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

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: 13.3 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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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04
JUL
Jamie Raven Live
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Jamie Raven Britains newest and brightest Magician is now on tour. Why not take this opportunity to see Jamie Raven perform brand new and spectacular magic live and in a truly immersive and interactive show.Magician Jamie Raven who wowed the judges and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
JUL
The Dreamboys
Grand Opera House

The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UKs top Male Strip Show perfect for a night out with all your friends.Adults Only.The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever.Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous Male Stripper act the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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08
JUL
Legend of a Band
Grand Opera House

Great musicianship acute attention to detail and distinctive harmonies are synonymous with The Moody Blues. Legend of a Band faithfully re‐creates the essence of what makes The Moody Blues unforgettable.Featuring Gordy Marshall & Paul Bliss Kit & Keys ‐ The Moody Blues…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
JUL
Ken Dodd - Happiness Show
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Enjoy a fun‐filled variety show for all the family with non‐stop gags and a selection of songs in Ken Dodds unique Happiness Show. Ken Dodd gets set for more late nights.Ken Dodd is one of Britains funniest comedians. Hes a comedy legend…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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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: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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16
JUL
Tom Jones
Castle Howard

Tom Jones may be approaching 70 but he shows little sign of slowing down. Born Thomas Jones Woodward in 1940 he was awarded an OBE by the Queen. He has had an extremely…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JUL
Jane Austen's Persuasion
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

This fully staged production features a chamber orchestra authentic costuming and sets and world‐champion Irish dancers from the Trinity Irish Dance Company.PERSUASION which has toured multiple UK and US cities over the last four years is one of Jane Austens most admired…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 6309 151529
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23
JUL
Castle Howard Triathlon
Castle Howard

. Indeed the 13000 acre grounds of Castle Howard form arguably the most physically demanding triathlon course of the Castle Tri Series.Race entrants will start the race by swimming through Castle Howards Great Lake before transitioning into the technical bike route through…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 870681
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29
JUL
Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire
York Fine Arts

With great delight York Fine Arts proudly announces an exciting solo exhibition of original paintings by British landscape artist Clare Haley. Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire showcases a spellbinding collection of work that magnificently articulates the raw dramatic beauty of landscape and…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01904 634221
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04
AUG
Oklahoma
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Will the course of true love run smooth in turn of the century OklahomaProduced for Stage Experience by our critically‐acclaimed production team West Side Story Our House Footloose Rodgers and Hammersteins classic musical follows the high spirited rivalry between handsome farmer Curly…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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26
AUG
The York Orchard Musical Theatre Company
Grand Opera House

The York Orchard Theatre Company brings Jonathan Larsons exuberant East Village rock version of Puccinis opera La Bohme to York in this fabulous amateur production by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. on behalf of Music International of New York. Rent won the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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13
SEP
Sparkling Wine and Champagne Tasting in York
Hotel Du Vin York

. We all enjoy a glass of fizz to celebrate birthdays Christmas weddings or just the fact that spring is here Tonight we will give you the chance to taste six beautiful sparkling wines and compare them side by side.... Will you…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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19
SEP
The Chinese State Circus
Grand Opera House

The Chinese State Circus brings all the magic of the 'big top' to European audiences on an amazing tour. A real mix of Chinese arts and culture the show ties elements of Kung‐Fu together with…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
SEP
Gangsta Granny
Grand Opera House York

The world premiere of David Walliams Gangsta Granny is coming to the stage in a national tour starting this winter and running throughout 2016. It is being staged by the Birmingham Stage Company the acclaimed producers of Horrible Histories.Its Friday night and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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25
SEP
Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, The Ultimate, Gold
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Jimmy Carrs new tour will distill everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by into one incredible unparalleled night of entertainment.Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show.A…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
OCT
The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show
Grand Opera House

Original dreamboats Marty Wilde Eden Kane Mike Berry and The Wildcats as well as very special guest Mark Wynter join forces in The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show.The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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15
OCT
Sing-A-Long-A-Grease
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

The brand new sing along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton‐John brought to you by the producers of Sing‐a‐Long‐a Sound of Music. Ever wanted to know what its like to be a T‐bird or a Pink Lady…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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17
OCT
Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage
Grand Opera House

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing The Classic Story on Stage. Full of passion and romance heart‐pounding music and sensationally sexy dancing. Dirty Dancing The Classic Story on Stage. Full of passion and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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24
OCT
Nina Conti: In Your Face
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Hot on the heels of her 2016 smash‐hit season at the West Ends Criterion Theatre by popular demand Nina Conti is back on the road with her sell‐out show In Your Face. Strap into the mask as Nina Monkey and a bag…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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25
OCT
Maximum RnB with The Manfreds
Grand Opera House

Join 60s luminaries The Manfreds PP Arnold and Zoot Money for a fabulous evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia and some of the greatest hits ever written The Manfreds with an all‐star line up of original members Paul Jones Mike DAbo Tom…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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26
OCT
The ELO Experience
Grand Opera House

In 2016 The ELO Experience will be celebrating their 10th year of bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage. The ELO Experience are the worlds foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. With a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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27
OCT
Vampires Rock - Ghost Train
Grand Opera House York

After 13 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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30
OCT
Roy "Chubby" Brown
Grand Opera House

Hes still rude hes still crude and this time hes turning headlines into punch lines as his rip‐roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. Chubby doesnt hold back from sharing his outlandish views on news women and gender…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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01
NOV
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Direct from its success in Londons West End a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back Using huge projection photos and original film footage this 50 Anniversary Celebration also features a full…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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02
NOV
Vienna Festival Ballet - Snow White
Grand Opera House

Join Snow White on her magical journey with this unmissable production based on the Grimm brothers tale.This spellbinding ballet promises to entertain and dazzle the whole family.A truly spellbinding performance ‐ Burnley Express. 4 stars ‐ WhatsOnStage.Wed 2 Nov 2016 7.30…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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03
NOV
Vienna Festival Ballet - The Nutcracker
Grand Opera House

Be swept away with Clara on her magical festive adventure.The Nutcracker promises to delight audiences of all ages with its festive setting and light‐hearted story.A truly spellbinding performance Burnley Express. 4 stars ‐ WhatsOnStage.Tickets from £15.90Concessions:ATG Theatre Card holders. £2.00 discount…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
NOV
Steve Backshall's Wild World
Grand Opera House

Wildlife TV Presenter adventurer naturalist and childrens author Steve Backshall takes us on a tour of the real life expeditions that have inspired his books The Falcon Chronicles and his new novel in the series Shark Seas. Its a wild journey illustrated…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 713024
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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…

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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