What's on inBeningbrough


Welcome to Beningbrough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Beningbrough - 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 Beningbrough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Beningbrough

27
MAY
Spring Aventure
Stockeld Park

The Stockeld Rangers will be here the whole time organising everything from den building arts and crafts to team games and Forest trails. Weve also got the Hulk coming for a visit on the 27th 28th and 29th May. How…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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30
MAY
La Cage Aux Folles
Grand Opera House York

Following a sell out West End and Broadway production Brighton Theatre Group present La Cage Aux Folles.With a heart touching tale of one familys struggle to stay together and ultimately stay fabulous and true to…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
MAY
The Pulverised
York Theatre Royal

Following an explosive premiere at the National Theatre of Strasbourg where it won the prestigious Grand Prix de la Littrature Alexandra Badeas The Pulverised arrives in the UK with a new English translation. Rebecca Boey Sugar Coated Bullets of the Bourgeoisie…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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02
JUN
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Frazer Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 866658
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03
JUN
Counterfeit Seventies Show
Frazer Theatre

The Counterfeit Seventies comes to the Playhouse for the very first time this OctoberHaving toured extensively with The Counterfeit Sixties show they now bring you their unique Seventies show from a decade of glam rock through to new wave music and everything…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 866658
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07
JUN
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller the critically acclaimed production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will feature a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets during a magical 60‐minute show that faithfully adapts four of Eric Carles best loved books for the stage: The Artist…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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09
JUN
Peregrines of York Minster
York Minster

See the fastest birds in the world as they swoop over the medieval ramparts of York Minster and learn the meanings of their different calls This walk is led by acclaimed birdwatcher Jack Ashton‐Booth a leading member of York Peregrines ‐ the…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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09
JUN
Talking Heads by Alan Bennett
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Her Big Chance A Chip in the Sugar and Soldiering On are each brought to life by a brand new director. Support some of Yorks best emerging talent whilst enjoying the prose one of the UKs best writers.Friday 9 June at 19.30Saturday…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
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09
JUN
TOM TOAL and THE DELIGHTFUL SAUSAGE
Frazer Theatre

On Friday June 9th the Edinburgh Festival comes early and considerably further south as the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club presents two special previews in one top value evening. We are delighted to be bringing the latest full shows which will be performed…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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10
JUN
Newby Hall Tractor Fest
Newby Hall & Gardens

Tractor Fest celebrates all things tractor as well as showcasing vintage Ford and other marque cars lorries stationary and steam engines crawlers and motorcycles from around the UK and abroad. The two‐day festival attracts more than 10000 visitors and 1500 exhibits.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01423 322583
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14
JUN
Jimmy Carr: The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest
Grand Opera House York

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 Carrs…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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15
JUN
Reginald D Hunter
Grand Opera House York

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
JUN
Lee Kyle is Burning This Place to the Ground
Frazer Theatre

On Saturday 17th June come and see Lee Kyle do his show Lee Kyle is Burning This Place to the Ground at the Frazer Theatre its good. Mind you this is him typing this so hes bound to say that. If you…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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17
JUN
Lee Kyle:What Do I Do Now
Frazer Theatre

Lee Kyle is a popular childrens comedian and has been to the Frazer both as an MC for our Kids Comedy Club during the Knaresborough Comedy Festival 2016 and with his game show Gunge: A Show with Gunge in it. He is…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07835 927965
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21
JUN
One Night Of Queen
Grand Opera House York

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: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: La Traviata (Verdi)
St Andrew's Church

Set in the prohibition era of speakeasies and bootlegging with Violettas lover Alfredo a passionate young man whose optimism has been shaken by time at the front in the first world war Violettas protector the Baron a gang boss and Alfredos father…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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23
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Yevgeny Sudbin
St Andrew's Church

Since bursting onto the scene in 2005 with his debut recording of works by Scarlatti Yevgeny Sudbins playing has attracted the highest awards and superlative reviews from the piano critics. To launch the inaugural Piano Weekend The Northern Aldborough Festival welcomes…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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24
JUN
2017 Leeds Saturday 12K
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 ‐12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 ‐12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in June 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0
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24
JUN
James Baillieu (piano) & The Heath String Quartet
St Andrew's Church

