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

Helmsley Summer Celebration

Celebrate Yorkshire Day 1st August ‐ and an entire Yorkshire weekend ‐ in the beautiful market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.The Helmsley Summer Celebration will have something for everyone. There's street theatre and music…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Family Events

Galtres Parklands Festival 2014
Duncombe Park

Who needs Glastonbury when Yorkshires got Galtres Now ten years old Galtres is one of the best family festivals in the country. This year headliners include The Human League Tricky Morcheeba Levellers and Bellowhead. Combining eight stages of music and cabaret more…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07803 570399
European market Masham
Market Place

The town centre will come alive with the tastes smells and products of Continental Europe ‐ and beyond ‐ when the Traditional European Food and Craft Fair arrives in town. Bringing a lot of produce and products that are new and different…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01512 801925
Yorkshire 10k In aid of Cystic Fibrosis Trust
Newby Hall,

Yorkshire 10k In aid of Cystic Fibrosis TrustLace up those trainers and join us on our 10k through the private estate of Newby Hall just minutes off the A1 near Ripon North Yorkshire.Location: Newby Hall Ripon North Yorkshire HG4 5AEDate: Sunday September…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 03003 731100
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events


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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