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Today to Sun 20 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Cathedral Beer Festival
Join us for another annual Cathedral Beer Festival in the grounds of Ripon Cathedral. Enjoy award-winning beers, refreshing ciders and pimms, local food and live music. There is something for all the family including a bouncy castle, face painting and craft table for the children.
Ripon Cathedral Minster Road
Mon 7 May

More details - Ripon 10 mile
The race, which starts and finishes on Hell Wath Nature Reserve, is a hilly but picturesque course that leads the runners from Hell Wath around the Studley Royal Estate with beautiful views of Ripon and the stunning, surrounding countryside.
Ripon Rugby Club
Sun 13 May

More details - Spring Plant Fair & Artisan Market
Saturday 12th May 2018 For 2018 our Spring Plant Fair & Artisan Market will be expanded to be bigger and better than ever before! With a selection of local stalls, artisan products and children’s treasure hunt, we’ll have something for every taste and age.
Ripon Walled Garden Palace Road Ripon
Sat 12 May

More details - Ripon Races - Saturday Racing
It is our first weekend feature raceday of the 2018 season so come along for an afternoon of top quality racing action.
Boroughbridge Rd, North Yorkshire, Ripon
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Ripon Races - Free Friday
Ripon Races - Evening racing and music with entry to Paddock and Course Enclosures completely FREE!
Boroughbridge Rd, North Yorkshire, Ripon
Fri 11 May

More details - Ripon Races - Traditional Family Day
Bringing you a fantastic day of horse racing and family fun including: • National Festival Circus • Punch & Judy from Professor Dan Slater • Kub Karts • Bouncy Castles & Fun Slides • Fairground Rides • Face Painting • Balloon Modelling And a special visit from Ronnie the Rhino and the Super League Trophy!
Boroughbridge Rd, North Yorkshire, Ripon
Sun 20 May

More details - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - Stitch and embroidery at Swanley
Come and learn basic stitches of needle-craft which the monks would have used from running stitch to chain stitch. While today needle-craft and embroidery is done as a hobby, in medieval times it was necessary to use stitch to make your own clothes. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Fountains, Ripon,
Today to Sat 28 Apr

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,
Sat 28 Apr to Thu 31 May

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,
Tue 1 May to Sat 26 May

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 5 May

More details - Sports Cars in the Park
The largest celebration of sports cars in the North returns to Newby Hall near Ripon on Sunday 6 May for the 10th time. Sports Cars in the Park is a firm favourite with not only sports car owners and enthusiasts but also visitors looking for a fun day out.
Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon
Sun 6 May

More details - Two One Act Plays "A Call to Rememberance"  "Blackadder Goesforth (Goodbyee)
North Stainley Arts Society, commemorate the ending of the First World War ,100 years ago this year with a very special performance of Two One Act Plays .
North Stainley Village Hall Watermill Lane North Stainley Ripon
Fri 11 May and Sat 12 May

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.
Markington War Memorial Institute
Sun 6 May

More details - Music at Junction 50
Sat 5 May 2018Church of St James, Baldersby St James YO7 4PT. Voce47. Inaugural tour of Voice and Harp, Camilla Jepperson and Mary Reid, includes music by Britten, Debussy, Ravel and Poulenc. 11am. Free. tel: 01765 640624 email: colinreid97@yahoo.co.uk
St James Church, Baldersby St James, Thirsk
Sat 5 May

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Scott Bennett, Danny Posthill, and host Katie Mulgrew
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Angel in Topcliffe on May 1st 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Scott Bennett, Danny Posthill, and host Katie Mulgrew Show details: Scott Bennett – (replacing Dave Johns, due to filming).
The Angel at Topcliffe, Long Street, Topcliffe
Tue 1 May

More details - Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park - Open Garden for NGS
A stunning hidden gem 30 acre woodland garden. Home to an extensive collection of rare Rhododendrons, Azaleas and Himalayan plants, set amongst plantings of showy hybrids.
Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park, Ripon, North Yorkshire
Mon 30 Apr

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 13 May

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 18 May

More details - Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon
The race is on for cyclists to secure their place in this year’s Carter Jonas LandAid Pedalthon, the annual Yorkshire charity cycling event for the UK property and business community. The ride will raise money for LandAid, the property industry charity working to end youth homelessness in the UK.
T&R Theakston Ltd, The Brewery, Masham, Ripon
Fri 11 May

