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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 road race held at the majestic Ampleforth Abbey.

Ryedale is also home to a number of unique music festivals throughout the Summer.  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 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: 01/01/2018
  • End date: 31/12/2018
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  1. Malton Monthly Food Market

    There are 11dates matchingyour search
    Malton Monthly Food Market held every second Saturday of the month attracting artisan food and drink producers to Yorkshire's Food Capital! ...
    Malton Monthly Food Market
  2. Walking in the Footstep of Capability Brown

    There are 7dates matchingyour search
    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 Footstep of Capability Brown
  3. Street Food Sundays

    Malton
    There are 5dates matchingyour search
    Malton's alfresco summer lunch party. Think deckchairs, craft beer, jugs of Pimm's, fab music and serious street food. ...
  4. Kate Kenney exhibits Passion: Painting from a Garden

    19/06/2018 to 19/08/2018
    Kate takes her inspiration from the Walled Garden to combine her two passions for painting and garden. Her exhibition will be available to view in the Garden Cafe. ...
    Kate Kenney exhibits 'Passion: Painting from a Garden'
  5. Malton Food Tour - Artisan Tour

    There are 13dates matchingyour search
    Our original Tour, ‘The Artisan’ will get you behind the scenes of Malton’s best producers, experiencing the town's passion for incredible artisan food and drink. ...
    Artisan Food Tour
  6. Rosedale Show

    18/08/2018
    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
  7. Stef Mitchell exhibits Botanical Impressions

    21/08/2018 to 28/10/2018
    Stef Mitchell's exhibition in the Garden Cafe records the seasons at Scampston Hall gardens and grounds using the historical process of nature printing. ...
    Stef Mitchell exhibits 'Botanical Impressions'
  8. WWII Living History Bank Holiday Weekend

    25/08/2018
    Small groups from WW2 Bygone Days, the Frontline Association, Armed Forces Movement Control and others, are expected on site over the bank holiday weekend. ...
  9. Bilsdale Show

    Helmsley
    25/08/2018
    Newgate Bank. Car park toilets picnic area and viewpoint. ...
    Bilsdale Show
  10. Marathon Du Malton

    Malton
    26/08/2018
    Registration is now open! ...
  11. Farndale Show

    Kirkbymoorside
    27/08/2018
    The Farndale Show will be the 110th Annual Exhibition of the Farndale Agricultural Horticultural & Industrial Society. ...
    Farndale Show
  12. Malton Food Tour - Gin O'Clock

    There are 4dates matchingyour search
    Our newest tour, ‘Gin O'Clock’ is aimed at those with a sweet tooth and those who love their gin ...
    Malton Food Tour - Gin O'Clock
  13. Malton Harvest Food Festival

    Malton
    08/09/2018
    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
  14. Annual Steam Gala

    28/09/2018 to 30/09/2018
    Dive into amazing locomotive history at North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Autumn Steam Gala. ...
    NYMR
  15. Autumn Plant Fair

    30/09/2018
    Stallholders from award-winning nurseries and local enthusiasts will be selling unusual plants and offering oodles of advice! Crafts will also be on sale in the Conservatory. ...
    Autumn Plant Fair
  16. 2018 AvA WW2 Dance & Party Nights in aid of Marie Curie with DJ Lynne and Host Terry

    12/10/2018 to 13/10/2018
    2018 AvA WW2 Dance & Party Nights in aid of Marie Curie with DJ Lynne and Host Terry at The Engine Shed, Steam and Moorland Garden Centre, Malton Road, Pickering, YO18 7JW. ...
  17. Railway in Wartime

    12/10/2018 to 14/10/2018
    Relive the amazing spirit and camaraderie of World War II as the North Yorkshire Moors Railway hosts the various re-enactments entertainment street parades and vehicle displays that makes it one of the most popular events in the Pickering Town calendar. ...
    Pickering Wartime Weekend
  18. Autumn Community Weekend

    13/10/2018 to 14/10/2018
    Join us at Scampston for the final Community Weekend of 2018 where all Ryedale Residents will gain free entry to the Walled Garden & Parkland. ...
    Scampston Autumn Weekend
  19. Christmas Wildlife Art Exhibition

    Malton
    03/11/2018 to 25/11/2018
    See paintings, photographs and prints of wildlife against a winter-white backdrop and learn how animals survive in freezing temperatures at this exquisite art exhibition by acclaimed Yorkshire artist Robert E Fuller.  ...
    Robert E Fuller Wildlife Art Exhibition: Winter Wildlife
  20. Santa Specials

    There are 4dates matchingyour search
    Enjoy fun days out for all the family aboard the world's most popular heritage steam railway. ...
    Santa Specials
  21. Malton Christmas Food Market

    Malton
    08/12/2018 to 09/12/2018
    The Christmas version of our popular monthly food market but with non food gifts as well. ...

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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 road race held at the majestic Ampleforth Abbey.

Ryedale is also home to a number of unique music festivals throughout the Summer.  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 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.