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

10
MAY
York Does Vintage
Merchant adventurer's Hall

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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14
MAY
Judy - The Songbook of Judy Garland
Grand Opera House

A breathtaking show highlighting the legendary life and career of Miss Judy Garland.Starring Lorna Luft with Ray Quinn Louise Dearman Rachel Stanley Darren Bennett and The Boyfriends.This show is created in arrangement with the Judy Garland Estate and is the only officially…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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18
MAY
Pint of Science York
Brigantes (plus other venues)

York University academics bring their latest research to local pubs as part of Pint of Science the worlds largest festival of public science lectures.York University scientists will take to the stage in pubs across the city as part of a unique line…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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19
MAY
Years and Years
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Years and Years at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Tuesday 19 May 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Hollywood Bees - Music of the Hollies
Helmsley Arts Centre

Returning to HAC after their sell‐out show two years ago. ESSENTIAL HOLLIES is a celebration of the band who have had more hits than The Beatles.The Hollywood Bees opened The Liverpool International Music Festival in 2014 and are looking forward to…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01439 771700
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23
MAY
Mendelssohn Elijah
York Minster

This piece was commissioned for the Birmingham festival and at its premiere was attended by an audience of early 2000. It was an unprecedented success and is a highly dramatic work. It is considered to be the crowning glory of Mendelssohns career.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01904 557208
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28
MAY
The Strypes
The Duchess York

The Strypes at The Duchess York in York on Thursday 28 May 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

08
JUN
Alan Bennett's award winning History Boys
Grand Opera House York

Winner of over 30 theatre awards including Olivier Evening Standard Critics Circle South Bank Show New York Drama Critics Circle and Tony Awards for Best New Play Alan Bennetts History Boys.Set in the 1980s The History Boys is a comic drama about…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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16
JUN
Gilbert OSullivan
Grand Opera House York

Irish‐born singer‐songwriter Gilbert OSullivan hit the big time in the 1970s with a string of top 10 hits and albums following several years of working hard to hone his craft. His success was international and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUL
Derren Brown the multi-award winning master
Grand Opera House York

The multi‐award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion is back on tour in 2015 with a brand new one‐man show. Having confessed that performing live on stage gives him the greatest pleasure Derren is once again looking forward to the challenge that…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
JUL
The Stranglers
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Stranglers are pleased to announce a full UK tour in March 2012 the band have been busy in the studio writing and recording their seventeenth studio album which is due for release next year.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
JUL
Derren Brown
Grand Opera House York

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
AUG
Less Than Jake
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Less Than Jake at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Tuesday 04 August 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
AUG
Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Castle Howard. York

Legendary entertainer Jools Holland is set to bring his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra to the spectacular setting of Castle Howard for a one‐off performance as part of this years Summer Sounds on Friday 21st August. With Castle Howard this year celebrating 25…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 718819
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22
AUG
Proms Spectacular
Castle Howard. York

Join us for an evening of celebrations and musical extravaganceGather your friends and family and join us to celebrate 25 amazing years of Yorkshire biggest Proms Spectacular. Let the champagne flow as our conductor Jae Alexander makes a welcome return to lead…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 718819
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30
AUG
Alvvays
The Duchess York

Alvvays at The Duchess York in York on Sunday 30 August 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 Alvvays live in the knowledge that…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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

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

30
NOV
Electric Six
Fibbers (Barfly York)

This high energy alternative rock dance punk new wave exciting band of misfits are set to tour Britain After an extensive tour of the U.S these rockers are ready to jump the big pond flogging…

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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