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Tue 11 May 2021

Havoc Hall, York Road, Oswaldkirk, YO62 5XY. Open Gardens special event. 12 garden areas with woodland walk and 2 acre wildflower meadow with small lake. Wheelchair accessible with some avoidable steps. Home made teas available in aid of St Oswald's church and Village Hall. 10.30am till 1pm. £25 - children free, pre-booking essential. tickets: Booking online essential. web: http://www.ngs.org.uk/special-events

Up to
 Fri 14 May 2021

Baldersby YO7 4PP. Garden yoga (under cover). Suitable for beginners and those with some experience. Socially distanced small groups. Mon 5.45pm, Tue 6.30pm, Wed 11am, Thu 10am and 7pm, Fri 10am. £7.00 in person £6.00 online. tel: 07927 141616 email: yogawithalex2020@gmail.com

Sat 15 May 2021

Event imageNot Mon Tue Wed. Thirsk Hall, Kirkgate YO7 1PL. The inaugural exhibition at Thirsk Hall Sculpture Park is a selection of Michael Lyons monumental sculptures in the centre of Thirsk. The Sculpture Park is a commercial venture covering over 20 acres of open parkland, woodland, formal and walled gardens offering a concise outdoor space for exhibiting museum quality sculptures in the open air. 11am-5pm. £5, £4 Students & seniors, free for under 16s. tickets: Book online. web: https://thirskhall.com/sculpturepark

Tue 18 May 2021

Online from Holy Rood House, Sowerby. Creative Journaling in Difficult Times Suitable for anyone wanting to explore journaling, whether experienced or a beginner. Crayons or felt-tips, a pen and paper will be all that is needed for exercises that will be enjoyable, useful, and revealing our wisdom. 10–11.30am repeated at 6-7.30pm. Suggested donation £15. tel: 01845 522580 tickets: email or phone email: enquiries@holyroodhouse.org.uk web: http://www.holyroodhouse.org.uk

Fri 21 May 2021

Thimbleby Hall, Northallerton DL6 3PY. NGS open garden day at this country estate on the edge of the N. York Moors. Formal gardens within extensive parkland and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. Many mature trees incl. impressive avenue of redwoods framing views across the lake to the south of the hall. 1-4.30pm. £7, children free - pre-booking essential. tickets: NGS website web: http://www.ngs.org.uk

Tue 18 May 2021 to
 Sat 29 May 2021

Not Mon or Sun. Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Jennifer Cottis Exhibition, collection of drawings, paintings and ceramic sculptures. 10am - 4pm. tel: 01845 526536 email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Up to
 Mon 31 May 2021

Thirsk YO7 1LB. Herriot Hospice Homecare - Hospice 100 Challenge, throughout May The Hospice 100 challenge is an easy way for everyone to get motivated, get outside, get fit and make a difference - one step at a time!. Free to enter. tel: 01609 777413 tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hospice-100-challenge-tickets-146783339921 email: fr.team@herriothh.org.uk web: https://www.herriothh.org.uk/event/274

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 Thu 3 Jun 2021

East Coast Mail Line Trains. A temporary reduced long-distance timetable will operate on services to and from London King’s Cross while we install the redesigned track layout around the station. web: http://eastcoastupgrade.co.uk

What’s on later

Sat 22 May 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Hey Clay! 2021 - Join us for a day of clay workshops where you will get the chance to watch live clay demonstrations on our brand new pottery wheel and create your own ceramics under the guidance of our ceramics collective. £20. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Wed 26 May 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Sculpting with Fabric - Handmade Journals. You will learn basic fabric sculpting techniques, and use materials and embellishments to decorate an A5 hard-backed journal, creating stunning textures and designs. 10am-1pm. £28. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Thu 27 May 2021 to
 Thu 8 Jul 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Thursday Art Club - Join us for a fun and engaging weekly art club session, which gives young people the chance to get involved with a wide range of arts and craft activities. 4pm-5.15pm. £45. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Fri 28 May 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Willow Weaving: Cake Stand. Weave your own cane cake stand and take home a beautiful piece for your home. Within this workshop, you will explore the process whilst learning about a variety of different weaving techniques. 10am-4pm. £65. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Sat 29 May 2021 to
 Sat 10 Jul 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Saturday Art Club 2021: Ages 6 - 10. Join us for a fun and engaging weekly art club session, which gives young people the chance to get involved with a wide range of arts and craft activities. 10am-11.15am. £45. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Sat 29 May 2021 to
 Sat 10 Jul 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Saturday Art Club 2021: Ages 11 - 16. Join us for a fun and engaging weekly art club session, which gives young people the chance to get involved with a wide range of arts and craft activities. 11.30am-12.45pm. £45. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Sat 29 May 2021

Event imageThirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Outdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman (PG) on Thirsk Racecourse. Open Air Film & Chill is the best way to enjoy a blockbuster movie. You will never look at an indoor cinema the same way again. Can you imagine - watching a film outdoors on a hot summers evening with your snacks and blankets. Car parking, Toilets, Disabled toilets, Hot food & soft drinks, bring your own picnics and drinks. 7pm-11pm. £15.87. tel: 07790 665935 tickets: Book online web: https://openairfilmandchill.com/thirskoutdoorcinema

Sun 30 May 2021

Tennants, Leyburn DL8 5SG. The Young'uns. The three superstars from Stockton enchant us with their haunting songs and captivating stories of North East characters, and life in general. 4pm & 7.30pm. £16, £3 under-25. tickets: Book online web: https://www.swalefest.org

Sun 30 May 2021 to
 Tue 1 Jun 2021

Event imageThe Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. The Wizard of Oz. A fun-packed pantomime twist on the original story. Sun 2pm & 5pm, Mon 2pm & 4.30pm, Tue 1pm, 3.30pm & 6.30pm. £10 per person. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Tue 1 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. May Half Term - Painting through the rabbit hole. Create your very own rabbit hole and include hats, cards, cakes, potions and more. You will use paper and watercolour to create your artwork and guided by the tutor on how to draw different wonderland themed items. 10.30am-noon. £4.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Tue 1 Jun 2021

