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Children's events

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Up to
 Sat 11 Dec 2021

Saturday Art Club, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Ages 6-10, 10-18. Our art, craft and digital sessions are perfect for any young creative!. 10am-11.15am or 11.30am-12.45pm. £90 (12 sessions at £7.50 each). tel: 01845 526 536 tickets: online, shop, phone email: admin@ruralarts.org web: www.ruralarts.org

Up to
 Mon 20 Dec 2021

Warhammer Wargames Club, Thirsk Community Library, Meadowfields, ChapelStreet. Only Mon. Starting weekly after school on Mondays the new Warhammer War Club for children aged 8-13 (years 4-9) The workshop is led by local artist Chris Geeson & will include other battles & models linked to films/books, such as Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who & Star Wars. 3.45 - 4.45. £1.50 per child includes drink & snack. tel: 01609 534589 tickets: To book your place email or phone. email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

Up to
 Tue 21 Dec 2021

Lego Club, Thirsk Community Library, Meadowfields, ChapelStreet. Only Tue. A weekly after school club starting at Thirsk Community Library on Tuesdays. If you love playing & creating lego models join us to have fun with a different theme each week. 3.45 - 4.45. £1.50 per child includes drink & snack. tel: 01609 534589 tickets: email or phone to book. email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

Up to
 Sat 30 Oct 2021

Event imageSpilmans pumpkin festival, Church Farm, Sessay, Thirsk YO7 3NB. Pick your own. As well as Lots of amazing pumpkins, there is plenty to see and do for all the family Here are just some of the activities we have available; PYO Pumpkins, Tractor Rides, Pumpkin Wash, Wood Fired Pizzas, Takeaway Food & Drink, Fun Fair, Carving Barn, Spooky Walk, Corn Cannon, Bale Mountain. 9am-3.30pm timed sessions. Pumpkin picking vouchers £5 per person. tel: 07754 857284 tickets: Only online ticket and timeslot email: hellospilmans@gmail.com web: https://www.spilmans.co.uk

Up to
 Sat 30 Oct 2021

Welcome to Crowe's Wood Halloween Trail - Enter .... if you dare, Kiplin Hall & Gardens, Richmond. DL10 6AT. Find your funny bone on this spooky Hallow'een Trail with light-hearted laughs. We suggest sturdy footwear for the woodland as it can be muddy in wet weather. The bark paths may prove hard work for some pushcahairs. tel: 01748 818178 email: info@kiplinhall.co.uk

Up to
 Sun 31 Oct 2021

The Witching Hour, Mother Shipton's Cave, Knaresborough, HG5 8DD. The Witching Hour, all things Halloween. tel: 01423 864600 tickets: Book Online email: info@mothershipton.co.uk web: www.mothershipton.co.uk

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 Sun 31 Oct 2021

Event imageRailway Light Spectacular, North York Moors Railway, Pickering-Grosmont-Whitby. Marvel at the heritage carriages, decorated with thousands of lights, before departing from Pickering Station for an awe-inspiring journey. This hour-long round trip, with on-board narration and music, departs from Pickering Station for Levisham Station every evening. Each passenger will be given their own interactive LED wristband which is synchronised to the music and passengers become part of the show. 6pm & 7.45pm. £25 per person (except under 1yr old). tickets: Book online web: http://www.nymr.co.uk

Sun 24 Oct 2021

Event imageFilm: Hocus Pocus (PG), Thirsk Racecourse, Station Road, YO7 1QL. A spooky showing for this Halloween Outdoor Cinema. Two socially distanced, covid safe screenings. A catering unit onsite serves the hot drinks, you can bring your own snacks! No seating provided. Bring warm clothing, a torch, extra layers, appropriate footwear. Open 5pm, film 6pm - Open 8pm, film 9pm. £34 (2 adults, 2 kids), £14 adult, £9 child. tickets: Online. Limited tickets available. Money-back guarantee if cancelled. web: https://tinyurl.com/hocuspocusthirsk

Mon 25 Oct 2021 to
 Sat 30 Oct 2021

Musical theatre, The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Northallerton Musical Theatre Company. One of the most enduring shows of all time, a show full of smash musical hits and colour!. £11-£15. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online or phone from Tue 13 Jul email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 27 Oct 2021

Holiday Club October 2021, East Thirsk Community Hall. 'In Search of Light' a light-hearted morning at the holiday club - let your children shine. Stories, activities, crafts and treasure trail. 10am-12pm. email: thirskparishes@gmail.com

Wed 27 Oct 2021

Big Draw! family event, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Inspired by this year’s theme – “Make the Change” – take part in our workshop to recreate yourself as your favourite real-life or fantasy hero!. 1-3pm. Free. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: online, shop, phone email: admin@ruralarts.org web: www.ruralarts.org

Wed 27 Oct 2021

Leisure Centre reopens, Thirsk & Sowerby Leisure Centre, YO7 1LU. Thirsk & Sowerby Leisure Centre re-opens after a £4m pound makeover. The gym is three times the size of the old one and there are studios for cycling, exercise classes & meetings. It will be open 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.

