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More details - Great Knaresborough Bed Race
To be held on Saturday 9 June 2018, the Great Knaresborough Bed Race offers a spectacular, colourful, eccentric and gruelling sporting contest. Racing beds has been a feature in Knaresborough every year since 1966, and involves 90 beds of six runners and a hopefully willing passenger.
Knaresborough town centre and Conyngham Hall
Sat 9 Jun

More details - The Importance of Being Earnest
The Knaresborough Players are back with their production of Oscar Wilde’s hilarious comedy “The Importance of Being Earnest” from Thursday 31st May to Saturday 2nd June. Why is Ernest Worthing called ‘Ernest’ in Town and ‘Jack’ in the Country?
Frazer Theatre Off High Street Knaresborough
Thu 31 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Harriet Dyer and Lou Conran Double Bill
On Friday 15th June, the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club welcomes back two of the funniest women to have graced our stage with a double bill of previews of their upcoming shows. Tickets are £8 and are available with no booking fee from our online box office at www.frazertheatre.co.uk or by calling 07835 927965.
Frazer Theatre Off High Street Knaresborough
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Jollyboat
On Friday 22nd June 2018, the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is excited to host musical comedy double act, Jollyboat. A favourite among many Comedy Club regulars, Jollyboat are the UK’s best comedy-pirate-geek-rock duo. Brothers Tommy and Ed write catchy songs and lyrics packed with fast-paced one-liners.
Frazer Theatre Off High Street Knaresborough
Fri 22 Jun

More details - The StrEat Food and Family Fun Festival
NOMINATED FOR BEST NON MUSIC FESTIVAL IN THE UK, 2017 The UK’s largest and most prestigious Street Food Festival celebrates some of the best street food from around the world, combined with fun and funky entertainment for all the family – and there’s more to discover at this year’s festival.
Great Yorkshire Showground Harrogate
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May
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More details - A Nightingale Sang
a concert of music loved by and composed by Americans including Chichester Psalms with Thomas Moore on organ for the most up to date information see our website www.harrogatechoral.org.uk
St Wilfrid’s Church, Duchy Road, Harrogate
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Hunsingore Village Hall
Today

More details - Well House - Open Garden for NGS
On the outskirts of Grafton village, nestling under a hillside with long views to the White Horse and Hambleton hills, extending to 1½ acres, this garden was begun 37 years ago and is under constant change.
Well House, Marton cum Grafton
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Whixley Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Attractive rural yet accessible village nestling on the edge of the York Plain with beautiful historic church and Queen Anne Hall (not open). The gardens are at opposite ends of the village with good footpaths. A plantsmans and flower arranger’s garden at Cobble Cottage has views to the Hambleton Hills.
Whixley Gardens, York
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Newby Hall Tractor Fest 2018`
The largest outdoor Tractor Festival in the UK will take place at award-winning country house and gardens, Newby Hall. The two-day festival attracts more than 10,000 visitors and 1,500 exhibits.
Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Artists Around Wetherby - Open Studios
24 artists in a six mile radius of Wetherby will be opening their studios over two weekends in May. 19th and 20th May and 26th, 27th and 28th May 10 – 5 pm.
Various within a six mile radius of postcode
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians May Tour 2018
Fiddlesticks NorthWest Clog Dancers and Musicians from Norfolk will be touring various locations around York and beyond over the May Bank Holiday
Boroughbridge Town Square
Today

More details - Great British Food Festival
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Harewood House, Leeds
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Great British Bump-Off
The Tockwith Players present ’The Great British Bump-Off’. A ’Who Dun It?’ theatre play directed by David Hardman, written by Lesley Gunn and published by Lazy Bee Scripts. With light-bites and licenced bar. Cabaret style seating.
Tockwith Village Hall, Marston Road, Tockwith
Fri 1 Jun and Sat 2 Jun

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - folly! Art in the garden trail
Pick up a map to explore the follies and let your creativity run wild! There’s art in the garden but it’s not paintings, and it’s not in a gallery...The artworks are in the garden and they’re just for fun - we call them follies. Use this map to explore!
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - folly! 2018
Surprising, intriguing and extraordinary... See the lost follies of the water garden re-imagined by artists and architects. Surprising, intriguing and extraordinary...
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Carding and spinning at Swanley Grange
Before spinning the wool it needs to be carded to straighten the fibres. It’s similar to combing your hair! Have a go yourself at Swanley Grange ... During any period prior to 1800, if you were female and over 7 years of age you should have been able to spin yarn.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today and Sat 26 May

