What's on inCrayke


Welcome to Crayke

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

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Forthcoming events in Crayke

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: 11.7 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: 11.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 11.7 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: 11.4 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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
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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: 11.7 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: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
JUN
Reginald D. Hunter
Grand Opera House York

During the 15 years in which he has lived in the UK Reginalds searingly honest material has garnered him a popular fanbase that spans the generations. In the past twelve months he has appeared in a critically acclaimed tour of Ireland as…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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18
JUN
The Carpenters Story
Grand Opera House York

Acclaimed international star Claire Furley remains unsurpassed in her uncanny representation of Karen Carpenter. Her stunning vocal harmonies combined with state of the art video projection and lavish musical arrangements will take you on an incredible journey through the uniqueness that truly…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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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: 11.7 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: 9.9 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: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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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: 9.9 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: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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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: 9.9 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: 15.6 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: 11.7 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: 9.9 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: 9.9 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: 9.9 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: 9.9 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: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 11.7 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: 11.7 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: 11.7 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: 8.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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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: 11.7 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: 8.9 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: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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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: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)1904 678714
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Tourist Attractions


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…

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…

Aldborough Roman Town and Museum

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

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…

British & International Golf Greenkeepers Associat

British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association ‐ golf course in York, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01347 833800 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association golf courseclub.…

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