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The Harmonettes Go Into Orbit

Thirsk Town Hall, Thirsk

The Harmonettes A 1950s musical comedy in live, three-part harmony. Take a musical journey into the post-war, end-of-rationing world of winkle-picker shoes and bootlace ties, ...

Locos in a Different Light

National Railway Museum, York

As part of our Trainspotting season, see a selection of fascinating 'Spotter Stories' brought to life in our Great Hall with amazing colour and lighting. A unique chance to see the ...

The Military WAGS Choir, Catterick

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Created in 2010, the WAGS Choir was the idea of two Scots Guards’ wives who felt that the ladies in Catterick Garrison needed some enjoyable distraction during a major deployment ...

Brangwyn's War: Posters of the First World War

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Frank Brangwyn was an outstanding poster artist of the First World War. A restored set of his powerful large-scale war posters is on show at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate ...

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

a celebrated landscape, works by invited artists: Ann Kilvington, David Winfield, Chris Mouncey, Richard Snowden, David Morris, Jon Booth, Paul Kershaw, Stephen Hanley, Ann Tout, Pam Grimmond

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Curious About Harrogate?

Valley Gardens , Harrogate

Discover Harrogate with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or download our booklet containing detailed map of routes and attractions, historic information, and a

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Valley Gardens , Harrogate, Harrogate, HG28HX

Curious About York?

Starts: York Minster, York

Discover York with two self-guided, heritage walks with an optional treasure hunt. Buy or download our booklet containing detailed map of routes and attractions, historic information, and a series of

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Starts: York Minster, Deangate, York, YO17HH

Helver's Night

Theatre Royal, York

Ingmar Vilqist’s Helver’s Night is a thrilling and gutwrenching play that charts the relationship between Carla and her young charge, Helver. Helver is fascinated by fascism – not by the

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

The Kite Runner

Theatre Royal, York

This haunting tale of friendship spans cultures and continents and follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption. Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Yorkshire Museum, York

Find out what sort of kit a Legionary would have needed and have a go at making your own cut out Roman soldier. Then meet the Centurion as he tests your fitness for the Roman Army and puts you through your paces in a drill session. On until Nov 2

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00, 14:00-16:00

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Castle Museum, York

Create your own medal using metallic paper and art materials, or have a go at drawing your medal onto our special 'shrinkle' plastic sheet; take it home to shrink in your oven and produce your very own wartime medal. On until Nov 2 Guidance and instructions given!

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00-13:00

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

Yorkshire Museum, York

Meet Great War veteran Lieutenant Frank Wood (actor, Chris Cade) and play a part in his story. Be recruited into his regiment, the East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry, and be trained and prepared for the desert. Then set sail for Alexandria to help him relive his experiences of the Middle Eastern Theatre of War, including defending the Suez Canal and

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 11:00

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Halloween Spooktacular @ Twiggy's Playcentre

Twiggy's Playcentre, Thirsk

Join us between 10am-6pm for Halloween fancy dress, themed food and games!

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00-18:00

Location: Twiggy's Playcentre, Concept Business Park, Thirsk, YO7 3NY

Veeming Village Hall, Leeming

Halloween Disco 6pm-8pm Ticket price includes hot dog and drink Fancy dress competition Tickets available from Leeming Village School in advance or pay on the door

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 18:00-20:00

Location: Veeming Village Hall, Mill Lane, Leeming, DL79SS

Frightwater Valley

Lightwater Valley, Ripon

Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists, MD Productions are performing a Michael Jackson Thriller spectacular as the theme park transforms into Frightwater Valley for three days. the park will get a

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Lightwater Valley, North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT

Ryedale Folk Museum, York

an exhibition which is a celebration of colour in textiles. Carol Coleman and Sandra Middleton’s pieces are created in fabrics and threads are their response to colour. Carol Coleman takes images from the natural world. Using her camera and computer she creates unique imagery that is then stitched intensively with a sewing machine, to produce

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton le Hole, York, YO626UA

Halloween Festival

Northdale, Northallerton

Fun in the Light - 2-6pm - for younger children including a creepy trail, face painting, pumpkin carving, refreshments and bouncy castle. Bbq from 4pm. Scary At Night - 6-9pm - for older children

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 14:00

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

Going Digital: Wildlife Photo Walk

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Improve your landscape and wildlife photography skills on a one day workshop. From the stark ruins of the abbey to the ordered beauty of the water garden and the wilderness of the deer park.