The Heath Quartet Aldborough alumni and recent winners of the 2016 Gramophone Award for Chamber Music perform with the young South African pianist James Baillieu whose extraordinary emergence recently led to the unique distinction of an eleven concert series in his name…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

Will asks Father Christmas for a spaceship ‐ he gets a pianoAn adventure into the world of piano ‐ where they come from how they evolved and why they make a pretty cool Christmas present. Featuring Bachs cave piano Beethovens bad moods…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
2017 Leeds Sunday 12K
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 ‐12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 ‐12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of the usual…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0
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25
JUN
2017 Leeds Sunday 12K Total Warrior Obstacle Race
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Festival Service
St Andrew's Church

Mozarts famous Sparrow Mass Missa Brevis in C KV 220 Spatzenmesse is one of his most joyful choral works acquiring its nickname from the chirping figures in the Hosannas. Combined with his stunning soprano solo‐led Laudate Dominum and his contemplative Ave…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: The Marian Consort
The Old Hall

The Marian Consort is a young dynamic and internationally‐renowned early music vocal ensemble recognised for its freshness of approach and innovative presentation of a broad range of repertoire. The ensembles blend and beauty of sound will be heard to perfection in…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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28
JUN
Gypsy
Grand Opera House York

Gypsy is based on the true life memoirs of legendary burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee it tells the tale of Momma Rose and her two daughters Baby June and Louise trekking across America in their family vaudeville act. But times are…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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28
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Gyles Brandreth
St Andrew's Church

They say all political careers end in tears. In Gyles Brandreths case its tears of laughter as the former MP and Government Whip regular on Just A Minute and longest surviving member of the Countdown team takes us on a rollicking…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Michael Bennett (tenor) & Sandrine Chatron (harp)
The Chapel, Rudding Park

One of the busiest English tenors on the international opera circuit makes time in his schedule to present a mouth‐watering programme with French harpist Sandrine Chatron of works by Purcell Dowland Britten Berkeley Sally Beamish and a new commission from Lynne Plowman…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Close to You
Venue to be confirmed (Harrogate)

This classy reinvention of Close to You one of the great Sinatra recordings brings together an ensemble of twelve handpicked musicians chosen for their sound and empathy for this extraordinary music. Among them are jazz luminaries Matt Ford a regular…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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30
JUN
Emma Johnson's Clarinet Goes to Town
St Andrew's Church

Swing fascinates internationally‐acclaimed clarinettist Emma Johnson. In her cool new programme accompanied by John Lenehan on piano and Paul Clarvis on percussion she will explore some of the elements ‐ ragtime cakewalks and spirituals ‐ that fused together an explosion of popular…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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01
JUL
Northern Aldborough Festival: Last Night Concert
Aldborough Manor

Imagine the worlds most famous boy bands battling it out on stage Well that is exactly what the Aldborough Festival are proposing ‐ or as near as The Battle of the Boybands is taking on Saturday 1st July 2017 in the Grounds…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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Tourist Attractions


National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York, England is the largest railway museum in the world, responsible for the conservation and interpretation of the British national collection of historically significant railway vehicles and other artefacts. The Museum contains an unrivalled collection of locomotives, rolling stock, railway equipment, documents and…

Beningbrough Hall and Gardens

York's county house and garden, this imposing Georgian Mansion was built in 1716 and contains one of the most empressive baroque interiors in England. Exceptional wood carving, an unusual central corridor running the full length of the house, and over 100 pictures on loan from the National…

Jorvik

Between 1976 and 1981, visitors to York from all over the world watched as some of the best preserved remains of the Viking world came to light. York Archaeological Trust discovered wooden houses which stood to over 2 metres in height, fence lines, alleyways and backyards. …

York Dungeons

The York Dungeon brings York's horrible history to life with 11 live shows, actors and special effects.Travel to the dark depths of York Prison where murderer, thief, and infamous highwayman Dick Turpin awaits his death at the gallows.After years of stealing livestock, robbing stage‐coaches and murdering those who…

Aldborough Roman Town and Museum

Sections of once massive town wall and its definsive towers. 2 fine Roman mosaic pavements.Open: April ‐ Oct.…

Derwent Valley Light Railway

The railway in its current form began in 1989, with the arrival of the Great Yorkshire Preservation Society, formerly based at Starbeck, near Harrogate. The society was looking for a new home as they had been asked to vacate their site on the old locomotive sheds at Starbeck…

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