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To find out more about What's On Events in Ryedale North Yorkshire you can search for all Ryedale events using the menu on the left hand side.  To see all major events go to our Ryedale major events page.

The Ryedale, North Yorkshire Events and What's On calendar is packed with exciting events and fun-filled days out to suit all tastes and pockets, you can have a completely different experience everyday.  Our agricultural shows offer a great day’s entertainment and celebrate the traditional way of life. Where else can you see all kinds of livestock, show jumping, onions the size of footballs and buy outdoor clothing often at reduced prices? If you enjoy the outdoors, events include festivals, open gardens, carnivals, fetes, steam trains and traction engines. The classic and the modern are represented in local theatres and arts centres and many of Ryedale’s attractions organise special events. Demonstrating the cultural side of Ryedale, local craft fairs, antiques and collectors fairs and art exhibitions are held regularly. From traditional pastimes to more contemporary gatherings, there is something for everyone.

Further afield you can choose to spend your day on one of the many beautiful, golden beaches along te Yorkshire coastline. Or you can visit historic castles and abbeys or stately homes. Or simply enjoy the great outdoors and the glorious hills and dales of North Yorkshire.  There are also great visitor attractions to enjoy, where you can choose to follow in the footsteps of TV and film heroes such as "Heartbeat" and "The Royal", "Brideshead Revisited" or visit Herriot country.

Event Highlights

High on anyone's What's On in Ryedale list is Castle Howard. This magificent stately home is one of the most famous historic houses in the country. Every August, Castle Howard is host to the Last Night of the Proms, one of the most popular events on the North Yorkshire events on the calendar.

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering hosts special events throughout the year, including the annual Wartime Weekend in October. This weekend involves other popular attractions along the line from Pickering to Whitby.

A number of English Heritage sites lie within our region. These include world-famous locations such as Rievaulx and Byland Abbey's, Castle's at Pickering and Helmsley where exciting re-enactments and displays are staged.

Helmsley Steam RallyNorth Yorkshire is synonymous with the best in agricultural shows and some of the most long-established are held within the district.  Ryedale Show at Kirkbymoorside and Malton Show at Scampston are two of the many such events held throughout the year.

Cycling is a favourite activity in North Yorkshire where cyclists can enjoy some of country's most diverse routes.  The area also stages road racing at its very best with the Ryedale Grand Prix, British Cycling's Premier Calendar Road Race held at the majestic Ampleforth Abbey.

Ryedale is also home to a number of unique music festivals throughout the Summer.  The Quarry Festival in Hovingham showcases local bands in a family friendly environment.  It takes place annually in July.  Staxtonbury Festival takes place in early July each year.  It has become a popular festival for families, as it takes place in a safe 24 acre site near the A64.

For fans of literature, the annual Ryedale Book Festival in October stages workshops, readings, performances, book signings, storytelling, music, comedy, art, poetry, film and much more! 

We hope you have gained just a flavour of the many events and activities available to you when you visit Ryedale - North Yorkshire.

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  • Start date: 23/06/2017
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  1. Malton Goes to Market Exhibtion at Malton Museum

    Malton
    15/04/2017 to 28/10/2017
    Malton Goes to Market is a 3 year programme of events, and exhibitions, exploring the history of Malton and Norton and its market heritage. Malton Goes to Market explores the development of a market in this location. Why is there a ma ...
    Malton Goes to Market Exhibtion at Malton Museum
  2. British Wildlife Photography Awards Exhibition

    13/05/2017 to 09/07/2017
    Returning for another year, enjoy seeing the winning entries from this prestigious national photographic competition. ...
    Nunnington Hall
  3. Robert E Fuller Summer Exhibition “Bringing up Baby”

    03/06/2017 to 25/06/2017
    From clucky ducks to pushy owls, this new series of paintings by Yorkshire wildlife artist Robert E Fuller reveals the wildly different ways animals bring up their broods. ...
    Robert Fuller Summer Exhibition
  4. Birds, Butterflies and Bees of Thixendale with Jack Ashton Booth
  5. Willow Craft: Willow Bee

