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Events children might like

Up to
 Mon 31 May 2021

Thirsk YO7 1LB. Herriot Hospice Homecare - Hospice 100 Challenge, throughout May The Hospice 100 challenge is an easy way for everyone to get motivated, get outside, get fit and make a difference - one step at a time!. Free to enter. tel: 01609 777413 tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hospice-100-challenge-tickets-146783339921 email: fr.team@herriothh.org.uk web: https://www.herriothh.org.uk/event/274

Sat 15 May 2021

Not Mon Tue Wed. Thirsk Hall, Kirkgate YO7 1PL. The inaugural exhibition at Thirsk Hall Sculpture Park is a selection of Michael Lyons monumental sculptures in the centre of Thirsk. The Sculpture Park is a commercial venture covering over 20 acres of open parkland, woodland, formal and walled gardens offering a concise outdoor space for exhibiting museum quality sculptures in the open air. 11am-5pm. £5, £4 Students & seniors, free for under 16s. tickets: Book online. web: https://thirskhall.com/sculpturepark

Sat 29 May 2021 to
 Sun 6 Jun 2021

Mother Shipton's Cave, Knaresborough, HG5 8DD. Follow us down the rabbit hole for a magical adventure at Mother Shipton’s! You’ll be grinning like a Cheshire Cat when you explore the Wonderland of themed displays and fantastical photo opportunities. 9.30am-5.30pm. £30 per car or £10 per pedestrian. tel: 01423 864600 tickets: Book online. email: info@mothershipton.co.uk web: https://www.mothershipton.co.uk

Sat 29 May 2021 to
 Mon 31 May 2021

Reeth Green, Swaledale DL11 6SD. Outdoor workshops and activities including kite-making, a variety of dance performances, roving samba bands, a singing workshop with The Young'uns and quoits  - all free, all ideal for families. Additional parking will be available down the hill in Grinton. Please check website for updates. All free. tickets: No need to book - just turn up! web: https://swalefest.org

Sat 29 May 2021 to
 Sat 10 Jul 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Saturday Art Club 2021: Ages 6 - 10. Join us for a fun and engaging weekly art club session, which gives young people the chance to get involved with a wide range of arts and craft activities. 10am-11.15am. £45. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Sat 29 May 2021

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Outdoor Cinema: The Greatest Showman (PG) on Thirsk Racecourse. Open Air Film & Chill is the best way to enjoy a blockbuster movie. You will never look at an indoor cinema the same way again - imagine a film outdoors on a hot summer's evening with your snacks and blankets! Car parking, Toilets, Disabled toilets, Hot food & soft drinks, bring your own picnics and drinks. 7pm-11pm. £15.87. tel: 07790 665935 tickets: Book online web: https://openairfilmandchill.com/thirskoutdoorcinema

Sun 30 May 2021 to
 Tue 1 Jun 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton, DL6 1LP. The Wizard of Oz. A fun-packed pantomime twist on the original story. Sun 2pm & 5pm, Mon 2pm & 4.30pm, Tue 1pm, 3.30pm & 6.30pm. £10 per person. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: online email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Tue 1 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. May Half Term - Painting through the rabbit hole. Create your very own rabbit hole and include hats, cards, cakes, potions and more. You will use paper and watercolour to create your artwork and be guided by the tutor on how to draw different wonderland themed items. 10.30am-noon. £4.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Wed 2 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. May Half Term - Mad Hatters Tea Party. Learn how to make your very own colourful ceramic cups and saucers inspired by the story and characters of Alice in Wonderland circus. 10.30am-noon. £6.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Thu 3 Jun 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. May Half Term - Mad Hatter Hats. Use an assortment of colourful paper, pens, and paint to decorate your very own mad hatter hat!. 10.30am-noon. £4.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://ruralarts.org/workshops

Sat 26 Jun 2021 to
 Sun 27 Jun 2021

Duncombe Park, Helmsley YO62 5EB. British Falconry Fair. A world class series of ring events will showcase the very best in flying demonstrations from the best display falconers in the business. Saturday night BBQ and bar. No dogs allowed. Onsite basic camping area – you must prebook and spaces are limited. The B&Bs, hotels and campgrounds of Helmsley are just a short walk away. tel: 01439 772080 email: info@ncbp.co.uk web: https://britishfalconryfair.com

Sat 7 Aug 2021

Showfield, Stokesley TS9 5ER. Up to 400 of the very best classic vehicles will be on show on what will be a great family day out. The 2021 show is going ahead after last year's cancellation. There will be a dedicated motorcycle arena with the Yorkshire Coast British Motorcycle club planning to bring over a dozen bikes. Also going on show in the arena is a rare 1967 British Velocette Thruxton one of only 441 ever made. 10.30am-4pm. £6, family £14, exhibitors free-of-charge. email: president@stokesleyrotary.org.uk web: https://classicsonshow.co.uk

Sat 21 Aug 2021

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Rock the Town at Thirsk. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Brooke Burke, Ty lewis, Ultimate Jass Glynne, Boot Leggers, Jamie Lee Harrison, Maroon Live, Ezra Live, Khalsis Music, Dua Rules, Coldplay tribute, Stax and T'Pau. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tel: 07845 151324 tickets: Online email: info@mbaudiovisual.co.uk web: http://rockthetown.co.uk

Sat 28 Aug 2021 to
 Sun 29 Aug 2021

Bedale Park, North End, Bedale DL8 1AA. Rock the Town at Bedale. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Satuday lineup: Brooke Burke, Brooke Miller, Bon Jordi, Iann Duffety, Mis Shapes, Citizen Smith, Home Town Glory Adele tribute, The Doubtful bottle, The Fly Guys, Calvin Harris experience. Sunday lineup: Scouting for Girls, Hojo Siwa tribute, Maroon Live, The bootleggers, Reggae Reggae, Stax, Dua Rules, Jamie Lee Harrision, Bein' Adams, The Sunwells. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. Each day: £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tickets: Book online email: info@mbaudiovisual.co.uk web: http://rockthetown.co.uk