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 Sun 26 May 2024

Hambleton District Show, Sutton Park, Sutton-on-the-Forest, York YO61 1DP. The largest horse show in the north of England. tel: 07894 856810 web: https://www.hambletonshow.com

Thu 6 Jun 2024 until
 Sun 9 Jun 2024

Bramham International Horse Trials, Bramham Park, Bramham, Wetherby LS23 6ND. 7am-6pm. £16 to £32 plus £5 parking. tel: 01937 846005  tickets: Online or at gate email: horsetrials@bramhampark.co.uk web: https://bramham-horse.co.uk

Sat 8 Jun 2024

Great Knaresborough Bed Race, Knaresborough HG5 9AY. Bed race with supporting parade. Set in the scenic and hilly terrain of Knaresborough, the bed race is held over a 2.4-mile course, through leafy parkland, up and down vertiginous climbs and a descent, through the Nidd Gorge, across cobbled streets and culminating in a swim through the waters of the River Nidd. 11am-4pm. Free. web: https://www.bedrace.co.uk

Sat 8 Jun 2024 until
 Sun 9 Jun 2024

Event imageTractor Fest, Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AE. The UK's largest vintage tractor & engine show. Over 1,600 exhibits as well as in excess of 12,000 visitors who also get access to the award winning gardens and other attractions. Features over 1000 tractors. 10am-4pm. £60 family, £20 adult, £15 child, under 4s free. tel: 01423 322583 tickets: Online email: info@newbyhall.com web: https://bookings.newbyhall.com

Sun 9 Jun 2024

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

Sun 23 Jun 2024

Huby and Sutton Show, Sutton Park 8 miles north of York, YO61 1DP. 250 competition classes including horses, cattle, sheep, a variety of crafts, horticultural, home produce. 9am-5pm. £12, Child (6-15) £5, under 5s free. tickets: Online or at the gate email: secretary@hubyandsuttonshow.org.uk web: https://www.hubyandsuttonshow.org.uk

Sun 30 Jun 2024

Malton Show, Scampston Park, Malton YO17 8NG. A fun day out for all the family Wheelchair friendly ~ Disabled Parking ~ Dogs on leads welcome ~ Free shuttle bus. 8am - 5.30pm. £12 adult, £8 OAP, £8 12-16s, under 11s free. tel: 01653 915103 (Thu only) email: office@maltonshow.org web: https://www.maltonshow.com

Fri 5 Jul 2024 until
 Sun 7 Jul 2024

Kilburn Feast, Kilburn, Thirsk YO61 4AG. A traditional village fete. free. email: admin@kilburnyorks.com web: https://www.kilburnyorks.com/kilburn-feast

Sat 6 Jul 2024 until
 Sun 7 Jul 2024

Steam and vintage rally, Duncombe Park, Helmsley YO62 5EB. Only Thu Sat Sun. Steam engines, tractors, cars, vintages lorries, crafts, fun fair.
Dr Busker - Friday & Saturday evenings. 9.30am-11pm (Sat) & 4pm (Sun). Adult £14/65+ concession £12/5-6 years £8/Family Ticket £32.00/Saturday Evening Ticket£10. tickets: Book Online @ gytec.co.uk

Tue 9 Jul 2024 until
 Fri 12 Jul 2024

Great Yorkshire Show, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate HG2 8NZ. 8am-6pm. Adult £35, Child (5-18yrs) £13, Family (2+3) £86. tel: 01423 541222  tickets: Online or phone, booking essential web: https://greatyorkshireshow.co.uk

Sat 13 Jul 2024 until
 Sun 14 Jul 2024

Filey Sailing Regatta, Filey YO14 9EW. Racing starts Saturday 1pm, Sunday 10.30am. email: fileysc@gmail.com web: https://www.fileysc.org.uk

Wed 17 Jul 2024

Driffield Show, Kelleythorpe, Driffield YO25 9DN. 9am-6pm. Adult £16 (includes up to 4 under 16s), carer free. tel: 01377 257494 tickets: Online only email: office@driffieldshowground.co.uk web: https://www.driffieldshowground.co.uk