    23/06/2017
    Following the huge popularity of Anthea Firth's previous courses at Scampston, she will return to demonstrate how to create a beautiful bee for a gift or for your own garden. ...
    Willow Craft: Willow Bee
  6. Dalby Forest Concerts – Rick Astley

    23/06/2017
    Rick Astley is the first artist to announce Dalby Forest date for 2017 as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission. ...
    Rick Astley at Dalby Forest
  7. Dalby Parkrun

    There are 13dates matchingyour search
    Every Saturday 9.00am.  The place to be on a Saturday morning is Dalby Forest Parkrun, dust off your trail shoes and head to Dalby Forest. This is a free timed 5k run event (discounted parking applies between 8.30-10.30am) and is open to all. ...
    Dalby Visitor Centre
  8. Dalby Forest Concerts – Elbow

    24/06/2017
    Elbow will be coming to Dalby Forest in 2017 as part of Forest Live, the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission. ...
    Dalby Visitor Centre
  9. Ryedale Book Festival at Scampston Hall

    25/06/2017
    Nature writing, Poetry and a Tiger Hunt  -  all in a beautiful garden ...
    Scampston Hall
  10. Kids! Fly a Falcon
  11. A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Howsham Mill

    28/06/2017
    Following a sell-out show at Howsham Mill on the River Derwent in North Yorkshire last summer, The HandleBards, the world’s first cycling theatre company, return to the unique venue this summer. ...
    Howsham Mill
  12. Castle Howard Flower Festival

    29/06/2017 to 02/07/2017
    Castle Howard’s grand interiors will play host to an array of spectacular floral displays at its annual flower festival from Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 June 2016. ...
    Doll's House Cottage Garden
  13. Party in the Park

    01/07/2017
    Party in the Park evening concerts have become a firm Flamingo Land favourite with thousands of visitors enjoying previous star guests. ...
    Matt Terry
  14. 25th Duncombe Park Engine & Steam Rally

    01/07/2017 to 02/07/2017
    Our annual rally is held on the 2nd & 3rd July 2016 in the magnificent surroundings of Duncombe Park, Helmsley. The event attracts 45+ full size steamers, 30+ miniatures, more than 100 Commercials, 200+ Tractors & stationary engines & 150 Vintage ...
    25th Duncombe Park Engine & Steam Rally
  15. Malton Show

    02/07/2017
    The Malton Agricultural Show is one of North Yorkshire's premier attractions for the summer and this year is no exception! ...
    Malton Show
  16. 1812 Theatre Company - Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn

    Helmsley
    05/07/2017 to 08/07/2017
    Susan, the central character of 'Woman in Mind' is a parson's wife. While her husband lives for his great work, she ministers to him in daily, humdrum fashion. So her vitality is directed towards a fantasy life, peopling the play with ...
    1812 Theatre Company - Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn
  17. Outdoor Theatre:Twelfth Night

    07/07/2017
    Join us for an unforgettable evening of theatre under the stars. The Three Inch Fools are a five-strong troupe of actors, performing highly imaginative and vibrantly musical Shakespeare plays. We’re delighted to welcome them to Helmsley Castle, for an atmospheric performance of Twelfth Nigh ...
  18. The Ryedale Rose Festival

    Pickering
    08/07/2017 to 09/07/2017
    This year's Ryedale Rose Festival will be held on the weekend of the 8th & 9th July 2017, at the RV Roger Plant Centre, Malton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire. ...
    Ryedale Rose Festival
  19. Summer lecture - Food for Thought

    Malton
    08/07/2017
    Peter Brears, a Yorkshireman born and bred, was formerly Curator at Castle Museum, York, and Director of Leeds City Museums. He has worked with Malton Museum on a number of occasions, recently producing a recipe book. His vast knowledge o ...
    Summer lecture - Food for Thought
  20. Glyndebourne: Hamlet