Zoom on line event from The Arts Society Hambleton. LS Lowry; A Visionary Artist, A painter of the human condition? Lecture by Michael Howard, artist, and teacher at the Manchester School of Art. 2pm. Free to members; visitors £7; members of other Arts Society societies £5. tickets: hambleton@theartssociety.org email: hambleton@theartssociety.org web: http://www.theartssociety.org/hambleton

Wed 2 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. May Half Term - Mad Hatters Tea Party. Learn how to make your very own colourful ceramic cups and saucers inspired by the story and characters of Alice in Wonderland circus. 10.30am-noon. £6.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Thu 3 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. May Half Term - Mad Hatter Hats. Use an assortment of colourful paper, pens, and paint to decorate your very own mad hatter hat!. 10.30am-noon. £4.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Fri 4 Jun 2021

Event imageEast Coast Mail Line Trains. No services to or from London King’s Cross or St Pancras via Finsbury Park from the early afternoon. No services between Stamford and Peterborough, while work is carried out on the new tunnel at Werrington, north of Peterborough. Many passengers will need to transfer to rail replacement services for part of their journey. web: http://eastcoastupgrade.co.uk

Fri 4 Jun 2021

Shandy Hall Gardens, Thirsk Bank, Coxwold, YO61 4AD. Special Evening opening for NGS. Home of 18th century author Laurence Sterne. Two walled gardens and one acre of unusual perennials plus old quarry with another acre of trees, scrubs, climbers and wildflowers encouraging wildlife incl. 440 recorded species of moths. 6.30 till 8pm. £3 , children free,. tel: 01347 868465 tickets: On the door web: http://www.laurencesternetrust.org.uk/shandy-hall-garden.php

Sat 5 Jun 2021 to
 Sun 6 Jun 2021

East Coast Mail Line Trains. No services to or from London King’s Cross or St Pancras via Finsbury Park. No services between Grantham and Peterborough on the East coast Main Line and between Stamford and Peterborough, while work is carried out on the new tunnel at Werrington, north of Peterborough. Many passengers will need to transfer to rail replacement services for part of their journey. web: http://eastcoastupgrade.co.uk

Sat 5 Jun 2021

Holy Rood House, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1HX. Quiet Garden Day. 'The garden as embracer of our sorrows and joys' - led by Helen Warwick. Our large garden offers a quiet, gentle healing space which includes a labyrinth, orchard, goats and a walled garden with a pond. 9.45 for 10am-3.30pm. Suggested donation £25-£30. tel: 01845 522580 tickets: email or phone email: enquiries@holyroodhouse.org.uk web: http://www.holyroodhouse.org.uk

Sat 5 Jun 2021

St. Mary's Church, Richmond DL10 7AQ. Voice Trio - ‘Hildegard Transfigured'. A sublime piece of concert-theatre by top female vocal trio VOICE accompanied by an extraordinary psychedelic light show, celebrating the 12th century composer and visionary Hildegard von Bingen. 8.30pm & 11pm. £12, £3 under 25s. tickets: Book online web: https://www.swalefest.org

Sun 6 Jun 2021

Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. Northern Dales Farmers' Market. You'll find a fantastic selection of food and drink producers selling a wide range of goodies including fresh baked bread, gourmet pies, scotch eggs, cheeses, Indian meals, shortbread, cookies, luxury cheesecakes, raw Yorkshire honey, fruit-packed preserves and chutneys, authentic Korean stir fries, pickles, curry sauces and even homemade doggie treats. Thirsk's information centre will be open too. 9am-2pm.

Tue 8 Jun 2021 to
 Tue 29 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Get Hands on with ... Sculpture (4 week course). Throughout this four week course, you will explore the structure of the torso through careful observation of the model and the form in 3 dimensions. 10am-4pm. £150. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Sat 12 Jun 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Lore. With captivating harmonies and finely crafted songs, LORE will provide an evening of soulful songs with stunning musical arrangements. Famed for turning the legendary 'Teenage Kicks' on its head, LORE have gone from living room dreams to sell-out theatre tour success in a short time. 8pm. £12/£10. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 12 Jun 2021

Thirsk Hall, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PL. NGS Open Gardens day- view the unexpected 20 acres of grounds and gardens resulting from a sensitive restoration including a sculpture park. Home made teas available. Wheel chair access. 2 till 5.30pm. £6, children free. tickets: On the gate

Sun 13 Jun 2021

Clifton Castle, Ripon, HG4 4AB. National Gardens Scheme Open Day- Spectacular views over lower Wensleydale, terraced walks through wooded pleasure grounds, 19c kitchen garden, wildflower meadows with sculptures, gravelled with steep slopes to river. Home made teas. Disabled access and dogs allowed on lead. 2-5pm. £5 adults, children free, in aid of charity.

Tue 15 Jun 2021 to
 Sun 20 Jun 2021

'Three Musketeers' online, promoted by The Forum. starring Robert Lindsay - a new online farce. The classic tale is brought to you by the inconceivable, unimaginable and fantastical FoolHardy Theatre. Audio and animation are brought together in this swashbuckling adventure. Expect sword fights, deception and a right royal romance as we take you back to the regal splendour of 17th century France in this exciting, madcap comedy. After purchase you will receive a booking confirmation including your link. This link will become active on the screening date you select. You’ll then have 48-hours to see the play. £15, £12.50 early bird. tickets: Book online web: https://bit.ly/3sjcy7H

Fri 18 Jun 2021

Arden Hall near Hawnby, YO62 5LS. Open gardens special event, 2 acre walled garden and formal stone terraces with exceptional views over to Hawnby Hill and Moors National Park. 10.30am till 1pm. £25 - pre-booking essential. tickets: website only web: http://www.ngs.org.uk/special-events

Sat 19 Jun 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Lou Sanders: 'Say hello to your new step mummy' It’s me, Loulie, AKA the face that launched a thousand dicks! In this show I’ll examine relationships (all kinds, baby), mental health (other people’s, I’m fine) and perverts (that one is mainly me, actually). I’ll be oversharing, wanging on about spirituality and giving everyone some much unwanted advice. As seen/heard on 'Taskmaster', 'QI', '8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown', 'Travel Man', 'Hypothetical', 'The Russell Howard Hour', 'The Unbelievable Truth', 'Ultimate Worrier' and more. 8pm. £13. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 23 Jun 2021

