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An Evening with Ian Moore
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Monday 15th July 2024

An Evening with Ian Moore. White Rose Book Cafe, 79-81 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1ET. Follow the hilarious misadventures of Ian Moore and his family as their search for serenity in rural France leads them on a journey of chaos, commotion and comedy. This will be a highly entertaining evening and includes a talk, reading, Q&A and book signing. ...

Freehand Machine Embroidery
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Wednesday 10th July 2024

Freehand Machine Embroidery. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Artist Linda Breckon will introduce you to freehand machine embroidery. Explore techniques, create samples, and unleash creativity in this relaxing and inspiring workshop. You will learn various techniques of freehand machine embroidery, including applique, ...

North York Moors 300
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Saturday 6th July 2024

North York Moors 300, RedSky Bikes, 3 Campion Square, Thirsk YO7 1GW. A 300km cycling endurance event. Road and off-road. Non-stop or camp overnight. GPS route provided. It is NOT A RACE but an Individual Time Trial. Your ticket gets you a place on the mass start at RedSky Bikes HQ. There will be a basic breakfast spread at the start and a hot meal ...

Collage Masterclass
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Wednesday 3rd July 2024

Collage Masterclass. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. During this masterclass, you will learn a number of collage techniques, taking inspiration from artists like Picasso, Kurt Schwitters, Hannah Hoch and Matisse. You will be guided through the creation of collages in different styles, learning about how the great artists ...

A Taste Of Arts Ceramic Clocks
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Wednesday 3rd July 2024

A Taste Of Arts : Ceramic Clocks , Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Mould, shape and decorate your own ceramic clocks to hang in your home. With all materials included and each workshop suitable for beginners, our Wednesday morning Taste Of… sessions give the perfect introduction to a range of artistic styles and techniques. ...

Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group July 2024
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Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group, Outside the Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre YO7 1LU. An invitation to join us on the first Tuesday of each month, cycling on the lanes around Thirsk and surrounding villages with a social coffee stop. 10am. Free, just bring money for coffee stop. For more information click ...

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Monday 24th June 2024

Thirsk Afternoon Races. Indulge in an afternoon of thrilling racing at Thirsk! Elevate your experience with our range of dining and private hospitality packages.Secure your spot at the best possible price by purchasing advance tickets before Midnight (12:00 AM) on Friday, June 21st. After this deadline, ticket prices will switch to on-the-day rates, ...

Summer Solstice Weekend Retreat
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Friday 21st June 2024

Summer Solstice Weekend Retreat. Holy Rood House, Centre for Health & Pastoral Care, 10 Sowerby Rd. Thirsk. YO7 1HX. Celebrating the summer solstice on the longest day of the year gives us the opportunity to connect with our spiritual longing with the rhythm of the earth's seasons, with Revd. Sue Hammersley, Helen Warwick & the Holy Rood ...

A Taste of Decoupage
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Wednesday 19th June 2024

Taste of Decoupage. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Decoupage, the process of decorating different surfaces by cutting and gluing different imagery onto surfaces alongside painting and stencilling to create different effects. Suitable for all abilities. 10.30am - 12.30pm. £20.00 per person. For more info click ...

Thirsk Races 17th July 2024
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Wednesday 17th July 2024

Thirsk Races, Station Road , YO7 1QL. Indulge in an afternoon of thrilling racing at Thirsk! Elevate your experience with our diverse hospitality options for a truly special day. Secure your spot at the best possible price by purchasing advance tickets before Midnight (12:00 AM) on Sunday, July 14th. After this deadline, ticket prices will switch ...

Wild Wire Flowers
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Friday 12th July 2024

Wild Wire Flowers. Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Come and join a relaxed and informative wire flower workshop and get creative, to hand make your own wire daffodils. Wendy, from Twigs and Sprigs will teach you the techniques to create two wire daffodils to take home with you at the end of the session. For more information ...

Meet Peppa Pig & George at Lightwater Valley
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Saturday 29th June 2024

Oink, oink! Guess what? Peppa Pig and her little brother George are visiting the park on Sat 29th and Sun 30th June! Come and see this lovable piggy duo, plus enjoy a full day of adventures with over 40 rides and attractions and of course...the odd muddy puddle! All included in your adventure park day ticket, this is an event not to be missed! ...

