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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
Parliament Street, York (in front of M&S)
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
St Helen’s Square, York
Mon 28 May

More details - York Fine Arts Presents 'Treasures of the Continent'
‘Treasures of the Continent’, a mixed exhibition of work that explores the rich history, culture and landscape of continental Europe.
York Fine Arts 83 Low Petergate York
Today to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Treasurer's House, York - Guessing and gaming in the garden
Play games outdoors and enjoy trails and fun for all the family this half-term holidays. Plan a day out and explore the house too, join a tour and try the seasonal menu in the cafe, or drop in between other places to visit when you’re in York city centre. Booking Not Needed.
Treasurer’s House, York, Minster Yard, York,
Today to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Treasurer's House, York - Father's Day
Treat dad to a delicious home cooked lunch in the Below Stairs Caf and book on to a guided tour of the rooftop servants’ quarters with stunning views of York Minster. Booking Not Needed.
Treasurer’s House, York, Minster Yard, York,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Boogie Nights the Musical
A 70’s disco musical to have you singing (and dancing!) in the aisles. Come and enjoy a musical with hits including "I will survive", "Boogie Wonderland" and "YMCA". Dressing up is welcome!
Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, York
Tue 19 Jun and Wed 20 Jun

More details - Alice in Wonderland the Musical
Come with us down the rabbit hole to Wonderland and journey with Alice as she discovers lots of bright and colourful characters in this musical adaptation. Meet the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat (if he doesn’t disappear first!), the outrageous Mad Hatter and many others.
Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, York
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Dolls House & Miniatures Fair
On Sunday 3rd June 2018, York Racecourse will host the 32nd Dolls House & Miniatures Fair and welcome over 90 dedicated exhibitors and artisans selling every imaginable miniature in a variety of scales. For miniaturists around the country the show is not to be missed.
York Race Course
Sun 3 Jun

More details - York Cycle Rally 2018
Inspired by the Tour de Yorkshire? Or just like to get out and about by bike? Then come to the York Rally, a traditional, volunteer-organised celebration of cycling. Building on a 70-year history this is an old-fashioned grand weekend of cycling with some modern touches, all set on the Knavesmire in York.
Knavesmire, York
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Goddards House and Garden - Games and the garden
Enjoy the garden as it comes into bloom and pick up a new leaflet with stories about the beautiful arts and crafts features and how the garden was used by the family. Then relax on the lawn or try your hand at croquet and tennis. Booking Not Needed.
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Today, Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Goddards House and Garden - A daughter's view
New displays and events through the year telling Betty Terry’s story of growing up at Goddards, giving a daughter’s view of the Terry home and man behind the chocolate business and his family. Booking Not Needed.
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Today, Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Goddards House and Garden - Find out Fridays
Get involved with the handling table in Mr Terry’s old study. Discover more about some of the objects in the house and hear stories from the old Terry factory from our friendly team. Booking Not Needed.
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Fri 1 Jun, Fri 8 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Fri 22 Jun, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Goddards House and Garden - Horse racing and chocolates
There’s fun for all the family as you take in the sounds of York Race Course while discovering the link between these races and the Terry family. Then why not become a jockey for a day as you race each other on hobby horses!
Goddards House and Garden, 27 Tadcaster Road, York,
Fri 15 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Fri 13 Jul, Sat 14 Jul

More details - The Manor House - Open Garden for NGS
Home of the world renowned flower arranger George Smith, this 3 acre garden reflects his painterly style of planting. Sub-divided by mellow walls it abounds with many surprises as each area is colour themed featuring herbaceous perennials, especially hostas and ferns.
The Manor House, York
Sun 17 Jun

More details - St Leonard's Hospice Summer Fair
Annual summer fair at the hospice, lots of fun, petting farm, entertainment, BBQ, prosecco, raffle, tombolas, café, ice cream, great prizes.
185 Tadcaster Road
Sun 24 Jun

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,
Today

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 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 - 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

More details - Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens - Father's Day bushcraft and beer
Make it a Father’s Day to remember with a day of hands-on activities with Wild Earth Creative Education (some activities pre-bookable only) then wash it down with a sample from local suppliers Treboom Brewery and find out about beer making.
Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, Beningbrough, York,
Sun 17 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 - 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 - Linden Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres in all. 1 acre garden owner designed and constructed since 2000. Gravel paths edged with brick or lavender, many borders with unusual mixed herbaceous perennials, shrubs and feature trees. A wildlife pond, summer house, kitchen garden, glasshouse. Orchard and woodland area.
Linden Lodge, York
Sat 23 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Linden Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
6 acres in all. 1 acre garden owner designed and constructed since 2000. Gravel paths edged with brick or lavender, many borders with unusual mixed herbaceous perennials, shrubs and feature trees. A wildlife pond, summer house, kitchen garden, glasshouse. Orchard and woodland area.
Linden Lodge, York
Sun 24 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 - Willow Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A white garden, north facing, small (just 300m2) but perfectly formed with several seating areas giving time to absorb the garden. Split into three sections and planted for scent. Patio with raised beds, shade area, and sunny lawn with borders summerhouse and home made greenhouse.
Willow Cottage, York
Sun 24 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 - Rewela Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
Situated in a lovely quiet country village, a little bit off the beaten track is one of Yorkshire little hidden treasures.
Rewela Cottage, Skewsby
Today

