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Santa's Steam Adventure

National Railway Museum, York

All aboard for a magical steam ride with Santa filled with immersive storytelling, a truly festive atmosphere and tasty restaurant treats. Disaster strikes! Poor Santa has crash ...

Convergence

The Station , Richmond in North Yorks

Mixed exhibition with work by 5 artists. Includes watercolours & miniatures by Darlington artist Gina Morton. Other artists work in acrylics, printmaking, ceramics & ...

Old Mother Goose

Theatre Royal, York

This year's panto is Old Mother Goose - written by Berwick Kaler. Good versus evil is put to the test when two fairies battle for supremacy. The bad fairy claims any human being ...

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 ...

Dungeon Grotto

York Dungeon, York

Christmas is a time for eating, drinking and making merry unless you are at the York Dungeon that is. Over the Christmas period (Friday 12th – Wednesday 31st December) guests will experience a very

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: York Dungeon, 12 Clifford Street, York, YO19RD

York Designer Outlet, York

For Christmas this year McArthurGlen's York Designer Outlet are supporting children’s hospice Martin House with a design led initiative. Teaming up with the highlight of London Fashion Week, Peter Pilotto, the centre have launched an exclusive collaboration of three one-of-a-kind Christmas wrapping paper designs with all proceeds going to the

Category: Charity Groups
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: York Designer Outlet, St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York, YO19 4TA

The Mummers' Play and Merriment

Fairfax House, York

Christmas is a time for traditions and the ‘Gorgeous Georgians’ certainly knew how to make merry! Just what is in a Yorkshire Pie and why is plum porridge really a soup? Come with us around the

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: 17:00

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

Mother Goose

Town Hall, Thirsk

Back by popular demand! Perfectly sized panto for you and your little ones this Christmas. Fun, laughter and happy-ever-after in this rags to riches tale of loveable dames, villainous baddies and of

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 13:00

Location: Town Hall, Thirsk, Thirsk, YO71QR

Joseph Rowntree Theatre, York

live music

Category: Music - Brass
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Road, York, YO911RT

York Wonderland

The Farm Shop, York

Come and see Santa and his reindeer in his enchanted undercover wonderland. Meet some of Santa’s cheeky elves who will help you make a bag of magic oats to put out on Christmas Eve to help the

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-17:00

Location: The Farm Shop, Wigginton Road, York, YO32 2RH

Garry Brannigan

The Station, Richmond in North Yorks

Local landscape photography specialist, Garry Brannigan, fills our mezzanine gallery space with his wonderful images. Garry is joining four other talented artists, who will be showing their work

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

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

Bane

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

Hired hand Bruce Bane works the mean streets of pulp fiction. Going about his shadowy business down back alleys and eerie sidewalks, he shoots from the hip and asks questions later. Inspired by

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Convergence

The Station , Richmond in North Yorks

Mixed exhibition with work by 5 artists. Includes watercolours & miniatures by Darlington artist Gina Morton. Other artists work in acrylics, printmaking, ceramics &

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 09:00-21:00

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

Brimham Rocks, Harrogate

come and follow the frosty Christmas trail through the rocks and snowflakes to meet Santa. Also on Sunday

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 11:00-14:30

Location: Brimham Rocks, Summerbridge, Harrogate, HG34DW

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Can you spot the difference between the Red, Sika and Fallow deer? Our deer warden John will give you some pointers and you'll learn about his job managing the wild herd.

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:30-12:45

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

Cinderella

Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate

Cinderella lives in rags at Hardup Hall. Prince Charming lives in splendour at the Royal Palace. When he decides that there is to be a grand ball, their two worlds collide and the magic begins. The

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Art group exhibition

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens, York

The Newton on Ouse art group will exhibit this winter in the Hayloft. Grab that unique Christmas gift with a piece of art inspired by Yorkshire and created in Yorkshire including this bluebell scene

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 11:00-15:30

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

Ravensworth Nurseries, Richmond in North Yorks

come and see the vast red sea of home grown Poinsettias. Also on Sunday

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

Location: Ravensworth Nurseries, Ravensworth, Richmond in North Yorks, DL11 7HA

Winter exhibition

Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk

Saltburn to Flamborough Ten new etchings of the North East coast of England by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA Nudes 18 stunning prints by Debbie Sutcliffe Mixed Exhibition A collection of

Category: Exhibitions
Dates:    Times: 10:00

Location: Zillah Bell Gallery, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO71PQ

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

There’s an almighty hullabaloo on the estate today – leaping, piping, squawking, chirping and dancing. The infamous cast of the twelve days of Christmas has escaped on the estate, and we need your help to rein them in. Pick up a map from any admission point and track them down – there will be a reward for our best helper! On until Jan 4

