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Lights, Camera, Traction Film Trail

Join us this summer and try out our brand-new film trail. We’ve got literally tonnes of fun for you in the shape of our giant steam engines and..... more >
Park Street, Pickering YO18 7AJ
Today to Sun 1 Sep

The Grange - Open Garden for NGS

The Grange - Open Garden for NGS Over four acres of wonderfully varied garden set in the grounds of Victorian house (not open) with mature trees and panoramic views towards The... more >
The Grange, Skipton BD23 3BU
Wed 24 Jul, Wed 14 Aug

Art Club: Summer at Skipton Town Hall

Art Club is aimed at young people aged 10-18yrs. There will be two sessions 10am – 12pm & 2pm – 4pm. Sessions take place in our fantastic Education..... more >
Skipton Town Hall High Street BD23 1AH
Mon 29 Jul, Mon 5 Aug, Mon 12 Aug, Mon 19 Aug, Tue 27 Aug

Coffee Morning

Coffee Morning Saturday 3rd August from 10am Normanby Methodist Church Cake Stall, Book Stall, DVD’s & CD’s, Jigsaws, Bits & Bob’s Stall, Raffle... more >
Normanby Methodist Church Corner of Cleveland Street and Patten Street, Normanby TS6 0LW
Sat 3 Aug

Dippy Craft Fair Whitby

Dippy Designs Gifts & Events return again to the Pavilion with four dates in 2024!  Overlooking the sea this is a beautiful venue... more >
Whitby Pavilion, West cliff Whitby YO21 3EN
Sat 3 Aug and Sun 4 Aug

Coverham Abbey - Open Garden for NGS

Coverham Abbey - Open Garden for NGS Stunning gardens set in the heart of tranquil Coverdale. Within the grounds of C13 Premonstratensian Abbey ruins, a large intricate knot garden,..... more >
Coverham Abbey, Leyburn DL8 4RL
Sat 3 Aug

Greencroft - Open Garden for NGS

Greencroft - Open Garden for NGS ½ acre country garden with long herbaceous borders packed with colourful late summer perennials, annuals and exotics... more >
Greencroft, Ripon HG4 3LS
Sun 4 Aug

Run the York 10K in support of your local Hospice

The York 10K is one of Yorkshire’s most popular and beautiful city runs. The flat and fast course is perfect for all levels of runners - from..... more >
York Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX
Sun 4 Aug

Harrogate MG 2024 & MGOC Northern National

One of largest MG show in the North. MG Concours & Condition classes. All classics welcome. Trade stalls, refreshments & fun dog show. more >
Bewerley Park Pateley Bridge HG3 5HQ
Sun 4 Aug

Play in a Week - Selby

Embark on a journey of mystery, magic, and excitement with Effectus Theatre. This summer break, don't miss out on the chance to battle..... more >
Regen Centre, Landing Ln, Riccall, York YO19 6PW
Mon 5 Aug to Fri 9 Aug

Westborough Summer Concert

The tenth Concert out of fifteen promises something different and special. The advert claims we shall not be disappointed more >
Westborough Methodist Church Westborough Scarborough YO11 1TS
Mon 5 Aug

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Silky & Alex Hylton

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Silky & Alex Hylton Coming to Hilarity Bites at Ripon Arts Hub on August 6th 2024: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Silky, Alex Hylton, and host John Scott Show..... more >
Ripon Arts Hub, 49a Allhallowgate , Ripon HG4 1LQ
Tue 6 Aug

Jervaulx Hall - Open Garden for NGS

Jervaulx Hall - Open Garden for NGS Eight acre garden adjacent to ruins of Jervaulx Abbey and inc Abbey Mill ruins with views of River Ure... more >
Jervaulx Hall, Ripon HG4 4PH
Wed 7 Aug

The Sherlock Holmes Casebook: 3 Live Radio Plays

Step back in time to the golden age of radio and experience the thrilling adventures of the world's greatest detective!... more >
Skipton Little Theatre Clifford Street Skipton BD23 2AD
Thu 8 Aug to Sat 10 Aug

Mansion Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

Mansion Cottage - Open Garden for NGS A truly hidden, private and secret garden with exuberant, packed, vibrant borders. Visitors book says a veritable oasis, the garden is inspirational,..... more >
Mansion Cottage, Bridlington YO15 1HW
Sat 10 Aug and Sun 11 Aug

Westborough Summer Concert

Concert eleven see A Cappella entertaining more >
Westborough Methodist Church Westborough Scarborough YO11 1TS
Mon 12 Aug