Bingo At Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall
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Friday 31st May 2024

Bingo. Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR. Cash prizes. All profits go to the Thirsk Christmas Lights (do not bring your own snacks & drink). Licensed bar & coffees available 5.30pm-8pm in front of the Town Hall. Eyes down at 7.15pm. £14 all-in. tickets: on the door. For more info click ...

The Herriot Hike 2024
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Sunday May 12 2024

May 12, 2024. Step out and support Herriot Hospice Homecare by taking on the Herriot Hike 2024! This 9 mile sponsored walk along Sutton Bank takes in what James Herriot himself called ‘the finest view in England’ – but make up your mind for yourself on Sunday 12 May! For more information email : [email protected]

Meet Bluey & Bingo at Lightwater Valley
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Saturday 11th May 2024

We are very excited to announce that the loveable doggy duo, Bluey and Bingo are coming to Lightwater Valley on 11th & 12th May. Come and see the inexhaustible Bluey and her endlessly curious, little sister Bingo as they make personal appearances at intervals throughout the day.All included in your adventure park day ticket, with no extra cost ...

Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group April 2024
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Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group. Outside the Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre YO7 1LU. An invitation to join us on the first Tuesday of each month, cycling on the lanes around Thirsk and surrounding villages with a social coffee stop. 10am. Free, just bring money for coffee stop. For more information click ...

A Taste of Art Cyanotype
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Wednesday 27th March 2024

A Taste of Art: Cyanotype. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS.Explore the cyanotype process, using natural chemicals that react with light rays to create unique blue and white prints. Combining the use of found objects, printed acetate stencils and drawing you will have the opportunity the create your own mini prints onto paper. 10:30 am ...

Traditional Sign Painting
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Wednesday 20th March 2024

Traditional Sign Painting. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. An introduction to traditional sign painting in which you will learn about colour and shading, as well as the basic brush techniques needed to master lettering. 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. For more info click ...

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers 10 mile Road Race
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Sunday 17th March 2024

Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers 10 mile Road Race. Thirsk Race Course. Fast, flat course; Goody bag for all finishers; Voucher prizes to 1st male & female finishers; Part of Yorkshire Veterans Athletic Associations Championship. 1.5 mile Fun Run 9am. 10 mile run 10am. For more info click here

A Taste of Art Enamelling a Unique Item
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Wednesday 13th March 2024

A Taste of Art: Enamelling a Unique Item. The Courthouse. 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Come and explore the basics of enamelling and take away an item that has been fired in a kiln. you will take a copper piece and fire with ground glass (vitreous enamel). 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. £20.For more information click ...

Spring Quiet Garden Day
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Thursday 7th March 2024

Spring Quiet Garden Day. Holy Rood House, Centre for Health & Pastoral Care, 10 Sowerby Rd. Thirsk. YO7 1HX. Helen Warwick, one of our chaplains, & Mike, our residential gardener will be accompanying guests for a creative, reflective & relaxing day. Our large garden offers a quiet, gentle, healing space which includes a labyrinth, orchard, ...

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Wednesday 6th March 2024

Hilarity Bites Comedy Club. The Courthouse,4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. The spring return of our pop-up comedy club. Ant Dewson performs at the top comedy clubs in the country and has shared the stage with some great comedians including Mickey Flanagan, Lee Mack and Noel Fielding. For more info click ...

A Taste of Art Linocut Printed Cards
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Wednesday 6th March 2024

A Taste of Art: Linocut Printed Cards. The Courthouse,4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Learn the traditional process of relief printing. Print your design onto a range of cards to share. You will draw your design, transfer it to your lino and then cut out of the linoleum surface with a sharp knife, a V-shaped chisel or gouge. For more info click ...

Jazz Supper Fundraiser
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Saturday 2nd March 2024

Jazz supper Fundraiser, Thirsk Town Hall. Fundraiser organised by Rotary to support Herriot Hospice. Featuring SJB (Scruton Jazz and Blues) who play easy listening swing jazz. Pie, peas and cake supper. £15 a ticket. Table of 6 for £80. Tickets can be purchased from the Thisrk Bookshop, Thirsk Market Place. For more information click ...

