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Bishops Close Street- A Norman Cornish Exhibition

The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn

N ASSOCIATION WITH BEAMISH MUSEUM AND NORMAN CORNISH LTD Norman Cornish: Bishop’s Close Street 30 July to 28 August Free Admission Norman Cornish (1919-2014) This ...

Autumn Flower Show

Pavilions of Harrogate, Harrogate

Great gardens really get going in the autumn when there is plenty of planning and planting to be done ready for the new growing season. Harrogate Autumn Flower Show offers ...

Hilarity Bites presents... Alun Cochrane & Jason Cook

The Angel at Topcliffe, Topcliffe

Coming to Hilarity Bites at The Angel at Topcliffe on September 6th 2016: Alun Cochrane - As seen on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow & Have I Got News For You. “Alun ...

The Chinese State Circus

Grand Opera House, York

30 world class Chinese acrobats, aerial artistes and jugglers interact with the super-human physical skills and dexterity of the masters of martial arts – the legendary Shaolin ...

Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner, Richmond in North Yorks

Lionel Richie Tribute evening of entertainment followed by a DJ. Two-course meal included

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner, Holiday Inn Darlington A1 Scotch Corner, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 6NR

Summer 2016 Exhibitions, Displays and Activities

Richmondshire Museum, Richmond in North Yorks

A variety of new exhibitions, displays and activities here at the Museum throughout summer 2016.

Category: Arts and Museums
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:00

Location: Richmondshire Museum, Ryders Wynd, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4JA

The Buck Inn, Northallerton

Five miles on Bedale Crakehall circular

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: The Buck Inn, 238 High Street, Northallerton, DL78LU

Ricardo Curbelo - Rhythms From Latin America

Reeth Memorial Hall, Reeth

Latin America comes to Swaledale when the innovative musician, composer and poet, Ricardo Curbelo takes his audiences on a colourful journey through the styles of different countries in the area on harp, cuatro, maracas and vocals. Ricardo designs and builds his own unique Modelo Corvado harps, which have a very different sound to traditional

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: Reeth Memorial Hall, Arkengarthdale Road, Reeth, DL11 6QT

Fibbers, York

Live music

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Fibbers, The Stonebow, York, YO17NP

Catch 22: Paul Pirie, special guests tbc plus MC Danny McLoughlin

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Love Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats and other top telly? This is totally the night for you then. A mix of familiar TV faces, our favourite special guest MC’s, some of the best comics up and down the land and, quite frankly, pretty much the best audience you’ll find anywhere. Chuck in a couple of well stocked bars, and it

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 20:00

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Berry's Farm Shop & Cafe, Leyburn

Now opening every Friday and Saturday throughout August for family 'teatime', with great options for children

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 09:30-19:00

Location: Berry's Farm Shop & Cafe, Swinithwaite, Leyburn, DL8 4UH

GeorgeFest16

Around Richmond, Richmond in North Yorks

Culloden Tower - one of Richmond’s most recognised buildings - will open for a rare public viewing as part of a summer festival celebrating the town’s rich Georgian heritage. GeorgeFest16 is being held in Richmond from 15 August to 2 September and there will be a wide selection of events and activities taking place throughout the three-week

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Around Richmond, Victoria Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104DW

Fibbers, York

2016 is the 40th Anniversary of The Undertones and they are delighted to announce that they will be celebrating this anniversary with national and international live shows and some exciting releases. The Undertones emerged from Derry in 1976, the result of five friends learning how to play basic rock and roll. Even by the standards of that

Category: Music - Rock & Pop
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Fibbers, The Stonebow, York, YO17NP

In Pursuit of Pleasure

Fairfax House, York

summer exhibition will look at the social scene in English towns and cities including London, delving into the tempting array of decadent activities and pleasurable pursuits catering for all tastes and predilections, sometimes challenging the notions of what ‘polite’ entertainment encompassed in the eighteenth century. In Pusuit of Pleasure

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Fairfax House, Castlegate, York, YO1 9RN

Boogie Babies Class

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

A class for babies and parents/carers from walking age and up. Wednesdays 10am-11am or Fridays 11.30-12.30. Dancing, singing, props, imagination and more. Refreshments afterwards for adults and children

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 11:30-12:30

Location: Encore Dance Studio, 1B Standard Court, Northallerton, DL6 2XH

Trench paper for Tommy

The Green Howards Museum, Richmond in North Yorks

The ‘Trench paper for Tommy’ project will enable children and families to find out more about what soldiers read in the trenches, and how publications like the famous ‘Wipers Times’ kept them entertained during the most difficult of times. The activity is linked to our special exhibition marking the centenary of The Battle of The Somme.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: The Green Howards Museum, Trinity Square, Richmond in North Yorks, DL10 4QN

