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

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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03
MAR
Animalia
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to announce the gallerys newest exhibition of 2017. Animalia presents an outstanding collection of artwork dedicated to the magnificent animals of the natural world. An eclectic compilation of paintings and sculpture the exhibition brings together artwork by…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 634221
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05
MAR
York Does Vintage
Merchant adventurer's Hall

So its the 6th year of York Does Vintage how did that happen The first fair of the season is always a great day a lovely excuse to blow the cobwebs away brave the winter and have a fun day…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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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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14
MAR
Speed Dating in York
Kennedy's Bar

Speed Dating in York for anyone aged 25 to 40 on Tuesday 14th March 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingyork106521.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Yorks most popular singles night How speed dating in York works ‐ When…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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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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18
MAR
York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mar
Grand Opera House York

Mark Gatiss first came to prominence as one of the writerperformers of the award‐winning comedy troupe The League of Gentlemen. As well as appearing in Doctor Who Mark has written television scripts for four Doctors and co‐created the international hit Sherlock in…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 08448 713024
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18
MAR
York Literature Festival - A Conversation with Mic
Grand Opera House York

Michael Palin CBE is a founding member of the internationally renowned Monty Python team revelling in the fish‐slapping dance the lumberjack song and performing the Dead Parrot sketch more times than is good for anyone. He went on to co‐write and star…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

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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17
APR
Halfway To Paradise - The Billy Fury Story
Grand Opera House York

A shy young boy from Liverpool is re‐christened Billy Fury and becomes one of Britains best loved rock stars. Now in its 16th year and still furiously rockin his own band Furys Tornados re‐live his timeless hits ‐ Last Night Was Made…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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18
APR
Dreamboats & Petticoats
Grand Opera House York

Dreamboats and Petticoats is a theatre production inspired by the critically and commercially successful three‐part album with the same name. The said album featured some of the biggest rock n roll hits from musics golden…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
APR
Mr Bloom's Nursery
Grand Opera House York

Bring your tiddlers along and join Mr Bloom and the Veggies on their first ever live tour. Mr Bloom and his Veggies are getting the Nursery ready for a very special occasion ‐ a member of the Royal family is paying them…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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25
APR
Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Stor
Grand Opera House York

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons Rod Stewart ‐ from street busker through to international superstarPaul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and charismatic performance assuming the persona of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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28
APR
Yamato Drummers
Grand Opera House York

Following their hugely successful tour in 2015 the Yamato Drummers are back in the UK by popular demand. Their acclaimed performances of Japanese Taiko drumming and music have captivated audiences of over 6 million people in 53 countries across the globe.In a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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29
APR
The Magic Of Motown
Grand Opera House York

Britains biggest smash‐hit spectacular embarks on its nationwide tour with an all‐new all‐star show: Featuring the music of the Four Tops Supremes Temptations Jackson 5 Isley Brothers Stevie Wonder Marvin Gaye Diana Ross Lionel Richie and many more Oozing the style…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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30
APR
The Searchers
Grand Opera House York

Formed in Liverpool in the late 1950s 'The Searchers' grew out of the 'Mersey beat' era and emerged into mainstream popularity alongside the likes of 'The Beatles' and 'Gerry and the Pacemakers'. They are known…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

11
MAY
Aled Jones
Grand Opera House York

Welsh singer Aled Jones was born in 1970 and started his singing career aged 9 in Bangor Cathedral choir. Most famed for his cover version of Walking in the Air from Channel 4s The Snowman…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
MAY
Thank You For The Music
Grand Opera House York

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: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
MAY
King of Pop - The Legend Continues
Grand Opera House York

This incredible production stars the worlds leading MJ tribute artist Navi who is joined by Michael Jacksons iconic guitarist ‐ Jennifer Batten.Jennifer was Michaels right‐hand woman on three sell‐out world tours. She was initially hand‐picked to play on the Bad Tour…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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15
MAY
Joe Longthorne
Grand Opera House York

Currently residing in his adopted home of Blackpool Joe Longthorne is still a hugely popular and inspirational performer. Now watched by many on Royal Variety Performances he first rose to fame after his success on…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
MAY
Remembering Fred
Grand Opera House York

We are delighted to announce that Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette will be bringing Remembering Fred on tour.Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire Fred Astaire. The Remembering Fred Tour…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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18
MAY
Chas & Dave 2017
Grand Opera House York

Following on from the release of their brand new album Thats What Happens on Warner Brothers Records which reached the top 20 and their headlining performance at The Royal Variety Show 2013.Chas & Dave began writing and performing songs together in 1972…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
MAY
Iconic The Show
Grand Opera House York

A full cast of incredible singers dancers and formidable band blast their way through some of the most recognisable music everDavid Bowie Tina Turner ACDC Prince Elvis and Paul McCartney to name a few of the legendary performers who have made the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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20
MAY
Dirty Hero
Newburgh Priory Estate

WHAT IS DIRTY HEROWe all know heroes go above and beyond to help other people to complete Dirty Hero youll need to call on these qualities not only to get yourself around the course but to help others around you complete the…

Location: 2.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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20
MAY
William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridg
Grand Opera House York

In a better‐late‐than‐never nod to the Bards 400th anniversary the bad boys of abridgement present this new play by the man himself as discovered in a Leicester car park The show mercifully abridged by the RSC from its full hundred hour running…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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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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