What's on inAmpleforth

Welcome to Ampleforth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ampleforth - 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 Ampleforth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ampleforth

07
SEP
York Stage Musicals present Legally Blonde
Grand Opera House

Oh My God You Guys Elle Woods is back in a brand new production for 2015. Elle is the girl who has it all but when her seemingly perfect boyfriend dumps her for being more Marilyn Monroe than Jacqui Kennedy she decides…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
SEP
Painters of Precision
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to present the newest art exhibition Painters of Precision: Carl Whitfield and Michael James Smith. The exhibition brings together for the first time a spectacular collection of original paintings from two leading British artists wildlife artist Carl…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 634221
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13
SEP
York Does Vintage
Merchant Adventurers Hall

Our vintage fairs are vibrant and fun occasions. If youre after a day full of shopping cakes listening to live music from yesteryear getting snap happy in glorious photo‐booths crafty happenings and much more ‐ then our events are just for you…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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14
SEP
Ruby Wax - Sane New World
Grand Opera House

Sane New World is your passport to saner living.Lakin McCarthy presentsRUBY WAXSANE NEW WORLDRuby Wax is a much loved US born comedian actor and writer based in the UK. Starting out as an actor at the RSC she went on to write…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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15
SEP
Avenue Q
Grand Opera House York

Avenue Q tells the funny story of Princeton a US college graduate who has moved to the New York neighbourhood of Avenue Q in order to discover his purpose in life. Full of hilarious…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
SEP
York Does Vintage: Wedding Fair
Merchant adventurer's Hall

The vintage era is one of passion and romance of amazing fashion and wonderful designs. This elegance is something that you can add to your wedding to make it a really unique experience that your guests will talk about for years to…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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20
SEP
York's vintage Wedding Fair
Merchant adventurer's Hall

The vintage era is one of passion and romance of amazing fashion and wonderful designs. This elegance is something that you can add to your wedding to make it a really unique experience that your guests will talk about for years to…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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22
SEP
Public Image Ltd
Fibbers (Barfly York)

When John Johnny Rotten Lydon left the Sex Pistols and formed Public Image Ltd to say it was a big change is a big understatement. Gone was the punk rock image and conventions and what…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
The Wedding Affair at Sandburn Hall
Sandburn Hall

The Wedding Affair at Sandburn Hall York is on Sunday 4th October 2015 11‐3pm. A luxury Wedding Fair with over 50 fabulous Wedding Exhibitors.Love at first sight when you take a look at the beautiful oak framed Hall and arched windows with…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 236345
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06
OCT
Vienna Festival Ballet - Coppelia
Grand Opera House

E.T.A. Hoffmanns story;COPPLIAPresented by the Vienna Festival Ballet.A lively production infused with old world charm Copplia appeals to audiences of all ages with its captivating story of an eccentric toymaker and his beloved doll. The colourful costumes lively characters and beautiful music…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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06
OCT
Hayseed Dixie
The Duchess York

Hayseed Dixie at The Duchess York in York on Tuesday 06 October 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
OCT
Soul Legends
Grand Opera House

Brand‐new from the producers of Magic of Motown. . . its the smash‐hit Stateside spectacular featuring more soul classics than any other production. With special guest Jaki Graham.Special guest Jaki Graham dips into her collection of classic soul hits which includes Could…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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09
OCT
Vampires Rock - Ghost Train
Grand Opera House

After 12 years and over a million tickets sold Steve Steinman returns as Barron Von Rockula in the all new Vampires Rock Saga The Ghost Train.As Club Live and Let Die burns to the ground Barron Von Rockula played By Steve Steinman…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
OCT
An Evening of Dirty Dancing! The Tribute Show
Grand Opera House

A thoroughly entertaining visually stunning extravaganzaThe Public Reviews.Embarking upon its 5th Anniversary tour An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. Often imitated but never bettered this is the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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12
OCT
Jesus Christ Superstar
Grand Opera House

Jesus Christ Superstar ‐ The Musical that changed the face of musical theatre forever.Jesus Christ Superstar exploded onto the musical scene in 1971 ‐ stunning audiences and changing the face of musical theatre forever.Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webbers rock opera tells…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
OCT
Gun
The Duchess York

