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

06
DEC
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 be…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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09
DEC
Make A Wish! - Aladdin
Grand Opera House

Grand Opera House Yorks Biggest & Best Pantomime ‐ Aladdin. Three Bears Productions are promising an exciting magic carpet ride to old Peking Three Bears Productions presents ALADDIN. A Wish Come True Grand Opera House York is getting ready for the arrival…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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31
DEC
Take That LIVE And Olly Murs at Coronation Hall, B
Coronation Hall

TICKETS: £20.00 ‐ Children £15.00 ‐ FREE Glass of Bubbly on Arrival & FREE Soft Drinks for Children.FAMILY TICKET: £60 ‐ 2 Adults & 2 Children ‐ FREE Glass of Bubbly on Arrival & FREE Soft Drinks for Children.Please Note: CHILDREN …

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08006 890747
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13
JAN
Absolute Bowie
Fibbers York

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01904 620203
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19
JAN
Elkie Brooks
Grand Opera House York

Lancashire lass Elkie Brooks began her professional career as a singer at the age of 15. In the 1960s she supported The Beatles at their Christmas Show in London and her profile began to rise…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
JAN
Totally Tina
Grand Opera House York

Tina Turner is a phenomenon having won 8 Grammys sold over 200 million albums and more concert tickets than any other artist in a career lasting four decades. Is an International acclaimed award winning tribute revue show to the Queen of Rock…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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22
JAN
Trextasy
Grand Opera House York

Marc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs throughout the 1970s including Telegram Sam and Jeepster he was able to…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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23
JAN
The ELO Experience
Grand Opera House York

The ELO Experience are the worlds foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. With a sensational string section a stunning light show and large screen projection to further enhance the experience why not come along and enjoy this incredible show which accurately…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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24
JAN
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - Shine A Light Tour
Grand Opera House York

In March 2016 Billy Bragg and Joe Henry guitars in hand boarded a Los Angeles‐bound train at Chicagos Union Station looking to reconnect with the culture of American railroad travel and the music it inspired. Winding along 2728 miles of track over…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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25
JAN
One Night of Elvis
Grand Opera House York

Lee Memphis King Europes most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist recreates the essence of the King; The 68 Comeback Special and The Vegas years with consummate ease and an almost unbelievable combination of stunningly accurate vocals and incredible passion in every performance.Lee…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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26
JAN
Macca - The Concert
Grand Opera House York

In the first concert of its kind to tour UK and Europe Macca ‐ The Concert Celebrating the music of Paul McCartney featuring acclaimed West End performers and using state of the art visual media projection and lighting throughout celebrates McCartneys entire…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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26
JAN
Macca: The Paul McCartney Story
Grand Opera House York

A brand new theatre experience for 2017.Starring West End leading man Emanuele Angeletti Let It Be as Paul McCartney this is a celebration of the life and music of a legend.In the first show of its kind to tour UK and European…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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30
JAN
Gaslight
Grand Opera House York

While Jack Manningham Rupert Young is on the town each evening his wife Bella Kara Tointon is home alone. She cant explain the disappearance of familiar objects the mysterious footsteps overhead or the ghostly flickering of living room gaslight ‐ is she…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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05
FEB
Omid Djalili: Schmuck for a Night
Grand Opera House

Award winning comedian and actor Omid Djalili known for his legendary stand‐up performances is back on a nationwide tour Intelligent sometimes provocative and always entertaining his stand‐up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass.His credits range from Hollywood to television and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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06
FEB
Round The Horne
Grand Opera House York

From 1965 to 1968 with its infamous movie spoofs and hilarious characters Round the Horne was one of the biggest and best radio comedy shows of all time and still endures 50 years on. Take a step back in time and experience…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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08
FEB
The First Hippo On The Moon
Grand Opera House York