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
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - The Yorkshire Arboretum - Open Garden for NGS
A glorious, 120 acre garden of trees from around the world set in a stunning landscape of parkland, lakes and ponds.
The Yorkshire Arboretum, York
Sun 3 Jun

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
Castle Howard (in front of main house)
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 - Wild Woods: Art Exhibition by Wildlife Artist Robert E Fuller
See paintings; enjoy video & photographs, and watch live nest cams of owls and kestrel chicks at this unique event. Wildlife artist Robert E Fuller is known for the depth of research behind his highly-detailed paintings. His animal observations feature regularly on TV’s Springwatch & Countryfile.
The Robert Fuller Gallery, Fotherdale Farm, Thixendale, .
Sat 16 Jun to Sun 8 Jul

More details - Pilmoor Cottages - Open Garden for NGS
A year round garden for Rail enthusiasts and Garden Visitors. A ride on the 71/4’ Gauge railway runs through 2 acres of gardens and gives you the opportunity to view the garden from a different perspective.
Pilmoor Cottages, nr Helperby
Wed 13 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 - Gardens of Knaresborough Town
Gardens of Knaresborough Town The hidden gardens of Knaresborough Town will be open again on Saturday and Sunday 23th and 24th June 2018 between 12.00 and 4.30 pm in the afternoon, by the Knaresborough Horticultural Society, in aid of the Dementia Forward charity.
Green Dragon Yard, Knaresborough Town Centre
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

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 - Shiptonthorpe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two contrasting gardens offering different approaches to gardening style - 6 All Saints is an eclectic ’maze-like’ garden with a mix of contemporary and cottage garden features; hidden corners, water features and pond. Wayside has interesting planting in different areas of the garden.
Shiptonthorpe Gardens, York
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Shandy Hall Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Home of C18 author Laurence Sterne. 2 walled gardens, 1 acre of unusual perennials interplanted with tulips and old roses in low walled beds. In old quarry, another acre of trees, shrubs, bulbs, climbers and wild flowers encouraging wildlife, incl. over 420 recorded species of moths.
Shandy Hall Gardens, Coxwold
Fri 8 Jun, Fri 29 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
Today and Mon 28 May
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More details - Millrace Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Overlooking a secluded valley, garden incl large herbaceous borders containing over 3000 varieties of perennials, shrubs and trees, many of which are unusual and drought tolerant. Ornamental pond, vegetable garden and walled terraces leading to wild flower meadow, small woodland, bog garden and wildlife lakes.
Millrace Garden, Leeds
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Nunnington Hall - Nature at Nunnington
Come and explore the natural world; meet local wildlife rescue and rehabilitation organisations and get hands on with bird box making and bug hunting. You can get even closer with animals from the Lion Learners animal encounters. Booking Not Needed.
Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, near York,
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Nunnington Hall - British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition
Returning once again, enjoy seeing the winning entries from this prestigious national photographic competition. Booking Not Needed.
Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, near York,
Today, 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 Sun 1 Jul, Tue 3 Jul to Sun 8 Jul, Tue 10 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Nunnington Hall - Behind the scenes tour
Join the conservation team on a rare tour to see what goes on behind closed doors. As well as exploring unseen rooms and items from the collection, the team will be sharing their top tips and answering questions. Booking Not Needed.
Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, near York,
Tue 12 Jun, Tue 10 Jul

More details - Midendale - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden built on a disused railway track and started in 2003. Comprising of flower, rose, conifer beds, a vegetable garden with raised beds, greenhouse and a herb potager area. An interesting feature is ’Ironhenge’ an unusual use of scrap metal.
Midendale, Goole
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Midendale - Open Garden for NGS
2 acre garden built on a disused railway track and started in 2003. Comprising of flower, rose, conifer beds, a vegetable garden with raised beds, greenhouse and a herb potager area. An interesting feature is ’Ironhenge’ an unusual use of scrap metal.
Midendale, Goole
Sun 17 Jun

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