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.
Marton cum Grafton Memorial Hall
Thu 17 May

More details - Woodlands Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A one acre country garden created by its owners and making full use of its setting, which includes natural woodland with wild bluebells and gritstone boulders.
Woodlands Cottage, Nidderdale
Sun 13 May

More details - Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club returns to action with another selection of top-level stand-up talent. Four of the very best in the business will be joining us for what’s sure to be another fantastic night of comedy.
Frazer Theatre Off High Street Knaresborough
Fri 4 May

More details - Low Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Romantic walled garden set on differing levels designed to complement historic C17 family home (not open). Spring bulbs, rhododendrons; azaleas round tranquil water garden. Asymmetric rose pergola underplanted with auriculas and lithodora links orchard to the garden.
Low Hall, Nidderdale
Sun 13 May

More details - The Harrogate Band in Concert
The last of this season’s Functions for Fun and Fellowship at Starbeck Methodist Church, Harrogate. The Harrogate Band are well known in the area and further afield as a great Brass band. They have just competed in the National Championships and will be promoted to the Championship Division from January 2019.
Starbeck Methodist Church, 93 High Street, Starbeck, Harrogate
Today

More details - Swansea City Opera present The Barber of Seville
Set in period Seville, with outrageous 18th century costumes that compliment the fizz and flare of Rossini’s musical genius, this production is perfect both for the established operagoer, and those seeking to engage with opera for the first time.
Harrogate Theatre, 6 Oxford St, Harrogate
Fri 4 May

More details - RHS Garden Harlow Carr - Open Garden for NGS
One of Yorkshire’s most relaxing yet inspiring locations! Highlights include spectacular herbaceous borders, streamside garden, alpines, scented and kitchen gardens. Lakeside Gardens, woodland and wild flower meadows.
RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate
Sun 6 May

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
This delightful ¾ acre walled flower garden overlooks the deer park. The walls, house and various structures within the garden are festooned with climbers. Mixed borders, old roses, hardy and half-hardy perennials, topiary, bulbs and many hellebores give interest all year.
The Old Vicarage, Whixley
Mon 7 May

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.
Green Hammerton Village Hall
Tue 1 May

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.
Fewston Parochial Hall
Wed 16 May

More details - Help your child be happier, more confident and resilient to bullying
Free fun online training webinar for parents and 6-11 year olds 5pm Saturday 19th May from Simon Benn, The Children’s Happiness Coach Live streamed from The Coach House, Church Street, Hunsingore, England Find out more and book your place on this free online training at www.simonbenn.co.
Live streamed from The Coach House, Church Street, Hunsingore
Sat 19 May

More details - Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Steve Shanyaski, Pete Phillipson, and host Kate McCabe
Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Tithe Bar in Northallerton on May 3rd 2018: Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Steve Shanyaski, Pete Phillipson, and host Kate McCabe Show details: Steve Shanyaski – (replacing Dave Johns, due to filming).
The Tithe Bar, 2 Friarage Street, Northallerton
Thu 3 May

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, Tue 24 Apr to Sun 29 Apr, Tue 1 May

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,
Wed 2 May to Sun 6 May, Tue 8 May to Sun 13 May, Tue 15 May to Sun 20 May, Tue 22 May to Sun 27 May, Tue 29 May to Thu 31 May

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Spring plant sale
Take a bit of Beningbrough home with you from the annual spring plant sale, with many of the plants on sale being propagated from around the gardens.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Dippy Craft & Gift Fair
Fabulous craft & gift fair with free entry for all, café and around 18 stalls
Wetherby Town Hall
Sat 5 May

More details - The Gin Fayre: Wetherby
We are delighted to announce that The Gin Fayre is coming to the Town Hall, Wetherby for the first time ever! The Gin Fayre brings you a wide variety of gins from across Scotland, the rest of the UK and indeed, the rest of the world under one roof.
Wetherby Town Hall The Market Place Wetherby Leeds
Sun 6 May