    Helmsley
    09/07/2017
    Brett Dean Hamlet Be part of a major new operatic work – join us for the world premiere of Brett Dean’s new opera based on Shakespeare’s best-known tragedy. Brett Dean’s colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical musi ...
    Glyndebourne: Hamlet
  21. Their Finest(12A)

    Helmsley
    12/07/2017
    A British film crew attempts to boost morale during World War II by making a propaganda film after the Blitzkrieg. Length of film: 117mins Directed by: Lone Scherfig Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy ...
    Their Finest(12A)
  22. BBC Antiques Roadshow at Castle Howard

    13/07/2017
    Bring along family heirlooms, household treasures and car boot bargains for inspection at the Antiques Roadshow. Experts are on hand to offer free advice and valuations to visitors. Entry to the grounds on valuation days is free of charge to all visitors. Doors open at 9.30am and as long as you a ...
    BBC Antiques Roadshow at Castle Howard
  23. 1 - Coffee Concert - Royal Northern Sinfonia

    Pickering
    14/07/2017
    Royal Northern Sinfonia Strauss – Sextet from Capriccio Strauss (arr. Brett Dean) – Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks Strauss – Metamorphosen Strauss’s music explores the whole sphere of human emotions. The famou ...
    1 - Coffee Concert - Royal Northern Sinfonia
  24. Ryedale Festival

    Pickering
    14/07/2017 to 30/07/2017
    Ryedale Festival 2017 – bringing great music and top-class performers to beautiful and historic venues, in a friendly atmosphere amid idyllic North Yorkshire countryside.   ...
    Ryedale Festival
  25. 4 - Ryedale Festival Opera - The Garden of Disguises

    15/07/2017
    Mozart – The Garden of Disguises (La Finta Giardiniera, in a new translation by John Warrack) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Experience Ensemble Eamonn Dougan (conductor) Nina Brazier (director) Alice Privett (Sandrina) ...
    Sandrina
  26. 3 - Coffee Concert - A Shakespeare Songbook

    Malton
    15/07/2017
    Two outstanding British singers open the Shakespearian songbook to reveal some of the most memorable settings of his poetry ever composed. ...
  27. 7 - Truth's Disguise l - Carducci Quartet: Simon Callow

    Helmsley
    16/07/2017
    The recorded voice of Anna Akhmatova opens the first of four concerts bringing together words and music from Soviet Russia. ...
    7 - Truth's Disguise l - Carducci Quartet: Simon Callow
  28. 11 - Ryedale Festival Opera - The Garden of Disguises 2

    Ampleforth
    17/07/2017
    Mozart – The Garden of Disguises (La Finta Giardiniera, in a new translation by John Warrack) ...
    11 - Ryedale Festival Opera - The Garden of Disguises 2
  29. 13 - Coffee Concert - Truth’s Disguise ll - Carducci Quartet

    Malton
    18/07/2017
    The Carducci Quartet perform Shostakovich’s 5th quartet with Simon Callow to point out the significance. ...
    13 - Coffee Concert - Truth’s Disguise ll - Carducci Quartet
  30. 15 - Double Concert I

    Malton
    18/07/2017
    Double Concert I Sledmere House and Church are the venues for two short concerts, both performed twice, the audience changing places either side of a picnic interval. ...
    15 - Double Concert I
  31. Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

    20/07/2017
    Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here. Discover the vision of Capability Brown at Scampston ...
    Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown
  32. Swinging Sixties

    22/07/2017 to 23/07/2017
    Enjoy fun days out for all the family aboard the world's most popular heritage steam railway. ...
    Swinging Sixties
  33. Castle Triathlon at Castle Howard

    22/07/2017 to 23/07/2017
    Castle Howard provides a picture postcard backdrop and a triathlon course with something for every level of triathlete. Swim the Great Lake, cycle the Howardian Hills and run the rolling parkland. Competitors must pre-register. ...
    Castle Triathlon at Castle Howard
  34. 29 - Young Artist Platform 4 - Miranda Wright Singers

