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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: 22/09/2017
  • End date: 21/12/2017
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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. Ian Cameron exhibition

    Helmsley
    05/09/2017 to 27/10/2017
    Tue 5 Sep - Fri 27 Oct I start my paintings by doing a wax crayon rubbing on a manhole cover. I cover the rubbing with a vibrant watercolour wash called 'Brusho'. This causes a wax resist result. On to that I draw my image with a dip pen ...
    Ian Cameron exhibition
  3. Ryedale Book Festival

    22/09/2017 to 23/09/2017
    We warmly welcome you to our 6th weekend of literary events in various venues in beautiful Ryedale, North Yorkshire. ...
    Ryedale Book Festival
  4. Leanda de Lisle Tudor - The Family Story

    Malton
    22/09/2017
    Elizabeth I’s rivalry with her Catholic cousin Mary, Queen of Scots is well known. But for her first ten years as queen she feared her Protestant rivals and cousins still more. The story of the Nine Days queen, Lady Jane Grey... ...
    Leanda de Lisle Tudor - The Family Story
  5. Austentatious

    Malton
    22/09/2017
    Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. Every single show the cast conjure up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on a title suggested by the audience. ...
    Austentatious
  6. Adrian Mourby - literary heroes around the world

    Malton
    23/09/2017
    Join ward-winning BBC drama producer and travel journalist Adrian Mourby at the Talbot Hotel for Afternoon Tea. ...
    Adrian Mourby - literary heroes around the world
  7. Rowland White

    Malton
    23/09/2017
    A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century.  ...
    Rowland White
  8. Dog stories and crafts

    Malton
    23/09/2017
    Free kids event meet Lola, a little terrier with a big job followed by the true story of Lass in Lessons from a Sheep Dog, both events followed by crafts. ...
    Dog stories and crafts
  9. Yorkshire Abbey Season

    There are 2dates matchingyour search
    This September enjoy a programme of events at some of Yorkshire's greatest abbeys and priories. ...
  10. Felix the Railway Cat

    Malton
    23/09/2017
    Hear the remarkable true tale of a close-knit community and its amazing bond with a very special cat. Station Master Andrew McClements will describe Felix’s arrival and impact at Huddersfield Train Station.  ...
    Felix the Railway Cat
  11. Fast Cars with Johnny Tipler

    23/09/2017
    Join car journalist and author Johnny Tipler for a glass of something suitably F1 as he shares his passion for all things fast and four-wheeled! His 39 books cover a broad spectrum of motoring marque and model histories ...
    Johnny Tipler
  12. Crime Fiction with Susie Steiner

    23/09/2017
    Join bestselling authors Gail Honeyman and Susie Steiner to discuss the allure of the difficult protagonist and how to bring them to life ...
    Susie Steiner and Gail Honeyman
  13. Felix Francis - Horse-Racing Thrillers

    Malton
    23/09/2017
    Festival International bestselling author and son of crime writer and National Hunt jockey Dick Francis, Felix assisted his father with both the research and writing of his novels for 40 years ...
    Felix Francis - Horse-Racing Thrillers
  14. Yorkshire Abbey Season

    There are 2dates matchingyour search
    This September, enjoy a programme of events at some of Yorkshire's greatest abbeys and priories. At Rievaulx come and witness fantastic displays of falconry. ...
  15. Historical Fiction with Val Wood

    Malton
    23/09/2017
    Since winning the Catherine Cookson Prize for Fiction for her first novel, The Hungry Tide, Val Wood has become one of the most popular authors in the UK and is an avid supporter of the libraries.  ...
    Val Wood
  16. Autumn Plant Fair

    24/09/2017
    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
  17. Family Holiday Event

    25/09/2017
    Join us at Helmsley Arts Centre to discover the wonderful variety of options available from the operators below for your next family escape, from adventures seeking Santa in Lapland to luxury tropical getaways and everything in between. ...
  18. Badapple Theatre Company presents Salsa Verde

    Malton
    26/09/2017
    World premiere of a new original comedy with music and dance. ...
    Salsa Verde
  19. Autumn Steam Gala

    29/09/2017 to 01/10/2017
    Dive into amazing locomotive history at North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s Autumn Steam Gala. ...
    NYMR
  20. Badapple Theatre Company presents Salsa Verde, Malton

    Malton
    30/09/2017
    World premiere of a new original comedy with music and dance. ...
    Salsa Verde
  21. Bomb Happy

    Helmsley
    06/10/2017
    “I haven’t seen anybody dead before and we’re in the water, wading to the shore and we’re literally brushing against… bodies rolling in the surf… eighteen,nineteen year olds...people that we know...” Bomb Happy evocatively ...
    Bomb Happy
  22. Ryedale Community Weekend

    07/10/2017 to 08/10/2017
    The second of our bi-annual community weekends! All those with a Ryedale postcode are invited to explore the Walled Garden and Parkland for FREE. Visit our Garden Cafe for delicious refreshments. Our plant nursery and gift shop will al ...
    Ryedale Community Weekend
  23. A-Mazing Workshops

    08/10/2017
    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
  24. 1940's Dance Night

    13/10/2017
    If you are visiting Pickering Wartime Weekend, or just live locally, come and join us at The Milton Rooms in Malton and enjoy a fabulous 1940's themed dance night, hosted by York Vintage Dance Group. ...
  25. Railway in Wartime

    13/10/2017 to 15/10/2017
    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
  26. Walking in the Footsteps of Capability Brown

    19/10/2017
    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
  27. Winter Owl Evenings

    There are 8dates matchingyour search
    Wrap up warm and join us for magical “must-do” evening event with the world’s most famous nocturnal birds! ...
  28. Malton Monthly Food Market

    There are 3dates 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
  29. Kirkbymoorside Christmas Market

    Kirkbymoorside
    25/11/2017
    Over 30 craft, gift and food stalls in the Memorial Hall on the Market Place.  Children's activities, Santa's grotto, reindeers, face painting, Town Brass Band, Christmas Treasure Hunt and Fancy Dress. ...
  30. 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

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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.