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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 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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  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. Justine Warner exhibits 'Nature's Embellishment'

    30/03/2018 to 17/06/2018
    Local artist Justine exhibits rich mixed media and textile pieces which are based on local landscapes, and which take inspiration from the Walled Garden. ...
    Justine Warner exhibits 'Nature's Embellishment'
  3. 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
  4. 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. ...
  5. 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'
  6. Ryedale Festival

    Pickering
    13/07/2018 to 29/07/2018
    Ryedale Festival 2018 – bringing great music and top-class performers to beautiful and historic venues, in a friendly atmosphere amid idyllic North Yorkshire countryside.   ...
    Ryedale Festival
  7. 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
  8. Gabriela Montero
  9. 17 - Festival Masterclass: Strings and chamber music, Ryedale Festival

    18/07/2018
    Festival Masterclass: Strings and chamber music Rosalind Ventris ...
    Rosalind Ventris
  10. Ampleforth College theatre
  11. 16 - Coffee Concert - violin and piano, Ryedale festival

    Malton
    18/07/2018
    Coffee Concert Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) Huw Watkins (piano) ...
    Tamsin Waley-Cohen 2 cr Patrick Allen
  12. 19 - Choir of King's College, Cambridge

    18/07/2018
    Choir of King's College, CambridgeStephen Cleobury (conductor)Fretwork ...
    Choir of Kings College Cambridge credit Kevin Leighton
  13. Albion Quartet cr Steve Gullick
  14. Neil Lucas: Using grasses and perennials in the modern garden

    19/07/2018
    Spend the day with the UK’s leading authority on ornamental grasses as he explores the use of grasses and perennials in the modern garden to provide stunning design, easy maintenance and hugely enjoyable green spaces. ...
    Neil Lucas
  15. 27 - Late Night Candlelit Concert, Ryedale Festival

    20/07/2018
    Late Night Candlelit Concert Richard Boothby (viola da gamba) ...
    Richard Boothby
  16. 29 - Festival Masterclass: Singing, Ryedale Festival

    21/07/2018
    Festival Masterclass: Singing Elin Manahan Thomas ...
    Elin Manahan Thomas
  17. Helmsley Town Crier competition

    21/07/2018
    Helmsley is to host its very first town crier competition – which it is believed will be the largest, national town crier competition to be held in Yorkshire for several decades. ...
    Helmsley Town Crier, David Hinde, at Helmsley Castle CREDIT Chris Lazenby at Lazenby Visuals
  18. 33 - Game of Thrones, Ryedale Festival

    22/07/2018
    Game of Thrones Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) Elizabeth Kenny (lute) ...
    Elin Manahan Thomas
  19. 31 - The World Encompassed, Ryedale festival

    22/07/2018
    The World Encompassed Fretwork Paul Copley (actor) ...
    Fretwork Library
  20. Adam Walker
  21. Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

    23/07/2018
    6th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival\r\nHarlem Hot Stompers ...
  22. 34 - Coffee Concert - Flute and Piano, Ryedale Festival

    Malton
    23/07/2018
    Coffee Concert Adam Walker (flute) Tom Poster (piano) ...
    Adam Walker
  23. Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

    24/07/2018
    6th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival\r\nNew Orleans Heat ...
  24. 38 - Ways with words - Jess Kidd

    Helmsley
    24/07/2018
    Jess Kidd - The Hoarder ...
    Jess Kidd_CR Travis McBride
  25. 40 - Coffee Concert - Heimat, Ryedale Festival

    25/07/2018
    Heimat Benjamin Appl (baritone) Simon Lepper (piano) ...
    Benjamin Appl 2 courtesy of Lars Borges
  26. Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

    25/07/2018
    6th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival\r\nJubilee Jazzband ...
  27. Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

    26/07/2018
    6th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival\r\nTame Valley Stompers ...
  28. 45 - John Warrack at 90 - a celebration

    26/07/2018
    Benjamin Appl (baritone) Harriet Burns (soprano) Kieran Carrel (tenor) Christopher Glynn (piano) ...
    John Warrack at 90
  29. Chineke Juniors!
  30. Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

    27/07/2018
    6th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival\r\nTees Valley Jazzmen ...
  31. 51 - David Rees-Williams Trio, Ryedale Festival

    28/07/2018
    David Rees-Williams Trio David Rees-Williams and his astonishing versatile trio swing effortlessly from the classics to jazz, playing sophisticated modern jazz explorations of music from the last four centuries. ...
    David Rees-Williams Trio
  32. 52 - Soli Deo Gloria 4, Ryedale Festival

    28/07/2018
    Late-Night Candlelit Concert Soli Deo Gloria 4 Charles Owen (piano) Alex Jennings(reader) ...
    Charles Owen cr Jack Liebeck
  33. Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival

    28/07/2018 to 27/07/2018
    6th Ryedale Trad Jazz Festival\r\nSix-in-a-Bar ...
  34. Kirkbymoorside Heritage Day 2018

    Kirkbymoorside
    28/07/2018
    Lest We forget - Displays and Exhibitons ...
  35. 50 - Young Artist Platform 5, Ryedale Festival

    28/07/2018
    Young Artist Platform 5 Yorkshire Young Musicians Penny Stirling (director) Benjamin Powell (piano) ...
    Helmsley Arts Centre
  36. 49 - Come and Sing - Sarah Latto

    28/07/2018
    COME AND SING Sarah Latto Singers from across Ryedale work with the inspirational director Sarah Latto in an informal choral workshop. ...
    Pickering Church Mural
  37. 53 - Garden Party, Ryedale Festival

    29/07/2018
    Kirkbymoorside Town Brass Band A perfect Yorkshire afternoon: a cream tea in picturesque Hovingham with music from one of the county's finest brass bands. ...
    Garden Party - Ryedale Festival
  38. The Ryedale Show

    Kirkbymoorside
    31/07/2018
    Be part of a unique celebration in Ryedale by joining in the 150th Agricultural Show. ...
    The Ryedale Show
  39. Scampston Classic Car Gathering

    05/08/2018
    In association with NECPWA York, Scampston will be holding a Historic Vehicle Gathering for the enjoyment of owners and admirers of classic cars. ...
    Scampston Classic Car Gathering
  40. Thornton-le-Dale Show

    Pickering
    08/08/2018
    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
  41. Idyll

    12/08/2018
    An event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival. ...
    Porch
  42. Janus

    13/08/2018
    Concert at St Mary's Church Lastingham ...
  43. Sighs

    15/08/2018
    An event to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the North York Moors Chamber Music Festival. ...
  44. 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
  45. 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'
  46. 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. ...
  47. Bilsdale Show

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

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

    Kirkbymoorside
    27/08/2018
    The Farndale Show will be the 110th Annual Exhibition of the Farndale Agricultural Horticultural & Industrial Society. ...
    Farndale Show
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. 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. ...
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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.