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Norton Cricket Club, Stockton-on-Tees

Pack up your picnic baskets, grab your favorite teddy and join Butterwick House as we host our Teddy Bears Picnic. We have lots of fun things for you and your teddy to do: puppet shows, some lovely bear crafts, face painting, teddy tombola and raffle! There will be a surprise visit from our mascot Bea and the chance to win some special

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-14:00

Location: Norton Cricket Club, Station Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 1PE

Summer exhibition

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

Paintings, prints and ceramics by selected gallery artists. Artists Lesley Birch, Jane Burnley, Daniel Cooper, Michael Curgenven, Heather Davies, Peter Hicks, Dougie Hill, Katherine Jones, Debbie Loan, David Morris, Jenny Morten, Margaret Shields, Sam Snowden, Rosie Wade and Erin Ward.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Theatre Royal, York

Roll up, roll up, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls! Prepare to be entertained as never before this summer! Be astounded as our lightning-fast troupe of Victorian travelling actor-musicians turn horror into howling comedy, full of quick-fire wit, tongue-in-cheek humour and physical slapstick. Gasp with amazement as we use music, shadow

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Theatre Royal, St Leonard's Place, York, YO17HD

Cakes and Ale

The Workhouse Museum, Ripon

Get your aprons on and find out all about the Workhouse "treats". What foods were inmates allowed? Have a go at brewing small beer, which was what Workhouse women and children used to drink, baking cakes and making a clay tankard. No booking is required, activities are free but normal museum entry charges apply.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-15:00

Location: The Workhouse Museum, Allhallowgate, Ripon, HG41LE

Silver Beginners Ukulele

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

If you have ever fancied learning Ukulele this class will teach you the basic of how to tune, hold the instrument and play simple chords. By the end of the session you will be playing whole tunes. This class is ideal for beginners. Session structure: Tune up Warm up 2 songs Technique check New song Finish Tutor Joe Johnston will

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 13:00-14:00

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Silver Singers

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Join this informal singing group for the over 50s and improve your confidence, breathing and general health. There is no audition – just turn up! Session Structure: Physical & vocal warm up: exercises, games & easy rounds Learn a new song Break Review new song & good old sing song of previously songs for remainder of session Silver

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 11:00-12:30

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Show Offs: an exhibition of art by AJ Garrett and Rebecca Little

ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

Long running Stockton based DIY arts gang Peg Powler are back with a show featuring the art of club founders AJ and Rebecca. Clown art, performing animals, and trying your best are the themes. AJ and Rebecca have been knocking around for ages, and have curated acclaimed shows in the past featuring loads of artists including Nuala C. Murphy and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: ARC, 60 Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL

Summer Holiday Animal Adventures

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

This summer there will be daily outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. Set off into the woods on our extended woodland trail. Follow the footprints, taking brass rubbings along the way, to find the lost baby animals hiding in the undergrowth and complete the activity sheet. Head to the lakeside for fun on the adventure

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Castle Howard, Castle Howard, Castle Howard, YO607DA

Spot on the Wall

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Our popular open art exhibition returns for another year. Visitors will enjoy an ever-changing display of work from amateur and professional artists. The exhibition takes over every part of our gallery space, and all the work is for sale. Artists book a spot on our wall or hire a cabinet to display their work, then hold their breath and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: The Station, Station Yard, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104LD

Furniture Sale

Furniture Warehouse, Northallerton

Our Furniture Warehouse is open Wednesday's, Friday's and Saturday's! We have some brilliant furniture up for sale in Northalleton; it's high quality, clean and affordable. We're on Thurston Road, Northallerton and open from 9am - 5pm! Head down this SATURDAY to pick up items for your home ranging from PAT tested electricals to side boards, to

Category: Car Boot, Garage & Jumble
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: Furniture Warehouse, Thurston Road, Northallerton, DL6 2NJ

Beauty & The Beast Workshop

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

Themed Workshops for 3 - 6 years, boys and girls. Song, dance, craft and lots of imagination! Many themes over the holidays, either 10am-midday or 2-4pm. Discounts available for multiple workshops booked.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-12:00

Location: Encore Dance Studio, 1B Standard Court, Northallerton, DL6 2XH

Paint Her to Your Own Mind

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold

'Paint Her to Your Own Mind' invites 147 artists / writers to join in creating 147 different representations of beauty on the blank page - responding to Sterne's request in vol VI of Tristram Shandy : 'Sit down, Sir, paint her to your own mind—as like your mistress as you can —as unlike your wife as your conscience will let you—‘tis all

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:30-16:30

Location: Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold, Coxwold, YO61 4AD

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Performing on a public stage. Secret rituals in a lodge. What could actors and freemasons have in common? Declan McCormack from the University of York invites you to explore some little known local connections.

