Local Events August 2014
17th May - 21st Sep
Shafts of Light: Mining Art - The Bowes Museum, Barnard CastleA salute to a once essential and powerful workforce, the exhibition illustrates the working environment of coal miners via their own interpretation of working life in and around the North East. Through their eyes, experience the hard working conditions and the social climate of the time.
1st Aug - 2nd Aug
Richmond Live - RichmondMore than 35 bands on 3 stages in a feast of live music on the banks of the river Swale in Richmond.
Deer Watch - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, nr RiponA guided walk of the medieval deer park at the Visitor Centre. Try and tell your stags from your hinds and your reds from your Sikas! 2-4pm
9th Aug - 17th Aug
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival - KettlewellKettlewell's famous scarecrow festival with children's trails and home baking in the familiar village hall.
Proms and Puds with Leyburn Band - Kiplin Hall, near Scorton, RichmondAn evening of music in the gardens. Bring a picnic. Homemade puddings on sale. 7pm, picnics from 6pm.
20th Aug - 23th Aug
Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival - York racecourseYorkshire racecourse's oldest, richest, fastest, and most famous races provide sporting excellence combined with fashion and fun...
Romeo and Juliet - Kiplin Hall, near Scorton, RichmondPerformed by the outstanding all male group of travelling players, The Lord Chamberlain's Men. See the world's greatest love story performed in the romantic lakeside setting at Kiplin Hall. With action from the outset, jealousy, comedy, murder, banishments and that most famous balcony scene! Gates open 6.00pm for picnics, performance starts 7.30pm
The 100th Wensleydale Show - Leyburn ShowgroundThe Wensleydale Show prides itself on being a traditional agricultural show with a big presence of sheep, cattle and now poultry classes. The main ring has entertainment all day long with carriage driving, heavy horses, vintage vehicles and hounds as well as a spectacular stunt show. Plus loads of exhibitors and more.
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