What's on inAldborough

Welcome to Aldborough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Aldborough - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Aldborough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Aldborough

25
MAY
World of Wine - Australia and New Zealand Wine
Hotel Du Vin York

With over 1000 miles between Australia and New Zealand there is a wealth of unique and mouth watering styles of wine to try. A great night of wine tasting from Down Under: if you thought Australian viticulture was all about big brands…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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28
MAY
Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall
Newby Hall and Gardens

Gyles Brandreths 1000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall. Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get up close and pawsonal with world famous bears including the original star of the Paddington…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01423 322583
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08
JUN
World of Wine - Chile and Argentina Wine Tasting
Hotel Du Vin York

.Chile has concentrated on and excelled at producing fresh fruity soft wines at temptingly affordable prices‐ and our heaving supermarket shelves are testament to their success. Meanwhile Argentina has been quietly working away on some seriously robust intense and complex reds from…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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10
JUN
The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood
The Marquee, Harewood House

Over the weekend of Her Majesty The Queens 90th birthday The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited returns to stage The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood supported by Knight Frank Harrogate which opens in The Marquee Harewood House Harewood near Leeds West…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01797 252030
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11
JUN
Tractor Fest 2016
Newby Hall & Gardens

A perfect family day out the two‐day festival has a Made in Yorkshire theme which will see an array of exhibitors showcasing thousands of vintage tractors cars lorries stationary engines and motorcycles.Among the exhibits will be classic vehicles from Gods Own Country…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01423 322583
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21
JUN
Tour de France Wine Tasting - 4 Week Course
Hotel Du Vin York

. The sheer diversity of styles available along with the much vaunted concepts such as terrior and slightly baffling wine labelling mean that many of us feel intimidated or unsure when picking up a bottle of French wine. But nonetheless us Brits…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07888 688767
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23
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Carmen (Bizet)
St Andrew's Church

The 2016 Northern Aldborough Festival opens with a new production of Bizets Carmen from Unusual Notes a new opera company boasting a starry line‐up of young singers. Passion sensuality and violence combine to set the stage alight in arguably the worlds…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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24
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival
St Andrew's Church

One of the UKs leading accompanists curates a poignant new programme of songs and chamber music informed by and commemorating the two world wars of the twentieth century by the leading composers of the times. She is joined by two world…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Liane Carroll Trio
The Old Hall

Northern Aldborough Festival is proud to be presenting a true jazz great Liane Carroll an award‐winning jazz pianist and singer described by Jamie Cullum as one of the greatest singers we have in this country. Awards include Best British Vocalist BBC Jazz…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Oliver Baily (violin
The Old Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival prides itself on promoting exciting young musicians. Oliver Baily comes from a family with close associations with The Northern Aldborough Festival. A talented young violinist completing his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music Oliver is…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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26
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: The Magic Piano
St Aidans C of E High School

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to present a unique childrens animated film with live piano accompaniment. Created by Oscar award‐winning creators BreakThru Films it introduces the music of Chopin with a set of unique animations. The main feature Magic Piano tells…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Lonarc Oboe Trio
Farnley Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome the Lonarc Oboe Trio. The origins of the oboe trio can be found in the after dinner entertainment Harmoniemusik for political and aristocratic circles in late 18th century Vienna. Many distinguished composers of…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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28
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Anna Tsybuleva
St Andrew's Church

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome Anna Tsybuleva winner of the prestigious 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition with which the festival has had a longstanding relationship. This years young winner Ukranian born Anna Tsybuleva triumphed in the hard‐fought finals with…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Northern ALdborough Festival: Eusebio Sanchez
Bramham Park

The Northern Aldborough Festival welcomes Mexican Marimba player Eusebio Snchez. This young virtuoso marimba players Northern debut will enthral and delight the Festival audience with his authentic Latin flair and extraordinary virtuosity. Featuring works by American composer Michael Burritt Mexican composer…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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30
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Christoph Denoth
Markenfield Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome Christoph Denoth. The consummate guitarists guitarist Christoph Denoth performs all over the world most recently in Buenos Aires at the Radio National in Istanbul New York Toronto Zurich and London with a recording of…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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01
JUL
Northern Aldborough Festival: Symphonic Brass
St Andrew's Church