Capturing The Everyday
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Saturday 2nd March 2024

Capturing The Everyday. The Courthouse,4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Learn all about digital camera techniques and photography composition to get the best out of your camera and you! Photograph every day moments, to capture the beauty of evolving stories of ordinary family life. For more information click here

Herriot Hospice Jazz Supper Fundraiser
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Saturday March 2nd 2024

In aid of Herriot Hospice Homecareand supported by Thirsk Rotary there will be an evening of Jazz at the Thirsk Town Hall that includes a pie and peas supper with cake. Tickets are £15 each and available from Herriot Hospice Charity Shop Thirsk or The White Rose Book shop. For more info click here

Thirsk Ladies Club Gardening Disasters
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Thursday 22nd February 2024

Thirsk Ladies Club. Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall Annexe, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR. "Gardening Disasters", an illustrated talk by Mike I'Anson, former Garden Manager at Helmsley Walled Garden. Enjoy a little bit of light hearted viewing of this green hobby! Come along and have a chuckle, gardening is not always serious. 7.30pm. Free ...

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Thursday 22nd February 2024

Long Lost Home. The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Daria Kulesh's soaring vocals and vibrant stories take us on a journey through the past in tribute to her grandparents, her family and their beautiful but troubled homeland of Ingushetia, deep in the Caucasus Highlands. Can love conquer prejudice? Can a wounded nation find peace? An uplifting ...

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Sunday 18th February 2024

Thirsk Artisan Market, Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1EY. Locally-produced arts & crafts, food & drink. A diverse, quality, shopping experience that celebrates independent producers and makers. 9am-2pm. For more info click here

The Nosy Little Troll
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Friday 16th February 2024

The Nosy Little Troll. The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Deep in the heart of the Norwegian Forest live the trolls - big trolls, tiny trolls and a Nosy Little Troll who has an amazingly sensitive nose... One day there is a mumbling and a rumbling from the trolls. What is that stinky smell wafting through the trees? From Garlic Puppet Theatre. ...

Freehand Machine Embroidery
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Friday 16th February 2024

Freehand Machine Embroidery. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Curious about freehand machine embroidery? Explore techniques, create samples, and unleash creativity in this relaxing and inspiring workshop! Create freehand machine embroidery artwork using the machine needle and thread as your drawing medium. For more info click ...

Spring Quiet Garden Day
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Friday 16th February 2024

Spring Quiet Garden Day. Holy Rood House, Centre for Health & Pastoral Care, 10 Sowerby Rd. Thirsk. YO7 1HX. Helen Warwick, Creative Therapist & Chaplain, & Mike our residential gardener, will be accompanying guests for a creative, reflective & relaxing day. our large garden offers a quiet, gentle & healing space which includes ...

Dark Skies Festival
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Friday 9th until 25th February 2024

Dark Skies Festival. North York Moors and Yorkshire Dales national parks. A chance to explore some of the darkest, starry skies the National Parks have to offer, whilst teaching you all about the stars that blanket the skies above us. New art experiences, simulated space walks and a recently-opened constellation trail will all be part of this year’s ...

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Wednesday 14th February 2024

xpressive Watercolour Flowers. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Learn simple techniques to express the beauty in flowers by sketching your design in pencil and then use watercolour and ink pens to add colour and detail to your creations. 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. For more information click ...

Meet The Party Animals
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Wednesday 14th February 2024

Meet The Party Animals. Aquatic Finatic, Thirsk road, A168, DL63SB. We once again invite you to come and meet our party animals. This is a fantastic opportunity for your children to meet and handle exotic animals from all over the world. Booking prior to the event is essential to secure a slot. 11am, 12pm, 2 pm and 3 pm. For more information click ...

Thirsk Lego Brick Show
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Saturday 10th February 2024

Thirsk Brick Show. Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR. Lego for All Ages. Lego displays, activities and cafe. A great day out for families. Holy Rood House will be providing home-made cakes and light lunches. Funds will support the work of Holy Rood House. For more info click ...

