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

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

22
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: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07734 805817
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25
NOV
Vienna Festival Ballet: The Nutcracker
Grand Opera House

The highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet return to York with Tchaikovskys classic The Nutcracker.Vienna Festival Ballet est.1980 presents The Nutcracker.Audiences have the opportunity to catch one of Tchaikovskys world famous classical ballets The Nutcracker when the highly acclaimed Vienna Festival Ballet company…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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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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28
NOV
An Evening of Burlesque
Grand Opera House York

Direct from Londons West End tantalising yet tasteful camp and colourful. Elegant showgirls combine Parisian charm with Las Vegas glamour.Marrying live vocal talent with the art of burlesque ‐ comedy magic and vocal harmony combine…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

TEL:
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12
DEC
Cinderella The Most Magical Family
Grand Opera House York

CinderellaGRAND OPERA HOUSE YORKFriday 12 December 2014 Sunday 4 January 2015Starring.ANITA HARRIS STUART WADE and TOM OWENNew Pantomime Productions return to the Grand Opera House York for the 16th year this Christmas with their spectacular family pantomime Cinderella. ANITA HARRIS…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
DEC
Made Locally WIth Love - Christmas
Merchant Adventurers Hall

Christmas is on its way but theres no need to rush On the 14th December Made Locally With Love will be filling the enchanting Merchant Adventurers Hall full of wonderfully talented Yorkshire based local businesses who will be there to offer you…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01423 561431
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the York Rock Choir
Yearsley Grove School

Your local York choir is run by choir leader Steve Jones. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around North Yorkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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19
JAN
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Grand Opera House

The National Theatres multi award‐winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‐Time will come to the Grand Opera House York as part of a major tour of the UK and Ireland.Simon Stephens adaptation of Mark Haddons best‐selling novel…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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31
JAN
Haydn Little Organ Mass
Central Methodist Church

A choral workshop day working on Haydns Missa Sanctis Joannis de Deo. Singers are more than welcome and we will give an informal performance at 4.30pm.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01759 304183
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31
JAN
Charlie Simpson
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Charlie Simpson has long and varied career behind him despite being just twenty‐six. He began as a teenager with pop band Busted a highly successful act with huge sales and two Brit Awards that paved…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
FEB
King Charles
The Duchess York

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Monty Python's Spamalot gallops back out on tour
Grand Opera House York

Monty Pythons Spamalot gallops back out on tour to bring the West End production to theatres across the land to the sound of banging coconut shells as Joe Pasquale The Producers Im a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here reprises his much…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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06
MAR
Little Comets
Fibbers (Barfly York)

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
APR
The Magic of Motown
Grand Opera House York

The Magic of Motown at Grand Opera House York in York on Saturday 11 April 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. …

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
APR
The Twilight Sad
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Twilight Sad at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Thursday 23 April 2015. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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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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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

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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