Ness Hall, East Ness , Nunnington, YO62 5XD. Open Gardens special event, Romantic English flower garden surrounded by parkland with views of the North York Moors, large walled garden with steps and slopes. 10.30am till 1pm. £25 - pre-booking essential. tickets: see website below web: http://www.ngs.org.uk/special-events

Fri 25 Jun 2021

Shandy Hall Gardens, Thirsk Bank, Coxwold, YO61 4AD. Special Evening opening for NGS. Home of 18c author Laurence Sterne. Two walled gardens and one acre of unusual perennials plus old quarry with another acre of trees, sgrubs, climbers and wildflowers encouraging wildlife incl. 440 recorded species of moths. 6.30 till 8pm. tel: 01347 868465 web: http://www.laurencesternetrust.org.uk/shandy-hall-garden.php

Sat 26 Jun 2021 to
 Sun 27 Jun 2021

Duncombe Park, Helmsley YO62 5EB. British Falconry Fair. A world class series of ring events will showcase the very best in flying demonstrations from the best display falconers in the business. Saturday night BBQ and bar. No dogs allowed. Onsite basic camping area – you must prebook and spaces are limited. The B&Bs, hotels and campgrounds of Helmsley are just a short walk away. tel: 01439 772080 email: info@ncbp.co.uk web: https://britishfalconryfair.com

Tue 29 Jun 2021

Online Zoom. Markenfield Hall talk. It is near Ripon is on our doorstep but is unknown to many of us. The seat of the Grantley family, builders of Grantley Hall, the moated manor house dates from the 14th century. Although altered over centuries, it would still be recognised by its original builder. Janet Senior, a volunteer guide at the hall tells us about this remarkable building and its remarkable families. Click https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87967635163?pwd=S04zSUNoRGgrZUxZdkFuUkNmeEs5Zz09. 1.45 for 2pm. Free, no registration needed.

Sat 3 Jul 2021

St Mary's Church, Thirsk YO7 1PR. Come and Sing Day. Whether you are a regular singer with your local philharmonic chorus, or are yearning to join a choir but have never quite been brave enough, or are somewhere in between - we want you! Open to singers age 15+ of any standard, from complete beginner to professional singer. We will be tackling extracts from some of the best-known vocal works, from Handel's Messiah to Bernstein's West Side Story with critically-acclaimed conductor Benjamin Ellin. Workshops 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm, Concert 4pm. £5. tickets: Email to register your interest email: office@benjaminellin.com web: https://www.demowbraymusic.com

Sun 4 Jul 2021 to
 Sun 26 Sep 2021

Only Sun. North York Moors. Moors Bus. web: http://www.moorsbus.org

Sun 4 Jul 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Jazz fans: the fabulous sounds of the Big Band Era performed in an Open Session by Alan Owens and The Forum Big Band. The bar will be open. Noon. £4. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 4 Jul 2021

Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. Northern Dales Farmers' Market. You'll find a fantastic selection of food and drink producers selling a wide range of goodies including fresh baked bread, gourmet pies, scotch eggs, cheeses, Indian meals, shortbread, cookies, luxury cheesecakes, raw Yorkshire honey, fruit-packed preserves and chutneys, authentic Korean stir fries, pickles, curry sauces and even homemade doggie treats. Thirsk's information centre will be open too. 9am-2pm.

Sat 10 Jul 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Bingo Revolution (18+): A fun packed evening of laughing, dancing,dabbing and life changing prizes. Your hostess with the mostess for the evening will be Glamorous Granny Fanny. She will have all the prizes and surprises. Top comedian Cal Halbert from BGT will be on number calling duties. Superstar DJ Jim Slipp will be playing all the smash hits from the 80's, 90's 00's and today. 6.30pm. Early bird £13 plus £1 for Bingo card for all 6 games.. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 10 Jul 2021

Event imageThirsk Hall, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO7 1PL. Thirsk Live - live music is back! Le Freak, Complete Stone Roses, Paul Weller Collection, Pure 80s Female Duo. Hot Food stalls, Coffee, Bar, Gin Bar, Children’s Fairground Rides, Fireworks at end of the event. 3pm-11pm. £25, £18 (12–17yrs only). tel: 01609 780190 tickets: Book online email: thirsklive@gmail.com web: https://thirsklive.uk

Tue 13 Jul 2021 to
 Fri 16 Jul 2021

Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. Great Yorkshire Show. tel: 01423 541222 web: https://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk

Tue 13 Jul 2021

Havoc Hall, York Road, Oswaldkirk, YO62 5XY. Havoc Hall, York Road, Oswaldkirk, YO62 5XY. Open Gardens special event- 12 garden areas with woodland walk and 2 acre wildflower meadow with small lake. Home made teas available in aid of St Oswald's church and Village Hall. Wheelchair accessible with some avoidable steps. 10.30am till 1pm. £25 - children free, pre-booking essential. tickets: see website below web: http://www.ngs.org.uk/special-events

Thu 15 Jul 2021

St. Andrew's Church, Grinton DL11 6HN. Lotte Betts Dean (mezzo-soprano) & Sean Shibe (guitar). A dynamic young Australian mezzo-soprano and an outstanding young guitarist perform Dowland, Schubert and Debussy alongside Spanish and Brazilian songs. 4pm & 7.30pm. £12, £3 under 25s. tickets: Book online. web: https://www.swalefest.org

Sat 17 Jul 2021

Raygill House Farm, Hawes DL8 3PP. The Hut People. Swaledale Festival’s favourite duo are back again with their highly entertaining mix of folk music from around the world. 2pm & 5pm. £12, £3 under 25s. web: https://www.swalefest.org

Sat 24 Jul 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. The Upbeat Beatles. Did you miss The Beatles first time around? Don’t miss them now! This is a rockin’ band with tight musicianship and powerhouse vocals! You’ll be jumping from the word go! There isn’t a band to touch them - 8 bars of “Twist and Shout” and you will know why!. 7.30pm. £20. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Fri 30 Jul 2021 to
 Sun 1 Aug 2021