Gun at The Duchess York in York on Tuesday 13 October 2015. 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: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Blossoms
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Blossoms at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Wednesday 14 October 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
OCT
Swim Deep
The Duchess York

It's hard to even think about how many great indie rock bands have come off the streets of Birmingham England. There's just something special about the city that inspires the perfect mix of angst and…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Metro Station
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Metro Station at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Thursday 15 October 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
Dreamboats and Miniskirts
Grand Opera House

The sequel to Dreamboats and Petticoats. What happened to Bobby & Laura and Norman & Sue... Their story continues inspired by the 7 smash hit multi‐million selling albums of Dreamboats and Petticoats. Its 1963 and the world is changing. Bobby and Lauras…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
OCT
Darwin Deez
The Duchess York

Darwin Deez at The Duchess York in York on Monday 19 October 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the best…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
OCT
Pick Me Up Theatre presents The Addams Family
Grand Opera House

Its the perfect Halloween treat for all the family Pick Me Up Theatre bring Andrew Lippas Broadway musical version of The Addams Family to Yorks Grand Opera House in October 2015. The lovable Addams Family of creepy kooks is alive and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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28
OCT
Glenn Hughes
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Glenn Hughes at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Wednesday 28 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Glenn Hughes live in the…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
OCT
Nish Kumar: Long Word… Long Word…
The Duchess

After the massive sell out success at last years Edinburgh Festival of his critically acclaimed fourth solo show Ruminations on the Nature of Subjectivity and one of the Top 10 most reviewed shows at the Festival Nish Kumar is set to tour…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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04
NOV
Alan Davies - Little Victories
Grand Opera House

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent crime solver Jonathan Creek Davies virtuoso story‐telling…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
NOV
Thank You For The Music
Grand Opera House

The worlds favourite ABBA and Bee Gees concert show is coming to town with an all‐new sequin‐spangled production.Including a fabulous celebration of Robin Gibbs chart‐busting career enjoy the most authoritative spectacular ever: Mamma Mia Stayin Alive Dancing Queen Night Fever How Deep…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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08
NOV
Cast
The Duchess York

Liverpool band Cast were one of the major success stories of the 90s Britpop phenomenon combining strong songwriting skills with some of the best melodies of the era. Cast initially formed in 1992 led by…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
NOV
It's a Wonderful Life
Grand Opera House

Its a Wonderful Life ‐ The iconic story of idealist George Bailey whose dreams look set to be dashed by small‐town scandal and big business.James Seabright and Climar Productions present the Bridge House production Its A Wonderful Life adapted from the Frank…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
NOV
Bay City Rollers starring Les McKeown
Grand Opera House

In 1974 the world was to witness a new musical phenomenon the like of which had not been seen the days of Elvis and The Beatles. The music of the Bay City Rollers became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers growing…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
NOV
The Dunwells
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Dunwells at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Tuesday 10 November 2015. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Castle Howard

Castle Howard is one of Britain's finest stately homes, located in the beautiful Howardian Hills, fifteen miles northeast of the famous city of York.Built in 1699, Castle Howard is, today, still the private home of the Howard family. As a major tourist attraction the house receives hundreds of…

Duncombe Park

Delightful home of Lord and Lady Feversham. Unoccupied by the family for over 60 years. Now fully restored as a family home. Your memorable day in the country includes a detailed guided tour of the house coupled with breathtaking views from the magnificent broadwalks within the eighteenth…

Rievaulx Abbey

Built in the 13th century, its soaring height is a reminder of Rievaulx's original splendour. The abbey was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux, as part of the missionary effort to reform Christianity in western Europe. Just 12 Clairvaux monks came to Rievaulx in 1131. From these modest…

Easingwold Golf Club

Easingwold Golf Club ‐ golf course in York, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01347 821964 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Easingwold Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club Ltd

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club Ltd ‐ golf course in York, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01751 431525 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Kirkbymoorside Golf Club Ltd golf courseclub.…

Regent Bingo & Social Club

Play Bingo at Regent Bingo & Social Club in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01845 523066 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

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