An Introduction To Life Drawing Workshop
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Friday 9th February 2024

An Introduction To Life Drawing. Thirsk Rural Arts, The Old Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Always wanted to learn Life Drawing? Come along to this one day workshop and learn a variety of drawing techniques in a supportive environment. Suitable for beginners and those who wish to develop their drawing skills. All materials provided. No previous ...

Sing, Sign and Sensory Baby Activity
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Thursday 25th January 2024

Sing, Sign and Sensory. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Are you looking for a fun and engaging activity for your little one? Look no further! These enchanting performance workshops from Effectus Theatre combine the power of music, sign, and sensory play to create a magical experience for babies aged 0-24 months. 10:30 am - 11:15 am. For ...

Murder Mystery Evening
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Tuesday 30th January 2024

Murder Mystery. East Thirsk Learning Centre (next to Thirsk Community Centre) YO7 1SL. A fun filled event completing tasks and working as a team to eliminate suspects and uncover the murderer. Followed by creating your own murder mystery to impress your family and friends. Lunch included. 10:00 to 15:00. FREE. tel: 07977 802580 tickets: Book via ...

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Friday 26th January 2024

Mono-Printing. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. In this workshop you will discover how to use a variety of materials to create original imagery; with practical work on linear, reductive and additive methods of printing. You will have the opportunity to develop your own ideas using those methods, as well as learning how to use the printing ...

Five Loose Chippings Concert
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Friday 26th January 2024

Five Loose Chippings. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Longstanding Rural Arts supporters, this Thirsk-based group of musicians generously returns for another winter fundraiser. The band has made a name for themselves playing a variety of music from Blues, Country and Bluegrass through to Pop classics and classic western Swing. 7:30 pm. ...

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Thursday 25th January 2024

Punch Needle Embroidery. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. This workshop will introduce punchneedle embroidery to beginners. During the session you will produce a completed piece of work to create a patterned coaster. 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. For more information click ...

A Taste of Italy
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Tuesday 23rd January 2024

A Taste of Italy. East Thirsk Learning centre (next to Thirsk Community Centre) YO7 1SL. Get a taste of Italian food, language and culture, have a go at making pasta and take home a free copy of "Healthy Italian for Less" by Gino D'Acampo. 10am to 12pm. FREE. Book with Barbara via email: [email protected]

Draw and Paint Dogs Workshop
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Saturday 20th January 2024

Draw and Paint Dogs. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. During this course your tutor, Jo Lawson, will guide you through every stage of painting and drawing dogs. This will cover pet portraits and how to capture movement in animals, looking at basic shapes and proportions of the body, details of their features, to how to draw and paint fur. ...

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Wednesday 17th January 2024

A Taste of Art : Print and Texture. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Experiment with different inking effects to explore pattern, texture and mark making. You will print your own unique artworks on different papers and fabrics. 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Tickets £20. For more information click ...

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Monday 15th January 2024

Oil Painting (6 Weeks). The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. The course will introduce you to colour mixing, suitable surfaces and getting used to manipulating oil paint. Through a series of painting projects those skill will be reinforced and will give you the confidence needed to enjoy and to get the most out of oil painting. 1:30 pm - 5:00 ...

Thirsk Repair Cafe Jan 2024
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Saturday 13th January 2024

Thirsk Repair Cafe. Thirsk Library, Meadowfields, Chapel St YO7 1TH. Be greener by avoiding waste and save money by letting a team of dedicated and talented volunteers try to repair your broken or “worn-out” items; cost is a voluntary donation. For further details or if you would like to volunteer, please email. 10am-1pm. Free, donations welcome. ...

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Friday 12th January 2024

Lampshade Making. The Courthouse, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Join the Rural Arts team for a creative experience where you can select from a range of different fabrics to craft a one-of-a-kind lampshade tailored to complement your room decor or make for a thoughtful gift. For more information click ...