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Daily abbey and water garden tours
A tale of two parts, revisit the abbey’s monastic past before experiencing the Georgian splendour of the water garden.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Children's craft at Swanley Grange
Give those green fingers some practice. Have a go at planting seeds of vegetables and herbs the monks would have grown in medieval times. Take them home to look after and watch them grow. Booking Not Needed.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Spot the birdy
What birds can you see on the lake' Drop by Studley Lakeside to take a peek through a telescope to see what water-loving birds you can spot. Our Wildlife Team will be there to help you spot them and to find out more. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Wed 30 May

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Make your own medieval thumb pot
Get your hands working squeezing and squishing clay to make a medieval style watering can- a thumb pot! Drop in whilst stocks last. Thumb pots were used both indoors to clean straw floors and outdoors for watering plants in medieval times.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Wed 30 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Weaving at Swanley Grange
Weaving is a way of producing cloth by interlacing yarns at right angles. There are many methods of weaving. Come and look at the different looms we have for you to experiment on. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Fri 1 Jun to Sat 30 Jun

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Natural dye at Swanley Grange
Come along to watch this natural wool dyeing process, which has more than a hint of magic and alchemy about it. We will be gathering and using natural materials from the medieval garden at Swanley Grange and woodland to dye wool in amazing colours.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Fascinating nature facts
Enjoy a walk bursting with interesting facts about nature on the estate. From poisonous plants to ingenious ways nature is used, your guide Mike will astound you with fascinating facts and amusing anecdotes as you walk around this beautiful estate. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Wed 6 Jun, Wed 11 Jul

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Panasonic Photography Roadshow
Borrow a Lumix and take a photo walk across the estate. Join Esther, Panasonic’s photography expert to learn all about their Lumix cameras and how to get the best from them for your nature photography. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Walk on the monks' way
Step back in time and journey along the 7.5 mile historic route between Fountains Abbey and Brimham Rocks. Starting at Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal visitor centre you will follow your guide through the landscape. Bring a packed lunch to munch midway.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Ripon Cathedral in the Frame
Save the date in your diary to join us for Ripon Cathedral in the Frame, and discover for the first- time Ripon and the Cathedral’s History illustrated through stunning artworks.
Ripon Cathedral Minster Road
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Black Dyke Band Concert
Ripon Cathedral is delighted to welcome back again the world re known Black Dyke Band for another fantastic Concert in the Nave of Ripon Cathedral. Tickets are now available to purchase online and from the Cathedral Shop. boxoffice.riponcathedral.info/event/black-dyke-band-concert/
Ripon Cathedral Minster Road
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Creskeld Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Historic picturesque 3½ acre Wharfedale garden with beech avenue, mature rhododendrons and azaleas. Gravel path from terrace leads to attractive water garden with canals set amongst woodland plantings. Walled kitchen garden and flower garden. Specialist nurseries.
Creskeld Hall, Leeds
Sun 27 May

More details - Swing into Summer!
The Ilkley based choir, Cantores Olicanae, invite you to their concert ’Swing into Summer!’ Come along and enjoy a sparkling Summer cocktail of music including Hubert Parry’s ’I Was Glad’, some delightful folk songs from John Rutter, a medley from Leonard Bernstein’s West Side...
Fewston Church in the Washburn Valley
Tue 19 Jun

More details - Yorke House - Open Garden for NGS
Award-winning English country garden in the heart of Nidderdale. Designed as a series of distinct areas which flow naturally through 2 acres of ornamental garden. Colour-themed borders, fragrant millennium garden, woodland sanctuary and secluded seating areas.
Yorke House, Nidderdale
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Mindful Yoga
Join Yoga instructor Caroline to practice gentle Yoga postures and sequences to unwind tension from the body and improve flexibility and strength. In this Mindful Yoga class we will use the breath to energise or relax and use the awareness of the body and breath to stay present.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Mon 28 May

More details - Brimham Rocks - Kids Outdoor Day
Fancy having a go at climbing' Join Harrogate Climbing Centre for a day weaseling, climbing and abseiling. No previous experience required. Booking Essential. Phone: 01423815024. Suitable for children aged 7+.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Wed 30 May, Wed 25 Jul

