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

The Decorative Home & Salvage Show
Ripley Castle

If you have an eye for style and don't 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 you'll find unusual and beautiful objects…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 0129 827493
Hollywood Bees - Music of the Hollies
Helmsley Arts Centre

Returning to HAC after their sell‐out show two years ago. ESSENTIAL HOLLIES is a celebration of the band who have had more hits than The Beatles.The Hollywood Bees opened The Liverpool International Music Festival in 2014 and are looking forward to…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01439 771700
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 year's stars are Ferguson and Massey Harris Tractors featuring the UK's biggest gathering of the popular Ferguson…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 504068
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

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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