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Illuminating York

around York, York

the festival draws more than 50,000 people to the city to experience York in a new light. Cutting-edge technology creates a colourful celebration of York’s unique heritage, from spectacular sites

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

Location: around York, York, York, YO21 1NF

‘Repulsive Plants and Villainous Vegetables’ garden trail

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Discover the world of repulsive plants and frightening food in a fun-filled week of family activities and workshops this October! Set off on our exciting garden trail, make 3D cactus art or explore

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Yorkshire Museum, York

Be put through your paces by our Centurion and learn about life in the Roman Legion. Discover what kit you would have needed by looking at real Roman artefacts, then be put through your paces in a drill session. On until Nov 2

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Castle Museum, York

sign up to his regiment and set sail for Alexandria to hear about his experiences of the Middle Eastern Theatre of War. Be trained and be prepared as Lt Wood tells you the art of surviving the war in the desert and being part of the last great cavalry charge in Britain’s military history! Other activities include making medals and seeing real

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Quilting for all Seasons

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

highlights quilted works by the Cleveland Fibre Arts textile

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Inspired By Gallery, National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

Lingering Presence

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

brings together the work of photographer Phil Cornelius, pastel artist Keith Blessed and candle-maker Chris

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Inspired By Gallery, National Park Centre, Danby, YO212NB

Torch-lit bat hunt

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

as the property closes and night falls, nocturnal animals come out to feed. Bring a torch and head out exploring to see what you can see….if you dare! £4pp, recommended 5 yrs+, booking essential .

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 17:00-18:00

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Spooky sound and ghoulish creatures trail

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

Hidden in the garden and outdoor spaces are scary creatures with spooky sounds. Follow the trail to find them all....! Continue the Halloween hunt indoors and count up how many special items you see

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

join in the creepy costume parade in front of the hall.....perfect if you've made a lantern in the workshop. Spend the day in your Halloween fancy dress costume of choice - how many people can you scare!?

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 15:15

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Make a lantern artrageous workshop

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

join a workshop 1-3pm to create a paper lantern or for a small extra charge decorate a glass lantern to take home with a handle and battery tea-light. All materials supplied so all you need is some

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 13:00-15:00

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Parallel Tracks

National Railway Museum, York

For over forty years, artist Andrew Cross has been watching and waiting, recording and filming. In Parallel Tracks, Andrew takes an alternative look at trainspotting. Drawing upon personal

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

Locos in a Different Light

National Railway Museum, York

As part of our Trainspotting season, see a selection of fascinating 'Spotter Stories' brought to life in our Great Hall with amazing colour and lighting. A unique chance to see the locomotives linked

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 18:30-22:00

Location: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

If you feel like having a 'crafternoon', get down to Swanley Grange where we have loads of pinecones for you to adapt into your own little friend. Be it a bear or a birdy, be sure to show them off at home when you're done! On until Nov 2

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Every autumn there's an explosion of colour here at Fountains. Using our snazzy colour wheel we want you to detect ten places on the estate that are bursting with colour. It may be a rich red leaf, or the cool blue of the river ' it's up to you! Grab a trail from any of our admission points, and if you find ten spectacular colours you could

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Dressed to Kill - Costumes from Agatha Christie film and TV dramas

The Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Relive the mystery and intrigue of Agatha Christie's thrillers at Harrogate’s Royal Pump Room Museum. This evocative exhibition brings together a selection of costumes created for film and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:30-17:00

Location: The Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

Halloween Festival

Northdale Horticulture, Northallerton

Fun In The Light - 2pm to 6pm for younger children including creepy trail, face painting, pumpkin carving, bouncy castle and refreshments. Scary At Night - 6pm to 9pm for older children and adults

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 14:00-21:00

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

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

English Touring Opera returns to Harrogate Theatre for another season of baroque splendour, accompanied by period orchestra the Old Street Band. Handel’s comedies Flavio, Xerxes and Agrippina have all been successes for ETO in Harrogate in recent years. Now the company presents one of the composer’s most successful serious operas,

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Harrogate Theatre, 6 Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG11QF

Barbican, York

For over three decades in the music business, FOSTER & ALLEN have continuously managed to scale new heights! Their most recent album ‘The Ultimate Collection’ reached the UK Top 40 and is their 30th chart album in their amazing career. In late October and throughout the majority of November 2014, FOSTER & ALLEN will be touring the UK with their

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

A Doll's House

The Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Following the success of their highly-acclaimed national tour of Strindberg’s Miss Julie in 2013, UK Touring Theatre returns with the world premiere of a brand new English version of A Doll’s

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

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

The Small Hand

Grand Opera House, York

A spine-chilling tale from the author of The Woman in Black From the million selling author, and writer of the most terrifying stage play ever presented, Susan Hill’s The Small Hand takes you on

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Grand Opera House, Cumberland Street, York, YO19SW

Drawn to the Sea - Autumn Exhibition

Turnstone Gallery, Whitby

Paintings by Heather Davies & Steve Tomlinson, Jewellery by Thalia

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-17:00

Location: Turnstone Gallery, Sandsend, Whitby, YO21 3SU

Artists in the Garden

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

The Artists in the Garden collective returns to the Harlow Carr Bath House this autumn. Each artist and maker is local to the area and has established an excellent reputation as one of the best in