More details - Brimham Rocks - Brimham Adventure
Tick another thing off your 50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4 list. Join us for this 50 Things-themed adventure. Wrap up warm for some Brimham Rocks fun and games. Suitable for accompanied children aged 5+. Booking Not Needed. Suitable for accompanied children aged 5+. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Thu 31 May, Thu 26 Jul

More details - Brimham Rocks - Family Outdoor Day
Do you want your family to scale new heights' Join Harrogate Climbing Centre for a day weaseling, climbing and abseiling. Children must be accompanied by an adult (max 2 per adult). No previous experience required. Booking Essential. Phone: 01423815024. Suitable for children aged 7+.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Become a geologist
Join us for some exploration and geology fun. Are you interested in rocks and stones and cannot help but wonder what life was like on Earth hundreds of millions of years ago' Join us for a fun day of exploration and geology to find out. Booking Essential. Phone: 01423 780688.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 17 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Wild Walling
Meet the Otley and Yorkshire Dales Dry Stone Walling Group. Meet the Otley and Yorkshire Dales Dry Stone Walling Group. Watch them rebuild a section of the wall in front of Brimham House. Kids can try their hand on the children’s wall. Booking Not Needed.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Family Funteering
Are you looking for some family fun that can also benefit a place you love' Join our rangers for a day in the great outdoors, learning traditional countryside crafts and experience the site in a different way.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Geology Walk
This is a treat for the geology enthusiast. Come along for the 90 minute walk to find out the detail about how Brimham came to be and get taken around the weird and wonderful rocks. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Mon 11 Jun, Mon 25 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Breath of Brimham
Are you a rock-enthusiast' Let our guide walk and talk you through the last 320 milion years in a 90 minute journey around the rocks and moorland. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Brimham Rocks - Brimham Photo Challenge - Lighting the Rocks
Every now and then the contrast on the rocks is just too much and a carefully placed flash is essential. Join the Brimham Photographic Society for this session to try out lighting the rocks from different angles. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate,
Mon 18 Jun

More details - Badapple Theatre Company presents “Amy Johnson’
Badapple Theatre Company is celebrating 20 years on the road and to mark the milestone, it is re-presenting the first show the Company ever toured with. ’Amy Johnson’ will tour nationally starting in Yorkshire, travelling down through the Midlands, Surrey, Gloucestershire and finally Somerset.
Newton on Ouse Parish Hall
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Alne Street Fayre 2018
Alne Street Fayre - Sunday 10th June 12.00 - 4.30 p.m Admission £4.00 per adult and children GO FREE FREE PARKING Featured in the Sunday Times Top 20 Street Fayres. Stalls featuring local businesses with crafts, plants, baking and produce. Tombola and the popular Dice Game.
Alne Village Main Street Alne
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Making her mark: celebrating creative women
A new exhibition in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery showcasing diverse portraits of influential women who have made an outstanding contribution to art and culture, from Judi Dench to Amy Winehouse and J.K. Rowling. You never know who you might see in the saloon galleries at Beningbrough Hall.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Today to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Sun 3 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Tue 12 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Tue 19 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun to Mon 9 Jul

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Making your mark
Try your hand at some art techniques inspired by the current exhibition every Friday in May. Channel your creativity as you explore lighting, colour and create your own digital portrait.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Today

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Build a (mini) raft
Ahoy there matey! Head over to Beningbrough and put your rafting skills to the test. We’ll provide the materials, but will yours sink or sail' Join the team to make a mini raft with a working paddle, using the materials provided. Get creative, your imagination is the limit!
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Sun 27 May

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Find your way with a compass
Discover how to use a compass as you navigate your way around Beningbrough’s gardens. Once you’ve mastered the skill, there will be no stopping you on your adventures. Join Julie in the Stable Courtyard to learn how to use a compass and walk on a compass bearing.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Mon 28 May, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Hunt for bugs
Become a nature detective and go hunting for bugs in Beningbrough’s gardens. Find out what’s hiding in the trees or lurking under stones. Join the team to discover what creepy crawlies live in the Beningbrough gardens.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Wed 30 May

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Making your mark
Try your hand at some creative writing techniques inspired by the current exhibition every Friday in June. Channel your creativity as you explore the brand new portraits in the Saloon.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Discover what's in a pond
Discover what might be living in the wildlife pond in the American Garden, from insects skipping above the water to frog spawn floating below and maybe even a newt! Join the team and get up close with all kinds of critters that call the American Garden pond their home.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Fri 1 Jun

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