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

31
OCT
Halloween ghost Hunt at 35 Stonegate
35 Stonegate

Join Mysteria Paranormal Events in the ultimate Halloween Ghost Hunting experience at the most haunted house in YorkAlong one of York's most historic streets there is a darkness that emanates from what has gained the reputation of being the most haunted house…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01457 877008
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01
NOV
Kaboom
Castle Howard. York

On Saturday 1st November Kaboom will be in front of The Great Lake set against the magnificent backdrop of an illuminated Castle Howard. Kaboom is famous for having the very best firework display in the area in fact last year Kaboom was…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01904 341046
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01
NOV
Paloma Faith
Barbican Theatre York

British singersong writer and actress Paloma Faith released her successful debut single in 2009 Stone Cold Sober and her album Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful Was certified platinum with a spot in…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
hotly anticipated brand new stand-up show
Grand Opera House York

This is a warm up event and Michael may appear reading from notes.Max 6 tickets per person.The man is quite simply top‐to‐toe hilarious The Telegraph.Michaels previous tour Showtime was the biggest selling comedy tour in the world in 2012 playing to…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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03
NOV
Michael McIntyre
Grand Opera House York

British stand‐up comedian Michael McIntyre burst onto our screens with his first DVD Live and Laughing in 2008. As the fastest‐selling comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Michael won the award for Best Live Stand‐Up…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
NOV
Michael McIntyre Work In Progress
Grand Opera House York

Michael McIntyre Work In Progress at Grand Opera House York in York on Monday 03 November 2014. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
NOV
Stones In His Pockets
Grand Opera House York

The Multi Award Winning Comedy by Marie Jones.Following a sell‐out run on Broadway four and a half years in the West End and on tour the worldwide sensation Stones in His Pockets returns with Ian McElhinney the original director at the helm.Seen…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
NOV
Jools Holland
Barbican Theatre York

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
Verdi Requiem
York Minster

York Musical Society Chorus and Orchestra along with St Michaels Singers Coventry perform Verdis Reqieum one of the masterpieces of Western music. This was an overnight sensation as Verdis major sacred composition.Soloists are: Gweneth‐Ann Jeffers Kay Symonds‐Joy David Butt Phillips and Julian…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01904 557208
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09
NOV
Jim Davidson - No Further Action
Grand Opera House York

Very few comedians could turn the worst year of their life into a resounding success. Fresh from winning the most successful ever series of Big Brother comedy king Jim Davidson has done just that.No Further Action will see Jim tell the story…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07734 805817
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09
NOV
York Does Vintage: Wedding Fair
Merchant Adventurers Hall

We are absolutely thrilled to be bringing our York vintage and handmade 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: 11.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01423 561431
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09
NOV
Paul Carrack
York Barbican Centre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
NOV
Marika Hackman
The Duchess York

Marika Hackman at The Duchess York in York on Tuesday 11 November 2014. 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 comparison…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
Bellowhead
York Barbican Centre

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
NOV
Lee Mack
York Barbican Centre

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
NOV
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Grand Opera House York

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Grand Opera House York live on Sunday 16 November 2014 in York Yorkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Al Murray One Man One Guvnor event at Grand Opera House York see the…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
NOV
Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook
Grand Opera House York

Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook at Grand Opera House York live on Monday 17 November 2014 in York Yorkshire. A popular live music event taking place on the Monday 17 November 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
NOV
Frank Skinner Man in a Suit
Grand Opera House York

Frank Skinner Man in a Suit at Grand Opera House York in York on Wednesday 19 November 2014. Whats the best thing about going to watch Frank Skinner Man in a Suit live Its knowing that youve got the best seats…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
NOV
York Fine Arts Autumn Exhibition
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to present the newest art exhibition Town and Country: A Celebration of British Landscapes by Gordon Lees and Edward Hersey. The exhibition brings together an exceptional collection of original paintings from two leading British Artists Edward Hersey…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01904 634221
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21
NOV
Nizlopi
The Duchess York

Nizlopi at The Duchess York in York on Friday 21 November 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Nizlopi live in the knowledge that…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland
York Designer Outlet

SKATE PLAY SHOP AND DINE AT AWARD‐WINNING YORKSHIRES WINTER WONDERLANDThe award‐winning festive event YORKSHIRES WINTER WONDERLAND makes a welcome return this November to York Designer Outlet.At its heart is The Ice Factor which celebrates its 10th birthday as Yorks coolest Christmas experience.…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01653 619169
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26
NOV
The Sensational 60s Experience - 50th Anniversary
Grand Opera House York

The ultimate 60s extravaganza touring the UK on its 50th anniversary. For one night only six legendary names from the 1960s take to the stage and deliver to you a night never to be forgotten.Hermans Hermits The Swinging Blue Jeans Dave Berry…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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30
NOV
York Does Vintage
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall

Winner of an Outstanding Customer Service Award and shortlisted for TWO National Vintage Awards; York Does Vintage has fast become a firm favorite on the vintage scene attracting up to 2100 visitors. THE vintage stallholders are hand‐picked and offer a wealth of…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07896 840397
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06
DEC
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

NO PERFORMANCE SUNDAY EVENING MATINEES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 2.30PMRowntree Players is delighted to announce that the Pantomime this year will be Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.The sun is shining out in the deserts of Egypt but in the shade…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
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06
DEC
Smirnoff's Big Night Out
Kuda, York

Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local venue to somethingspectacular whether its the lasers of Ibiza or the gymnasts from theCircus. ...Description:Think BIG production and BIG entertainmentBig Night Out is all about transforming your local…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07734 805817
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07
DEC
Toby Jepson
Fibbers (Barfly York)

Toby Jepson at Fibbers Barfly York in York on Sunday 07 December 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
DEC
Christmas Concert
Central Methodist Church

York Musical Society perform a range of traditional and modern festive music. Accompanied by David Pipe on the organ and conducted by Richard Shephard. Mince pies and coffee will be for sale after the concert.…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

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12
DEC
Cinderella The Most Magical Family
Grand Opera House York

CinderellaGRAND OPERA HOUSE YORKFriday 12 December 2014 Sunday 4 January 2015Starring.ANITA HARRIS STUART WADE and TOM OWENNew Pantomime Productions return to the Grand Opera House York for the 16th year this Christmas with their spectacular family pantomime Cinderella. ANITA HARRIS…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08448 713024
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19
DEC
Showaddywaddy Christmas Party
York Barbican Centre

Showaddywaddy Christmas Party performs live at York Barbican Centre in York Yorkshire on Friday 19 December 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Showaddywaddy Christmas Party at York Barbican Centre now.…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

20
DEC
Roy Chubby Brown
York Barbican Centre

Roy Chubby Brown is back in town. Get ready for a barn‐storming night of jokes banter and hilarious mickey‐taking from Britains most outrageous comedian bar none Laugh till it hurts as Chubby rips into his…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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…

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…

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…

Castlegate Amusement Arcade

Castlegate Amusement Arcade ‐ Amusement Park in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01653697305 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Derwent Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Derwent Swimming Pool in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01653 693407 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

A visit to our unique Museum at EDEN CAMP will transport you back in time to wartime Britain. You will experience the sights, sounds, even the smells of those dangerous years. This is no ordinary Museum ‐ Not another Military Museum ‐ Not a glass showcase Museum ‐…

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