What's on inKirkham


Welcome to Kirkham

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

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Forthcoming events in Kirkham

23
JUN
Kids! Owl Safari
The Robert Fuller Gallery Ltd

See owls in the wild and learn all about them at this fun family event accompanying wildlife artist Robert E Fullers new art exhibition of paintings of woodland wildlife.Wildlife artist Robert E Fullers wife Victoria Fuller leads this wonderful wild safari. Families…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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24
JUN
Birdwatching: Birds of Millington with Michael Flo
Millington Wood Car Park

Join our expert ornithologist Michael Flowers for this guided walk to spot woodland birds in Millingtonthen return to enjoy a new exhibition of paintings of woodland wildlife by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his gallery in Thixendale.Look out for barn owls…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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24
JUN
Birdwatching: Birds of Wharram with Michael Flower
Wharram Percy

Join the knowledgable ornithologist Michael Flowers for this informative walk through a wild overgrown quarry then browse paintings by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his beautiful beamed gallery in Thixendale.Wharram Quarry is a haven for wildlife. Look out for chiff chaff…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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24
JUN
Grand Opera House York - Sun Records - The Concert
Grand Opera House York

The label that brought you Elvis Presley Jerry Lee Lewis Johnny Cash Roy Orbison Carl Perkins Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin pioneers comes to life live on stage.Revisit the recording studio where the distinctive Sun sound was crafted by musical visionary…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678705
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25
JUN
Shakespeare's Rose Theatre
Shakespeare's Rose Theatre

More than 400 years ago the first audiences for Shakespeares plays enjoyed an experience that was as intimate as it was exciting crowded in close to the actors and the action in a small theatre in the bustling city of London. In…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01653 619169
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27
JUN
Grand Opera House, York: Peppa Pigs Adventure
Grand Opera House

Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pigs Adventure Join Peppa as she gets ready to go on an exciting camping trip to the woods with her school friends including Pedro Pony Suzy Sheep and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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29
JUN
Grand Opera House, York: Some Guys
Grand Opera House

Some Guys Have All The Luck is a brand new theatrical production celebrating the career of one of rocks greatest icons Rod Stewart ‐ from street busker through to international superstarPaul Metcalfe delivers an authentic and charismatic performance assuming the persona of…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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30
JUN
Kids Woodland Adventure
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Play nature bingo create works of art out of treasures from the woodland floor and learn how to identify trees at this wild woodland workshop in Millington Woods.Bushcraft expert and professional adventurer Brian Bate leads this fun family workshop. Set against the…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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30
JUN
Grand Opera House, York: Boot Led Zeppelin
Grand Opera House

Celebrating Led Zeppelins 50th AnniversaryBoot‐Led‐Zeppelin offers the definitive tribute to one of the worlds most legendary rock bands Led Zeppelin.To mark Led Zeppelins 50th anniversary Boot‐Led‐Zeppelin have put together their most ambitious production to date. From the laser pyramid to the flaming…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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30
JUN
Birdwatching: Birds of Thixendale with Michael Flo
The Robert Fuller Gallery

Join the knowledgable ornithologist Michael Flowers for this informative walk around the beautiful valley of Thixendale and then browse paintings by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his beautiful beamed gallery overlooking the valley.Thixendale is one of the Yorkshire Wolds best kept…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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30
JUN
Nature Walk: Nature of Nunburnholme with Michael F
Warter

Join our expert nature guide Michael Flowers for this walk through the stunning Yorkshire Wolds valley of Nunburnholethen return to enjoy paintings by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his gallery in Thixendale.Expect to glimpse nuthatch tree creepers and other shy woodland…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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04
JUL
THOR'S SÓL ÁST
Deans Park

The team behind Yorks popular THORS tipi bar is back with SL ST the pop‐up tipi bar with a summery vibe. Playing on its Viking heritage the bar celebrates SL ST def. SL sun ST affection or love in…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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06
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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06
JUL
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Pickering Castle

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
JUL
The Case of the Frightened Lady
Grand Opera House

Building on the phenomenal decade‐long success of The Agatha Christie Company comes a new thrilling chapter from the king of the detective thriller Edgar Wallace.When Inspector Tanner is called in to investigate a ruthless murder at Marks Priory the grand ancestral home…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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10
JUL
Speed Dating in York
Banyan

York Speed Dating How speed dating in York worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in York. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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16
JUL
Grand Opera House, York: Hairspray
Grand Opera House