Only Fri & Sun. The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Film: Supernova (15). Starring Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci. Sam and Tusker are traveling across England in their old RV to visit friends, family and places from their past. Since Tusker was diagnosed with dementia two years ago, their time together is the most important thing they have. Fri: 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Sun: 7.30pm. £6 & £5. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online. email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 31 Jul 2021

Event imageThe Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Swede Dreamz: Abba tribute. From the opening beats of Waterloo to the final notes of 'Thank You For The Music', Swede Dreamz will take you on a journey through some of ABBA’s greatest, most memorable hits including 'Dancing Queen', 'Mamma Mia', 'Take A Chance On Me', 'SOS', 'Fernando', 'Chiquitita', 'Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!', 'Knowing Me, Knowing You', 'Money Money Money' and many, many more. 7.30pm. £19/£17. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 1 Aug 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Jazz fans: the fabulous sounds of the Big Band Era performed in an Open Session by Alan Owens and The Forum Big Band. The bar will be open. Noon. £4. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 1 Aug 2021

Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. Northern Dales Farmers' Market. You'll find a fantastic selection of food and drink producers selling a wide range of goodies including fresh baked bread, gourmet pies, scotch eggs, cheeses, Indian meals, shortbread, cookies, luxury cheesecakes, raw Yorkshire honey, fruit-packed preserves and chutneys, authentic Korean stir fries, pickles, curry sauces and even homemade doggie treats. Thirsk's information centre will be open too for Yorkshire Day. 9am-2pm.

Tue 3 Aug 2021

Event imageSt. Andrew's Church, Grinton DL11 6HN. Solus Trumpet Ensemble. The glorious sound of five brilliant young trumpeters will gladden the heart. Formed by international soloist Matilda Lloyd, Solus comprises young professional trumpeters who regularly perform with ensembles such as the Philharmonia and London Symphony Orchestra. . 4pm & 7.30pm. £12, £3 under 25s. tickets: Book online. web: https://www.swalefest.org

Sat 7 Aug 2021

Showfield, Stokesley TS9 5ER. Up to 400 of the very best classic vehicles will be on show on what will be a great family day out. The 2021 show is going ahead after last year's cancellation. There will be a dedicated motorcycle arena with the Yorkshire Coast British Motorcycle club planning to bring over a dozen bikes. Also going on show in the arena is a rare 1967 British Velocette Thruxton one of only 441 ever made. 10.30am-4pm. £6, family £14, exhibitors free-of-charge. email: president@stokesleyrotary.org.uk web: https://classicsonshow.co.uk

Fri 20 Aug 2021

Event imageThe Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. 'Woman Like Me' - The Little Mix Show. The energetic show that follows in the footsteps of the award-winning girl band, Little Mix. This iconic 5-star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop-video choreography.  Suitable for kids, tweens, teens and adults alike, The Little Mix Show brings the full pop concert experience to you.  There are lots of added extras including Dance Competitions, Free Giveaways and a 'Meet & Greet' with the girls after the show!. 7pm. £15/£13. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 21 Aug 2021

Event imageThirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Rock the Town at Thirsk. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Brooke Burke, Ty lewis, Ultimate Jass Glynne, Boot Leggers, Jamie Lee Harrison, Maroon Live, Ezra Live, Khalsis Music, Dua Rules, Coldplay tribute, Stax and T'Pau. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tel: 07845 151324 tickets: Online email: info@mbaudiovisual.co.uk web: http://rockthetown.co.uk

Thu 26 Aug 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Francis Rossi. Legendary Status Quo lead singer will share the extraordinary secrets of his 50-plus years in rock’n’roll when he takes to the stage for an intimate evening of chat and music. 7.30pm. £30. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 28 Aug 2021 to
 Sun 29 Aug 2021

Event imageBedale Park, North End, Bedale DL8 1AA. Rock the Town at Bedale. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Satuday lineup: Brooke Burke, Brooke Miller, Bon Jordi, Iann Duffety, Mis Shapes, Citizen Smith, Home Town Glory Adele tribute, The Doubtful bottle, The Fly Guys, Calvin Harris experience. Sunday lineup: Scouting for Girls, Hojo Siwa tribute, Maroon Live, The bootleggers, Reggae Reggae, Stax, Dua Rules, Jamie Lee Harrision, Bein' Adams, The Sunwells. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. Each day: £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tickets: Book online email: info@mbaudiovisual.co.uk web: http://rockthetown.co.uk

Sat 28 Aug 2021

Event imageThe Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. The Unravelling Wilburys. A band of good ‘ol boys, turn their skills and replicate the sound and songs of the late 80s ‘super-group’ The Traveling Wilburys where five of the greatest names in rock music history came together…George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Jeff Lynne of ELO. 7.30pm. £20. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 1 Sep 2021

St. Andrew's Church, Grinton DL11 6HN. Philippa Mo (violin) & William Towers (counter-tenor, viola). Fine violinist meets top-drawer counter-tenor in a mouth-watering recital. . 4pm & 7.30pm. £15, £3 under 25s. tickets: Book online. web: https://www.swalefest.org

Fri 3 Sep 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. The Quo Experience. “An excellent show, really capturing the essence of the Quo I played with for 13 odd years – the attention to detail is awesome!” MATT LETLEY - Status Quo drummer 2000-2013. 'Rockin’ All Over The World' - 'Whatever You Want' – 'Down Down' – 'Living On An Island' – 'In The Army Now' - 'What You’re Proposing' – 'Burning Bridges'… just a few of the many hits spreading five decades of Status Quo’s incredible music history. 7.30pm. £20. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 4 Sep 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. Jason Manford: Like Me. Nationally acclaimed comedian. 6pm & 9pm. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sun 5 Sep 2021

Alne, York YO61 1RY. Alne Street Fayre is a fabulous family day out with a host of live music, activities and refreshments to keep you going. Noon-4.30pm. free. email: alnestreetfayre@btinternet.com web: https://www.alnestreetfayre.co.uk

Sun 5 Sep 2021

Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. Northern Dales Farmers' Market. You'll find a fantastic selection of food and drink producers selling a wide range of goodies including fresh baked bread, gourmet pies, scotch eggs, cheeses, Indian meals, shortbread, cookies, luxury cheesecakes, raw Yorkshire honey, fruit-packed preserves and chutneys, authentic Korean stir fries, pickles, curry sauces and even homemade doggie treats. Thirsk's information centre will be open too. 9am-2pm.

