Local Events July 2014
27th Mar - 6th Jul
Yorkshire Festival - Across Yorkshire100 days of art and culture around Yorkshire, celebrating the 'once in a lifetime'experience of Le Grand Depart in Yorkshire
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.
Catterick Races raceday - Catterick RacecourseAs well as being the busiest Racecourse in North Yorkshire with racing all year round, Catterick prides itself on being the friendliest and provides a fun relaxed day out for everyone whatever the occasion.
5th Jul - 6th Jul
The Great Yorkshire Steam and Vintage Rally - Duncombe Park, HelmsleyThis annual event attracts 45+ full size steamers, 30+ miniatures, more than 100 Commercials, 200+ Tractors & stationary engines & 150 Vintage Cars & motorcycles. Several organs, models, working area, crafts, trade stands, refreshments, licensed bar with evening entertainment & fair ground are also amongst the attractions.
8th Jul - 10th Jul
Great Yorkshire Show - Great Yorkshire Showground, HarrogateThe big one - England's premier agricultural event. A huge, lively piece of Yorkshire life over 3 days with too many attractions to list! It's a very full day out.
17th Jul - 20th Jul
Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival - The Old Swan Hotel, HarrogateA host of some the best-known names in crime writing will be taking part in special events and talking about their literary works in this international celebration of the genre.
'Blame it on the Bartle' - Kiplin Hall, near Scorton, Richmondopen-air spectacular has been re-sheduled from last year. An open-air spectacular produced by acclaimed Richmond company, North Country Theatre in collaboration with Peer Gynt Theatre Vinstra (Norway). Trolls, trials and tribulations and Wensleydale's very own version of the Wicker-Man! Featuring a cast of over 50 actors and musicians from the Dales.
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
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