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

06
MAY
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

As we enter the warmer months the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is back with the final show before our summer break. With another world class line up of UK and International talent its a show not to be missed.JOHN ROBERTSON...A unique and…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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11
MAY
Father John Misty
O2 Academy Leeds

Father John Misty at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Wednesday 11 May 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
MAY
Il Divo
First Direct Arena

Dont be put off by the Syco Music tag this isnt one of Cowells reality wannabes Il Divo are true talent as is proved by eight years in the industry and 26 million albums…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
MAY
The Sessions
First Direct Arena

The Sessions at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 12 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch The Sessions live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
MAY
The Sessions at Abbey Road
First Direct Arena

The Sessions at Abbey Road at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Thursday 12 May 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAY
The French Property Exhibition
Wetherby Racecourse

Have you always dreamed of owning a house in France Dont miss The French Property Exhibition at Wetherby Racecourse Yorkshire on May 13 and 14; a one‐stop shop for anyone considering buying a property in France. It is the perfect place to…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01242 211099
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14
MAY
Madrigals To Musicals
Bingley Little Theatre

Concert Madrigals to Musicals performed by award winning Opus 44 from Bingley. plus guests.This concert has something for everyone and will be a joyous evening of wonderful music. Please support us in raising funds for Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale who do…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01274 567983
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14
MAY
James
First Direct Arena

English rock band James hail from Manchester and have been on the music scene since 1982. Perhaps best known for their success in the 1990s with singles such as Sit Down and Laid James have…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
MAY
Travis
O2 Academy Leeds

Travis at O2 Academy Leeds in Leeds on Saturday 14 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Travis live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
MAY
Martin House Hospice Dragon Boat Challenge
Roundhay Park

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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18
MAY
Stags and Hens by Willy Russell
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Players are delighted to present their upcoming show. Stags and Hens is written by celebrated playwright Willy Russell well known for plays such as Educating Rita and Blood Brothers. Set in 1970s Liverpool the heyday of Merseybeat and the Beatles…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07835 927965
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19
MAY
BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders Level 2
The Cosmopolitan Hotel

BIIAB Award for Personal Licence Holders APLH Level 2 Leeds.Gain the qualification needed to apply for your Personal Licence to sell alcohol and advance your career prospects within the licensed retail sector. This 1 day APLH course held at The Cosmopolitan Hotel…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 08000 786056
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20
MAY
Manic Street Preachers Editors
First Direct Arena

Manic Street Preachers Editors at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Friday 20 May 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch Manic Street Preachers Editors live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAY
Saturday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Radisson Blu Leeds

Kicking things off with a glass of Champagne youll tasting a total of 12 wines over the day.Want to try a wide variety of wines and learn about new grape varities Want to discover which wines match best with which foods Want…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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21
MAY
Strathendrick Singers bring Songs of War and Peace
All Saints Church, Ilkley

War Ken Johnston: I Landed with Seven Men.This is a cantata made up of five well‐known Scots songs which recount the story of the Jacobite Rebellion in 1745. The songs are interspersed with an historical narration.Ken Johnston is based in East…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01535 637425
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28
MAY
Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall
Newby Hall and Gardens

Gyles Brandreths 1000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall. Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get up close and pawsonal with world famous bears including the original star of the Paddington…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01423 322583
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28
MAY
Bill Bailey
First Direct Arena

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
MAY
Diljit Dosanjh
First Direct Arena

Diljit Dosanjh at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Monday 30 May 2016. 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: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUN
Sarah Millican
The Royal Hall

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUN
The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood
The Marquee, Harewood House

Over the weekend of Her Majesty The Queens 90th birthday The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited returns to stage The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at Harewood supported by Knight Frank Harrogate which opens in The Marquee Harewood House Harewood near Leeds West…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01797 252030
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10
JUN
Neil Young
First Direct Arena

Legendary Canadian singer song writer Neil Young has given us over 45 years of a wide range of rock music. From hard rock to country to folk‐tinged acoustic few artists have shown such a…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Award winning baby and children's nearly new sale
Otley Rugby Club

Award winning baby and childrens nearly new sale where mums sell to mums. Its a great afternoon out where not only can you grab a bargain but its also an opportunity to meet other families in the area. Sale runs 2‐4pm £2…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07762 358374
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11
JUN
Tractor Fest 2016
Newby Hall & Gardens

A perfect family day out the two‐day festival has a Made in Yorkshire theme which will see an array of exhibitors showcasing thousands of vintage tractors cars lorries stationary engines and motorcycles.Among the exhibits will be classic vehicles from Gods Own Country…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01423 322583
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11
JUN
Barry Manilow
First Direct Arena

For a veteran such as Barry Manilow taking it easy may seem an acceptable idea. However this isnt on the horizon for the Billboard friendly legend. Manilow released his Super Hits album in April…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Carmen (Bizet)
St Andrew's Church

The 2016 Northern Aldborough Festival opens with a new production of Bizets Carmen from Unusual Notes a new opera company boasting a starry line‐up of young singers. Passion sensuality and violence combine to set the stage alight in arguably the worlds…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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24
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival
St Andrew's Church

One of the UKs leading accompanists curates a poignant new programme of songs and chamber music informed by and commemorating the two world wars of the twentieth century by the leading composers of the times. She is joined by two world…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Liane Carroll Trio
The Old Hall

Northern Aldborough Festival is proud to be presenting a true jazz great Liane Carroll an award‐winning jazz pianist and singer described by Jamie Cullum as one of the greatest singers we have in this country. Awards include Best British Vocalist BBC Jazz…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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25
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Oliver Baily (violin
The Old Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival prides itself on promoting exciting young musicians. Oliver Baily comes from a family with close associations with The Northern Aldborough Festival. A talented young violinist completing his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music Oliver is…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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26
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: The Magic Piano
St Aidans C of E High School

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to present a unique childrens animated film with live piano accompaniment. Created by Oscar award‐winning creators BreakThru Films it introduces the music of Chopin with a set of unique animations. The main feature Magic Piano tells…

Location: 4.1 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Fish and Fizz Fancy trying Fish and Chips
Nash's Fish and Chip restaurant on Merrion Street

Join us at the excellent family‐owned Nashs Fish and Chip Restuarant in central Leeds to road test some of these famous combinations. Nashs has been a Leeds institution since they first opened in the 1920s they moved into a beautiful Tudor‐style Grade…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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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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