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Georgian Theatre Royal, Victoria Road, Richmond in North Yorks, DL104DW

Rocket science family fun

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Embark on an out-of-this-world adventure as the RHS' northernmost garden goes intergalactic to celebrate the RHS Campaign for School Gardening Rocket Science campaign. Every day Follow our Space Mission to Mars garden trail! Find the space facts, solve puzzles and reveal the secret launch code. Visit our woodland space station, complete

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG31QB

Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby

installation by Pippa Hale

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Pannett Art Gallery, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO211RE

Northdale Horticulture, Northallerton

Northdale Horticulture are hosting bugs and beasties themed summer holiday activities. These include crafts, mini beast safari, mini beast treasure hunt, make a bug hotel, and den building. These activities run daily from 25th July to 5th September from 10am to 4pm.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: Northdale Horticulture, Yafforth Road, Northallerton, DL7 0LQ

The York Orchard Musical Theatre Company - the Tony Award winning Rent

Grand Opera House York, York

The York Orchard Musical Theatre Company brings the Tony Award winning Musical Rent to York. The York Orchard Theatre Company brings Jonathan Larson's exuberant East Village rock version of Puccini's opera La Bohème to York in this fabulous amateur production by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. on behalf of Music International of New

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30-21:45

Location: Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street, York, YO1 9SW

The York Orchard Musical Theatre Company - the Tony Award winning Rent

Grand Opera House York, York

The York Orchard Musical Theatre Company brings the Tony Award winning Musical Rent to York. The York Orchard Theatre Company brings Jonathan Larson's exuberant East Village rock version of Puccini's opera La Bohème to York in this fabulous amateur production by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. on behalf of Music International of New

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street, York, YO1 9SW

Bishops Close Street- A Norman Cornish Exhibition

The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Leyburn

N ASSOCIATION WITH BEAMISH MUSEUM AND NORMAN CORNISH LTD Norman Cornish: Bishop’s Close Street 30 July to 28 August Free Admission Norman Cornish (1919-2014) This new exhibition will take a closer look at Cornish’s world. Alongside many previously unseen works and intimate portraits of his family, the parlour and studio from his

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-17:00

Location: The Garden Rooms, Tennants, Tennants, Leyburn, DL85SG

Kate Whiteford: False Perspectives

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

This summer is the 300th anniversary of the birth of the great landscape gardener Capability Brown. To mark this key event the Mercer Art Gallery has commissioned an exhibition of new work by contemporary artist Kate Whiteford OBE that looks at the way Capability Brown transformed the English landscape through the manipulation of scale and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG12SA

Noble Prospects: Capability Brown & the Yorkshire Landscape

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

An exhibition dedicated to the Yorkshire landscapes of legendary garden designer, Capability Brown, to mark the 300th anniversary of his birth. Capability Brown is the creator of some of Yorkshire’s most admired landscapes, and this unique exhibition brings together an intriguing collection of artworks, which reveal more about the designer and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG12SA

Shaping the Body: Food, Fashion and Life

Castle Museum, York

An iron corset, crotchless pantaloons from the time of Jane Austen, bum rolls and a killer dress are a few of the items that will feature in this major new exhibition which charts the way fashion, food and fitness have shaped the body over the last 400 years. “In today’s selfie generation, it is said that we have become more image conscious

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Castle Museum, Eye of York, York, YO19RY

Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War

Art Gallery, York

The largest touring exhibition of British First World War Art for almost 100 years will go on show at York Art Gallery in 2016. IWM London’s Truth and Memory is a major retrospective that comprises over 60 works and features some of the most iconic images to emerge from the First World War, including paintings by Paul Nash, Percy Wyndham Lewis,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Art Gallery, York, York, YO30 7DR

Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon

Gyles Brandreth’s 1,000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall. Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get ‘up close and pawsonal’ with world famous bears including the original star of the Paddington animated TV series; Sooty; Muppet Show stalwart Fozzie and Children in Need’s Pudsey Bear.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Newby Hall & Gardens, Newby Hall, Ripon, Ripon, HG4 5AJ



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