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

25
OCT
Jimmy Carr
Grand Opera House York

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Grand Opera House York

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Grand Opera House York live on Saturday 25 October 2014 in York Yorkshire. For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Grand Opera House York see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
OCT
Gong
Fibbers (Barfly York)

If you believe that best bands come with a story here is the band which can surpass all your expectations in terms of how they all go together and weaved magic strumming the guitar flute…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
OCT
The Small Hand
Grand Opera House York

From the million selling author and writer of the most terrifying play ever staged Susan Hills The Small Hand takes you on a journey that is the stuff of nightmares.Book sellers Adam Snow stumbles across a derelict Edwardian house having taken a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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29
OCT
John Mayall
Barbican Theatre York

John Mayall appears live in York Yorkshire at Barbican Theatre York on Wednesday 29 October 2014. For ticket prices to watch John Mayall at Barbican Theatre York see the list of tickets available for John Mayall.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
OCT
Noel Fielding
Barbican Theatre York

Noel Fielding at Barbican Theatre York in York on Thursday 30 October 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Noel Fielding live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Halloween ghost Hunt at 35 Stonegate
35 Stonegate

Join Mysteria Paranormal Events in the ultimate Halloween Ghost Hunting experience at the most haunted house in YorkAlong one of York's most historic streets there is a darkness that emanates from what has gained the reputation of being the most haunted house…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01457 877008
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01
NOV
Kaboom
Castle Howard. York

On Saturday 1st November Kaboom will be in front of The Great Lake set against the magnificent backdrop of an illuminated Castle Howard. Kaboom is famous for having the very best firework display in the area in fact last year Kaboom was…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01904 341046
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01
NOV
Paloma Faith
Barbican Theatre York

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
hotly anticipated brand new stand-up show
Grand Opera House York

This is a warm up event and Michael may appear reading from notes.Max 6 tickets per person.The man is quite simply top‐to‐toe hilarious The Telegraph.Michaels previous tour Showtime was the biggest selling comedy tour in the world in 2012 playing to…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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03
NOV
Michael McIntyre
Grand Opera House York

British stand‐up comedian Michael McIntyre burst onto our screens with his first DVD Live and Laughing in 2008. As the fastest‐selling comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Michael won the award for Best Live Stand‐Up…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
NOV
Michael McIntyre Work In Progress
Grand Opera House York

Michael McIntyre Work In Progress at Grand Opera House York in York on Monday 03 November 2014. 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…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
NOV
Stones In His Pockets
Grand Opera House York

The Multi Award Winning Comedy by Marie Jones.Following a sell‐out run on Broadway four and a half years in the West End and on tour the worldwide sensation Stones in His Pockets returns with Ian McElhinney the original director at the helm.Seen…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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06
NOV
The Harmonettes Go Into Orbit
Thirsk Town Hall

A 1950s musical comedy in live three‐part harmony. Take a musical journey into the post‐war end‐of‐rationing world of winkle‐picker shoes and bootlace ties booby socks and sticky‐out skirts. Classic baby‐boomer tunes and beautiful ballads from three very different girls re‐entering a very…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01845 526536
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07
NOV
Jools Holland
Barbican Theatre York

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
Verdi Requiem
York Minster

York Musical Society Chorus and Orchestra along with St Michaels Singers Coventry perform Verdis Reqieum one of the masterpieces of Western music. This was an overnight sensation as Verdis major sacred composition.Soloists are: Gweneth‐Ann Jeffers Kay Symonds‐Joy David Butt Phillips and Julian…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01904 557208
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09
NOV
Jim Davidson - No Further Action
Grand Opera House York

Very few comedians could turn the worst year of their life into a resounding success. Fresh from winning the most successful ever series of Big Brother comedy king Jim Davidson has done just that.No Further Action will see Jim tell the story…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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09
NOV
York Does Vintage: Wedding Fair
Merchant Adventurers Hall

We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing our York vintage and handmade wedding fair back to the atmospheric Merchant Adventurers' Hall Expect an eclectic array of vintage and vintage inspired wedding stands set in a building steeped in history. Alongside the…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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11
NOV
Marika Hackman
The Duchess York

Marika Hackman at The Duchess York in York on Tuesday 11 November 2014. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Grand Opera House York

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Grand Opera House York live on Sunday 16 November 2014 in York Yorkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Al Murray One Man One Guvnor event at Grand Opera House York see the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
NOV
Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook
Grand Opera House York

Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook at Grand Opera House York live on Monday 17 November 2014 in York Yorkshire. A popular live music event taking place on the Monday 17 November 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
NOV
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
Grand Opera House York

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at Grand Opera House York in York on Wednesday 19 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Frank Skinner Man in a Suit live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
NOV
York Fine Arts Autumn Exhibition
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to present the newest art exhibition Town and Country: A Celebration of British Landscapes by Gordon Lees and Edward Hersey. The exhibition brings together an exceptional collection of original paintings from two leading British Artists Edward Hersey…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01904 634221
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21
NOV
Nizlopi
The Duchess York

Nizlopi at The Duchess York in York on Friday 21 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Nizlopi live in the knowledge that…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
NOV
The Sensational 60s Experience - 50th Anniversary
Grand Opera House York

The ultimate 60s extravaganza touring the UK on its 50th anniversary. For one night only six legendary names from the 1960s take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten.Hermans Hermits The Swinging Blue Jeans Dave Berry…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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30
NOV
York Does Vintage
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; York Does Vintage has fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene attracting up to 2100 visitors. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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06
DEC
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

NO PERFORMANCE SUNDAY EVENING MATINEES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 2.30PMRowntree Players is delighted to announce that the Pantomime this year will be Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.The sun is shining out in the deserts of Egypt but in the shade…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
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06
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Kuda, York

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. ...Description:Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07734 805817
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07
DEC
Toby Jepson
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Toby Jepson at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Sunday 07 December 2014. 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 including Ticketmaster…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Christmas Concert
Central Methodist Church

York Musical Society perform a range of traditional and modern festive music. Accompanied by David Pipe on the organ and conducted by Richard Shephard. Mince pies and coffee will be for sale after the concert.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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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…

Duncomble Park

Duncombe Park lies close to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the heart of rural Yorkshire. Built in 1713 it is set amidst rolling parkland which has been virtually untouched for 280 years and overlooks the River Rye and Helmesley Castle.Your memorable day in the country…

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.…

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