Rob Ward Exhibition Las Piedras
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Until Friday 29th March 2024

Rob Ward | Las Piedras. Gallery One.Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden, YO7 1PL. Rob Ward has played a significant part in the shape and trajectory of British sculpture in the second half of the twentieth century. His work spans drawing, painting, sculpture and installation. For more information click ...

Raclette Night & Festive Music
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Thursday 21st December 2023

Raclette Night & Festive Music. Thirsk Lodge Barns, Newsham Road, Thirsk, YO7 4DB. Join us for a cosy evening of drinks, whilst we serve delicious melted cheese over hot potatoes, pickle onions & gherkins - the perfect treat for a chilly winters night & to kick off the Christmas weekend. 6pm-9.30pm. For more info click ...

Thirsk RBL Band Concert
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Saturday 9th December 2023

Thirsk RBL Band Concert, Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QR. Free festive music concert by the British Legion Brass Band. Conducted by Clare Winter & Deborah Price. Refreshments. 7.30pm. Free of charge, donation appreciated.For more information click here

A History of Christmas Chocolate
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Friday 8th December 2023

A History of Christmas Chocolate, White Rose Bookcafe, 79-81 Market Place, Thirsk YO7 1ET. Calling all Chocaholics! Join us to hear Author, Broadcaster and Chocolate Historian Alex Hutchison, take us on a journey into the history of all things chocolate! Reading and Q&A followed by a book signing. From 7pm, doors open 6.30pm. For more information ...

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Thursday 7th December 2023

Christmas Shopping: Herriot Hospice, Thirsk Lodge Barns, Newsham Road, Thirsk, YO7 4DB. Join us to get your hands on some incredible gifts & treats at our Charity Christmas Shopping Event in aid of Herriot Hospice at the Lambert. Ticket sales will go directly to Herriot Hospice at the Lambert. 5pm-9pm. £5 admission. For more information click ...

Light Up A Life
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Tuesday 5th December 2023

Light Up A Life. Herriot Hospice, Chapel Street, YO7 1LU welcome you to join them at Light up a Life services, remembering your loved ones and sharing with us your special moments. The event offers people from across Hambleton and Richmondshire the opportunity to remember and pay tribute to loved ones, while supporting local families living with ...

Festive Ribbon Wreath Workshop
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Tuesday 5th December 2023

Festive Ribbon Wreath Workshop, East Thirsk Learning Resource Centre YO7 1DS. FREE SESSION! Booking Essential Come along and make your very own Christmas wreath using colourful ribbons tied around a wreath ring. Your wreath will be individual and will last for years!. 10:00am to 12:00pm. FREE. For more information and to book your place click ...

Repair Your Stuff At Thirsk Library
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Saturday 2nd December 2023

Repair Your Stuff. Thirsk Library, Meadowfields, Chapel St YO7 1TH. Be greener by avoiding waste and save money by letting a team of dedicated and talented volunteers try to repair your broken or “worn-out” items. For further details or if you would like to volunteer, please email. 10am-1pm. Free, donations welcome. For more information click ...

Christmas at Monk Park Farm
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From Saturday 2nd until 23rd December 2023

Christmas at Monk Park Farm, Monk Park Farm, Bagby, Thirsk YO7 2AG. Meet Father Christmas in his Grotto, make Christmas crafts and reindeer food with Mrs Claus and the farm elves. Also enjoy all the usual indoor and outdoor farm activities - meet and feed the animals, play in the huge park, go for a barrel ride, and visit the café for festive treats. ...

Hand Painted Wooden Decorations Workshop
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29th November 2023

Hand Painted Wooden Decorations. The Old Courthouse, YO7 1QS. Within this workshop you will be creating your very own hand-painted wooden ornaments, ready for the festive season. Carefully paint onto wooden slices with different seasonal themes befogging adding ribbon for that finishing touch. Take your ornaments home with you to gift to friends ...

Mowbray Singers Concert
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25th November 2023

Mowbray Singers Concert, St Oswald's Church, Front St, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. The programme will feature the ever-popular Gloria by Vivaldi and Schubert’s sublime Mass in G. In addition, special guest soloist Megan Crozier will perform Vivaldi’s Oboe Concerto in B-flat and the strings will play an arrangement of Ständchen (Serenade). For more info ...

