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

28
SEP
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

TEL:
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01
OCT
Fountains by Floodlight with KVU Singers
Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal

The program will include sacred works by Hans Leo Hassler Lodovico Viadana and Rachmaninov and also songs by modern arrangers such as Bob Chilcott John Rutter and Ken Johnston.Refreshments and guided tours of the abbey are also available. KVU Singers based at…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01765 608888
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07
OCT
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
Frazer Theatre

The nights may be drawing in and the weather taking a turn for the chilly but the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is here to warm your laugh muscles with another night of top‐flight comedy.Tickets are £10 in advance available from The Old…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07835 927965
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12
OCT
Arsenic and Old Lace
Frazer Theatre

From Wednesday 12th to Saturday 15th October the Knaresborough Players will be presenting Joseph Kesselrings hilarious black comedy Arsenic and Old Lace.Arsenic and Old Lace is one of theatres funniest comedies. Drama critic Mortimer Brewster is engaged to the lovely Elaine Harper…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07835 927965
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22
OCT
Fabulous Fireworks
Lightwater Valley

Fabulous Fireworks Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 October 2016Join us for a thrilling cocktail of insane explosions awesome rides and up‐beat vibes as we kick‐off October half‐term with a bang and a whizz and a scream The theme park is open…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01765 635321
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27
OCT
Frightwater Valley
Lightwater Valley

Thursday 27 ‐ Sunday 30 October 2016Join us for our annual Halloween spooktacular as a cloak of supernatural delight shrouds the theme park. All manner of creepy ghouls and beasties lurk within the Valley so tread scarefully as we celebrate shocktober…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01765 635321
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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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31
DEC
Take That LIVE And Olly Murs at Coronation Hall, B
Coronation Hall

TICKETS: £20.00 ‐ Children £15.00 ‐ FREE Glass of Bubbly on Arrival & FREE Soft Drinks for Children.FAMILY TICKET: £60 ‐ 2 Adults & 2 Children ‐ FREE Glass of Bubbly on Arrival & FREE Soft Drinks for Children.Please Note: CHILDREN …

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08006 890747
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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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