Thirsk Tourist Information

You can discover in these pages some of the places which are open or about to open.

The all-volunteer information centre in Thirsk's Market Place is open 10am-2.30pm Mon-Sat (closed 12-12.30pm) or phone 01845 522755. 

We have a live webcam and tons of information about Thirsk and North Yorkshire in general, at
visitthirsk.uk

An update

We still cannot invite relatives or friends into our home and outdoor gatherings are limited to 6 people or 2 households. However:

– non-essential shops are open,

– pubs & restaurants may serve food and drink outside,

– self-contained holiday homes are open,

– many outdoor places like zoos and other outdoor visitor attractions are open,

– libraries and community centres are open,

– we can cross into Scotland stay for a holiday.

Jasmine's boat

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Jasmine Harrision (21) from Sowerby, Thirsk, this year gained the record for the youngest woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Her boat, the Argo, is now on display at Twisted Automotive Ltd, The Old Cinema, Long St, Thirsk YO7 1AW, open 10am-6pm Mon to Sat.

This is a vehicle showroom currently restricted to one household per visit. Strict Covid procedures are in place within the building. When visiting you must wear a mask, observe social distancing rules, check in with the NHS track and trace app and wash or sanitise your hands.

Bookings are not required but if you'd like to book, please call
01845 574990

North York Moors Railway

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One of the UK’s most popular heritage attractions, North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR) will open the heritage line and stations from Sat 15 May. The railway will be operating two trains to Whitby every day, as well as an intermediate service between Pickering and Grosmont.

It will operate with Covid-19 mitigations until the summer holidays, with pre-booked end to end services with a set departure and return time.

The railway’s intermediate service, between Pickering and Grosmont, will enable passengers the opportunity to hop-on and hop-off and explore Levisham, Goathland and Grosmont stations.

Tickets for the initial services are now on sale. All passengers aged 16+, unless exempt, will be required to Track & Trace, adhere to social distancing and wear a face covering.
nymr.co.uk

Thirsk Community Library

The Library in Meadowfields, Chapel St, is now open for browsing and choosing books & DVDs, as well as for the use of computers and for printing.

The Library looks forward to welcoming you.

 

The new hours are:

Mon 10am–1pm & 1.30pm–4.30pm

Tue 1.30pm–4.30pm

Thu 10am–1pm & 1.30pm–4.30pm

Fri 10am–1pm

Sat 9.30pm–3pm

 

They are also running a local guest storytime on Facebook each week with a different local 'celebrity' reading a story for primary school children, so have a look.

The Select & Collect service is still be available and the library can deliver books to your home if you are unable to get out. Contact 01609 534589 during library hours to enquire.
thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

From the Forum, Northallerton

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We have some good news! The Forum will be reopening on Sun 30 May with Tom Rolfe’s “The Wizard of Oz”.

The Forum team have continued to work hard so we are Covid-19 secure to keep you all safe and well on your return and we look forward to welcoming you all back, we’ve missed you!

Don't forget to book your tickets for this fun packed pantomime twist on the original story! With stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and hilarious comedy, this is the ultimate half-term treat for all the family.

 

– Sun 30 May: 2pm & 5pm

– Mon 31 May: 2pm & 4.30pm

– Tue 1 Jun: 1pm, 3.30pm & 6.30pm

 

Tickets are £10 each, book online at:
https://bit.ly/2XWkbU0

Thirsk car boot sales

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There is a weekly car boot sale at Woodfield, York Road, Thirsk YO7 3AD. This is past the auction mart towards York along the A19. It is now in operation every Saturday afternoon until October (weather permitting). There is an ice cream van and hot food is available.

For contacts, prices and lots of other local car boot sales see
www.visitthirsk.org.uk/carboots

Monk Park Farm

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There is some very good news for the area, and particularly perhaps for parents of small children. Monk Park Farm has new and very enthusiastic management and there have been interesting and attractive changes over the past few months.

The entrance road has been re-tarmacked down to a large parking area very close to the entrance to the farm. Then a landscaped gravelled area leads towards a cafe, shop and Petting Barn and through to the back where there is a very pleasant outside play area with a large new sandpit, swings & swing baskets, and climbing frames with protective mats.

All this is overlooked by a newly refurnished terrace and grassy area with tables and seats for outdoor meals and snacks.

Close by there are a large number of pens containing farm animals of all kinds, each with feeding stations so that children can get a good view of the animals at a safe distance. The baby animals are adorable of course. Some more unusual animals are albino wallabies, one with a jerry in its pouch.

The Petting Barn is planned to open in May and there are a variety of small animals that children can handle and stroke including a most friendly rabbit.

For those who want to go further afield there is ample room to wander across fields and through woods where there is opportunity to see more animals as well as get some exercise.

Outside areas of Monk Park Farm are open now, 7 days a week, 10am-5pm (last admission 3pm), The café is open 10am to 4pm (last orders 3pm). All under 16s must be accompanied by a responsible adult and no dogs are allowed.

Book ahead at
monkparkfarm.co.uk

Helmsley Walled Garden

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Built in 1759, Helmsley Walled Garden sits beneath the imposing ruins of Helmsley Castle. This historic walled garden near the centre of Helmsley has vibrant borders, glasshouses and apple orchards. Stop for a delicious lunch or coffee and homemade cake from The Vine House Café.

The garden is now open Wednesday to Sunday 10am till last entry at 4pm (gates close at 5pm). Visitors must wear a mask when ordering food in the café and also in the shop.

Booking via the website is preferable but not essential. RHS members have free entry on Wednesdays.
helmsleywalledgarden.org.uk

Mother Shipton’s Petrifying Well, Knaresborough

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Mother Shipton’s is a beloved Knaresborough landmark and England’s oldest visitor attraction, open since 1630. This popular visitor attraction tells the story of Mother Shipton and the Petrifying Well.

There is a limited number of people allowed so there is always enough room to social distance.

It is open every day until Sun 31 Oct 2021 for pre-bookings only.