Fri 19 Jul 2024 until
 Sun 21 Jul 2024

Dales Food & Drink Festival, Funkirk Farm, Skipton BD23 3AB. The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival. 9am-7pm. Single day: Adult £34.36, Child £21.58, Family £97.20 (2+2 8-16yrs) inc. booking fee. tel: 01756 796015  email: tickets@yorkshiredalesfoodanddrinkfestival.com web: https://www.yorkshiredalesfoodanddrinkfestival.com

Fri 19 Jul 2024 until
 Sat 20 Jul 2024

Hampsthwaite Feast & Show, Hampsthwaite HG3 2EU. email: feast@hampsthwaite.org.uk web: https://www.hampsthwaite.org.uk/hampsthwaitefeast

Sat 20 Jul 2024 until
 Sun 21 Jul 2024

Steam Engines & Fair Organs, Masham, Ripon HG4 4PB. Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally. Adult £12, Family (2+3) £25. email: hello@mashamsteamrally.com web: https://www.mashamsteamrally.com

Sat 20 Jul 2024

Picton Show, Picton, Yarm TS15 0AE. Sports, Gymkhana & Horticultural Show. 9am-4pm. email: pictonshow69@outlook.com web: https://pictonhorticulturalshow.weebly.com

Sun 21 Jul 2024

Weeton Show. A traditional, family-focused show, whether you want to compete or just have a fun day, A family friendly event with classes ranging from lead rein to working hunter and heavy horses. The Weeton Showground, Weeton Lane, Weeton, Harrogate. From 9am. email: secretary@weetonshow.co.uk web: https://www.weetonshow.co.uk

Sun 21 Jul 2024

Historic Vehicle Rally, Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AE. Vintage and classic cars - the North’s biggest one-day car show. 10am-3pm. Adult £14, Child £9, Family £40, under 4s free (gardens only, house has supplement). More on gate. tel: 01423 322583  email: info@newbyhall.com web: https://www.newbyhall.com

Fri 26 Jul 2024 until
 Mon 29 Jul 2024

Deer Shed Festival, Baldersby Park, Topcliffe, Thirsk YO7 3BZ. Music, Comedy, Shows, Science, Sport, Spoken word, Literary, Theatre, Workshops, Arts, Cinema, Food. "Deer Shed is the best family festival in the UK, Deer Shed is a place to make memories that you will cherish forever." Festivals For All. 10am Friday to Noon Monday. Adult: £198.45 full weekend. Child from Free to £105. tickets: Book online email: info@deershedfestival.com web: https://www.deershedfestival.com

Sat 27 Jul 2024

Borrowby Show, Hillside Rural Activities Park, Knayton, Thirsk YO7 4AX. Noon-6pm. email: info@borrowbyshow.org.uk web: https://borrowbyshow.co.uk

Sat 27 Jul 2024

Birstwith Show, Wreaks Road, Birstwith, Harrogate HG3 2NN. From Noon. email: info@birstwithshow.com web: https://www.birstwithshow.com

Sun 28 Jul 2024

Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show, Newby Hall, Skelton on Ure, Ripon HG4 5AE. Baking, handicrafts, horticulture, children’s classes, flower arranging, photography and farm produce. Dog, cattle, sheep, horse and donkey classes. Tickets include entry into the gardens and legendary adventure playground. 10am-4pm. tel: 01423 322583 tickets: Book online or buy at gate email: bbridgeshowsec@gmail.com web: https://www.boroughbridgeshow.co.uk

Tue 30 Jul 2024

Ryedale Agricultural Show, Wellburn Park Nr Kirbymoorside YO62 7HG. Ryedale Agricultural Show. 8.30am-6pm. tel: 07984 939701  tickets: Online or card payment on the day email: info@ryedaleshow.co.uk web: https://www.ryedaleshow.co.uk

Sat 3 Aug 2024

Osmotherley Show, Home Farm, Thimbleby DL6 3PY. Traditional agricultural show. 10am-10pm. £8, Child (5-11) £5, free parking. tel: 01609 882388  email: secretary@osmotherleyshow.co.uk web: https://osmotherleyshow.co.uk

