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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 ...

Classic car show

Racecourse, Ripon

there will be displays of commercial vehicles and classic Land Rovers, the popular motor awards, an auto jumble for anyone searching for a bargain or ...

Dinosaur Detectives

Yorkshire Museum, York

Calling all Dinosaur Detectives! Precious artefacts are being found with bites taken out of them. Can you help the museum staff solve the mystery? ...

Music in the Park

Low Gingerfield Gardens, Richmond in North Yorks

PAUL MOORE Sings Buble, Ratpack, Jazz, Acoustic, Electric Guitar & Dance Music
Hamper - (3 Course Meal) & Wine Baskets for 2 or 4 Guests - Take a ...

National Railway Museum, York

This summer we’re exploring the different ways railway passengers have travelled throughout the years. We’re opening up more carriages than ever before, so climb aboard and see what you can discover. Carriage access Explore our fantastic collection of carriages* and experience what railway travel was like for different classes of passenger.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

The Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre

War Memorial Hall, Kirkbymoorside

Special holiday treat! Clowning for CLIC Sargent- The Sandow Clowns Slapstick Theatre Show. The best value clean slapstick comedy on stage for all the family. Hilarious comic sketches, juggling,

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 14:00-15:20

Address: Market Place, Kirkbymoorside, YO62 6DA

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.

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Northallerton Ramblers

park in Masham market square, Masham

Five mile Masham Mash

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:30

Address: Masham, Masham, DL6 1NA

call for details, Northallerton

Ten miles on the Dales Way/Ebor Way

Category: Walks
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Northallerton, Northallerton, DL6 1NA

Royal Hall, Harrogate

The Over 60s Savoyards said it was a one-off last year – but they were wrong. They are back with vim, vitality and lots of ginseng and they are hoping to get into the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest performing group ever to tread the G&S boards! We are delighted that Bruce Graham and Sylvia Clarke from The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG12RD

Romeo and Juliet

RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate

Join the Lord Chamberlain's Men this summer for the worlds greatest love story. With action from the outset, jealousy, comedy, murder, banishment and the most famous balcony in the history of

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: Crag Lane, Harrogate, HG31QB

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

The University of Southampton Light Opera Society (LOPSoc) return to the Festival with an energetic and imaginative production of The Pirates of Penzance. The Pirates of Penzance is about Frederic who, as a child, was apprenticed to a band of tender-hearted pirates. Upon completing his 21st year he rejoices that he is now free to return to

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:30

Address: 6 Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG11QF

Like a Secret Spring in a Well-ordered Machine

Shandy Hall Gallery, Coxwold

Alison Turnbull is a contemporary artist who transforms readymade information - plans, diagrams, blueprints - into abstract paintings.  In her latest exhibition, ‘Like a Secret Spring in a

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-16:30

Address: Shandy Hall, Coxwold, YO61 4AD

Deirdre Borlase Retrospective & Summer Exhibition

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

Deirdre Borlase studied at Bromley School of Art, gaining an Exhibition Scholarship to the Royal College of Art. On graduating from the Royal College, she taught at Kingston-upon-Thames School of Art

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

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

Address: St. Marygate, Ripon, HG4 1LX

Puppet Week, Whitby

La Rosa Hotel, Whitby

A company of extraordinary life-like puppets will be invading/populating La Rosa Hotel, Whitby this AUGUST for a whole week of family friendly shows and workshops in the basement of this eccentric

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 16:00-17:00

Address: 5 East Terrace, Whitby, YO21 3HB

Street Art Workshop

The Bivouac, Masham

Using found pieces to create bright and colourful pieces inspired by street artists like Banksy and Kieth

Category: Classes, Courses & Workshops
Dates:    Times: 13:00-17:00

Address: Ilton, Masham, HG44JZ

Summer Events at Knaresborough Castle

Knaresborough Castle and Museum, Knaresborough

Pay a visit to Knaresborough Castle this summer for a great day out. With a fabulous summer events programme planned there are activities to suit all ages and abilities. Knaresborough Castle is set in

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

Address: Castle Yard, Knaresborough, HG5 8AS

Writers In Their Place

SJT Gallery, Scarborough

The subject is writers’ houses open to the public, including Wordsworth’s Dove Cottage in the Lake District, Thomas Hardy’s birthplace in Dorset, James Joyce’s Martello Tower near Dublin and

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Westborough, Scarborough, YO111JW

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

Address: Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY

A World of Whimsy

Nunnington Hall, Helmsley

showcasing some of the best of children’s book illustrators with a focus on the whimsical and nonsensical. Images include work by four artists known for the bright, colourful and stylised worlds