    Pickering
    22/07/2017
    Miranda Wright has become well-known for her outstanding work with young singers in the north of England. She brings several of her talented students to perform a varied programme. ...
    29 - Young Artist Platform 4 - Miranda Wright Singers
  35. The Ryedale Show

    Kirkbymoorside
    25/07/2017
    Be part of a unique celebration in Ryedale by joining in the 150th Agricultural Show. ...
    The Ryedale Show
  36. Great British Food Festival at Castle Howard

    29/07/2017 to 30/07/2017
    The Great British Food Festival comes to Castle Howard. With over 100 artisan food stalls, craft and gift marquee, top chef demos, kids entertainment and great live music, it’s a fun foodie day out for the whole family. Included in admission. ...
    Great British Food Festival at Castle Howard
  37. A Monk's Life

    There are 6dates matchingyour search
    Join us this summer as our performer runs fun activities for children.  The monk in residence will share stories from life at the Abbey and encourage young visitors to get test their skills in Sword School ...
  38. Ryedale Grand Prix

    08/08/2017
    High action cycling returns to the roads of Ryedale, North Yorkshire on Sunday 10th July when the British Cycling Ryedale Grand Prix series event comes to the district. ...
    Ryedale Grand Prix
  39. Thornton-le-Dale Show

    Pickering
    09/08/2017
    Fortune seems to favour Thornton le Dale Show and no matter what the weather is doing around us a glorious day is always to be guaranteed at the Show with plenty of entertainment on hand for the entire family! ...
    Thornton-le-Dale Show
  40. Helmsley under Siege!

    12/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
    Muskets and cannon roar, swords clash and drums beat, as the forces of Parliament attempt to wrest control of mighty Helmsley Castle from the determined Royalist Garrison. Experience the action as it unfolds during the day, and visit the troops of both sides as they prepare for the comi ...
  41. North York Moors Chamber Music Festival

    13/08/2017 to 26/08/2017
    A well established and friendly international chamber music festival, celebrating great music within historical buildings around the North York Moors National Park and its coastline.  Known for its affordability and consistent excellence, this festival is now approaching its ninth consecutiv ...
    North York Moors Chamber Music Festival
  42. A-Mazing Workshops

    There are 4dates matchingyour search
    The Friends of Dalby Forest are working with Mark Ellis, a local dry stone waller, on creating the world’s largest Dry Stone Wall Maze in the middle of Dalby Forest.   ...
    A-Mazing Workshops
  43. Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

    17/08/2017
    Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here. Discover the vision of Capability Brown at Scampston ...
    Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown
  44. Pickering Model Railway Exhibition

    19/08/2017 to 20/08/2017
    A family friendly show (kids go free), with 11 layouts, 5 demonstrations, \r\ntrade support and refreshments. Why not make a day of it? Come and see our exhibition and take a trip through the spectacular moors scenery on North Yorkshire. ...
  45. Rosedale Show

    19/08/2017
    Annual Agricultural Horticultural and Industrial Society show which was founded in 1871. Featuring; Cattle Goats Hunters Heavy Horses Ponies Jumping Sheep Produce Flowers Fruit Vegetables Rabbits Cavies Pigeons and Poultry Vintage Tractors & Scarecrows. ...
    Rosedale Show
  46. Bilsdale Show

    Helmsley
    26/08/2017
    Newgate Bank. Car park toilets picnic area and viewpoint. ...
    Bilsdale Show
  47. Farndale Show

    Kirkbymoorside
    28/08/2017
    The Farndale Show will be the 110th Annual Exhibition of the Farndale Agricultural Horticultural & Industrial Society. ...
    Farndale Show
  48. MOORSVIEW 2017 – Landscape & Wildlife Photography on the North York Moors & Coast

