What's on inRipon

Welcome to Ripon

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

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Forthcoming events in Ripon

19
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
Harrogate Theatre

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
MAR
The Bootleg Beatles
Harrogate Royal Hall

Re‐live the sights and sounds of sixties as the worlds premier Beatle band returns to Cambridge with their spectacular two hour multi‐media stage production featuring all the classic Beatle hits. Using film footage of…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

28
MAR
Easter Adventure At Stockeld Park
Stockeld Park

Fresh air and Spring‐time family fun awaits at Stockeld Parks Easter Adventure. Beautifully crafted GIANT hand painted eggs gambling Live Lambs hopping Bunnies Little Bo Peep and an opportunity to watch in wonder at the Hatching Eggs are just some of the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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03
APR
Harrogate International Youth Festival
Variable venues: http://www.hiyf.co.uk/

The highly anticipated Harrogate International Youth Festival ‐ Music and Performing Arts returns to some of the finest venues in Yorkshire this Easter including: Harewood House Newby Hall Fountains Abbey and Pateley Bridge. Taking place from 3 April to 9 April…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08448 581545
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09
APR
Tim Vine
Harrogate Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
APR
Dylan Moran
The Royal Hall

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Jimmy Carr
Royal Hall Harrogate

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
The Royal Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business performs live at The Royal Hall in Harrogate Yorkshire on Saturday 09 May 2015. Buy and compare your tickets for Jimmy Carr Funny Business at The Royal Hall now.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you have an eye for style and dont wish to simply furnish your home with new mass produced furniture then the Decorative Home and Salvage Show should definitely be on your to do list. Here youll find unusual and beautiful objects…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0129 827493
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23
MAY
Bryan Ferry
Harrogate International Centre

Lead vocalist and charismatic front man of Roxy Music where he originally performed alongside fellow greats like Brian Eno and outstanding solo star Bryan Ferry is a living legend.With a smooth timeless style inspired by…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
Tractor Fest 2015
Newby Hall & Gardens

Join us for the biggest Tractor Fest in the North. A two‐day festival showcasing thousands of vintage tractors cars lorries stationary engines and motorcycles.This years stars are Ferguson and Massey Harris Tractors featuring the UKs biggest gathering of the popular Ferguson…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 504068
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30
SEP
Paddy McGuinness
Harrogate International Centre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

29
NOV
Diversity
Harrogate International Centre

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous. They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
DEC
Gareth Malone
Harrogate International Centre

Get ready to sing from your seat as Gareth Malone invites you the audience to be part of his first ever live tour. This live tour and his new album follow a period of…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


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.…

Theakston Working Brewery and Visitor Centre

Relaxed and comfortable visitor centre with video, story boards and regular guided tours. Guided tours of traditional brewery includes free sampling at the bar. Opportunity to experience the rare skill and craftsmanship of coopering. Evening tours run every night between 7. 15pm and 10.…

Aldborough Roman Town and Museum

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

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…

Aire Valley Balloons

Hot Air Balloons at Aire Valley Balloons in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01423 340664 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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