Sat 3 Aug 2024

St Wilfred's Procession, Ripon HG4 1BP. The procession as we know it today has brightly decorated floats driving round the city, generating a carnival atmosphere. A unique event that was traditionally held to mark the feast of St Wilfrid. The origins of the procession date back to 1108 when King Henry 1st granted a royal charter to the City Of Ripon to hold an annual fair. 1.30pm Studley Rd, 2.15pm Allhallowgate, 3.00pm Southgate, 4.05pm Market Place East, 4.30pm Ripon Cathedral service. email: hello@stwilfridsprocession.com web: https://stwilfridsprocession.com

Sun 4 Aug 2024

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival, Flatts Fields, Front Street, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. A free volunteer run family event, with loads of full on fun, live music and more. 10am-5pm. Free. email: info@thirsksowerbyfestival.co.uk web: https://www.facebook.com/FestivalontheFlatts

Tue 6 Aug 2024

Egton Bridge Gooseberry Show, St Hedda’s Schoolroom, Egton Bridge, Whitby YO21 1UX. The oldest Gooseberry show in the world, every year since 1800. 2.00-6.30pm. email: egtongooseberry@gmail.com web: https://egtongooseberryshow.org.uk

Fri 9 Aug 2024

Hinderwell Horse & Agricultural Show, Runswick Lane, Hinderwell, Saltburn-By-Sea TS13 5HR. Renowned for its Cleveland Bay classes but also gives people the opportunity to show their skills and animals in a range of ‘friendly’ competitions. It also include classes in heavy horses, pony breeding, ridden ponies, show jumping and gymkhana. Smaller animals also have the chance to shine with classes for sheep, ferrets and in the dog show. 9am-4.30pm. Adult £6, Child £3, Family (2+2) £15. web: https://hinderwellshow.org.uk

Sat 10 Aug 2024

Kirkby Fleetham Feast, Kirkby Fleetham, Northallerton DL7 0SA. A traditional Village Show on the Village Green. Arena events, produce and crafts, tea and cakes or something stronger. The Feast is a rural village tradition recognised by today’s generation. 2pm-5pm. Showground free, show tent £1, Child 50p,. web: https://www.kirkbyfleethamfeast.org

Sun 11 Aug 2024

Ripley Show, Ripley Castle Park, Harrogate HG3 3EA. 8.30am-5pm. Adult £12, Child (5-16) £5.50, Family (2+3) £30, Under 5s free. Free parking. Cost more at the gate. tickets: Online or at gate (costs more) email: sec@ripleyshow.co.uk web: https://www.ripleyshow.co.uk

Wed 14 Aug 2024

Danby Show, Danby, Whitby YO21 2NQ. Ferrets, Horses, Horticulture, Handicrafts, Livestock, Pigeons, Rabbits and Cavies. Vintage Machinery and Motorcycles. Food and a Beer Tent. Adult £8, Child (5-16) £8, Under 5s free. Main car park is free. tel: 01287 660416 email: lizsheard@yahoo.com web: https://www.danbyshow.co.uk

Sat 17 Aug 2024 until
 Fri 23 Aug 2024

Whitby Folk Week, A full programme of concerts for you to sit back and enjoy both day & night. email: folk@whitbyfolk.co.uk web: https://whitbyfolk.co.uk

Sat 17 Aug 2024

Rosedale Show, Rosedale Abbey, Pickering YO18 8SA. From 9am. Adult £7, Child £5, Under 5s free. Free parking. tel: 07946 060771  tickets: At Gate. email: rosedaleshowsecretary@gmail.com web: http://www.rosedaleshow.co.uk

Sat 17 Aug 2024 until
 Mon 19 Aug 2024

Whitby Regatta, Whitby park & ride YO21 1TL. Sea-based and on-shore fun. tel: 07827 452753 email: whitbyregatta@live.co.uk web: https://www.whitbyregatta.co.uk

Wed 21 Aug 2024

Egton Horse & Agricultural Show, Egton Cross, Egton YO21 1TZ. The perfect family day out. email: generalsecretary@egtonshow.org.uk web: https://www.egtonshow.org.uk

