What's on inWass

Welcome to Wass

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Wass - 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 Wass to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Wass

27
FEB
Ryley Walker with Danny Thompson
The Band Room

Singer‐songwriter Ryley Walker plays guitar like Bert Jansch and sings like Tim Buckley yet has a musical style thats all his own. Still only in his mid‐twenties hes well on his way to becoming a major artist as the rave reviews for…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07748 917201
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03
MAR
Sitting Room Comedy Club
Monkbar Hotel

Critically acclaimed comedy night with four of the circuits best stand‐up comedians as seen on Live at the Apollo Michael McIntyres Comedy Roadshow Have I Got News for You Mock the Week and more. Sitting Room Comedy Club recommended by The Independent…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07807 476856
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19
MAR
transitions by etcetera
The Gallery, Ryedale Folk Museum

Etcetera is a group composed of seven nationally and internationally exhibited quilt and embroidery artists based in the North of England. The group was formed to provide mutual support as they each push the boundaries of their own individual styles and aspirations.…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01751 417367
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13
APR
Happy & Glorious
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

Happy & Glorious; Celebrating 90 glorious years of musicals for the Queens Birthday. Featuring musicals such as West Side Story Phantom of the Opera Wicked Mamma Mia Les Miserables and many more The Company who brought you the sell‐out show When The…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01904 612961
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28
MAY
Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall
Newby Hall and Gardens

Gyles Brandreths 1000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall. Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get up close and pawsonal with world famous bears including the original star of the Paddington…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01803 762059
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11
JUN
Tractor Fest 2016
Newby Hall & Gardens

A perfect family day out the two‐day festival has a Made in Yorkshire theme which will see an array of exhibitors showcasing thousands of vintage tractors cars lorries stationary engines and motorcycles.Among the exhibits will be classic vehicles from Gods Own Country…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01423 322583
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23
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Carmen (Bizet)
St Andrew's Church

The 2016 Northern Aldborough Festival opens with a new production of Bizets Carmen from Unusual Notes a new opera company boasting a starry line‐up of young singers. Passion sensuality and violence combine to set the stage alight in arguably the worlds…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01423 900979
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24
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival
St Andrew's Church

One of the UKs leading accompanists curates a poignant new programme of songs and chamber music informed by and commemorating the two world wars of the twentieth century by the leading composers of the times. She is joined by two world…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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28
JUN
Northern Aldborough Festival: Anna Tsybuleva
St Andrew's Church

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to welcome Anna Tsybuleva winner of the prestigious 2015 Leeds International Piano Competition with which the festival has had a longstanding relationship. This years young winner Ukranian born Anna Tsybuleva triumphed in the hard‐fought finals with…

Location: 12.1 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: 12.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01423 900979
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23
JUL
Castle Howard Triathlon
Castle Howard

. Indeed the 13000 acre grounds of Castle Howard form arguably the most physically demanding triathlon course of the Castle Tri Series.Race entrants will start the race by swimming through Castle Howards Great Lake before transitioning into the technical bike route through…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01892 870681
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Tourist Attractions


Duncombe Park

Delightful home of Lord and Lady Feversham. Unoccupied by the family for over 60 years. Now fully restored as a family home. Your memorable day in the country includes a detailed guided tour of the house coupled with breathtaking views from the magnificent broadwalks within the eighteenth…

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…

Easingwold Golf Club

Easingwold Golf Club ‐ golf course in York, North Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01347 821964 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Easingwold Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Regent Bingo & Social Club

Play Bingo at Regent Bingo & Social Club in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01845 523066 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

Sutton Park

Sutton Park is a charming and lived‐in house, built of mellow brick in 1730 by Thomas Atkinson. The House contains beautiful eighteenth century furniture, paintings mostly from Buckingham House, now Buckingham Palace, and an important collection of porcelain. Magnificent plaster work by Cortese.The House is a fine example…

Thirsk Swimming Pool & Floodlit Pitch

Swimming pool at Thirsk Swimming Pool & Floodlit Pitch in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Contact venue on 01845 522447 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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