Thu 28 Oct 2021 to
 Fri 29 Oct 2021

Pumpkin Carving, Beadlam Grange Farm Shop, YO62 7TB. Halloween inspired fun! Your pumpkin to take home. We’ll provide the carving tools. Free hot drink for parent or carer, and we’ll clear up the mess! Prize for the scariest pumpkin. 9am-5pm (4.30pm Sun). £10 per child. tel: 01439 770303 tickets: Phone to book web: https://www.beadlamgrange.co.uk

Thu 28 Oct 2021

Ghoulish Ceramic Lanterns, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Children's half term. Create your very own ceramic lanterns inspired by monsters, ghouls and all things Halloween. 10.30am–12 noon. £6.50. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: online, shop, phone email: admin@ruralarts.org web: www.ruralarts.org

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Mambo Jambo The Nonsense Show, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Children & Families: Join Frankie & Pete in this performance and workshop, with their array of instruments and nonsense props, songs and raps. We're also offering a lunch with your ticket!. 11am and 2pm. £6-£14. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: online, shop, phone email: admin@ruralarts.org web: www.ruralarts.org

Fri 29 Oct 2021

Childrens Show & Workshop, Thirsk Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Mambo Jambo's Nonsense Show for chldren aged 3-6, music, songs, silliness! A music workshop, for 3-9 year olds is included in the price (although you can choose to only come to one of the events). It involves fun singing, body percussion etc. Lots of fun!. Workshop 11-11.45am, Show, 2-2.50pm. £6 children for workshop and show, £14 for adults. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: online email: zoe@ruralarts.org web: https://www.ruralarts.org/whats-on/performances/mambo-jambo-presents-the-nonsense-show/

Sat 30 Oct 2021 to
 Sun 31 Oct 2021

Event imageLive Action Scare Maze, Northdale Horticulture, Yafforth Road, Northallerton DL7 0LQ. Scare Zone is designed to scare! This will include but not limited to smoke ,strobe lighting, dark and confined spaces. Actors will do everything but touch, to scare you! There maybe sudden and loud noises. People with conditions that could be aggravated by the effects should not enter. 2-5pm (no actors), 6-8pm full scare!. £2 afternoon, £4 evening. tickets: Book online email: Ufoleisure@aol.com web: https://www.scarezonenorthallerton.co.uk

Sat 30 Oct 2021

Event imageFireworks display, York House Holiday Park, Bagby, Thirsk YO7 2AQ. Fireworks display at the play park. This is a free event and open to everyone in the community. 6.30pm. tel: 01845 597495 web: http://facebook.com/yorkhouseholidaypark

Fri 3 Dec 2021 to
 Sun 2 Jan 2022

Event imageCinrerella pantomime, Theatre Royal, St Leonards's Place, York YO1 7HD. A new spectacular family Panto - we’re having a ball and everyone’s invited. In this timeless rags to riches story, relocated to our very own city of York, expect magical transformations, sparkling sets, stunning costumes, catchy songs and heaps of hilarity. Matinées & evening. £15 to £42. tel: 01904 623568 tickets: Book online email: boxoffice@yorktheatreroyal.co.uk web: https://yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

Sat 4 Dec 2021

Event imageKayak Experience, Boroughbridge Marina, Marina Lane Boroughbridge YO51 9GF. Two hour Santa kayak experience on the River Ure at Boroughbrdige is aimed at people who are complete beginners wanting a ‘have a go experience’, those looking for a fun few hours with like-minded people doing something a little different or those looking for a fun and exciting family day. Minimum age 10 years. 10am-3pm. £35. tel: 07842 633232 tickets: Book online email: info@alfrescoadventures.co.uk web: https://tinyurl.com/kayakonure

Sat 4 Dec 2021

Thirsk Yarnbombers, Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. Only Sat. Christmas Craft Stall. From 8.30am.

Wed 8 Dec 2021

Thirsk Yarnbombers`, Thirsk Town Hall. Only Wed. Christmas Coffe Morning. 10.00am-12noon.