From Number One bestselling childrens author David Walliams comes an explosively funny space adventure for children of 3 and up. Two big hippos. One ENORMOUS dream. Who can make it to the moon first3 ...2 ...1 ...BLAST OFFDavid Walliams has taken the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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10
FEB
An Evening with Aggers & Tuffers
Grand Opera House York

From the last home Ashes series in 2013 Evenings with Aggers have been delighting audiences all over the country. Now following in the footsteps of Geoffrey Boycott Sunil Gavaskar and Graeme Swann Phil Tufnell teams up with his TMS colleague for a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08448 713024
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11
FEB
The Roy Orbison Story
Grand Opera House York

Barry Steele is widely recognised as one of the worlds leading vocalists playing homage to legend Roy Orbison. He has stunned audiences across the globe with his uncanny similarity and ability to authentically revive the exquisite toe‐tapping sound of this music giant.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
FEB
The Commitments
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Featuring soul classics Night Train Try A Little Tenderness In The Midnight Hour Papa Was A Rolling Stone Save Me Mustang Sally and many more – The Commitments is now live on stage for the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
FEB
Sunny Afternoon
Grand Opera House

Sunny Afternoon the sensational smash hit West End musical rocks York 2017. Step into swinging 60s Britain and discover how The Kinks found their definitive sound that rocked a nation.Step into swinging 60s Britain and discover how The Kinks found their definitive…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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24
FEB
Gin Festival York 2017
York Barbican

GinFestival.compresents:Gin Festival York 2017Described in Timeout as one of the Top 10 things to do in 2016 the UKs biggest andoldest Gin Festival returns to York for the first time since February 2016.This time weve moved to a new venue the amazing…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01274 888588
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27
FEB
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Grand Opera House York

Based on the 1967 Academy Award‐winning film Thoroughly Modern Millie takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age in New York City when moderns including a flapper named Millie Dillmount were bobbing their hair raising their hemlines entering the workforce…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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06
MAR
Wonderland
Grand Opera House

Let the Adventure begin...Wonderland is an enchanting musical adaptation of Lewis Carrolls Alices Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.Following sold out seasons in Tampa Texas and Tokyo the multi Grammy Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated Frank Wildhorns Wonderland receives…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
MAR
An Evening with Levison Wood
Grand Opera House York

Nigel McIntyre in association with Wolfsong Media present An Evening with Levison WoodBest‐selling author photographer and TV presenter Levison Wood will be touring theatres across the UK in spring 2017 sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer. With his…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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14
MAR
Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers
Grand Opera House York

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again Whats that you say Les is back on tour bringing his fantastic show to venues across the UK The ROLLERMANIA 2017 promises to be a unique voyage back to the 1970s when…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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17
MAR
Frankly Sinatra
Grand Opera House York

Featuring the swing the swagger and the velvet vocals of Frank Sinatra in concert enjoy an unmissable evening with Stephen Triffitt. Acclaimed worldwide as the master of his craft he: Starred as Frank for three seasons at Las Vegas legendary Sands Casino…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
MAR
La Boheme
Grand Opera House York

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly‐praised chorus and full orchestraPUCCINI LA BOHMEStarring Olga Perrier the international French Soprano as Musetta and the International critically acclaimed soprano Ecaterina Danu as Mimi. Directed by Ellen Kent…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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20
MAR
Gilbert O'Sullivan
Grand Opera House York

Like you cannot keep birds from flying high you cannot keep a singer away from singing. Same is the case with Gilbert OSullivan. Gilbert has been crooning people with his melodies for well over four…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
MAR
Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story
Grand Opera House

Seen by over 22 million people worldwide book now for the most successful rock and roll show of all time Forget feel good Buddy The Buddy Holly Story is FEEL GREAT Experience the drama passion and excitement as a cast of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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28
MAR
Evita
Grand Opera House

Featuring some of the most famous and inspiring stage music ever written including the classic songs Dont Cry For Me Argentina On This Night of a Thousand Stars Oh What a Circus You Must Love Me and Another Suitcase in Another Hall.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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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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