Sat 24 Aug 2024

Wensleydale Show, Leyburn DL8 5JG. On A6108 road Leyburn to Richmond. Cattle, Sheep, Ponies, Poultry, Heavy Horses, Carriage Driving, Handicrafts, Homecrafts, Vintage Tractors, Vintage Cars, Vintage Steam Machines, Flower & Vegetable Show, Walking Stick Competitions, Sheep Dog Trials, Dry Stone Walling Demonstration, Leyburn Band, Gun Dog Scurry, Terrier Racing, Childrens Fun Fair, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting & Over 200 Trade stands. From 9am. Adult £10, Child (5-16) £5, Under 5s free, Family (2+3) £25 Free parking. tickets: Online or at the gate email: secretary@wensleydaleshow.org.uk web: https://www.wensleydaleshow.org.uk

Mon 26 Aug 2024

Farndale Show, Mackeridge Lane, Farndale, York YO62 7LE. Cattle, Sheep, Poultry, Pigeons, Rabbits, Wool, Farm & Dairy Produce, Fruit, Flowers, Vegetables, Children’s Classes, Industrial Classes, Art, Hound & Terrier Show, Pet Dogs, Gun Dogs, Horses, Ponies and Pony Gymkhana, Vintage. 9.30am-5pm. Adult £5, Child £1, Under 5s free. Parking £3, but free parking nearby. tel: 01751 430885  tickets: At the gate email: secretary@farndaleshow.org.uk web: https://www.farndale.community/farndale-show

Mon 26 Aug 2024

Reeth Show, Reeth, Swaledale DL11 6AR. Flowers, Vegetables, Children’s Classes, Industrial Classes, Art, Hound & Terrier Show,. 9.30am-5pm. Adult £10, Child £2, Free parking. tel: 07506 380393 email: reethshow1@gmail.com web: http://reethshow.co.uk

Tue 27 Aug 2024

Kilnsey show, Kilnsey, Skipton BD23 5PS. The Yorkshire Dales’ premier agricultural show. Livestock competitions, equine events and sheepdog trials, together with a fabulous display of baking, handicrafts, horticulture, and of course, the famous Crag race. Showcasing country life, farming and traditions which have stood the test of time. 9am-5pm. tel: 01756 753259 /07964 589172 tickets: Online or at the gate email: info@kilnseyshow.co.uk web: https://www.kilnseyshow.co.uk

Sat 31 Aug 2024

Bilsdale Show, Thornhill Farm, Chop Gate, Bilsdale TS9 7JS. Traditional agricultural show. 9am-5pm. Adult £8, Child (5-16) £5, Under 5s free, Family (2+2) £25, Concessions £6. Showfield parking £7. tickets: Online or at the gate email: bilsdaleshow@outlook.com web: https://www.bilsdaleshow.co.uk

Wed 4 Sep 2024

Muker Show, Muker, Richmond DL11 6QG. Swaledale sheep showing, sheep dog running, produce, crafts & horticulture exhibits. Watch the children's sports and the famous Fell Race. All accompanied by Muker Silver Band. 10am-5pm. Adult £10, Under 16s free. tickets: At the gate email: info@mukershow.co.uk web: https://www.mukershow.co.uk

Sat 7 Sep 2024 until
 Sun 8 Sep 2024

Steam Gathering, Hunton, Bedale DL8 1QF. Over 1000 exhibits displaying over 120 years of Agricultural and Motoring Heritage. Ploughing match Sunday 11am. From 10am. Adult £10, Child (5-15) £5, Under 5s free. Free parking. tel: 01677 450461 email: info@huntonsteamgathering.co.uk web: https://www.huntonsteamgathering.co.uk

Sat 7 Sep 2024

Kildale Agricultural & Horticultural Show, The Village Hall Field, Kildale, Whitby YO21 2RG. Exhibitions of the animals, equipment, sports and recreation associated with agriculture and animal husbandry. Judged events are held for best livestock, vegetables and produce such as flowers, handicrafts, photography and baking. Also on offer throughout the day are numerous craft stalls, trade stands and refreshments. 10am-4pm. email: kildaleshowsec@hotmail.co.uk web: https://www.facebook.com/KildaleShow

