What's on inRipley


Welcome to Ripley

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

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Forthcoming events in Ripley

25
JUN
2017 Leeds Sunday 12K
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 ‐12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 ‐12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of the usual…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

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25
JUN
2017 Leeds Sunday 12K Total Warrior Obstacle Race
Bramham Park

LEEDS BRAMHAM PARKSAT 24TH JUNE 2017 12K SUN 25TH JUNE 2017 12KAfter another amazing event at Bramham Park in 2016 we are pleased to say we have now set the 2017 dates for 24th and 25th June. Expect more of…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07734 805817
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25
JUN
Emmerdale Village Tour
Harewood Estate in Leeds

Popular soap Emmerdale is filmed within the Harewood Estate in Leeds indulge in a fully guided Emmerdale set tour of the popular fictional village.Fans will be able to marvel at the beauty of the picturesque farming village enjoying the surreal sight of…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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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: 8.7 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01423 900979
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26
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Duo Antipodes
Farnley Hall

The hugely talented and charismatic young Irish guitarist Manus Noble makes a welcome return to the Northern Aldborough Festival this time partnered with Australian cellist Jehanne Bastoni. The Duo Antipodes perform works by Boccherini Piazzolla De Falla Granados and Manus Noble…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
Celebrity Makeup Artist Sean Maloney on his Master
Grosvenor Casino Leeds

SEANMALONEYMUA Celebrity Make Up Artist is taking you on a make up masterclass journey. Maloney has worked with names such as Lily Allen Jessie J Amy Willerton Amy Childs Channel 4 ITV TOWIE Lime Pictures and made appearances at London Fashion…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01133 893700
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29
JUN
Michael Bennett (tenor) & Sandrine Chatron (harp)
The Chapel, Rudding Park

One of the busiest English tenors on the international opera circuit makes time in his schedule to present a mouth‐watering programme with French harpist Sandrine Chatron of works by Purcell Dowland Britten Berkeley Sally Beamish and a new commission from Lynne Plowman…

Location: 5.3 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: 8.7 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: 8.7 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: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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02
JUL
Tim Garland Electric Quartet
The Crown Hotel

It says it all in the title: electric Tim Garland is established as a saxophone virtuoso in jazz circles worldwide. The Grammy award‐winning saxophonist first emerged onto the jazz scene performing alongside the legendary Ronnie Scott who opened his iconic club in…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 562303
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05
JUL
Wildlife of the World photography exhibition
Sovereign House

Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionThe photographers participating in this theme have sent us striking images of the widest range of species from elephants to insects. Many of the images in this exhibition highlight the relationships that species have…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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06
JUL
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Otley Courthouse Arts Centre

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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07
JUL
Pride and Prejudice
Dunstarn Farm

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: 13.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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09
JUL
Leeds 10K
Leeds City Centre

This is a great opportunity to smash your 10K personal best as Jane Tomlinsons legacy run has retained its new flatter and faster course.Entries are now open sign up today to secure your place and ensure that you experience the unrivalled atmosphere…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 0113 203337
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13
JUL
Knaresborough Comedy Festival
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Comedy Festival is back and running from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th July.In the early days of 2016 the people that bring you the monthly Frazer Theatre Comedy Club looked at a calendar saw that the Summer looked a bit…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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13
JUL
Speed Dating in Leeds
Brooklyn

Speed Dating in LeedsHow Speed Dating in Leeds worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Leeds you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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22
JUL
Summer Adventure
Stockeld Park

Each week of our Summer Adventure we will have different activities from Adventure Week where our Stockeld Rangers will guide you in Den Building and Forest Trails to our Pirate Week where you can dress up as your favourite Pirate or Princess…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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28
JUL
The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics with Opera
Millenium Square

The event entitled The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics is a new collaboration between Opera North Leeds City Council and Back to Basics founder Dave Beer which also marks an incredible 25 years at the forefront of UK club culture for…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 072308
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06
AUG
Muslim Marriage Events Leeds
Mumtaz Leeds

We are holding the next muslim marriage event on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Mumtaz Leeds 1 & 2 Mckenzie House Chadwick Street Leeds LS10 1PJ.Open Event Open to all MuslimsAn event to provide a platform for people seeking partners in marriage…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07738 638325
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19
AUG
Shadwell Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show 2017
Shadwell Primary School

Traditional village flower vegetable and craft show. Exhibits of entries to classes covering a wide range of interests. Various stalls brass band tea tent bar chickens. Free circus skills free ball pool for tots. Face painting. A village setting on the primary…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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19
AUG
Shadwell Village Flower, Vegetable & Craft Show
Shadwell Primary School playing fields

A traditional Village Flower show with marquees exhibits teas bar brass band circus skills face painting. Commercial and local group Stalls. All in a lovely rural setting on our Primary School Playing Field. Something for all ages. 1.30…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0113-2 738821
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01
SEP
Absolute Bowie
O2 Academy Leeds

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: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01133 891555
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08
SEP
Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you are a homemaker retailer interior designer or stylist looking for inspiration to create a beautiful indoor or outdoor living space then these shows are your one‐stop‐shop. Youll find all manner of antiques and salvaged items such as reclaimed restored and…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 0129 827493
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09
SEP
Learn To Trade Live, Leeds
Park Plaza Hotel Leeds

There are many reasons people trade but 99 of the time it is to earn more moneyDiscover how you could become a trader full time or part time and increase your earning potential on our one day intensive course Learn to Trade…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02030 054905
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23
SEP
Mint Festival 2017
Stockheld Park

Taking charge in the main arenas are a heavyweight selection of local and international party brands and DJs including Leeds techno night System Hot Since 82s Knee Deep In Sound plus No Curfew Bitch and Eats Everythings Edible featuring the very best…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07584 072308
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24
SEP
KVU Singers presents The King's Singers
King's Hall

Their work synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance appeals to a vast international audience.Performing to hundreds of thousands of people each season the group tours regularly to Europe North and South America Asia and Australasia. Instantly recognisable for…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01943 602319
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30
SEP
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Comedy Night
Craiglands Hotel

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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Tourist Attractions


Harewood House

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.The garden landscape at…

Knaresborough Castle and Old Courthouse Museum

Knaresborough Castle towers on a cliff high above the River Nidd, overlooking one of the most picturesque views in England. Knaresborough has been a royal castle from its earliest construction, and has had a long and illustrious history, having played its part in many important episodes in history.…

Aldborough Roman Town and Museum

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

Harewood Bird Garden

Harewood is a great family day out. Visit the Adventure Playground, explore the Gardens and Bird Gardens, take a boat trip across the lake or marvel at the collections in the House. With an extensive programme of events and exhibitions, Harewood offers something for all.Our aim at Harewood…

Ripley Castle

Welcome to Ripley Castle, home of the Ingilby family for the last 700 years. Just a short drive from Arden House Hotel, Ripley Castle, Nr Harrogate, has been home to the Ingilby family since 1325. Francis Ingilby was sought as one of England's most dangerous Catholics,…

Royal Pump Room Museum

The museum's permanent displays recall the history of a bygone era when Harrogate was England's premier spa town. You can discover the famous people that visited and the treatments they took as well as seeing the original and still functioning suplhur wells. And don't forget to…

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