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to close with a fanfare from a collection of Londons finest virtuosos The Symphonic Brass of London. London is indisputably the worlds leading centre of musical excellence and the musicians you will hear reflect every aspect…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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02
JUL
Northern Aldborough Festival: Picnic Concert
Aldborough Manor

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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09
JUL
Ripon Weekend Triathlon Event atRipon Race Course
Ripon Race Course

Based at the spacious Ripon Race Course Ripon Triathlon offers athletes of all abilities the chance to enjoy triathlon at its very best. With an incredibly popular 1500m swim 40km bike 10km run Triathlon on the Saturday a junior open…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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10
JUL
Sunday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin Harrogate

Join us on an introduction to wine day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne and delicious 2‐course lunch in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Our venue will be the stylish Hotel Du Vin on Prospect Place overlooking The Stray and right…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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15
JUL
John Pendal - International Man of Leather
The Great Yorkshire Fringe Festival

This ground‐breaking stand‐up comedy show is the true story of how a shy Baptist boy from Watford became an unlikely international sex ambassador when he won the 25th annual International Mr Leather contest in Chicago in 2003. Armed with a love of…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
JUL
Kaiser Chiefs Racecourse 2016
York Racecourse

Kaiser Chiefs Racecourse 2016 at York Racecourse in York on Friday 22 July 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUL
The Corrs
York Racecourse

The Corrs at York Racecourse in York on Saturday 23 July 2016. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports all the tickets for…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
AUG
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Warners Nidd Hall

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 771598
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24
SEP
Health and Healing Festival
The Pavilions of Harrogate

11th HARROGATE HEALTH & HEALING FESTIVALA LIVELY & VIBRANT MIND BODY & SPRIT EVENT for all your spiritual and health needs come and enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating day out suitable for all the family so much to enjoy. located at the…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01405 769875
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29
OCT
Zombie Survival run for your life - Yorkshire
Ripley Castle

. The superb concept of the Zombie Survival ‐ run for your life adds excitement fun and realism to what is probably the UKs best Zombie themed run.5km of adrenaline filled fun. An escape route full of surprises and great special effects.Can…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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25
NOV
David Essex
Harrogate International Centre

Legendary singer actor and composer David Essex is back on the road in an eagerly awaited concert tour.David will take a candid journey through his amazing forty year career in his OVER THE MOON AND…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

York's county house and garden, this imposing Georgian Mansion was built in 1716 and contains one of the most empressive baroque interiors in England. Exceptional wood carving, an unusual central corridor running the full length of the house, and over 100 pictures on loan from the National…

Knaresborough Castle and Old Courthouse Museum

Knaresborough Castle towers on a cliff high above the River Nidd, overlooking one of the most picturesque views in England. Knaresborough has been a royal castle from its earliest construction, and has had a long and illustrious history, having played its part in many important episodes in history.…

Aldborough Roman Town and Museum

Sections of once massive town wall and its definsive towers. 2 fine Roman mosaic pavements.Open: April ‐ Oct.…

Ripley Castle

Welcome to Ripley Castle, home of the Ingilby family for the last 700 years. Just a short drive from Arden House Hotel, Ripley Castle, Nr Harrogate, has been home to the Ingilby family since 1325. Francis Ingilby was sought as one of England's most dangerous Catholics,…

Royal Pump Room Museum

The museum's permanent displays recall the history of a bygone era when Harrogate was England's premier spa town. You can discover the famous people that visited and the treatments they took as well as seeing the original and still functioning suplhur wells. And don't forget to…

Aire Valley Balloons

Hot Air Balloons at Aire Valley Balloons in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01423 340664 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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