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

24
JUN
2017 Leeds Saturday 12K
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 ‐12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 ‐12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in June 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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24
JUN
Casablanca
Frazer Theatre

Film at the Frazer returns with two great films on Saturday 24th June including a showing of Casablanca as part of a special 1940s event in partnership with Scarletts Vintage Tea Rooms.One of the most beloved all‐time classics comes to the Frazer…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 07835 927965
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24
JUN
James Baillieu (piano) & The Heath String Quartet
St Andrew's Church

The Heath Quartet Aldborough alumni and recent winners of the 2016 Gramophone Award for Chamber Music perform with the young South African pianist James Baillieu whose extraordinary emergence recently led to the unique distinction of an eleven concert series in his name…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

Will asks Father Christmas for a spaceship ‐ he gets a pianoAn adventure into the world of piano ‐ where they come from how they evolved and why they make a pretty cool Christmas present. Featuring Bachs cave piano Beethovens bad moods…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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24
JUN
The Lego Batman Movie
Frazer Theatre

Film at the Frazer returns with two great films on Saturday 24th June including one of the most popular family films of the year The Lego Batman Movie.In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon the…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07835 927965
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25
JUN
2017 Leeds Sunday 12K
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 ‐12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 ‐12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of the usual…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0
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25
JUN
2017 Leeds Sunday 12K Total Warrior Obstacle Race
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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25
JUN
Emmerdale Village Tour
Harewood Estate in Leeds

Popular soap Emmerdale is filmed within the Harewood Estate in Leeds indulge in a fully guided Emmerdale set tour of the popular fictional village.Fans will be able to marvel at the beauty of the picturesque farming village enjoying the surreal sight of…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Festival Service
St Andrew's Church

Mozarts famous Sparrow Mass Missa Brevis in C KV 220 Spatzenmesse is one of his most joyful choral works acquiring its nickname from the chirping figures in the Hosannas. Combined with his stunning soprano solo‐led Laudate Dominum and his contemplative Ave…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01423 900979
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26
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Duo Antipodes
Farnley Hall

The hugely talented and charismatic young Irish guitarist Manus Noble makes a welcome return to the Northern Aldborough Festival this time partnered with Australian cellist Jehanne Bastoni. The Duo Antipodes perform works by Boccherini Piazzolla De Falla Granados and Manus Noble…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: The Marian Consort
The Old Hall

The Marian Consort is a young dynamic and internationally‐renowned early music vocal ensemble recognised for its freshness of approach and innovative presentation of a broad range of repertoire. The ensembles blend and beauty of sound will be heard to perfection in…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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28
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Gyles Brandreth
St Andrew's Church

They say all political careers end in tears. In Gyles Brandreths case its tears of laughter as the former MP and Government Whip regular on Just A Minute and longest surviving member of the Countdown team takes us on a rollicking…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Michael Bennett (tenor) & Sandrine Chatron (harp)
The Chapel, Rudding Park

One of the busiest English tenors on the international opera circuit makes time in his schedule to present a mouth‐watering programme with French harpist Sandrine Chatron of works by Purcell Dowland Britten Berkeley Sally Beamish and a new commission from Lynne Plowman…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Close to You
Venue to be confirmed (Harrogate)

This classy reinvention of Close to You one of the great Sinatra recordings brings together an ensemble of twelve handpicked musicians chosen for their sound and empathy for this extraordinary music. Among them are jazz luminaries Matt Ford a regular…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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30
JUN
Emma Johnson's Clarinet Goes to Town
St Andrew's Church

Swing fascinates internationally‐acclaimed clarinettist Emma Johnson. In her cool new programme accompanied by John Lenehan on piano and Paul Clarvis on percussion she will explore some of the elements ‐ ragtime cakewalks and spirituals ‐ that fused together an explosion of popular…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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01
JUL
Northern Aldborough Festival: Last Night Concert
Aldborough Manor

Imagine the worlds most famous boy bands battling it out on stage Well that is exactly what the Aldborough Festival are proposing ‐ or as near as The Battle of the Boybands is taking on Saturday 1st July 2017 in the Grounds…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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02
JUL
Tim Garland Electric Quartet
The Crown Hotel

It says it all in the title: electric Tim Garland is established as a saxophone virtuoso in jazz circles worldwide. The Grammy award‐winning saxophonist first emerged onto the jazz scene performing alongside the legendary Ronnie Scott who opened his iconic club in…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 562303
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13
JUL
Knaresborough Comedy Festival
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Comedy Festival is back and running from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July.In the early days of 2016 the people that bring you the monthly Frazer Theatre Comedy Club looked at a calendar saw that the Summer looked a bit…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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22
JUL
Summer Adventure
Stockeld Park

Each week of our Summer Adventure we will have different activities from Adventure Week where our Stockeld Rangers will guide you in Den Building and Forest Trails to our Pirate Week where you can dress up as your favourite Pirate or Princess…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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19
AUG
Shadwell Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show 2017
Shadwell Primary School

Traditional village flower vegetable and craft show. Exhibits of entries to classes covering a wide range of interests. Various stalls brass band tea tent bar chickens. Free circus skills free ball pool for tots. Face painting. A village setting on the primary…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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19
AUG
Shadwell Village Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show
Shadwell Primary School playing fields

A traditional Village Flower show with marquees exhibits teas bar brass band circus skills face painting. Commercial and local group Stalls. All in a lovely rural setting on our Primary School Playing Field. Something for all ages. 1.30…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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08
SEP
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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23
SEP
Mint Festival 2017
Stockheld Park

Taking charge in the main arenas are a heavyweight selection of local and international party brands and DJs including Leeds techno night System Hot Since 82s Knee Deep In Sound plus No Curfew Bitch and Eats Everythings Edible featuring the very best…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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06
OCT
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Harrogate International Centre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Harrogate International Centre in Harrogate on Friday 06 October 2017. Whats the best thing about going to watch Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Inflatable 5k - Ripon
Ripon Racecourse

10 Gigantic Inflatable ObstaclesPit your wits against ten giant inflatable obstacles that will let you flip bounce & boing your way around an incredibly fun 5k courseVenue: Ripon Racecourse Boroughbridge Rd Ripon HG4 1UGPrice16 Weeks Before: GBP 258 Weeks Before: GBP 304…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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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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