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

08
OCT
Learn to CODE & develop an APP at Upload Live (Yor
City of York Council

LEARN TO CODE FOR FREE Freeformers &Virgin Mediaare co‐hosting a day of hands‐on workshops.Youll startcoding andprototypingyour very own app in theCODEandLABzones and learn how toconquer the web in the SOCIALzone but also learn how to protect yourself getting hacked in theCYBERzone.Upload Live…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02033 273653
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11
OCT
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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14
OCT
The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show
Grand Opera House

Original dreamboats Marty Wilde Eden Kane Mike Berry and The Wildcats as well as very special guest Mark Wynter join forces in The Solid Gold Rock n Roll Show.The late fifties and early sixties were without doubt some of the most exciting…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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15
OCT
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch i
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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15
OCT
Sing-A-Long-A-Grease
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

The brand new sing along screening of the classic film starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton‐John brought to you by the producers of Sing‐a‐Long‐a Sound of Music. Ever wanted to know what its like to be a T‐bird or a Pink Lady…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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16
OCT
York Does Vintage
Merchant Adventurers Hall

It must be said we just LOVE our York vintage fair This is our 6th vintage fair this year and its our BIG Freshers special Full to the brim of everything vintage and funky this fair is always a fave of…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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17
OCT
Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story on Stage
Grand Opera House

Have the time of your life with the ultimate live experience; Dirty Dancing The Classic Story on Stage. Full of passion and romance heart‐pounding music and sensationally sexy dancing. Dirty Dancing The Classic Story on Stage. Full of passion and…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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18
OCT
York Musical Theatre Company presents - Acorn Anti
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

MARIGOLDS at the ready York Musical Theatre Company are to stage the all‐singing all‐dancing all‐macarooned spectacular Acorn Antiques The Musical at the Joseph Rowntree Theatre York from October 18 to 22.The story follows the lives loves and macaroon adventures of staff in…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 501935
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23
OCT
Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, The Ultimate, Gold
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show. A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake Jimmy…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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24
OCT
Nina Conti: In Your Face
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Hot on the heels of her 2016 smash‐hit season at the West Ends Criterion Theatre by popular demand Nina Conti is back on the road with her sell‐out show In Your Face. Strap into the mask as Nina Monkey and a bag…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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25
OCT
Maximum RnB with The Manfreds
Grand Opera House

Join 60s luminaries The Manfreds PP Arnold and Zoot Money for a fabulous evening of Rhythm and Blues nostalgia and some of the greatest hits ever written The Manfreds with an all‐star line up of original members Paul Jones Mike DAbo Tom…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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26
OCT
The ELO Experience
Grand Opera House

In 2016 The ELO Experience will be celebrating their 10th year of bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage. The ELO Experience are the worlds foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. With a…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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27
OCT
Vampires Rock - Ghost Train
Grand Opera House York

After 13 years and over a million tickets sold Steve Steinman returns as Barron Von Rockula in the all new Vampires Rock Saga The Ghost Train.As Club Live and Let Die burns to the ground Barron Von Rockula played By Steve Steinman…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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30
OCT
Roy "Chubby" Brown
Grand Opera House

Hes still rude hes still crude and this time hes turning headlines into punch lines as his rip‐roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. Chubby doesnt hold back from sharing his outlandish views on news women and gender…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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01
NOV
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Direct from its success in Londons West End a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back Using huge projection photos and original film footage this 50 Anniversary Celebration also features a full…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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02
NOV
Vienna Festival Ballet - Snow White
Grand Opera House

Join Snow White on her magical journey with this unmissable production based on the Grimm brothers tale.This spellbinding ballet promises to entertain and dazzle the whole family.A truly spellbinding performance ‐ Burnley Express. 4 stars ‐ WhatsOnStage.Wed 2 Nov 2016 7.30…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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03
NOV
Vienna Festival Ballet - The Nutcracker
Grand Opera House

Be swept away with Clara on her magical festive adventure.The Nutcracker promises to delight audiences of all ages with its festive setting and light‐hearted story.A truly spellbinding performance Burnley Express. 4 stars ‐ WhatsOnStage.Tickets from £15.90Concessions:ATG Theatre Card holders. £2.00 discount…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
NOV
Steve Backshall's Wild World
Grand Opera House

Wildlife TV Presenter adventurer naturalist and childrens author Steve Backshall takes us on a tour of the real life expeditions that have inspired his books The Falcon Chronicles and his new novel in the series Shark Seas. Its a wild journey illustrated…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08448 713024
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16
NOV
The Sensational 60's Experience
Grand Opera House York, Clifford Street

Returning by huge popular demand for one night only. Seven legendary names take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten. With the definite feel good factor this is must see 60s show for 2016. Starring Hermans…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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17
NOV
Warming Red Wines For Winter Tasting in York
Hotel Du Vin York

This evening we will be concentrating on big ripe rich soft and spicy reds which are packed full of juicy fruit flavours. Come along to taste beatuifully chocolatey Argentinian Malbec robust Chinati Classico and peppery Australian Shiraz amongst others. We will also…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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21
NOV
Pic Me Up Theatre presents Spamalot
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Pick Me Up Theatre are delighted to bring back the plague to York with a 50 chance of pestilence and famine together with a brace of impossibly beautiful dancing girls flatulent Frenchmen and monster killer rabbits. The story begins... Arthur and his…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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28
NOV
Verdi's Nabucco
Grand Opera House

Opera & Ballet International proudly presents an Ellen Kent production with international soloists highly praised chorus and full orchestra.VERDI NABUCCO:WITH THE FAMOUS CHORUS OF THE HEBREW SLAVES.Starring Olga Perrier the international French Soprano as Abigail.Ellen Kent returns with a new production of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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29
NOV
Whitney - Queen of the Night
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time Whitney Houston. This award winning production features a stellar line‐up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton delivering a powerhouse and breathtaking performance as Whitney.…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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30
NOV
Abba Reunion - The Tribute Show
Grand Opera House

The ABBA REUNION tribute show features superbly accurate vocals harmonies guitar keyboards and back line musicians combining with stunning iconic replica costumes choreography and sets to produce the most authentic and requested Abba tribute show in the world today.Abba Reunion is the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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03
DEC
Jim Davidson - Forty Years On
Grand Opera House, Clifford Street

Son of a Glaswegian father born and bred in Charlton. From drummer to window cleaner via shelf stacker to a theatre near you. Guaranteed to be an irreverent outrageous and truthful night. For one night only. Adults only. Boy does Jim…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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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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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 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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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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