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

03
MAY
H.M.S. Pinafore
Grand Opera House

The much‐loved highly‐acclaimed all‐male H.M.S. Pinafore is embarking on an extensive UK Tour to ensure no‐one misses the boat. Join the hilarity of Gilbert and Sullivan with the award‐winning company that brought you the all‐male productions of The Pirates of Penzance…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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03
MAY
HMS Pinafore
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

HMS Pinafore is one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas. Enjoy this new interpretation showcasing the infectious tunes and beautifully constructed libretto.Sasha Regan returns with one of the most popular Gilbert & Sullivan operas following her hugely successful all‐male production…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
MAY
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel Du Vin York

Want to try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varities Want to discover which wines match best with which foods Want a fun interactive weekend course which will teach you all the basics about wine and a little…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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08
MAY
York Does Vintage
Merchant Adventurers Hall

It must be said we just LOVE our York vintage fair This is our 3rd vintage fair of 2016 in York Were thinking 60s mod dresses checked shirts flower crowns so were all set for a fab summer of festivalsNot…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07824 559272
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11
MAY
Introduction to Wine Tasting in York
Hotel Du Vin York

If you want to get a taste of what we offer at Yorkshire Wine School in just one evening then join us for an introductory look at the wonderfully diverse and quirky world of wine. It might even start you on a…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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13
MAY
Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Woody Sez is a soul stirring musical event capturing the heart and spirit of Americas original folk hero Woody Guthrie who paved the way for Bob Dylan Bruce Springsteen and more.BEST MUSICAL NOMINATION‐ London Evening Standard. Woody Sez captures the heart and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
MAY
Pasha...It's All About You.
Grand Opera House York

Star of Strictly Come Dancing Pasha Kovalev & his fantastic dancers feature in his brand new show Its All About You.This brand new production brings you breath‐taking choreography sensational music and amazing costumes leaving you supercharged with positive energy and emotion.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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18
MAY
Wonderful World of Wine 8-week Course York
Hotel Du Vin York

The 8‐week World of Wine Course is designed as a practical introduction to the world of wine. It is structured for people who enjoy wine and would like to learn more about it in a fun and relaxed environment. You need no…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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18
MAY
World of Wine - Bordeaux and Rhone Valley Wine
Hotel Du Vin York

Join us as we discover why the British have enjoyed such a long love affair with the wines of these regions. From the robust complex and age‐worthy reds of Bordeaux to the Rhone Valley where they wow people with their deep smoky…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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19
MAY
The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Purveyors of Cool swing into town with The Greatest Music of the 20th Century Wonderful memories ‐ totally live show ‐ successful worldwide Frank Sinatra ‐ Dean Martin ‐ Sammy Davis Every song a classic…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
MAY
Rock N Roll Paradise
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Youll be blown away by Elvis Presley Jerry Lee Lewis Buddy Holly Roy Orbison the Big Bopper and Eddie Cochran.Watch as these icons of rock and roll join each other on stage for this musical extravaganza with over 40 songs packed into…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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21
MAY
The Coral
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Hailing from the Wirral Peninsula in the 1960s 'The Coral' are a band that has been describes as a mix of country with psychedelic folk rock. They were nominated for a 2002 'Mercury Music Prize'…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
King Lear
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

An aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favourite Cordelia says nothing.Simon Russell Beale whose recent appearances at the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
MAY
World of Wine - Australia and New Zealand Wine
Hotel Du Vin York

With over 1000 miles between Australia and New Zealand there is a wealth of unique and mouth watering styles of wine to try. A great night of wine tasting from Down Under: if you thought Australian viticulture was all about big brands…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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26
MAY
ALICE IN WONDERLAND
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Come and join us as we take you on Alices journey after she plunges down the rabbit hole and becomes involved in that madcap series of adventures immortalized by Lewis Carroll. This play is based on a series of episodes from…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
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02
JUN
One Night of Queen
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

One Night of Queen is the impressively accurate touring stage show tribute to Queen. Brian Mullen and the Works are behind the talent and since winning Stars In Their Eyes in 2000 Mullen has been…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
JUN
Mister Maker
Grand Opera House York

. Mini Makers come and join your ultimate arts and craft heroes Mister Maker and The Shapes and get ready to make some amazing arty creations. Book your tickets today and join them on their first ever live theatre tour.Packed full of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
JUN
Bobby Davro
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Bobby is one of the countrys greatest entertainers after gaining popularity in the 80s with TV shows such as Bobby Davro on the Box and Bobby Davros TV Annual. After coming forth in this years Celebrity Big Brother Bobby is once again…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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08
JUN
World of Wine - Chile and Argentina Wine Tasting
Hotel Du Vin York

.Chile has concentrated on and excelled at producing fresh fruity soft wines at temptingly affordable prices‐ and our heaving supermarket shelves are testament to their success. Meanwhile Argentina has been quietly working away on some seriously robust intense and complex reds from…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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09
JUN
Grumpy Old Women
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Grumpy Old Women ‐ Come and bask in an orgy of fury and big laughs in this glorious live version of the hit TV show. Come and bask in an orgy of fury and big laughs in this glorious live version of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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10
JUN
La Voce
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

From spectacular four part harmony arrangements of opera classics such as Nessun Dorma to the toe‐tapping hand clapping sing‐along fun of Cant Take My Eyes Off You this incredible show has something for everyone. The UKs answer to Il Divo La Voce…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
JUN
Horrible Histories; Groovy Greeks Live on Stage
Grand Opera House York

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead.So its time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage. Using actors and 3D special effects this world premier is guaranteed to thrill you and your children.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
JUN
Horrible Histories; Incredible Invaders Live
Grand Opera House York

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is deadSo its time to prepare yourselves for Horrible Histories live on stage. Using actors and 3D special effects this world premier is guaranteed to thrill you and your children.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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20
JUN
That's Entertainment
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

From the producers of the sell out smash hit Puttin On The Ritz comes the dazzling song and dance extravaganza Thats Entertainment paying homage to the greatest composers and lyricists of our time.Celebrating the biggest hits of the 30s 40s and 50s…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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21
JUN
Tour de France Wine Tasting - 4 Week Course
Hotel Du Vin York

. The sheer diversity of styles available along with the much vaunted concepts such as terrior and slightly baffling wine labelling mean that many of us feel intimidated or unsure when picking up a bottle of French wine. But nonetheless us Brits…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07888 688767
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23
JUN
Abba Mania
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Dig out those platforms dust down those flares join in and enjoy all of your favourites including: Mamma Mia Voulez Vous Dancing Queen Winner Takes It All Super Trouper and many more. ABBA Mania brings ABBA fans old and new a night…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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23
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Carmen (Bizet)
St Andrew's Church

The 2016 Northern Aldborough Festival opens with a new production of Bizets Carmen from Unusual Notes a new opera company boasting a starry line‐up of young singers. Passion sensuality and violence combine to set the stage alight in arguably the worlds…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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24
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival
St Andrew's Church

One of the UKs leading accompanists curates a poignant new programme of songs and chamber music informed by and commemorating the two world wars of the twentieth century by the leading composers of the times. She is joined by two world…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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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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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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