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

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: 13 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: 13 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: 10.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01423 900979
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27
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Lonarc Oboe Trio
Farnley Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome the Lonarc Oboe Trio. The origins of the oboe trio can be found in the after dinner entertainment Harmoniemusik for political and aristocratic circles in late 18th century Vienna. Many distinguished composers of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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28
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Anna Tsybuleva
St Andrew's Church

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome Anna Tsybuleva winner of the prestigious 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition with which the festival has had a longstanding relationship. This years young winner Ukranian born Anna Tsybuleva triumphed in the hard‐fought finals with…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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29
JUN
New summer walks at Riverford Home Farm
Riverford Home Farm

Enjoy a farm walk this summer at Riverford Home Farm near Newby Wiske.These lovely walks give you the opportunity to understand how organic farms work and know more about the delivering process of the iconic veg boxes. Participants can sample the farms…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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30
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Christoph Denoth
Markenfield Hall

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome Christoph Denoth. The consummate guitarists guitarist Christoph Denoth performs all over the world most recently in Buenos Aires at the Radio National in Istanbul New York Toronto Zurich and London with a recording of…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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01
JUL
Northern Aldborough Festival: Symphonic Brass
St Andrew's Church

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to close with a fanfare from a collection of Londons finest virtuosos The Symphonic Brass of London. London is indisputably the worlds leading centre of musical excellence and the musicians you will hear reflect every aspect…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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02
JUL
Northern Aldborough Festival: Picnic Concert
Aldborough Manor

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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09
JUL
Ripon Weekend Triathlon Event atRipon Race Course
Ripon Race Course

Based at the spacious Ripon Race Course Ripon Triathlon offers athletes of all abilities the chance to enjoy triathlon at its very best. With an incredibly popular 1500m swim 40km bike 10km run Triathlon on the Saturday a junior open…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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10
JUL
Sunday Introduction to Wine Tasting with Lunch
Hotel du Vin Harrogate

Join us on an introduction to wine day from 11.00am to 4.00pm including Champagne and delicious 2‐course lunch in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Our venue will be the stylish Hotel Du Vin on Prospect Place overlooking The Stray and right…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07888 688767
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14
JUL
Knaresborough Comedy Festival
Frazer Theatre

The Knaresborough Comedy Festival 2016 is proud to present the very cream of Stand‐Up talent with six of the nations best comedians over three glorious days. From the 14th‐16th of July two acts per night will bring previews of their upcoming Edinburgh…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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16
JUL
Kids Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

In a special first‐time‐ever event at 2pm on Saturday 16th July the Knaresborough Comedy Festival 2016 will present an all‐ages comedy show featuring acts who specialise in tailoring their comedy to a form suitable for all the family to enjoy. Parents will…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07835 927965
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23
JUL
Summer Adventure
Stockeld Park

Summer Adventure Events:Ugly Bug Ball 30th and 31st JulyHelp us celebrate the grand opening of our brand new adventure play area in the Enchanted Forest ‐ The Spiders Lair.You are invited to dust off your Butterfly wings search out your antenna…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586333
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27
AUG
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Warners Nidd Hall

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 771598
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24
SEP
Health and Healing Festival
The Pavilions of Harrogate

11th HARROGATE HEALTH & HEALING FESTIVALA LIVELY & VIBRANT MIND BODY & SPRIT EVENT for all your spiritual and health needs come and enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating day out suitable for all the family so much to enjoy. located at the…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01405 769875
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29
OCT
Zombie Survival run for your life - Yorkshire
Ripley Castle

. The superb concept of the Zombie Survival ‐ run for your life adds excitement fun and realism to what is probably the UKs best Zombie themed run.5km of adrenaline filled fun. An escape route full of surprises and great special effects.Can…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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25
NOV
David Essex
Harrogate International Centre

Legendary singer actor and composer David Essex is back on the road in an eagerly awaited concert tour.David will take a candid journey through his amazing forty year career in his OVER THE MOON AND…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Rick Astley
Harrogate International Centre

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
APR
Caro Emerald
Harrogate International Centre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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