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

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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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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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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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Thirsk? See our list of attractions in Thirsk, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.