Book at
mothershipton.co.uk

Dalby Forest

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Dalby Forest is towards Scarborough from Thirsk, and about an hour away by car.

Many of you enjoy visiting this, and other beautiful woodlands, across Yorkshire. Please plan ahead and maybe change those plans if sites are already busy. If you can visit during the week or later in the day, it may be more enjoyable.

Park responsibly, legally and not blocking gates. Continue to follow government coronavirus guidance. Respect Forestry staff, volunteers and other visitors. Protect wildlife by clearing your litter. Keep your dog under close control. Don’t start fires or BBQs. Stick to marked trails and forest tracks.

HowStean Gorge

Featuring so much natural beauty, visitors can explore natural caves, walk through flowing ravines, climb up rocks, participate in a high wire adventure, and more!

The attraction, at Lofthouse in Nidderdale above Pateley Bridge is open for the gorge & caves attraction, outdoor activities and cafe (eat out only).

Find out more at
www.howstean.co.uk

Ryedale Vineyards

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Ryedale Vineyards is one of the most northerly commercial vineyards in the United Kingdom and is a family-run business in North Yorkshire, at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds near to Malton and Castle Howard - less than 1hr by car from Thirsk.

All aspects of wine production from pruning to harvesting to pressing, fermenting, bottling and labelling are carried out by hand in a converted cow byre. 

There are 14 different varieties of vines with over 120 heritage apple trees around the vineyard which are used for cider, pressed by hand.

The cellar shop is open and tours have re-started. They will be wholly outdoors until Mon 17 May. A tour group into the winery will be your own party (up to 6 people)

Lightwater Valley

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The theme park between Ripon and Masham is open. With over 30 rides and family attractions, visit Lightwater Valley for a fun-filled day out.

New for 2021 – Enjoy an exciting expedition through the Go Safari area with animal-themed rides. As well as new rides, there are all of the park’s young family favourites including Little Dipper, Carousel, Skyrider, the Lady Bird rollercoaster, Splash Falls and many more.

Included in ticket – Explore Treetop Trails – head high above the park on the giant net walk-through experience.

Tickets must be pre-booked online
www.lightwatervalley.co.uk

Thirsk Racecourse

There will be racing on Sat 17 Apr, however not open to the public.

The very earliest that might be is Thu 3 Jun.
thirskracecourse.net

Three Tuns Antiques

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This treasure-trove behind the Three Tuns Hotel in Thirsk Market Place is open with hours Wed to Sat 10am-4pm.

Newby Hall

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The gardens, playground, restaurant (outdoor) of this stately home between Boroughbridge and Ripon are all now open. You can also enjoy the Miniature Railway ride and River Boat..

The House, Dollshouse Exhibition and Teddy Bear House will hopefully open on Wed 19 May but the dancing water jets (Tarantella) may remain closed until Wed 21 Jun.
newbyhall.com

Sutton Bank Visitor Centre

The National Park centre is open 10am-4.30pm daily. The café is operating a limited takeaway service at their Grab-and-Go Express hatch (10am-4pm daily).

The exhibition area, children's craft table and seating at the bird watching area are currently closed.
northyorkmoors.org.uk

Castle Howard

Castle Howard’s 1000 acres of parkland are a mixture of sweeping vistas, lakeside terraces, woodlands, temples, statues and formal gardens. With so much to enjoy, you can easily spend a day exploring the vast grounds.

The Coffee Shop is open daily 9am-5pm and the Boathouse Café 10am-3pm (Mon-Fri) and from 10am-4pm on weekends, both offering a grab-and-go takeaway offer.

The Castle Howard Farm Shop and Garden Centre are open daily from 10am-5pm.
castlehoward.co.uk

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

You’re in for some fantastic family fun at the UK’s No1 Walkthrough Wildlife Adventure! Come and visit Pixel, Victor and Nissan, at Project Polar, one of the largest Polar bear reserves in the world!

The Wildlife Park is at Hurst Lane, Auckley, Doncaster, about 1hr 15mins from Thirsk by car.

See more at
www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

This is a unique cultural destination near Wakefield across 500 acres where around 100 sculptures are sited in formal gardens, parkland, woods and beside two lakes. It is less than one hour by car from Thirsk.

Tickets cost £6 per person. Under 18s are free. All visitors need to book and pay for a ticket in advance, see
https://ysp.org.uk

Thirsk Furniture Trail

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This comprises nine workshops producing fine handmade hardwood furniture to commission. Each workshop has showrooms that are open to visitors who can see local furniture makers' work.

They use a variety of hardwoods to make an enormous range of furniture, made to
the specific requirements of their customers. People come from all over Britain to have their furniture designed and made by their favourite craftsmen in the wood and style that they have chosen.

Most are open by appointment, please ring ahead. The numbers are at
thirskfurnituretrail.co.uk

Thorp Perrow Arboretum

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At 100 acres, Thorp Perrow Arboretum boasts one of the largest collections of shrubs and trees in the North of England, including the national collections of Ash, Lime, Laburnum, Walnut and Cotinus.

The Arboretum is near Bedale and about half an hour by car from Thirsk.

In spring, snowdrops, crocuses and thousands of naturalised daffodils lift the spirits, followed by carpets of bluebells and clouds of fragrant blossom.

The playground, garden centre, birds of prey and mammal centre are all open. The Tearoom offers a takeaway service for food and drink, with outdoor seating.

Mobility scooters are available to hire and can be pre-booked by phoning 01677 427203.

You can visit daily from 10am-4pm. All visitors, including season ticket holders, must pre-book their tickets in advance at
thorpperrow.com

The Yorkshire Arboretum

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The Yorkshire Arboretum is 120 acres of peace and tranquillity on the historic Castle Howard estate.

It has a botanically diverse tree collection, wildflower meadows, sweeping vistas and rich native fauna. Wander off and explore peaceful glades, follow a tree trail, or simply relax and enjoy the views with locally-sourced coffee and home-cooked food from the Arboretum Café.

The arboretum is open daily 10am-4pm, with takeaway café facilities Thu to Mon 10am-4pm with some outside seating.

Visitors must book online at
yorkshirearboretum.org/admission-booking

Beningbrough Hall

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Beningbrough Hall, Gallery and Gardens is a National Trust property off the A19 from Thirsk to York.

