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December events

Jackie Oates and John Spiers

Multi award-winning contemporary folk artists Jackie Oates and John Spiers meld together their shared love of English traditional folk tunes and songs with their fine voices and expertly played acoustic instruments. Audiences can look forward to a fresh, uplifting and poignant evening... See more >
Reeth Memorial Hall DL11 6QT
Fri 6 Dec

Leather Tote Bag / Tool Roll Workshop

This one-day workshop is a great way to introduce yourself to working with leather and will teach you important basic skills. This small, friendly workshop is great for all levels of experience from absolute beginners to those keen to further their skills... See more >
North Yorks Art School, 2-4 South Street, Scarborough YO11 2BP
Sat 7 Dec

Enamel Christmas Decorations Workshop

Early Bird Offer - 20% off - Was £50 Now £40 - Offer valid until 4th June 2024 Enjoy an introduction to the skill of enamelling (glass on metal) and take away a Christmas Decoration in a 2 hour workshop. You can make your own unique handmade decoration choosing your own colours and there are many different techniques... See more >
North Yorks Art School, 2-4 South Street, Scarborough YO11 2BP
Sat 7 Dec

Felt & Leather Slippers Workshop

Join Catherine Edwards learning to make a simple but beautiful pair of handsewn slippers. Learn to cut your own patterns to the size you require, and use them to trace onto top grade unwaxed leather, then cut out and mark up for stitching... See more >
North Yorks Art School, 2-4 South Street, Scarborough YO11 2BP
Sun 8 Dec

Snow White Pantomime

Our Panto runs from 12 December to 24 December 2024 Take advantage of our early bird offer tickets which are only £12.50. Early bird ticket prices end on 31 July 2024. Mirror mirror on the wall…. What's the fairest pantomime of them all? It's Snow White of course, and it's heading to us this Christmas…... See more >
Princess Alexandra Auditorium Yarm School, The Friarage, Yarm TS15 9EJ
Thu 12 Dec to Tue 24 Dec

Christmas Table Centrepiece Workshop

Early Bird Offer - 20% off - Was £55 Now £44 - Offer valid until 4th June 2024 Join Karen Woodhams from Cream and Browns Florist - a busy, multi-award winning professional florist with over 35 years experience. Learn how to make a stunning Christmas table centrepiece for your table this Christmas... See more >
North Yorks Art School, 2-4 South Street, Scarborough YO11 2BP
Sat 14 Dec

York's Annual Community Carol Concert

Put this date in your diary Sunday 15 December 2024 for this very popular Christmas event. Tickets will go on sale from 1 August 2024 All performaers will be announced in early March. This charity event is in aid of The Lord Mayor and Sheriff of York's Christmas Cheer Fund and a local charity to be nominated by The Press (York) See more >
York Barbican, Paragon Street, York YO10 4NT
Sun 15 Dec

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!