What's on inPickering

Welcome to Pickering

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

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Forthcoming events in Pickering

13
JUN
Scampston Hall's Big Vintage Weekend
Scampston Hall

Grab your trilbies don your best frock shine up your chassis and put 13 and 14 June 2015 in your diary Scampston Hall's Big Vintage Weekend is back for a THIRD year Set in the picturesque lakesaide gardens of the regency Scampston…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01423 561431
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21
JUN
Celebrate Father's Day
The Grainary

The Grainary Farm brings you another Family Fun Day in Harwood Dale Scarborough.June is all about Fathers. We love them. Without them where would we beSunday 21st June at 12pm come along witness a working farm in action meet some of the…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01723 870026
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27
JUN
Nostalgia Weekend
Sledmere House and Gardens

2 days to immerse yourself in the Britain of times gone by. Music living history displays trade stands and re‐enactments primarily based around the 1940s and 1950s also childrens activities and vintage games.Large display of vintage toy train sets in the…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01377 236637
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05
JUL
Stately Home Charity Car Boot Sale
Sledmere Park

Over 100 stalls selling a variety of goods from antiques to toys clothing to furniture. Proceeds will be shared between the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and the Sledmere charities including St Marys Church Sledmere Sledmere Primary School Sledmere Village Hall and the…

Location: 15.1 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 01377 236637
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22
JUL
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Helmsley Castle

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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02
AUG
Teddy Bears' Picnic
Sledmere House and Gardens

Teddy Bear Treasure Hunt around the Gardens; follow the clues from one bear to the next to see if you can find all the hiding teddies. Complete the answer sheet and collect a treat in the Shop on your way home.Face…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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21
AUG
Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra
Castle Howard. York

Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring GAVIN LAVIS with Special Guest MARC ALMOND and guest vocalists RUBY TURNER LOUISE MARSHALL & MABEL RAYFriday 21 August 2015Dont miss out on what will be a truly fabulous night at Castle HowardKing…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 718819
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22
AUG
Proms Spectacular
Castle Howard. York

Join us for an evening of celebrations and musical extravaganceGather your friends and family and join us to celebrate 25 amazing years of Yorkshire biggest Proms Spectacular. Let the champagne flow as our conductor Jae Alexander makes a welcome return to lead…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 718819
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25
OCT
Children's Halloween & Pumpkin Hunt
Sledmere House and Gardens

Pumpkin trail around the Walled Garden face painting spooky Halloween crafts and outdoor lawn games. Fancy dress recommended.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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27
OCT
Pumpkin Trail
Sledmere House and Gardens

Pumpkin Trail around the Walled Garden. Use your answer sheet and see if you can find all the pumpkins hidden within the Walled Garden then collect a treat in the Shop.…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01377 236637
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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…

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway provides some 18 Miles of preserved steam railway running through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors. The North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs between Grosmont in the north and Pickering in the south.…

Malton & Norton Golf Club

Malton & Norton Golf Club ‐ golf course in Malton, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01653 695955 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Malton & Norton Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Derwent Swimming Pool

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

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.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Pickering? See our list of attractions in Pickering, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.