Xmas Lights Switch On Event
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24th November 2024

Xmas Lights Switch On Event. Thirsk Market Place, YO7. Once again the team at YO1 radio will be supporting the Xmas Light Switch on event with the help from Chris & Jayne as part of their Saturday morning brunch show. Another fantastic opportunity to support the town and it's xmas lights. For more info click ...

Thirsk Christmas Fayre
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24th - 26th Nov

Thirsk Christmas Fayre. Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR. Stallholders, cafe and Santa. A limited number of stalls are still available on Friday 24th (4.00-7.30pm ish) & Sunday 26th (10-3pm). £30 per stall please Facebook message to book. 10am- 3pm. For more info click ...

Lino Cut Wrapping Paper Workshop
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18th November 2023

Lino-Cut Wrapping Paper. Rural Arts, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Design your own intricately carved linocut stamps to hand decorate paper rolls using our professional tools and inks. Use your paper to wrap your presents and add that an extra level of thoughtfulness when gifting loved ones this ChristmasFor more info click ...

A Taste of Art Relief Carve Clay Plaque
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8th November 2023

A Taste of Art: Relief Carve Clay Plaque. Rural Arts, 4 Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Create your very own relief carved clay plaque in this Taste of Art workshop. You will explore a variety of ceramic techniques including creating pinch pots, joining using slip, carving into your piece. Additionally, glazing and finishing techniques will be explored ...

Wellbeing for Body, Mind & Spirit Session
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7th November 2023

Wellbeing for Body, Mind & Spirit. Holy Rood House, Centre for Health & Pastoral Care, 10 Sowerby Rd. Thirsk. YO7 1HX. This event is for anyone living with low energy, chronic fatigue or Long-Covid. Helen Warwick, Creative Therapist & Chaplain, will be offering healing ways to find a life-giving path through fatigue, physical & psychological ...

Time Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen
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The Extraordinary Time Travelling Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Friday 3rd November 2023. Jackanory meets ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ In this award-winning family show, where top comedians tell extravagant improvised stories. There will be pirates and princesses, sword fights and spacemen - all completely and irrefutably true!. For more information ...

FREE Game Quest Pre Launch Gaming Session
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3rd November 2023

FREE Game Quest Pre Launch Gaming Session. Blacksmiths Yard, YO7 1ET. To coincide with the launch of a brand new gaming school here in Thirsk aimed at mentoring and cultivating young gaming talent, Game Quest are offering a FREE (test) gaming session for all 10-12 year olds featuring networked PCs and an array of thrilling games. Immerse yourself ...

Hugo Dalton Ceres Light Drawing
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1st November 2023

Hugo Dalton Ceres Light Drawing. Thirsk Hall Sculpture Garden YO7 1PL .This winter Thirsk Hall will be illuminated with the help of artist Hugo Dalton. Dalton has worked with major institutions such as the Chateau Versailles; The Fitzwilliam Museum; Blenheim Palace and the Royal Opera House to create captivating drawings which are projected onto ...

Christmas Floral Demonstration
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2nd November 2023

Christmas Floral Demonstration. Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby YO7 1JG. Thursday 2nd November. The Sowerby Flower Club will be demonstrating special Christmas Floral by David Ryland entitled 'With Christmas In Mind' starting at 2pm. For more information click here

A Ride Out 002 Thirsk & Sowerby Flatts
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1st October 2023

In this weeks episode entitled 'A Ride Out 002 - Thirsk & Sowerby Flatts' this 8 minute video takes you past the home of Mrs Warner, the inspiration behind the character in the James Herriot books called Mrs Pumfrey. Together with her dog Tricky Woo and her sister, Mrs Warner was a larger than life character that formed the social elite that ...

Falconer Michael Kinder Testimonial
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1st October 2023

Watch Falconer Michael Kinder show off one of the many birds that make up the North Yorkshire Moors Birds of Prey sanctuary. In the 7 or so years that the Thirsk & Sowerby Festival has been running Michael has always been in attendance. He and his Golden Eagle love interacting with both the adults and the children that make up this FREE festival. ...

