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

27
MAY
Spring Aventure
Stockeld Park

The Stockeld Rangers will be here the whole time organising everything from den building arts and crafts to team games and Forest trails. Weve also got the Hulk coming for a visit on the 27th 28th and 29th May. How…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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30
MAY
Shakespeare's Henry IV: A Pub Wake
So! Bar and Eats

The King is dead.Long live the KingJoin Falstaff Hal and the regulars at the Boars Head Tavern to raise a glass to the dear departed. Through music tears and laughter Bronzehead follow their critically acclaimed Richard II with Shakespeares elegy to the…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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02
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Frazer Theatre

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: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 866658
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03
JUN
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Frazer Theatre

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 866658
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03
JUN
Superheroes Live!
Lightwater Valley

Grab your fancy dress costume and come along for a Zap Zoom and Kapow‐packed weekend of fantastic fun and amazing entertainment. Watch your favourite superheroes on stage as they bust out some serious dance moves and help you practice your mighty crime‐fighting…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01765 635321
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09
JUN
TOM TOAL and THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE
Frazer Theatre

On Friday June 9th the Edinburgh Festival comes early and considerably further south as the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club presents two special previews in one top value evening. We are delighted to be bringing the latest full shows which will be performed…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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10
JUN
Newby Hall Tractor Fest
Newby Hall & Gardens

Tractor Fest celebrates all things tractor as well as showcasing vintage Ford and other marque cars lorries stationary and steam engines crawlers and motorcycles from around the UK and abroad. The two‐day festival attracts more than 10000 visitors and 1500 exhibits.…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01423 322583
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17
JUN
Lee Kyle is Burning This Place to the Ground
Frazer Theatre

On Saturday 17th June come and see Lee Kyle do his show Lee Kyle is Burning This Place to the Ground at the Frazer Theatre its good. Mind you this is him typing this so hes bound to say that. If you…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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17
JUN
Lee Kyle:What Do I Do Now
Frazer Theatre

Lee Kyle is a popular childrens comedian and has been to the Frazer both as an MC for our Kids Comedy Club during the Knaresborough Comedy Festival 2016 and with his game show Gunge: A Show with Gunge in it. He is…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07835 927965
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22
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: La Traviata (Verdi)
St Andrew's Church

Set in the prohibition era of speakeasies and bootlegging with Violettas lover Alfredo a passionate young man whose optimism has been shaken by time at the front in the first world war Violettas protector the Baron a gang boss and Alfredos father…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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23
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Yevgeny Sudbin
St Andrew's Church

Since bursting onto the scene in 2005 with his debut recording of works by Scarlatti Yevgeny Sudbins playing has attracted the highest awards and superlative reviews from the piano critics. To launch the inaugural Piano Weekend The Northern Aldborough Festival welcomes…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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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

TEL: 0
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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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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
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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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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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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