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

25
OCT
Halloween Spooktacular Ghost Storytelling
Eagle and Child

Halloween Spooktacular Ghost Storytelling 730 pm Wednesday 25th October at the charming Eagle and Child inn in York Europes most haunted cityHear glorious ghoulish tales enjoy a delicious buffet and be entertained by the beautiful and haunting music from Roz Walker.Plus have…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07734 155200
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25
OCT
Networking Every Wednesday
Natural Entrepreneurs Workspace

Networking Every WednesdayNetwork with fellow entrepreneurs every Wednesday morning at the Natural Entrepreneurs Workspace in York.A networking event with a focus on getting to know everyone in the room build relationships and support each other in our businesses.There will be an opportunity…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01904 632371
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31
OCT
John Mayall in Concert Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

Regarded by many as blues most influential artist Johns band The Bluesbreakers launched the careers of many true legends including Eric Clapton Mick Fleetwood John McVie Peter Green and Mick Taylor.64 albums later and Johns captivating and authentic sound is still as…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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02
NOV
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
York Barbican Centre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at York Barbican Centre in York on Thursday 02 November 2017. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
NOV
Robert E Fuller Wildlife Art Exhibition: Wildlife
The Robert Fuller Gallery

Foxes diving into deep snow drifts hares warming in the winter sun and a kingfisher perched on a frosted branch are just some of the winter wildlife scenes on show.Painted in this artists precise realistic style this new collection reveals the stark…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +441759 368355
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04
NOV
The ELO Experience
Grand Opera House

In 2016 The ELO Experience will be celebrating their 10th year of bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage.The ELO Experience are the worlds foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. With a sensational…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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05
NOV
Kids! Fly a Falcon
The Robert Fuller Gallery Ltd

Join expert falconer Danny Cameron from Eagle Eye Falconry for this fun family workshop. Danny will show you how to handle owls hawks falcons and other birds of prey as he teaches you all about their diet and habitat in the elegant…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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10
NOV
The Chicago Blues Brother Back In Black | Grand Op
Grand Opera House York

The award‐winning spectacular is Europes biggest and best‐loved production of the Blues Brothers. The show is a high‐octane adrenaline‐pumping musical mash‐up that presents the best material from the original Blues Brothers movies and is jam‐packed full of songs by legends such as…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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11
NOV
Birdwatching: Birds of Millington with Michael Flo
The Robert Fuller Gallery Ltd

Join our expert ornithologist Michael Flowers for this guided walk through the unspoiled Yorkshire Wolds vale of Millingtonthen return to enjoy paintings by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his gallery in Thixendale.Millington Pastures encompasses ancient woodland; meadow pasture and picture perfect…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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11
NOV
Birdwatching: Red Kite Roost with Michael Flowers
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Red kites have only recently fought their way back from the brink of extinction and it is still an incredible thing to be able to watch these protected birds here in Yorkshire. This guided tour to watch them above the beautiful Wolds…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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12
NOV
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: 11.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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13
NOV
Psychic Sally: Kisses To Heaven | Grand Opera Hous
Grand Opera House York

Sallys live psychic show is completely spontaneous; each show is unique and Sally herself doesnt know what the message will be on the night. Sally has to trust spirit and the messages that they give her. During the show Sally will pick…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 08448 713024
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17
NOV
Edward Hersey and Gordon Lees Exhibition 2017
York Fine Arts

York Fine Arts is delighted to announce its highly anticipated annual Edward Hersey and Gordon Lees exhibition. The exhibition brings together an exceptional collection of original paintings from two leading British artists whose work consistently captures and preserves the classic charm of…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01904 634221
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17
NOV
The Christmas Fair Duncombe Park in Aid of NSPCC
Duncombe Park Estate

Thursday 16th November: Preview Evening5.00pm to 9.00pmTickets: £17.50Friday 17th November: Christmas FairSaturday 18th November: Christmas Fair9.30am to 4.00pm dailyTickets: £10.00Advance day tickets at £8.00 can be purchased via the websitePreview tickets include a welcome reception with free glass of fizz and canaps…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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18
NOV
Robert E Fuller Talk: From Wildlife Photographs to
The Robert Fuller Gallery

Wildlife artist Robert Fuller talks about his personal journey of creativity from the moment the glimpse of a weasel or a kingfisher sparks his inspiration through months of detailed research on to the application of precise brushstrokes and so to the finished…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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18
NOV
Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland
Yorkshire's Winter Wonderland

Home to the North of Englands largest outdoor ice rink The Ice Factor and this year its 100sqm bigger With its iconic 30ft high Christmas tree the rink and its surroundings will once again celebrate the magic of Christmas. Recently…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01653 619169
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24
NOV
Birdwatching: Red Kite Roost with Jack Ashton-Boot
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Red kites have only recently fought their way back from the brink of extinction and it is still an incredible thing to be able to watch these protected birds here in Yorkshire. This guided tour to watch them above the beautiful Wolds…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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24
NOV
Birdwatching: Winter Migrants with Jack Ashton-Boo
The Robert Fuller Gallery Ltd

Join our expert ornithologist Jack Ashton‐Booth for this guided walk through the stunning Yorkshire Wolds countryside to spot winter migrant birds and then enjoy paintings by acclaimed artist Robert E Fuller at his gallery in Thixendale.Dont miss this opportunity to learn from…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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26
NOV
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 on a hillside overlooking the valley.Thixendale is one of the Yorkshire…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: +441759 368355
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05
DEC
The Simon & Garfunkel Story Grand Opera House York
Grand Opera House York

Direct from its success in Londons West End a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back Using huge projection photos and original film footage this 50 Anniversary Celebration also features a full…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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07
DEC
Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute Band. Grand Op
Grand Opera House York

Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013 Mercury have firmly established themselves as one of the worlds most authentic tributes to Queen. The show includes fantastic and authentic performances of the most popular Queen hits such as Bohemian Rhapsody Radio Ga Ga…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 713024
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09
DEC
ALADDIN
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Its time for yet another rollicking romp of a panto and this year Rowntree Players are whizzing you off to Peking to enjoy the perennial favourite Aladdin.In the depths of China the evil Abanazar will stop at nothing to gain control of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 501935
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19
JAN
Absolute Bowie
Fibbers York

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07515 352872
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20
JAN
DANE BAPTISTE | G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs.)
The Basement

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste takes his third smash hit show G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs. on an extended World Tour in 2018His UK leg features 21 dates including…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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01
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Grand Opera House

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona KistenyovaWinner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 713024
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01
JUN
Hot Air Balloon Rides - Yorkshire Experiences
Yorkshire

Enjoy a hot air balloon ride across Yorkshire on this hot air balloon ride experience.Further information:https:sites.google.comviewhot‐air‐balloon‐experiencesGift vouchers:http:tidd.lyf8681898Balloon rides take place at dawn or dusk and the whole experience lasts around 3‐4 hours. Your pilot will give you a full safety briefing and…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: Seew ebsite
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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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