Watercolour Workshop

Embark on a journey of artistic exploration with watercolour artist Richard Burton, in collaboration with the North Yorks Arts School... more >
19 Main Street, Buckton YO15 1HU
Tue 13 Aug

Foraging with Wild Food UK - Ripon

Foraging with Wild Food UK - Ripon Uncover the incredible variety of edible treasures hiding in the great outdoors. From wild mushrooms to flavourful flora, our courses teach you to..... more >
Little Seed Field, Castiles Farm HG4 3PU
Wed 14 Aug, Thu 12 Sep, Fri 11 Oct

Monster Stunts Show - Scarborough

Monster Stunts Show - Scarborough Are you looking for a monster mashing, high octane family friendly stunt show, then look no more the OMG Stunt Show presents Monster Stunts LIVE... more >
Redcliffe Lane YO11 3NT
Thu 15 Aug

Coffee morning

Coffee morning Drop in for coffee and cakes. Everyone welcome. more >
Reeth Evangelical Congregational Church, The Green, Reeth DL11 6TE
Sat 17 Aug

Carlton Towers - Outdoor Cinema (The Lion King 2019 & Top Gun:Maverick

Join us for one of our unforgettable Outdoor Cinema events of 2024. There will be 3 dates to choose from all showing the most popular..... more >
Carlton Towers, High Street, Carlton, North Yorkshire DN14 9LZ
Sun 18 Aug

Ceilidh with The Hedgehog's Skin

Northumbrian Ceilidh with The Hedgehog's Skin. Part of Whitby Folk Week more >
The Metropole Hotel, Whitby YO21 3HU
Mon 19 Aug

Westborough Summer Concert

Concert twelve out of Fifteen see Mike Wademan and Amanda more >
Westborough Methodist Church Scarborough YO11 1TS
Mon 19 Aug

Musical in a Week

Have you ever dreamt of being part of a musical production? Now is your chance with Musical in a Week!... more >
Regen Centre, Landing Ln, Riccall, York YO19 6PW
Mon 19 Aug to Fri 23 Aug

The Manor - Open Garden for NGS

The Manor - Open Garden for NGS C18 manor (not open) former rectory to adjacent church. 2½ acre gardens surrounded by mature trees. Extensive lawns, croquet lawn, mixed shrub and..... more >
The Manor, Northallerton DL7 0EF
Tue 20 Aug

Ceilidh with The Hedgehog's Skin

Family ceilidh dance with The Hedgehog's Skin and caller Joey Oliver. Part of Whitby Folk Week more >
Spa Pavilion, Whitby YO21 3EN
Thu 22 Aug

Ceilidh with The Hedgehog's Skin

Ceilidh as part of Whitby Folk Week more >
Spa Pavilion, Whitby YO21 3EN
Fri 23 Aug

Guisborough Vintage Fair

Guisborough Vintage Fair Guisborough Vintage Fair 2024 NEW EVENT FOR 2024!!!!!! > Saturday 24 August 2024 St Nicholas Church Hall, Bow St, Guisborough, North Yorkshire TS14..... more >
St Nicholas Church Hall Bow Street Guisborough TS14 6BP
Sat 24 Aug

Foraging with Wild Food UK - Linton

Foraging with Wild Food UK - Linton Uncover the incredible variety of edible treasures hiding in the great outdoors. From wild mushrooms to flavourful flora, our courses teach you to..... more >
The Fountaine Inn, Linton in Craven BD23 5HJ
Sat 24 Aug, Fri 27 Sep

The Harrogate Food & Drink Festival 2024: A Bank Holiday Feast

Attention FOODIES! Gear up for a gastronomic delight as the bank holiday FEAST returns to its roots at Ripley Castle this August Bank Holiday..... more >
Chapel Flats, Ripley Castle, Harrogate (Next to Ripley Cricket Club) HG3 3AY
Sat 24 Aug to Mon 26 Aug

Ripon Cathedral Summer Beer Festival 2024

With live music throughout, a range of guest ales, refreshing ciders and delicious street food in the cathedral grounds, this event is not one to... more >
Ripon Cathedral Minster Road HG4 1QT
Sat 24 Aug

Village Songs of Praise

Open air Songs of Praise with Reeth Brass Band on the village green - in the Memorial Hall if wet. more >
Reeth Memorial Hall DL11 6QT
Sun 25 Aug