The smash hit musical comedy Hairspray is coming to venues across the UK with a production guaranteed to have you dancing the night awayIts Baltimore 1962 where Tracy Turnblad a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart is on…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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16
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
York Barbican Centre

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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25
JUL
An Evening with Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Grand Opera House York

Named by the Guinness Book of Records as the worlds greatest living explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent his life in pursuit of extreme adventure risking life and limb in some of the most ambitious private expeditions ever undertaken.Amongst his many record‐breaking…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678705
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26
JUL
Grand Opera House, York: The Carpenters Story
Grand Opera House

This highly acclaimed production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re‐creation of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music.The outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley and pianist artistic director…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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28
JUL
Great Yorkshire Fringe - Michael Palin
Grand Opera House

. He went on to star in and co‐write Ripping Yarns with Terry Jones before becoming the nations favourite travelling companion with Around the World in 80 Days Pole to Pole and Full Circle. His big screen credits have included many collaborations…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01904 678714
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28
JUL
Great Yorkshire Fringe - Reginald D Hunter
Grand Opera House

Reginald returns to The Great Yorkshire Fringe this year with a new show. Reginalds searingly honest material has garnered him a cross‐generational fan base.His TV appearances have included Have I Got News For You and the hugely popular BBC 2 series Reginald…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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18
AUG
Castle Howard Proms
Castle Howard

Set in the magnificent gardens of Castle Howard our spectacular concert features Lesley Garrett tenor Geraint Dodd the London Gala Orchestra and conductor Stephen Bell.The programme includes popular classics and your flag waving favourites from the Proms. With Spitfire flyover and…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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18
AUG
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The National Trust, Nunnington Hall

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
AUG
UB40 ft. Ali, Astro and Mickey
Castle Howard

Over 35 years in the music business and 70 million record sales worldwide 13 Top 20 Albums and iconic songs like Red Red Wine Kingston Town One In Ten I Cant Help Falling In Love With You to name but a few.On…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
AUG
Grand Opera House, York: The Drifters
Grand Opera House

The Drifters are back on the road in the UK performing their classic hits from the last six decades.The legendary group have been inducted into the Rock & Roll of fame performed for the President of the United States and listed among…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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24
AUG
Grand Opera House, York: Islands In The Stream
Grand Opera House

Enjoy the songs of the Queen and King of country music ‐ Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers.Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music RoyaltyThis thigh‐slapping stage show brings…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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25
AUG
Grand Opera House, York
Grand Opera House

One Night of Queen is a spectacular live concert recreating the look sound pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This show will ROCK youIn 2000 Gary Mullen won ITVs Stars In Their Eyes Live Grand Final…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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28
AUG
Grand Opera House, York: Leeds Legends Live
Grand Opera House York

.Come and Join: Gordon Strachan now on Sky Sports as a pundit along with Gary McAllister as they discuss games dressing roomtraining ground stories managers fall outs and everything you wanted to know about playing for a successful football club The evening…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 678705
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19
SEP
Grand Opera House, York: Joan Collins - Unscripted
Grand Opera House

Global superstar Joan Collins will be touring the UK in a one‐woman show; Joan Collins Unscripted.Joan Collins Unscripted will see audiences enthralled as Dame Joan reveals some of the exciting stories and secrets from her long career and also includes a question…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 678714
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Tourist Attractions


Flamingo Land

Our zoo is home to over 1,000 animals, including Siberian Tigers, Grants Zebras, Bactrian Camels, Monkeys, Sea Lions, Reptiles, Humboldt Penguins and Meerkats. We also of course, have our famous pink flamingos, the largest flock in the country. In our Bird Walk you can see birds…

Castle Howard

Castle Howard really is a magical place that has something for everyone, with many visitors returning time and time again. Set dramatically between two lakes, this 18th‐century palace designed by Sir John Vanbrugh, is one of England's most beautiful historic houses. It has been the home…

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…

Ryedale

Bowling at Ryedale in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01653 600016 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Sutton Park

Sutton Park is a charming and lived‐in house, built of mellow brick in 1730 by Thomas Atkinson. The House contains beautiful eighteenth century furniture, paintings mostly from Buckingham House, now Buckingham Palace, and an important collection of porcelain. Magnificent plaster work by Cortese.The House is a fine example…

Malton Museum

Malton Museum is Ryedale's major archaeological museum and is located in the heart of Malton's Market Place. The renowned Roman Collections are imaginatively displayed. Explore the objects and evidence displayed from local excavations, marvel at the products of the potteries Norton and Crambeck and admire the elegance of…

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