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

20
SEP
Do you love food?
Newby Hall & Gardens

Opening Times: 10am ‐ 6pm Saturday & 10am ‐ 5pm SundayVenue Address: Newby Hall Ripon North Yorkshire HG4 5AE sat nav HG4 5AJGetting Here: Newby Hall is just 2 a few miles from the A1 the main London to Edinburgh motorway. Close…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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27
SEP
20th Anniversary Concert with Jonathan Ansell
St Wilfrid's Church Hall

We are thrilled to announce that our 20th Anniversary Concert at St Wilfrids Church in Harrogate on 27th September will be headlined by none other that world renowned tenor Jonathan Ansell with guest vocals from Britains Got Talents Charlotte Jaconelli.Jonathan first found…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 530053
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27
SEP
Extreme Torque Show
Harewood House

Extreme Torque Show ‐ don't miss Extreme Torque Show play Motorsports at Harewood House live on Saturday 27 September 2014 in Leeds Yorkshire. Don't forget that you can get the best ticket prices by comparing the list of available tickets.…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

04
OCT
Zombie Survival run for your life. Ripley Castle
Ripley Castle

Experience the drama and excitement of escaping from a horde of zombies.Could you negotiate the escape route and make it back to the quarantined safety zoneExperience the Ultimate Zombie Survival RunFrom the moment you arrive you will be engrossed in the…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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06
OCT
Omid Djalili
The Royal Hall

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
OCT
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Harrogate Royal Hall

Tickets for Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Harrogate Royal Hall on the Monday 06 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong live at Harrogate Royal Hall see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
OCT
Tom Stade 'Decisions Decisions' Tour
Harrogate Theatre

A natural performer with a passion for storytelling Canadian born Tom Stade has steadily built himself a reputation as one of the most compelling and original stand‐up acts around. Tom Stade is one of a kind with a genuine flare for observation…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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12
OCT
Jimeoin Is It
Harrogate Theatre

Jimeoin Is It at Harrogate Theatre in Harrogate on Sunday 12 October 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Jimeoin Is It live in…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

12
OCT
Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever
Harrogate Theatre

Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever will be performing live Comedy at Harrogate Theatre on the Sunday 12 October 2014 in Harrogate Yorkshire. Buy tickets for Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever online.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
OCT
Jason Cook "Broken" Tour 2014
Crown Hotel

Phil McIntyre Entertainments presents:JASON COOK ‐ BROKENJason has more funny in his middle toe than most comics do in their whole body. CHORTLEWinner of the Best Drama' at the Royal Television Awards for his hit BBC2 series Hebburn' Jason is back and…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
OCT
Jason Cook - 'Broken' Tour 2014
Harrogate Crown Hotel

Jason Cook is broken his work family and comedy have all conspired to create a shell of a man who is unable to interact in society without being told exactly what to do. Despite this he keeps searching for the joy…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
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15
OCT
Chris Ramsey
Harrogate Theatre

Fresh from a complete sell‐out twice extended 2012 tour multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn Chris embarks on a brand new tour…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
OCT
Ross Noble Tangentleman
The Royal Hall

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
OCT
Dave Gorman
The Royal Hall

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

22
OCT
Stockeld Park Halloween Adventure
Stockeld Park

Stockeld Park ‐ where magic is made & adventures begin....Nestled within ancient woodland Stockeld Park hosts its Adventure Seasons for Halloween. We have a real outdoor ice skating rink an Enchanted Forest filled with interactive sculptures and playgrounds a huge snowflake maze…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586101
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22
OCT
Eddi Reader
Harrogate Royal Hall

Eddi Reader was brought into the limelight with Fairground Attraction and their single Perfect' and parent album First of a Million Kisses which both topped the British charts. However it has been her subsequent solo…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

24
OCT
Paul Carrack
Harrogate Royal Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
Stockeld Park Christmas Adventure
Stockeld Park

Stockeld Park ‐ where magic is made & adventures begin.... Nestled within ancient woodland Stockeld Park hosts its Adventure Seasons for Christmas. We have a real outdoor ice skating rink an Enchanted Forest filled with interactive sculptures and playgrounds a huge snowflake…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01937 586101
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04
NOV
Joan Armatrading
The Royal Hall

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
NOV
Jools Holland
Harrogate International Centre

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
DEC
Only Men Aloud
The Royal Hall

As winners of the BBC's Last Choir Standing in 2008 Only Men Aloud have gone from strength to strength since their win. Based in Cardiff the group went on to win Classical Album of the…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

02
DEC
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Harrogate Royal Hall

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
DEC
Deacon Blue
Harrogate International Centre

Deacon Blue is a Scottish band formed in 1985 in Glasgow. The bands name was taken from Steely Dans song Deacon Blues. They released their debut album Raintown in 1987 which was widely praised as…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JAN
Tommy Emmanuel
The Royal Hall

Two‐time Grammy award nominee Tommy Emmanuel will come to Cambridge as part of his 50th anniversary world tour.This legendary guitarist is one of Australias most respected musicians. Tommys unique style he calls it simply finger…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

31
JAN
Collabro
Harrogate International Centre

Collabro at Harrogate International Centre in Harrogate on Saturday 31 January 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
FEB
BHF Harewood House Half Marathon
Harewood House

Run all over heart disease at the Harewood House Half Marathon. Take on 13.1 miles across muddy off road tracks and steep forest inclines all set within the stunning grounds of Yorkshire's historic Harewood House.Starting out from the Harewood House estate this…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08451 308663
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19
FEB
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Harrogate Royal Hall

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Harrogate Royal Hall in Harrogate on Thursday 19 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Al Murray One Man One Guvnor live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

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

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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