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

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: 11.9 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: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

Location: 9.6 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: 9.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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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: 16.1 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: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07835 927965
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27
JUL
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: 4.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

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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: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 771598
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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: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01904 339435
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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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