    Pickering
    09/09/2017
    Following the success of our first photography seminar in 2015, PC Photographic and Trailblazer Outdoors are pleased to announce MOORSVIEW 2017. Once again renowned local artists will come together to celebrate the beauty of the North York Moors and Coast, hi-lighting the opportunities they offer ...
    Moorsview 2017
  49. Malton Harvest Food Festival

    Malton
    09/09/2017
    Malton Game and Seafood Festival is a celebration of Yorkshire’s finest produce and cooking with an emphasis on game, seafood, wild and foraged food and the best harvest produce. Expect steaming pots of mussels, shucked oysters, game stews, pan fried grouse and p ...
    Fish
  50. Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

    14/09/2017
    Join one of our heritage volunteers on a fascinating guided walk of the parkland and learn about the legacy that landscape architect Capability Brown has left on the landscape here. Discover the vision of Capability Brown at Scampston ...
    Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

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What's On & Events

What's On Events Ryedale

To find out more about What's On Events in Ryedale North Yorkshire you can search for all Ryedale events using the menu on the left hand side.  To see all major events go to our Ryedale major events page.

The Ryedale, North Yorkshire Events and What's On calendar is packed with exciting events and fun-filled days out to suit all tastes and pockets, you can have a completely different experience everyday.  Our agricultural shows offer a great day’s entertainment and celebrate the traditional way of life. Where else can you see all kinds of livestock, show jumping, onions the size of footballs and buy outdoor clothing often at reduced prices? If you enjoy the outdoors, events include festivals, open gardens, carnivals, fetes, steam trains and traction engines. The classic and the modern are represented in local theatres and arts centres and many of Ryedale’s attractions organise special events. Demonstrating the cultural side of Ryedale, local craft fairs, antiques and collectors fairs and art exhibitions are held regularly. From traditional pastimes to more contemporary gatherings, there is something for everyone.

Further afield you can choose to spend your day on one of the many beautiful, golden beaches along te Yorkshire coastline. Or you can visit historic castles and abbeys or stately homes. Or simply enjoy the great outdoors and the glorious hills and dales of North Yorkshire.  There are also great visitor attractions to enjoy, where you can choose to follow in the footsteps of TV and film heroes such as "Heartbeat" and "The Royal", "Brideshead Revisited" or visit Herriot country.

Event Highlights

High on anyone's What's On in Ryedale list is Castle Howard. This magificent stately home is one of the most famous historic houses in the country. Every August, Castle Howard is host to the Last Night of the Proms, one of the most popular events on the North Yorkshire events on the calendar.

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering hosts special events throughout the year, including the annual Wartime Weekend in October. This weekend involves other popular attractions along the line from Pickering to Whitby.

A number of English Heritage sites lie within our region. These include world-famous locations such as Rievaulx and Byland Abbey's, Castle's at Pickering and Helmsley where exciting re-enactments and displays are staged.

Helmsley Steam RallyNorth Yorkshire is synonymous with the best in agricultural shows and some of the most long-established are held within the district.  Ryedale Show at Kirkbymoorside and Malton Show at Scampston are two of the many such events held throughout the year.

Cycling is a favourite activity in North Yorkshire where cyclists can enjoy some of country's most diverse routes.  The area also stages road racing at its very best with the Ryedale Grand Prix, British Cycling's Premier Calendar Road Race held at the majestic Ampleforth Abbey.

Ryedale is also home to a number of unique music festivals throughout the Summer.  The Quarry Festival in Hovingham showcases local bands in a family friendly environment.  It takes place annually in July.  Staxtonbury Festival takes place in early July each year.  It has become a popular festival for families, as it takes place in a safe 24 acre site near the A64.

For fans of literature, the annual Ryedale Book Festival in October stages workshops, readings, performances, book signings, storytelling, music, comedy, art, poetry, film and much more! 

We hope you have gained just a flavour of the many events and activities available to you when you visit Ryedale - North Yorkshire.