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. Exhibitors will demonstrate a variety of mediums, including original art, print making, ceramics, photography, paper making, jewellery and hand blown glass.
Various addresses in six miles of listed postcode
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - The French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse
Have you dreamed of owning a house in France? Don’t miss The French Property Exhibition in Wetherby, Yorkshire; a one-stop shop for anyone considering buying a property in France. It is the perfect place to go for information and inspiration, and visitors will be surprised at how affordable it can be.
Wetherby Racecourse and Conference Centre, York Road, Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Upper Dales Family History Group
Janet Ratcliffe and Sue Thorne - Cakes and Creativity, Life in a Rural Rectory. A collection of hand written magazines discovered in the attics of Thirsk Museum, whose main contributors were the daughters of the late 19th century Rector of Sessay, The Rev.
The Village Hall, Harmby, nr Leyburn
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Parcevall Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The only garden open daily in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. 24 acres in Wharfedale sheltered by mixed woodland; terrace garden, rose garden, rock garden, ponds. Mixed borders, spring bulbs, tender shrubs and autumn colour. Tea rooms (contact no. 01756 720630) at the foot of the gardens.
Parcevall Hall Gardens, Skipton
Wed 16 May

More details - A Heart at Sea
Come and be enthralled by this epic musical folktale told on a miniature scale. A Heart at Sea uses haunting live music to tell the story of a young Boy who bottles up his heart and throws it into the sea.
Leyburn Arts & Community Centre
Thu 10 May

More details - Beacon Hill House - Open Garden for NGS
Delightful but steep walks with long distance views take you up through the woodland which shelters this seven acre garden. Although nearly 1000ft above sea level and adjacent to a grouse moor, many unusual trees and shrubs grow here. Spring is the showiest time for this garden with its magnolias and rhododendrons.
Beacon Hill House, Ilkley
Wed 16 May

More details - Rievaulx Terrace - 'Inspired by Nature' by Simon Archer
Experience a sculpture trail through the woodland by wood sculptor and chainsaw artist Simon Archer, who has created unique artworks from dead or fallen trees. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Rievaulx Terrace, Rievaulx, Helmsley
Today to Thu 31 May

More details - Rievaulx Terrace - Wildflower Wander
Wildflower wander Ever a highlight for many people visiting during spring and summer, join Head Gardener Nick, for a tour through the woodland and along the terrace to discover how we manage and develop the wildflower banks. Booking Essential. Phone: 01439 748283.
Rievaulx Terrace, Rievaulx, Helmsley
Thu 10 May

More details - Singing Workshop
Learn to sing in harmony in a friendly, supportive atmosphere at our FREE community singing workshop. Anyone, regardless of musical experience or ability, can expect an afternoon of fun and relaxed singing of music from around the world.
Ilkley Grammar School Cow Pasture Rd Ilkley
Today

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.
Thorner Victory Hall
Fri 4 May

More details - Shadwell Horticultural Society, Leeds. Plant & Cake sale
Come and visit our annual Plant & Cake sale. Bedding, perennials & rockery plants. Fruit plants and vegetable seedlings. Some sourced from professional growers, some local donations. All good quality. Lots of expert advice available.
Shadwell Grange, 400 Shadwell Lane, Leeds
Sun 20 May

More details - Haxby & Wigginton Methodist Church Scarecrow Festival
Our 12th Annual Scarecrow Festival will begin on Saturday 5th May at 10.00 am to 4.30 pm and end on Monday 7th May. Refreshments will be available at the church hall and there will be several refreshment / toilet stops along the scarecrow trails.
Haxby and Wigginton Methodist Church, The Village, Haxby (opposite the duck pond!)
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Chic Vintique Fair
Chic Vintique Vintage & Craft fairs offer something for everyone whose passion is vintage, retro and collectables or gifts, crafts, jewellery and cards.......and much more! There is a vintage tearoom offering a selection of delicious cakes and a hot/cold drink served on fine china and with linen table cloths.
Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Paulos Circus 2018 Tour From ITV1’s ’’The Circus’ York Roko
2018 We are here ! All seats £7pp Anyday Anyshow From breath taking stunts, laugh out loud comedy to beautiful artistry, the Paulos family have created a show to give you and your family ever lasting memories. The quality goes in before our name goes on.
York Roko
Today, Thu 26 Apr to Sun 29 Apr