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

31
JUL
A York Stage Experience premier Our House
Grand Opera House York

The right path The wrong path What happens if you choose bothJoe Casey is about to find out On the night of his sixteenth birthday Joe takes Sarah the girl of his dreams out on their first date. In an…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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01
AUG
Helmsley Summer Celebration
Helmsley

Celebrate Yorkshire Day 1st August ‐ and an entire Yorkshire weekend ‐ in the beautiful market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.The Helmsley Summer Celebration will have something for everyone. There's street theatre and music…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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22
AUG
Galtres Parklands Festival 2014
Duncombe Park

Who needs Glastonbury when Yorkshires got Galtres Now ten years old Galtres is one of the best family festivals in the country. This year headliners include The Human League Tricky Morcheeba Levellers and Bellowhead. Combining eight stages of music and cabaret more…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07803 570399
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22
AUG
Milkshake! Live - Party Party Live
Grand Opera House York

Starring some of your milkshake favourites this brand new musical spectacular is sure to have children up on their feet and singing at the top of their voicesJoining this fantastic show will be two milkshake presenters who will take us on a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08452 713024
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02
SEP
Rock Of Ages
Grand Opera House York

Adapted from a book by Chris DArienzo rock of ages is a rock musical show that is built around classic songs that are popular during the 80s. The show features songs from a wide variety…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
SEP
City of Lights on 6th Sep
Fibbers

Leeds rock heroes The Dunwells are hitting the road this September for a spectacular 13‐date tour.2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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06
SEP
The Dunwells at Fibbers
Fibbers

Leeds rock heroes The Dunwells are hitting the road this September for a spectacular 13‐date tour.2014 is shaping up to be an exciting year for The Dunwells with the upcoming release of their second studio album.The band have been putting down new…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07506 674555
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21
SEP
Aquaducked Family Day Out
River Ouse

Family day out raising money for CLIC Sargent MacMillan and Marie Curie Cancer Care…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01780 470718
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28
SEP
John Bishop
Barbican Theatre York

Scouse comedian John Bishop was named best newcomer by BBC Radio Merseyside winning the North West Comedy award for best stand‐up in 2004. Since then he has been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award.…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
OCT
Dry The River
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Dry the River aren't your average English folk band. Formed in 2009 by exiles from the punk and emo hardcore music scenes don't let their looks deceive you. Dry the River's tattoos and piercings are…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour
The Duchess

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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11
OCT
Crucified Barbara
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Crucified Barbara at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Saturday 11 October 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

12
OCT
Clannad
Grand Opera House York

Clannad at Grand Opera House York in York on Sunday 12 October 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 Clannad live in the knowledge…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
OCT
The Subways
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Subways at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Saturday 18 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The Subways tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
OCT
The World Alive
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The World Alive at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Sunday 19 October 2014. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
The Duchess York

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
OCT
Soil
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Soil at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Wednesday 22 October 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 GetMeIn…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
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

24
OCT
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Grand Opera House York

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at Grand Opera House York in York Yorkshire on Friday 24 October 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Grand Opera House York now.…

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

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
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

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

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

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…

Sutton Park

Sutton Park is a charming and lived‐in house, built of mellow brick in 1730 by Thomas Atkinson. The House contains beautiful eighteenth century furniture, paintings mostly from Buckingham House, now Buckingham Palace, and an important collection of porcelain. Magnificent plaster work by Cortese.The House is a fine example…

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.…

Thirsk Swimming Pool & Floodlit Pitch

Swimming pool at Thirsk Swimming Pool & Floodlit Pitch in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01845 522447 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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