Outdoor spaces are open with a takeaway food and drink offer. You’ll find everything on the website including how to book.
https://tinyurl.com/bookbeningbrough

North Yorkshire Water Park

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This water park is just one hour by car from Thirsk towards Scarborough.

Here are Fishing, Wakeboarding (new!), Kayaking, Pedalos, Paddle boarding, Leisure walking, Open water swimming & Walking.

To book an AquaPark or watersports session, go online at
www.northyorkshirewaterpark.co.uk

Bolton Abbey

This abbey is in Wharfedale and about 1hr from Thirsk by car. It is open 9am–7pm with last admission at 5.30pm.

All car parking and lavatory facilities are open and many of the cafés and tearooms are offering a takeaway service. The gift shops are open too.
https://boltonabbey.com

Byland Abbey, YO61 4BD

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Byland Abbey is the perfect place to stop on a family day out, or if you're walking or cycling in the North York Moors National Park. Entry is free and there is no booking needed.

Once one of the greatest monasteries in England, Byland Abbey inspired the design of church buildings throughout the North.

A truly outstanding example of early gothic architecture, it inspired the design of the famous York Minster rose window.

Bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. Picnicking is allowed anywhere in the grounds except on the mediaeval floor tiles.

Note that there are currently no toilets or group tours. Refreshments are available at the nearby Byland Abbey Inn.
www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/byland-abbey

Middleham Castle, DL8 4QG

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Once the childhood home of Richard III, you can relive the castle’s illustrious history and unlock the deeds of its great owners.

Although roofless, extensive remains of the fortified palace still survive, making Middleham a fascinating castle to explore.

The grounds of Middleham Castle and the shop are open, but all other indoor areas remain closed for the moment.

You must book your visit in advance at
englishheritage.seetickets.com/timeslot/middleham-castle

Mount Grace Priory, DL6 3JG

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At the foot of the Cleveland Hills in North Yorkshire, Mount Grace Priory, House and Gardens is the perfect place to get away from it all.

Discover the best preserved Carthusian priory in England. Roam the ruins of this unusual medieval monastery (the reconstructed monk's cell is closed for the time being).

See the gardens recently renovated under the direction of Chris Beardshaw. And don't forget to keep a look out for the famous priory stoats as you go.

Takeaway catering is available. All other indoor areas remain closed.

Book your visit in advance at:
englishheritage.seetickets.com/timeslot/mount-grace-priory

Fountains Abbey

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This is a World Heritage site near to Ripon. The abbey and water garden as well as the Studley deer park are open for much needed access to nature. The visitor centre restaurant, Studley tea-room and Mill kiosk are open for takeaway and the shop has re-opened.

Please book a ticket online before visiting to manage numbers in the busiest areas and help keep everyone safe. For a mobility scooter call 01765 608888. Book your date and time at
tinyurl.com/FountainsBookAhead

Rievaulx Abbey

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Escape to this tranquil valley of the North York Moors and discover the impressive ruins of one of England's most powerful Cistercian monasteries.

The grounds of Rievaulx Abbey are open. Takeaway catering is available but all indoor areas remain closed. You need to book your visit in advance.
www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/rievaulx-abbey

Ingleton Waterfalls

At the west side of the Yorkshire Dales (1¾hr from Thirsk), this waterfalls trail is back open now, everyday from 9am to 7pm. There is a one-way system, meaning visitors do have to be able to complete the full 5 mile walk - they cannot turn around part way.

Toilets are open and the takeaway areas around the trail are also operating for refreshments.

You can buy tickets on the day (card only), with no pre-booking other than for larger groups.
ingletonwaterfallstrail.co.uk

Wensleydale Creamery

The Wensleydale Creamery is based in Hawes in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park about 1¼hrs by car from Thirsk.

The Cheese Shop, Gift Shop  are open and the Coffee Shop Garden serves food & drink outdoors and to take away.

Sample the Creamery’s menu which champions their award-winning artisan cheese range and local produce in the Garden, whilst soaking up the stunning panoramic views of Wensleydale and the Yorkshire Dales.

You can also buy handcrafted Yorkshire Wensleydale cheeses, along with locally sourced accompaniments from Yorkshire food producers, including crackers, chutney, pickles, honey, charcuterie, oils, and Yorkshire Butter.

The Yorkshire Wensleydale Cheese Experience and the Calvert’s Restaurant re-opening dates are not yet fixed and cheese sampling is not available at the moment in the shop.
wensleydale.co.uk

Daisy Doodle

This Paint-a-Pot in Garthway Arcade, Northallerton cannot open fully yet but is currently offering one to one baby prints, either painted prints onto bisque or clay imprints. They are taking bookings for this via their Facebook messenger page.

You can also buy pottery painting takeaway kits. Daisy Doodle is open on Saturdays by appointment where customers get a half hour slot to choose their pots and their paint colours. This is then packed up to paint at home. Return for glazing and firing.
facebook.com/daisydoodle29

Carlton Lodge Activity Centre

Activity days are back!

Outdoor Activity Days are available and residential activity stays will be available from Mon 17 May (subject to change).

Groups are managed in a maximum of two family units or six adults. School groups are allowed using the same rules under which schools bubble their pupil groups.

The days on offer have a mixture of  Archery, Challenge Course, Bushcraft, High Ropes Bridges, High Ropes - Crate Stack, Climbing Tree, Problem Solving and Orienteering. Not every activity will take place each day but they will try and fit as many in as they can. 

The day starts at 9.30am and you'll be finished by 4.30pm. You will need your own packed lunch and drinks/snacks. Government covid guidance will be followed so you should bring your own mask and hand sanitiser. Spares will be available but using your own is always nicer.
carltonlodge.org.uk

Thirsk Angling Club

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The River Coarse Fishing Season is now closed until Wed 16 Jun.

Until then, Coarse Anglers are allowed to fish stillwater venues only. Members of Thirsk Angling Club are entitled to a day ticket discount on production of their membership book when fishing Grange Farm Pond, situated on York Road just outside Thirsk (YO7 3AD / flute.adopts.originate). Book ahead on
07486 524876

Leighton Reservoir Fly Fishing

Leighton Reservoir is open for business, all bookings are now on line at
bessybecktrout.co.uk/book-now

Stonebridge Fishing Lakes

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Stonebridge Fishing Lakes is currently open for fishing.

