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

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

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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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08
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
Nunnington Hall

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
JUL
Knaresborough Comedy Festival
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Comedy Festival is back and running from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July.In the early days of 2016 the people that bring you the monthly Frazer Theatre Comedy Club looked at a calendar saw that the Summer looked a bit…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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13
JUL
Let's Twist Again | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

A full company of critically acclaimed artistes and musicians deliver a show that combines great music fun and laughter with the greatest hits of Elvis Dusty Lulu The Beatles Sandie Shaw The Drifters Frankie Valli Cilla and more to ensure a brilliant…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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20
JUL
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: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
JUL
The Johnny Cash Roadshow | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

The UKs No1 Tribute fronted by respected singersongwriter Clive John with The Spirit Band re‐create with astounding accuracy and truly capture the essence of what it was like to be at a real Cash show Featuring Amanda Stone as June Carter and…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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22
JUL
Dirty Hero
Duncombe Park 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: 17 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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22
JUL
Summer Adventure
Stockeld Park

Each week of our Summer Adventure we will have different activities from Adventure Week where our Stockeld Rangers will guide you in Den Building and Forest Trails to our Pirate Week where you can dress up as your favourite Pirate or Princess…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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28
JUL
Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire
York Fine Arts

With great delight York Fine Arts proudly announces its second solo exhibition of original paintings by British landscape artist Clare Haley. Clare Haley: Light of Yorkshire showcases a spellbinding collection of work that magnificently articulates the raw dramatic beauty of landscape and…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 634221
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09
AUG
Joe McElderry - Gloria | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

This not‐to‐be‐missed concert will see Joe joined live on stage by X Factors Lloyd Daniels and Any Dream Will Do runners up Keith Jack and Ben James‐Ellis who have all like Joe featured in the musical phenomenon Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat.…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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11
AUG
Peter Pan
Nunnington Hall

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present an all new production of Peter Pan. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the enchanting mermaids magical fairies and…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
AUG
The Tiger Who Came To Tea | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood based on the book by Judith Kerr direct from a smash‐hit West End season.Following a smash‐hit West End season the tea‐guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show; packed…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
AUG
Shadwell Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show 2017
Shadwell Primary School

Traditional village flower vegetable and craft show. Exhibits of entries to classes covering a wide range of interests. Various stalls brass band tea tent bar chickens. Free circus skills free ball pool for tots. Face painting. A village setting on the primary…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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19
AUG
Shadwell Village Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show
Shadwell Primary School playing fields

A traditional Village Flower show with marquees exhibits teas bar brass band circus skills face painting. Commercial and local group Stalls. All in a lovely rural setting on our Primary School Playing Field. Something for all ages. 1.30…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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08
SEP
York Stage Musicals: Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Grand Opera House York

Based on the smash‐hit movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical is the heart warming uplifting adventure of three friends Tick Bernadette and Adam a glamorous Sydney‐based performing trio who agree to take their show to the middle of the Australian…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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10
SEP
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: 6.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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21
SEP
Country Superstars | Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

The show features 10 Superstars including Patsy Cline Billie Jo Spears Kenny Rogers Willie Nelson and John DenverGlen Campbell Tammy Wynette and Garth Brooks and Johnny Cash.Each artist not only looks and sounds like the Country Star they portray these performers transform…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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22
SEP
An Evening Of Dirty Dancing | Grand Opera House Yo
Grand Opera House York

Now in its 7th record‐breaking year An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show is a 5 star homage to the greatest movie soundtrack of all time. The original concert celebration of the iconic music from the multi‐award winning soundtrack to Dirty…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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23
SEP
Mint Festival 2017
Stockheld Park

Taking charge in the main arenas are a heavyweight selection of local and international party brands and DJs including Leeds techno night System Hot Since 82s Knee Deep In Sound plus No Curfew Bitch and Eats Everythings Edible featuring the very best…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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24
SEP
York's Vintage and Creative Wedding Fair
Merchant Adventurers Hall

We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing our Yorks vintage and creative wedding fair back to the atmospheric Merchant Adventurers Hall Expect an eclectic array of vintage and vintage inspired wedding stands set in a building steeped in history. Alongside the…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07824 559272
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27
SEP
Jackson Live
Grand Opera House York

Michael Jackson is not only remembered as one of the most influential artists of all time but many of todays artists have been inspired by his iconic style. His career spanned nearly five decades of music and he was continually at the…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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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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