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Local Events April 2014

7th Apr - 21st Apr

Eggcellent Easter - Bolton Castle

Enjoy Easter at Bolton Castle with Easter egg hunts, egg decorating, bonnet making and much more!
8th Apr

Den building - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, nr Ripon

Make a makeshift home like the first monks did with branches and leaves. A great family activity starting from Swanley Grange. 11am and 1pm
9th Apr

Raceday at Catterick - Catterick Racecourse

Standard Raceday at nearby Catterick racecourse. Flat Race. First race: 14.20; last race: 17.50.
10th Apr - 13th Apr

Great North Steam Fair - Beamish Museum

Whether you are a steam enthusiast or looking for a fun day out for all the family, there's plenty to see and do at the fair which is part of the Great North Festival of Transport. There will be a variety of vehicles including traction engines, steam rollers, veteran cars, motorcycles and cycles.
13th Apr

Edward Fox in conversation - Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

Edward Fox is perhaps best known for playing the lead role in the film Day of the Jackal and for his role in the television drama Edward and Mrs Simpson. Hear him in conversation with Richard Digby Day in the wonderful setting of this historic theatre. 3.30pm. Call the box office on 01748 825252 for more information or visit the website for online booking.
16th Apr

Gardening Workshop - Newby Hall, near Ripon

Join the gardening team for a hands-on day of 'Practical Propogation'. Booking essential. 10.30am - 4pm
16th Apr

Den building - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, nr Ripon

Make a makeshift home like the first monks did with branches and leaves. A great family activity starting from Swanley Grange. 11am and 1pm
18th Apr - 21st Apr

Easter Family Fun - Kiplin Hall, near Scorton

Easter hunts, mask making, colouring and more! Lots of fun in the garden - new play ship, wooden garden games, dipping pool and lots of places in the garden and woodland to explore.
18th Apr - 8th Jun

Himalayan Garden season - Himalayan Graden, Grewelthorpe, nr Ripon

Award-winning 20 acres of gardens with nearly 20,000 plants and one of the North's largest collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and magnolias. New additions to the gardens include a Chinese pagoda built in Bali and a 1900s thatched summerhouse. (Open 10am - 4pm daily, closed Mondays except bank holidays)
19th Apr

St George's Day Party - Bolton Castle

Celebrate St George's Day in style at Bolton Castle with a typically themed menu, music and plenty of real ale. Tickets cost £20 per person. 7.30pm.
20th Apr

Dame Eileen Atkins in conversation - Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

Eileen Atkins is one of our most accomplished actresses and most recently won the BAFTA award for Best Actress in Cranford. Hear her in conversation with Richard Digby Day in the wonderful setting of this historic theatre. 3.30pm. Call the box office on 01748 825252 for more information or visit the website for online booking.
23th Apr

Raceday at Catterick - Catterick Racecourse

Standard Raceday at nearby Catterick racecourse. Flat Race. First race: 13.35; last race: 17.15.
24th Apr - 27th Apr

Harrogate Spring Flower Show - Great Yorkshire Showground

Ideas and inspiration from beautiful new show gardens created specially for this event. Live entertainment including talks, tips, expert growing advice and 'Have a go' sessions and lots for shoppers too. 9.30am-5.30pm (4.30pm on Sunday)
26th Apr

Deer Watch - Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal, nr Ripon

A 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!
29th Apr

Gallery talk - the Execution of Maximilian - The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Join the Museumís Keeper of Paintings, Emma House, to learn more about the painting The Execution of Maximilian by Manet, an Old Master painting on loan from the National Gallery as part of its Masterpiece tour. 2.30-3pm

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