tel: 01904 623568 web: http://www.yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Over two weeks away

December

Sun 25 Dec

East Thirsk Community Hall. Christmas Dinner hosted by Family Life Church, Thirsk, come along & spend the day with others & make new friends, transport is available. 12.30 - 4.30pm. Free. tel: 01845 524127 tickets: Please call to book a place web: http://www.flcthirsk.co.uk

Sun 25 Dec to
 Sun 1 Jan

Local car parks. Free parking 25 Dec to 1 Jan in all Hambleton District Council car parks.

Sun 25 Dec

Thirsk and Sowerby Institute YO71LY. Open Christmas Day all welcome including families. 11am - 1pm. Free.

Tue 27 Dec

Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby. Social Sequence Dancing in aid of prostate cancer. Please bring food to sharej. Soft drinks, tea and coffee provided.cd music by mick g. 1.30-5.00pm. £4 on the door. tel: 01845 523743

Fri 30 Dec to
 Thu 5 Jan

Not Sat or Sun. Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Fantastic beasts and where to find them (12A). The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school. 7.30pm (& 2.30pm Wed). £5 (£4 Mondays, matinee & concessions). tel: 01845 524751 web: http://www.ritzcinema.co.uk

Sat 31 Dec

Thirsk and Sowerby Institute, Flatts Lane, Sowerby, YO7 1LY. Free New Years event. Paul Jewel vocalist along side a keyboard performance. 8.30pm. tickets: Free event

January

Sat 7 Jan

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Rd, York YO31 8TA. 'The Jungle Book' - Oddsocks Theatre. Enjoy the comical adventures of Mowgli the man cub as he battles to survive & become the leader of the pack. A story for all ages. Music, muppetry, laughter & excitement all mixed-up to make a memorable experience for the whole tribe. 19.30. Adults £17, under 16's £11, Concessions £14, Family £48. tel: 01904 501935 tickets: Box office or on-line. web: http://www.josephrowntreetheatre.co.uk

Sun 15 Jan

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music: Jonathan Parkin - guitar. Bach, Antonio José, Dowland, Albéniz and Granados. 3pm. £11, £10 in advance, 18yrs & under free. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: White Rose Bookcafe, online or phone. email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Tue 31 Jan

Galtres Centre, Easingwold YO61 3AD. Il Trovatore by satellite from the Royal Opera House. 7.15pm. tel: 01347 822472

Tue 31 Jan

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Musical Bran Tub: “A Study in Green”. Graham Merriam returns to the Bran Tub to see what else we can turn up in this evening of music old and new, revered and under-loved. Wine and nibbles as an accompaniment. 6.30pm. £1 and bucket collection. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: door only email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

February

Sun 12 Feb

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music: The Artistry of Fugue presented by Peter Noke. He has much to offer to expand our knowledge of this seminal advance in musical development. 3pm. £11, £10 in advance, 18yrs & under free. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: White Rose Bookcafe, online or phone. email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Sat 18 Feb

Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. THirsk Sinfonia presents Hitchcock's Blackmail; Composer Neil Brand, Conductor George Morton. 2.30pm. Advance, up to 31st January £15, on the door £16.50. tickets: Thirsk Tourist Information and White Rose Book Cafe

Tue 28 Feb

Galtres Centre, Easingwold YO61 3AD. Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty by satellite from the Royal Opera House. 7pm. tel: 01347 822472

March

Sat 4 Mar

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. The Joy of Song, RNCM Songsters introduced by Professor Lynne Dawson, Head of Vocal Studies at the RNCM. 3pm. £5. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: door only email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Sat 11 Mar

St Oswald's Church, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Sowerby Music: Sitkovetsky Trio. This piano trio is taking the world by storm - New York, Beijing, Berlin, Bergen and beyond. They play Turina, Ravel & Schubert's Piano Trio in B flat. 7.30pm. £16, £15 in advance, 18yrs & under free. tel: 01845 518001 tickets: White Rose Bookcafe, online or phone. email: tickets@sowerbymusic.org.uk web: http://www.sowerbymusic.org.uk

Thu 30 Mar

Galtres Centre, Easingwold YO61 3AD. Madama Butterfly by satellite from the Royal Opera House. 7.15pm. tel: 01347 822472

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