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Matt

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

Matt's first cartoons were published in the New Statesman. Matt then worked as Pocket Cartoonist at the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. His work has also appeared in Punch and the Spectator. His

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-17:00

Location: Nunnington Hall, Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

The Old School House, Leyburn

Showcasing some of the very best designers and craftspeople from the area. Twelve stalls selling unique hand crafted goods of gallery quality. Demonstrations and opportunities ‘have-a-go’. Refreshments available all day. For more details go to www.designermakersmarket.co.uk

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-15:00

Location: The Old School House, Richmond Road, Leyburn, DL8 5DL

The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The pick of this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is travelling to Yorkshire. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Lichfield: A Royal Album

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

An exhibition of photographs by one of Britain's most renowned photographers will be on display in autumn at Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens, as part of Royals: then and now. In

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-17:00

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

The Royal Academy of Arts in Yorkshire

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

The pick of this year’s Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is travelling to Yorkshire. This major exhibition, curated by Senior Royal Academician Norman Ackroyd, will include originals by some of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Crash Bang Wallop Academy - Performing Arts

Methodist Church , Northallerton

What better way is there to spend your Saturday morning than making new friends at the Academy? You’ll spend 3 hours discovering the excitement of acting, singing and dancing. Classes are run by

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 17:30-20:30

Location: Methodist Church , High Street, Northallerton, DL7 8EG

Ghostbusters – Halloween Screening

Yorkshire Museum, York

York, is opening up its 300 seater cinema for one night only to screen Ghostbusters. The evening will also include a Halloween themed buffet, complete with Mummified hot dogs (Cumberland sausages

Category: Dining Out & Nightlife
Dates:    Times: 18:30

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

The Resolution, Whitby

Live music

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

Location: The Resolution, 1 Skinner Street, Whitby, YO21 3AH

Chapel, Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon

Contemporary artist Louise Marchal pays tribute to nineteenth century sculptor Frances Darlington in a multi-media installation for the chapel of Ripon’s Prison and Police Museum. Noble Bloods commemorates the World War One centenary and will be shown alongside Darlington’s sculpture, the St. George's Police Orphanage World War One Memorial,

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: Chapel, Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Louise Marchal - Noble Bloods

Ripon Prison and Police Museum, Ripon

Frances Darlington was a Yorkshire sculptor who trained in the 1890’s at the Slade School of Art alongside Gwen and Augustus John. Nearly a century later her great, great niece Louise Marchal, a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 13:00-16:00

Location: Ripon Prison and Police Museum, St. Marygate, Ripon, HG4 1LX

A Town at War

Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate

Discover the extraordinary stories of ordinary people from the Harrogate area in a new exhibition commemorating The Great War at the Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate. Prices: Adult - £3.95

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:30-17:00

Location: Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

Brangwyn's War: Posters of the First World War

Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

Frank Brangwyn was an outstanding poster artist of the First World War. A restored set of his powerful large-scale war posters is on show at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate until January 2015.

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

Location: Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA

1914: When the World Changed Forever

Castle Museum, York

The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition marking the centenary of the First World War. From the pre-war golden age

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:30-17:00

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

Encore School of Dance

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

Lots of dance classes at Encore in Northallerton. Classes from 2 years and up. 1st class FREE! Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz. Exams taken with the ISTD Call/email for more

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 13:00-21:00

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

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

journey along a tale of prosperity, decline and dissolution and hear about the rise and fall of this great Cistercian abbey

Category: Talks, Meetings & Business
Dates:    Times: 11:00, 13:00, 14:30

Location: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Yorkshire Museum, York

Featuring some of the most prestigious and significant medieval objects ever found in Britain and exploring the lives of some of the most powerful people of the period, this new exhibition will tell the extraordinary story of how great swathes of the country were once ruled from within York's walls.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Yorkshire Museum, Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Duty Calls: Castle Howard in Time of War

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

explore the stories of castle Howard, the family and tenants in time of war in this exhibition in the

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:00

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

Royals: Then and Now

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

New contemporary royal portraits to add to the historic collection. Including photographs from Mario Testino, prints from Andy Warhol and this oil on canvas of HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge;

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 12:00-17:00

Location: Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York, York, YO301DD

Lightwater Valley Theme Park, Ripon

Join us for the fifth renewal of our annual Halloween spooktacular as a cloak of supernatural delight shrouds the theme park. All manner of creepy ghouls and beasties lurk within the Valley, so tread scarefully as we celebrate shocktober in style with mini, mega and ultimate scares for the whole family. BE WARNED – the darker it gets, the scarier

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: Lightwater Valley Theme Park, North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3HT



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