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

13
JAN
FREE taster session at the York Rock Choir
Yearsley Grove School

Your local York choir is run by choir leader Steve Jones. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around North Yorkshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing with…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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17
JAN
King of Pop - The Legend Continues
Grand Opera House

There are several tribute shows to Michael Jackson currently performing around the world but only one will have you believing for just a moment The Legend Continues.This superb production stars Navi who is officially recognised as the worlds No.1 MJ impersonator. He…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
JAN
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Grand Opera House

The National Theatres multi award‐winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night‐Time will come to the Grand Opera House York as part of a major tour of the UK and Ireland.Simon Stephens adaptation of Mark Haddons best‐selling novel…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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31
JAN
Haydn Little Organ Mass
Central Methodist Church

A choral workshop day working on Haydns Missa Sanctis Joannis de Deo. Singers are more than welcome and we will give an informal performance at 4.30pm.…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01759 304183
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31
JAN
Charlie Simpson
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Charlie Simpson has long and varied career behind him despite being just twenty‐six. He began as a teenager with pop band Busted a highly successful act with huge sales and two Brit Awards that paved…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
FEB
York Does Vintage
Merchant adventurer's Hall

THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of knowledge gained from years of experience with each one bringing their quality affordable vintage clothing jewellery and kitchenalia. Vintage lovers can while away the hours browsing through rail after rail of fabulous…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07746 125069
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10
FEB
King Charles
The Duchess York

When you are a classically trained musician who has mastered the guitar piano and cello in addition to singing I guess we can forgive you for taking the stage name King Charles. Real name Charles…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
FEB
Monty Python's Spamalot gallops back out on tour
Grand Opera House York

Monty Pythons Spamalot gallops back out on tour to bring the West End production to theatres across the land to the sound of banging coconut shells as Joe Pasquale The Producers Im a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here reprises his much…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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06
MAR
Little Comets
Fibbers (Barfly York)

You know those cool guys from Little Comets right From their first single released in 2009 the british indie rock band Little Comets have come a long way. If you dont remember One Night in…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAR
Lonely the Brave
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Lonely the Brave at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Sunday 15 March 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Lonely the Brave tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
MAR
Champions Of Magic - York Barbican
Barbican

Join our award winning team of tricksters for a spectacular night of mystery thatll keep you guessing for a long time to come.Witness stunning illusions including disappearances teleportation levitation and a heart stopping finale that sees one performer walk through the spinning…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 542757
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11
APR
The Magic of Motown
Grand Opera House York

The Magic of Motown at Grand Opera House York in York on Saturday 11 April 2015. 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. …

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
APR
The Twilight Sad
Fibbers (Barfly York)

The Twilight Sad at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Thursday 23 April 2015. 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…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
Mendelssohn Elijah
York Minster

This piece was commissioned for the Birmingham festival and at its premiere was attended by an audience of early 2000. It was an unprecedented success and is a highly dramatic work. It is considered to be the crowning glory of Mendelssohns career.…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01904 557208
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08
JUN
Alan Bennett's award winning History Boys
Grand Opera House York

Winner of over 30 theatre awards including Olivier Evening Standard Critics Circle South Bank Show New York Drama Critics Circle and Tony Awards for Best New Play Alan Bennetts History Boys.Set in the 1980s The History Boys is a comic drama about…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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13
JUL
Derren Brown the multi-award winning master
Grand Opera House York

The multi‐award winning acknowledged master of psychological illusion is back on tour in 2015 with a brand new one‐man show. Having confessed that performing live on stage gives him the greatest pleasure Derren is once again looking forward to the challenge that…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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14
JUL
Derren Brown
Grand Opera House York

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
SEP
York Does Vintage: Wedding Fair
Merchant adventurer's Hall

The vintage era is one of passion and romance of amazing fashion and wonderful designs. This elegance is something that you can add to your wedding to make it a really unique experience that your guests will talk about for years to…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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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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