What's on inThirsk

Welcome to Thirsk

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

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Forthcoming events in Thirsk

05
AUG
Emma
Mount Grace Priory

An open‐air adaptation of Jane Austens romantic novel Emma by outdoor theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Watch a group of artists revisit the classic in this play within a play which examines art and culture as a whole. Sit back and giggle at…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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08
AUG
Football Shirt Weekend
Lightwater Valley

On a more serious note our football shirt weekend is here to kick‐off the new season in style with a great value half‐price entry deal.To grab half price theme park entry on Saturday 8th or Sunday 9th August all you need to…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01765 635321
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13
AUG
Love's Labour's Lost
Helmsley Castle

A musical adaptation of Shakespeares Loves Labours Lost by open‐air theatre company Heartbreak Productions. Set at an Oxford College in the 20s this outdoor performance of Loves Labours Lost follows three young mens pursuit of three young women as they choose love…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01926 430307
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15
AUG
The Jungle Book
Mount Grace Priory

In the magical Indian jungle a new arrival changes the animal kingdom forever. Your favourite animal characters are brought to life to create an enchanting and fun‐filled musical show for children of all ages. Join Mowgli on his wonderful adventures with the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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23
AUG
Jane Eyre
Mount Grace Priory

Young governess Jane Eyre arrives at the mysterious Thornfield Hall deep in the Yorkshire moors and meets enigmatic Mr Rochester. So begins this most unforgettable of love stories. When a secret from the past returns to haunt them can Jane and Rochesters…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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26
AUG
Farm walks at Riverford
Riverford Home Farm

Fancy a summertime evening stroll Award‐winning veg box producer Riverford is welcoming visitors to join it on a series of monthly walks at Home Farm in North Yorkshire starting Wednesday 24 June. Visitors can look forward to a guided tour through fields…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01803 762059
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19
SEP
Pirates and Princesses
Lightwater Valley

Join us as the sun sets on summer for some serious swashbuckling and skirt‐swishing antics get the chance to meet some famous princesses and try out your sword skills. Best of all we will be offering half‐price theme park entry for anyone…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01765 635321
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06
DEC
Richmond Christmas Fair
Town Hall, Trinity Square & the Market Place area

Held both inside the Town Hall Trinity Square DL10 4L possible also the Market Place Richmond 10.30‐6.00. Fantastic Christmas event with wonderful festive feel. Food drinks stands filled with gifts seasonal items and unusual items to buy for presents and…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07779 342782
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Tourist Attractions


Aldborough Roman Town and Museum

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

Rievaulx Abbey

Built in the 13th century, its soaring height is a reminder of Rievaulx's original splendour. The abbey was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux, as part of the missionary effort to reform Christianity in western Europe. Just 12 Clairvaux monks came to Rievaulx in 1131. From these modest…

Sly’s Nightclub

Sly's Nightclub Nightclub in Ripon, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01765 600156 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Ripon Spa Baths

Swimming pool at Ripon Spa Baths in Ripon, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01765 603383 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Ripon City Golf Club

Ripon City Golf Club ‐ golf course in Ripon, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01765 603640 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Ripon City Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Norton Conyers Hall

Visited by Charlotte Bronte in 1839; a family legend gave her the idea for the mad Mrs Rochester in 'Jane Eyre'. The house is an original of 'Thornfield Hall'. The building is late medieval with Stuart and Georgian additions. Pictures, furniture, china and costumes reflect…

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