The touring caravan park is open but toilet and shower facilities remain closed for now.

Lakeside glamping will open Mon 17 May (assuming no guidance changes) and bookings can be made now at
stonebridgefishinglakes.co.uk

Old Oak Tree, South Kilvington

There is a restaurant, B&B and they have holiday homes, it is very close in to Thirsk.

Old Oak Tree currently supply takeaways Wed and Fri 5-7 and Sun 12-2 and from Mon 17 May will reopen 7 days a week.
https://oldoaktreethirsk.co.uk

White Rose Bookcafé

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If you've not visited yet, come & enjoy browsing, relax in the Garden Cafe serving coffee, tea, cake and light lunches under the new gazebo (rule of 6 & 2 households
only applied) or try a takeaway.

The shop is open 9.30am to 4.30pm and the Garden Café closes at 3.30pm.
whiterosebooks.co.uk

The Angel, Topcliffe

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The Angel at Topcliffe’s beautiful gardens are open again for food and drinks.
There is a new Garden Menu. Open gazebos have been erected for customer comfort.

They will continue to offer the takeaway menu so that you can enjoy restaurant food at home.

The temporary opening hours are:

– Wed & Thu: noon-9pm

– Fri & Sat: noon-10.30pm

– Sun: noon-9pm

Closing times are subject to weather conditions. The restaurant hopes to resume a normal timetable in May.
theangelattopcliffe.co.uk

Tea Time Café

This café in Thirsk Market Place is open for takeaway Monday to Saturday 9am-2pm.

There are a few outdoor seats serving breakfasts, some lunch specials, homemade cakes, barista coffee, speciality teas, milkshakes and hot chocolates.
teatimeyorkshire.co.uk

Upstairs Downstairs

This Thirsk Market Place deli and sandwich bar is open and there are tables outside for customers to purchase from the deli and sandwich bar counters.

Only the upstairs tearooms will remain closed – until May.

The Black Swan, Oldstead

A premium, at-home dining experience from Tommy Banks and the team, offers three and five-course menus for delivery across the UK.

They provide a taste of Black Swan dishes in the comfort of your own home. Further details are at
https://tommybanks.co.uk

Kirkgate House

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This Guest House, with six bedrooms, is the perfect base for exploring North Yorkshire. It is situated just a few minutes walk from Thirsk Marketplace and reopens on Mon 17 May.

Private off-street parking. Small garden (smokers area). Packed lunch. Wi-Fi to each room. Laundry/ironing service. Baby sitting.

Your host will be Geoff who says:
"I’m on-site to make sure you enjoy your stay here in North Yorkshire, whatever the weather. There is so much to do in Thirsk and the surrounding countryside, throughout the year. Pay us a visit and I look forward to welcoming you, in person, soon."

Book now on 01845 525015.
kirkgatethirsk.com

Crief Lodges

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The site is now being run at below capacity (usually no more than 6 of the 9 lodges at any one time) and the Sports Hall is not in use.

The abbey is currently closed. Keep an eye on the Stanbrook Abbey website for details about reopening the abbey church and bookshop.
stanbrookabbey.org.uk

Sutton Hall Resort

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This stunning resort of holiday homes in a beautiful Grade 2 listed 18th century Manor House is open and all of the facilities open under a booking system so that guests can have private use for an allocated time.

Sutton Hall has been sympathetically adapted to provide eight Apartments, 3 Cottages and 3 cosy Barn conversions.

It is set in 24 acres of manicured grounds, with woodland, a meadow (and a lazy river) running through.

There are two all-weather tennis courts as well as a small Indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Hot Tub and Infra Red Sauna.

You will find Sutton Hall Resort in the quaint village of Sutton-Under-Whitestonecliffe on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors.
www.suttonhallresort.com

Crakehall Watermill Cottages

A mill was recorded in Little Crakehall in the Domesday Survey of 1086AD. The current working mill dates from the 17th century and is an excellent example of a country corn mill.

These holiday homes near Bedale sleep 2, 4 & 6 guests.  A dog is welcome in two of the cottages.

They are in a very comfortable, quiet and pretty location near the stream on the edge of the village of Crakehall.  Come and take a break! Book at
crakehallwatermillcottages.co.uk

Landrace Cottage

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This holiday home at Carlton Minniot, very near Thirsk, is open. There is a double bedroom with en-suite shower room, a twin bedroom (cot available) and also a separate shower room.

Hand-made oak furniture, leather sofas, under-floor heating, wood-burning stove, Digital TV, DVD, DAB digital radio with CD and ipod dock.
landracecottage.co.uk

Black Bull Caravan Park

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This caravan park on the edge of the North York Moors near Pickering is open but all shared facilities are closed until at least Mon 17 May.

Book online at
www.blackbullcaravanpark.com

Bedale Camping and Caravanning

This family run, award-winning campsite & caravan park is welcoming guests back. Toilet and shower facilities are open, with the restrictions of one person in at a time and plenty of hand sanitisers in use throughout the site.
bedalecampingandcaravanningpark.com

Hillside Caravan Park

This caravan park in Knayton, near Thirsk, is open, with self-contained accommodation for single households/support bubbles. Touring caravans with their own toilet and shower are also welcome.

The camping pods are available as they have their own toilets and showers and Granary Cottage – holiday cottage – is also available.

All communal facilities will remain closed for the moment.
hillsidecaravanpark.co.uk

Ivy Cottage, Helmsley

This is a 3 bed-roomed Yorkshire stone cottage, at the end of a small terrace overlooking a local green. VisitEngland's quality assessment team has consistently awarded it a 4* quality rating, with a Gold Award since 2019.

The cottage is situated in a quiet road less than five minutes walk from the bustling town centre of Helmsley, and also only five minutes walk from open countryside.

The holiday home is open, currently for single households/support bubbles only, and for mixed groups (hopefully) from 17 May.

To find out more phone 07795 063861 or email
chrisburnsrempstone@yahoo.co.uk