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

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

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

Make a Christmas decoration, in your festive preparation. Hang it high upon a tree, why not make one, two, or three? Plus visit Santa, or write him a letter

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

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

Music and lights

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon

get into the Christmas spirit and have just the thing to enjoy on a bright winter’s day. Tuck into a hot pulled pork sandwich and grab a mulled wine then wander through the estate to see the trees

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 15:30-17:00

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

Roy Chubby Brown

Barbican, York

He’s still rude, he’s still crude and this time he’s turning headlines into punch lines as his rip-roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. Chubby doesn’t hold

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: 19:30

Location: Barbican, Paragon Street, York, YO104NT

Santa's Steam Adventure

National Railway Museum, York

All aboard for a magical steam ride with Santa filled with immersive storytelling, a truly festive atmosphere and tasty restaurant treats. Disaster strikes! Poor Santa has crash landed somewhere near

Category: Kids
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Gear up for Christmas with Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland at McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet

York Designer Outlet, York

McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet has announced the return of Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland this Christmas. Opening on Saturday 22 November the award-winning festive event will include an ice

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 09:00-19:00

Location: York Designer Outlet, St Nicholas Avenue Fulford, York, YO19 4TA

St Mary & St Alkelda's Church, Middleham

A joyful community event for all the town. The church will be filled with Angels of all shapes and sizes. To view the Angels the Church will be open from Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th December 10 am to 4 pm. Refreshments will be available.

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: St Mary & St Alkelda's Church, Church Street off Kirkgate, Middleham, DL8 4PG

All Saints church, Helmsley

30 locally sourced 6ft tress will be on display, decorated by different businesses. Runs until Dec 21

Category: Fireworks, Festivals & Outdoors
Dates:    Times: 10:00-16:00

Location: All Saints church, Helmsley, Helmsley, YO62 5NF

Winter wonderland

McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, York

outdoor ice rink, illuminated forest, Santa, fairground and more. Runs until Jan 4.

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

Location: McArthurGlen Designer Outlet, A64/A19, York, YO19 4TA

Gear up for Christmas with Yorkshire’s Winter Wonderland

York Designer Oulet, York

Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland returns to McArthurGlen’s York Designer Outlet this Christmas. Opening on Saturday 22 November the award-winning festive event will include an ice rink, Santa’s

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: All day event.

Location: York Designer Oulet, St. Nicholas Avenue, Fulford, York, YO19 4TA

Inspired By Gallery, Danby

Brigantia's artists and craftworkers showcase the very best on art, sculpture, textiles, carvings and ceramics.

Category: Festival, Markets & Fetes
Dates:    Times: 12:00-15:00

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

Northallerton Male Voice Choir

The Forum, Northallerton

Why not start off your Christmas festive stivities with Northallerton Male Voice Choir, at their highly renowned Christmas Concert. The Choir will sing festive songs with the Easington Colliery Band.

Category: Music - Other
Dates:    Times: 15:00, 19:30

Location: The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL61LP

Winter's Mark: Contemporary Blown Glass

The White Room Gallery at Priestley's, York

A new exhibition at the White Room Gallery in York will bring the stark beauty of a moorland winter into the heart of the city. Glassmakers Stephen Gillies and Kate Jones are renowned for the

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

Location: The White Room Gallery at Priestley's, 36 Bootham, York, YO30 7BL

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

Old Mother Goose

Theatre Royal, York

This year's panto is Old Mother Goose - written by Berwick Kaler. Good versus evil is put to the test when two fairies battle for supremacy. The bad fairy claims any human being can be corrupted;

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Puss in Boots

De Grey Rooms, Theatre Royal, York

TongueTied Theatre & TellingTales (creators of last year’s acclaimed Cinderella) return to the De Grey Ballroom with a new storytelling performance to ignite the imagination. Join down-at-heel

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

Cinderella

Grand Opera House, York

New Pantomime Productions return to the Grand Opera House York for the 16th year this Christmas with the most magical panto of them all - Cinderella! Follow Cinderella’s story as she journeys from

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond in North Yorks

Following on from the huge successes of Mother Goose, The Adventures of Sinbad, Babes in the Wood and most recently Cinderella, Georgian Theatre Royal Productions are delighted to announce that Puss in Boots will be the 2014/15 pantomime. For generations, audiences have been captivated by the antics of this swaggering feline who uses trickery

Category: Theatre
Dates:    Times: All day event.

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

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

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

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: 09:00-17:00

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

Ravensworth CE Primary School, Ravensworth

Dance lessons for children from five years upwards, held every Saturday at Ravensworth CE Primary School

Category: Sport & Fitness
Dates:    Times: 09:30-13:00

Location: Ravensworth CE Primary School, Ravensworth, Ravensworth, DL11 7ET



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