Repair Cafe
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Saturday 28th October 2023

Repair Cafe. Thirsk Library, Meadowfields, Chapel St YO7 1TH. Be greener by avoiding waste and save money by letting a team of dedicated and talented volunteers try to repair your broken or “worn-out” items; cost is a voluntary donation. For further details or if you would like to volunteer, please email. 10am-1pm. Free, donations welcome. For more ...

Ghost Story The Room Upstairs
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Saturday 28th October 2023

Ghost Story: The Room Upstairs. Thirsk Hall, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO1 7PL. Clap Trap Productions. Written by BAFTA-nominated writer, Tom Needham. A strange noise, or just the wind? The mind can play tricks, but then again.. doors open 6pm. £15pp includes a welcome drink. For more info click here.

The Yorkshire Flea Market
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Saturday 28th October 2023

The Yorkshire Flea Market. Thirsk Auction Mart, Blakey Lane, Thirsk, YO7 3AB. Between 70 & 100 traders in antiques & vintage items occupying stands in the foyer & pens of a step free spacious venue with ample free parking & a cafe. Expect to find a wide selection of stock from across three centuries & many disciplines. Everything ...

Who the F is Donal ?
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Sunday 22nd October 2023

Who the F is Donal ? Thirsk Hall, Kirkgate, Thirsk, YO1 7PL. Clap Trap productions presents "Who the F is Donal?" One play, one cast, two ways by BAFTA nominated writer, Tom Needham. Please note that the play contains some adult swear words. Doors open 12.30pm. £20 per person, including welcome drink. For more info click ...

Bingo Fun Night
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Friday 20th October 2023

Bingo Fun Night, Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QR. Cash prizes.. All profits go to the Thirsk Christmas Lights. Licensed Bar. Fred & Bert's coffees etc. 5.30-8pm in front of the Town Hall. This is a fund-raiser - please do not bring your own drinks or snacks. 6pm for Eyes Down at 7.15pm. £12 all-in. For more info click ...

Loose Chippings Concert
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Friday 20th October 2023

Loose Chippings Concert, Thirsk & Sowerby Institute, Flatts Lane, Thirsk. A selection of Americana, Country & Pop classics performed by a Thirsk-based band. Event starts at 7pm. Pay what you feel, fundraising for the Thirsk & Malton Labour Party. For more info click ...

Thirsk Artisan Market
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Sunday 15th October 2023

Artisan Market, Thirsk Market Place YO7 1EY. A celebration of locally produced arts & crafts, food & drink. A diverse, quality, shopping experience that celebrates independent producers and makers. Market stall holders own from 10am. Closes at 3pm. For more info click here

Life After Fossil Fuels
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Friday 6th Onwards 2023

Life After Fossil Fuels, Thirsk and Sowerby Town Hall Westgate Thirsk YO7 1QR. Organised by Thirsk Churches Eco Group, Ecologist and Economist Dr John Daniels examines the challenges an opportunities of a zero carbon future. Event starts at 7.30pm. This is a FREE event with donations welcomed.

Halloween Pumpkin Everything
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Friday 6th October 2023

Halloween Pumpkin Everything, Monk Park Farm, Bagby, Thirsk YO7 2AG. Running on selected days from October 6th to November 5th, the Monk Park Farm Spooktacular features pumpkin picking, carving and painting, as well as a mini pumpkin trail and even a pumpkin catapult. And there's lots more Halloween fun besides, ideal for little ones and older kids, ...

Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group
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Tuesday 3rd October 2023

Leisure cycling around the Hambleton lanes, with a café stop, at a pace to suit the weakest rider; each Tuesday from 10am until 2pm. New riders welcome on the first Tuesday of the month. After three rides, ladies are requested to join Cycling UK. For more information click here

A Ride Out 001 Thirsk Market Place
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1st September 2023

To coincide with this months focus on cycling we've put together the 1st of what we hope are going to be a series of cycling video's designed to showcase the area. In this weeks episode entitled 'A Ride Out 001 - Thirsk Market Place' this 4 minute video takes you around the centre of Thirsk on a bike with some unique aerial views of Thirsk Hall, ...

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