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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

Riverford Pumpkin Day
Riverford Home Farm

Veg box producer Riverford is inviting you to pull on your wellies and join them down on the farm for their legendary Pumpkin Day being held this year on Saturday 25 October from 11am‐4pm at Home Farm Newby Wiske.Childrens activities include pumpkin…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

Castle Howard. York

On Saturday 1st November Kaboom will be in front of The Great Lake set against the magnificent backdrop of an illuminated Castle Howard. Kaboom is famous for having the very best firework display in the area in fact last year Kaboom was…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01904 341046
The Harmonettes Go Into Orbit
Thirsk Town Hall

A 1950s musical comedy in live three‐part harmony. Take a musical journey into the post‐war end‐of‐rationing world of winkle‐picker shoes and bootlace ties booby socks and sticky‐out skirts. Classic baby‐boomer tunes and beautiful ballads from three very different girls re‐entering a very…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01845 526536
Verdi Requiem
York Minster

York Musical Society Chorus and Orchestra along with St Michaels Singers Coventry perform Verdis Reqieum one of the masterpieces of Western music. This was an overnight sensation as Verdis major sacred composition.Soloists are: Gweneth‐Ann Jeffers Kay Symonds‐Joy David Butt Phillips and Julian…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01904 557208
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Joseph Rowntree Theatre

NO PERFORMANCE SUNDAY EVENING MATINEES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 2.30PMRowntree Players is delighted to announce that the Pantomime this year will be Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.The sun is shining out in the deserts of Egypt but in the shade…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07927 026071
Mendelssohn Elijah
York Minster

This piece was commissioned for the Birmingham festival and at its premiere was attended by an audience of early 2000. It was an unprecedented success and is a highly dramatic work. It is considered to be the crowning glory of Mendelssohns career.…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01904 557208

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…

Duncomble Park

Duncombe Park lies close to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the heart of rural Yorkshire. Built in 1713 it is set amidst rolling parkland which has been virtually untouched for 280 years and overlooks the River Rye and Helmesley Castle.Your memorable day in the country…

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…

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