Fri 13 Sep 2024 until
 Sun 15 Sep 2024

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show, Newby Hall, Ripon HG4 5AE. Beautiful floral displays as well as exceptional produce from the allotment. Garden inspiration for both expert and occasional gardener will feature in abundance. You can also enjoy Newby Hall's award winning gardens, live talks and demonstrations, great garden shopping, and stunning floral art installations within Newby Hall. 9.30am to 5pm. tel: 01423 648212  tickets: Online or on gate email: info@flowershow.org.uk web: https://www.flowershow.org.uk

Sat 14 Sep 2024

Castleton Show & road race, Castleton, Whitby YO21 2EU. A traditional village show. The Castleton Show Run is a most scenic and undulating road course of approximately 6 miles/10 km through the heart of the North York Moors (castletonshowrun@outlook.com). From 11am. email: castletonshow@hotmail.com web: https://www.facebook.com/castletonshow

Sat 14 Sep 2024 until
 Sun 15 Sep 2024

Stanhope Agricultural Show, Stanhope, Co Durham DL13 2PQ. A traditional show with a real community feel. 9am-6.30pm (4pm Sun). £10, Child £5, Family £25. tel: 07966 516270 tickets: At the gate by cash or card email: generalsecretary@stanhopeshow.com web: https://stanhopeshow.com

Sat 21 Sep 2024

Eggleston Agricultural Show, Hayberries Farm, Mickleton DL12 0LP. Traditional agricultural show. 10am-4pm. Adult £10, Child(5-14) £2, Under 5s free. Free parking. tel: 07742 000886  tickets: Cash only at gate email: egglestonshowsecretary@outlook.com web: https://www.egglestonshow.co.uk

Sat 21 Sep 2024

Stokesley Show, Springfield, Stokesley, Middlesbrough TS9 5JL. One of the largest one day agricultural shows in the country. 8am-6pm. Adult £18, Child (5-16) £14, Under 5s free. tel:  01845 587158  tickets: Online or on gate email: secretary@stokesleyshow.co.uk web: https://www.stokesleyshow.co.uk

Sun 22 Sep 2024

Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge HG3 5BD. Celebrates the best of agricultural traditions with top class livestock, horse and dog sections and boasts one of the finest exhibitions of animals anywhere in the UK. 7.45am – 6pm. Adult £15 at gate, £13.50 online, Child (12-16) £4, Family (2+3) £33, Under 12s free. tel: 01347 821617  tickets: Online or at gate (costs more) email: info@nidderdaleshow.co.uk web: https://www.nidderdaleshow.co.uk

Sat 28 Sep 2024 until
 Sun 29 Sep 2024

Masham Sheep Fair, Masham, Ripon HG4 4DZ. Sheep showing, Sheep Racing, Craft Market, Bishop Blaize Procession, Fleece Stalls, Sheepdog Demonstrations, Hand Bell Ringers, Morris Dancers, Art Exhibition and Tours of Theakstons & Black Sheep Breweries, as well as a small Children's Fair. 10am-4pm. email: susancunliffelister@icloud.com web: https://www.mashamsheepfair.com

Fri 1 Nov 2024 until
 Sun 3 Nov 2024

Whitby Goth Weekend, Whitby (park & ride YO21 1TL). An alternative festival incorporating the Bizarre Bazaar Alternative Market which features over 100 indoor stalls. It was founded in 1994 by Jo Hampshire and has grown to become one of the world’s premier Goth events. web: https://info@whitbygothweekend.co.uk

Sun 17 Nov 2024

Thirsk Heritage Show, Thirsk Farmers Auction Mart YO7 3AB. Vintage & classic tractors, Engines, Farming Bygones, Classic & vintage vehicles, Motorcycles and more. 10am-5pm. Adult £8, Child (0-13) free. tel: 01609 770111 tickets: At gate web: https://www.facebook.com/NvtecNorthyorkshiireGroup