Pilmoor Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

Pilmoor Cottages - Open Garden for NGS A year-round garden for rail enthusiasts and garden visitors alike. A ride on the 7¼' gauge railway runs through two acres of gardens and gives..... more >
Pilmoor Cottages, nr Helperby YO61 2QQ
Mon 26 Aug

Newburgh Priory Summer Plant Fair 2024

A return visit to this beautiful venue overlooked by the White Horse at Kilburn. 40 acres of grounds, gardens and ruins to explore as well as a..... more >
Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, Thirsk N Yorks YO61 4AS
Mon 26 Aug

Westborough Summer Concert

Concert thirteen out of Fifteen see The Hattones more >
Westborough Methodist Church Westborough Scarborough YO11 1TS
Mon 26 Aug

Watercolour Workshop

Embark on a journey of artistic exploration with watercolour artist Richard Burton, in collaboration with the North Yorks Arts School... more >
19 Main Street, Buckton YO15 1HU
Tue 27 Aug

The King's Men Concert - from Byrd to the Beatles

Get ready to be serenaded by The King’s Men, the renowned a capella group of the Choral Scholars of ?The Choir of King’s College as they perform..... more >
Ripon Cathedral Minster Road HG4 1QT
Thu 29 Aug

The Orchards - Open Garden for NGS

The Orchards - Open Garden for NGS Relaxed 2 acre family garden set into a hillside, has an Arts and Crafts structure, with more recent contemporary garden design by the award winning... more >
The Orchards, Leeds LS17 0BW
Thu 29 Aug and Fri 30 Aug

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Steve Gribbin & Jules O’Brian

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Steve Gribbin & Jules O’Brian Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Angel in Topcliffe on August 29th 2024: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat... more >
The Angel at Topcliffe, Long Street, Topcliffe YO7 3RW
Thu 29 Aug

Cilla & The Swinging 60's Show

Cilla & The Swinging 60s is coming to Bilton Club - Harrogate Saturday 31st August 2024 Contact the club for details Celebrating the Life and... more >
Bilton WMC, 136 Skipton Road, Harrogate HG1 4LL
Sat 31 Aug

Carlton Towers - Horses & Knights Medieval Event

Carlton Towers are excited to announce that we have teamed up with Equistry - History on Horseback to host a spectacular medieval event... more >
Carlton Towers, High Street, Carlton, North Yorkshire DN14 9LZ
Sat 31 Aug

Ripon City Photographic Society Annual Photography Exhibition

Come and enjoy our very popular Annual Photography Exhibition, 9am to 4pm at the Allhallowgate Methodist Church Hall, Victoria Grove, Ripon, HG4 1LG,... more >
Allhallowgate Methodist Church, Victoria Grove, Ripon, (opposite Ripon bus station) HG4 1LG
Sat 31 Aug

A Telemann Celebration

Bootham Baroque present: A Telemann Celebration A varied tea-time selection of vocal and instrumental music … and cake... more >
St Denys Church, St Denys Road, York YO1 9QD
Sat 31 Aug

Things to do around North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire offers a plethora of delightful activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic options to explore:

1. Climb Brimham Rocks:
- Located just outside the small city of Ripon in the Yorkshire Dales, Brimham Rocks is a geological wonder. These massive rock formations were shaped by a river long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Today, you can climb, hike, do yoga, and even take photography classes amidst these unique formations. Don't miss the locally loved Yorkshire Dales ice cream from the kiosk.

2. Flamingo Land:
- Not far from beautiful York, Flamingo Land combines the best of both worlds: a theme park and a zoo. Spend half your day on thrilling rollercoasters, ghost trains, and teacups. Then transition to the animal exhibits, including lion enclosures, giraffe parks, and reptile centers. There are also cable cars, sea lion shows, and opportunities to meet meerkats or feed giraffes. Arrive early to make the most of this exciting attraction.

3. National Railway Museum:
- Located in York, this museum houses iconic locomotives and an unrivaled collection of railway history. Admission is free, making it a great educational and family-friendly outing.

4. York Minster:
- Dating back to medieval times, York Minster is a splendid Church of England cathedral. Explore its stunning architecture and learn about its rich history.

5. Stockeld Park:
- Enjoy outdoor adventures at Stockeld Park, which offers activities like solving detective mysteries, pumpkin picking, and exploring beautiful gardens.

Remember to plan ahead and check opening hours for these attractions. Whether you're fascinated by geology, wildlife, or history, North Yorkshire has something special for everyone!