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

Address: Nunnington, Helmsley, YO625UY

Outdoor theatre Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Castle Howard, Castle Howard

An interactive tale of childhood and imagination as Alice meets White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter and the March Hare. Filled with catchy songs such as ‘A Flea and a Fly in a Flu’ and ‘Twinkle

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: Castle Howard, Castle Howard, YO607DA

Carnivale

York Dungeon, York

Roll up, roll up for showmanship, spectacle and plenty of scary fun this summer. The York Dungeon presents Carnivàle, our very own sideshow starring a cast of colourful characters ready to amaze

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: 12 Clifford Street, York, YO19RD

The Wind In The Willows

Theatre Royal, York

After its sell out success in 2010 The Wind in the Willows returns in a new theatre configuration to surprise and delight, once again bringing you closer to the action on stage. Join Mole as he

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Address: St Leonard's Place, York, YO17HD

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

Address: Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA

Castle Museum, York

Send your own messages and decode a special message from the museum using semaphore and Morse code in this drop-in activity. Weekly prize draw for correct answers. On over the summer hols.

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Eye of York, York, YO19RY

Dinosaur Detectives

Yorkshire Museum, York

Calling all Dinosaur Detectives! Precious artefacts are being found with bites taken out of them. Can you help the museum staff solve the mystery? Which naughty dinosaur could it be? Handle dinosaur

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Museum Street, York, YO17FR

Doris The Dragon

Spa Sun Court, Scarborough

Doris the Dragon Show will delight young children with its imaginative storyline, comical characters, silly slapstick, sing-along-songs, giddy games and loads of audience interaction. The live show

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 14:30

Address: South Bay, Scarborough, YO112HD

Made in Yorkshire

Rural Arts Centre, Thirsk

high-quality art made by Yorkshire artists, inspired by Yorkshire’s beauty and unique charm.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Thirsk, Thirsk, YO71QS

Le Tour - A Yorkshire Journey Painting Exhibition

Blue Tree Gallery, York

YORK: BLUE TREE GALLERY 23 Bootham, York. YO30 7BW. "Le Tour" A Yorkshire Journey Exhibition: Depicting Yorkshire and its "Le Tour" route. Painters, Richard Burel who is a French artist, Jane

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: 23 Bootham, York, YO30 7BW

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

Address: Eye of York, York, YO19RY

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Little Billy and Lizzy are time travelling twins, and have been on an excellent expedition here on the estate. They’ve journeyed through the ages and seen everything from medieval monks to Georgian lords and ladies. However, they’re now stuck somewhere in time and need you to help them get back to 2014! Follow the clues they’ve left and crack

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Important States

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

A collection of paintings and prints by Gallery Artists; Richard Snowden, Nick Evans, Mark Herald, Emily Sutton and many more. With a room also dedicated to York based abstract painter Jenny Eden.

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

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: 16:00-21:00

Address: 1B Standard Court, Northallerton, DL6 2XH

Themed Holiday Workshops

Encore Dance Studio, Northallerton

Come and let your child indulge their imaginations with our ever popular themed workshops. Ages 3- 6 years, boys and girls welcome. Newcomers welcome, we will sing dance and make craft. Themes are

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Address: 1B Standard Court, Northallerton, DL6 2XH

Bolton Castle, Leyburn

Monday 18 to Friday 22nd August and Monday 25th to Friday 29th August - A Spanish Invasion - As the Spanish Armada approached the English coast everyone in the country prepared for attack. Learn more about the Spanish Armada and why the invasion failed. Make a Spanish galleon or an English Flag Ship. Learn how to defend a Castle and make your

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

Address: Castle Bolton, Leyburn, DL8 4ET

Open for Business

National Railway Museum, York

A major touring photographic exhibition which reveals the untold story of British manufacturing and industry through the lens of some of the world's greatest

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Address: Leeman Road, York, YO264XJ

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

Address: Ripon, Ripon, HG43DY

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

Experience art at a different pace curated by Grace Whowell "The Slow philosophy is not about doing everything at a snail's pace. It's about seeking to do everything at the right speed". Carl Honore, author In Praise of Slow. Come and be inspired by the work of six of the UK's leading craft makers, revealing that the process of creating stunning

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:30

Address: Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS

Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Thirsk

This photography exhibition, featuring portraits of women across the globe, is presented in conjunction with Alliance Francaise de York and includes work from the International Photography Contest

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:30

Address: Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS

Gruffalo comes to the forest

Dalby Forest, Pickering

come and celebrate the Gruffalo's 15th birthday, there is a trail in the woods for children to search for the character. On until

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

Address: Pickering, Pickering, YO187LT

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

Address: 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

Address: 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

Address: York, York, YO301DD



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