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Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group
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Tuesday 5th September 2023

Thirsk Ladies Cycle Group. Outside Thirsk and Sowerby Leisure Centre YO7 1LU. 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 info click ...

The Real James Herriot
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Thursday 24th August 2023

The Real James Herriot . A Talk by Jim Wight about life with his father - James Herriot. Held at the Thirsk & Sowerby Hall. This is a fund raiser by Thirsk Ladies Club for HH@TL. All welcome. 7.30pm. Free for members, visitors £5. tickets. For more information click here

BresBet Sausage & Cider Evening at Thirsk Racecourse
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Friday 18th August 2023

BresBet Sausage & Cider Evening at Thirsk Racecourse. An evening of racing alongside a sausage and cider festival showcasing some of Yorkshire's premium brands! Our friends at Heck will be supplying the sausages with a range of pork, chicken and vegetarian bangers on offer! Masham Cider and a range of other local independent cider makers will ...

Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci Opera
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Friday 18th August 2023

Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci Opera at St Mary's Church. Enter the twisted, love entangled lives of Turrido and Pagliacci in these two one-act operas. Heritage Opera, directed by Sarah Helsby-Hughes, are accompanied by the Festival Orchestra and Chorus. 7pm. £15, Child (under 16) £10. For more info click ...

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Wednesday 16th August 2023

Fabric Sculpted Fairy Houses workshop at Rural Arts. Using fabric sculpting techniques, you will create your very own magical fairy house for your home or garden. In this workshop you will work with artist, Abigail Lagden, to learn basic fabric sculpting techniques, and use materials and embellishments to create a magical fairy house for your home ...

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival
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Sunday 6th August 2023

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival on the flatts is an amazing family event, full on fun, live music and much much more. We cannot wait to see you between 10am/4pm on Sunday 6th August 2023 to show you what we have in store. For more information click here

A Midsummer Night's Mischief
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Thursday 3rd August 2023

The fairies in the forest are starting a fight – but which side are you on? Team Titania or Team Oberon? Hoglets Theatre presents their interactive and larger-than-life version of Shakespeare’s summer comedy A Midsummer Night's Mischief – especially for young audiences. Expect wild characters, raucous singalong songs, puppets, stunts, and some frankly ...

Sarah Beckerlegge Testimonial
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Saturday 1st July 2023

Medivet partner Sarah Beckerlegge talks about the importance of the dog agility on the health and well being of the entrants during the 2022 Thirsk & Sowerby Festival dog agility competition. She also provides a unique insight into very special relationship that her practice has with the James Herriots portfolio here in Thirsk. To watch this ...

Mixed Media Workshop
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Wednesday 28th June 2023

Join Catherine, the June artist of the month in our Cafe Collection, to create a mixed media artwork in this fun, thought-provoking workshop.

During this workshop your tutor Catherine will guide you through every stage of creating a mixed media artwork in celebration of your own treasured memories and experiences.

We will use a range ...

Keepsake Boxes
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Saturday 24th June 2023

To mark World Upcycling Day, join Rural Arts for our creative workshops on our environmentally friendly themed workshops.

Rural Arts are running three workshops for adults, to mark up-cycling day on 24th June.

In this session, you will be provided with a wooden box to transform into a special place to store keepsakes and memories. You ...

Window Display Workshop
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Saturday 17th June 2023

Join Rural Arts and charity Never Such Innocence for a special creative workshop marking Armed Forces Day.

This special free workshop welcomes children, families and adults from across the community to create unique window displays to mark Armed Forces Day. The workshops are designed for everyone aged 6+, whether or not you’re ...

Eco Printing
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Saturday 17th June 2023

In this full-day summer workshop learn all about the unique process of eco-printing using leaves.

Your tutor Carol Ann, will guide you through the process of nature-based printing, by demonstrating the mordanting and steaming involved of the fabric and paper. The process is unpredictable and results in a subtle colour palette suggestive of ...

Hanging Rainbow Decoration
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Wednesday 14th June 2023

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.

Create your very own stunning textiles rainbow decoration to hang on your wall. Choose white rope and pick out four to five different colours to create your ...

Poetry with Olivia Mulligan
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Friday 25th May 2023

Rural Arts presents a Poetry Evening with Olivia Mulligan, Henry Ray and Hannah Davies. Born and bred in North Yorkshire, Olivia Mulligan is a keen cross country runner, a coffee barista, and now – poet. After spending many years in London, completing her degree in Drama and Creative Writing and working in the city for a short spell, she could no ...

Irish Day At Thirsk Races
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Saturday 14th May 2023

Irish Day at the Thirsk Racecourse. Come dressed in your favourite Irish themed outfits and enjoy a fun packed day. With hospitality packages, great group discounts, and offers available, it’s a wonderful day out for all the family. Pre- book online for discounted tickets and group offers or pay on the gates! Live music from the Emerald Thieves. ...

Coronation Lunch
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Sunday 7th May 2023

As part of the National Coronation and to celebrate the coronation of Charles III and his wife, Camilla, as king and queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms - a big lunch will be taking pace on the Sowerby Parochial Field, Front Street. Bring food - free tea, coffee and soft drinks on site. No ticket needed. Noon - 4pm. free.

Thirsk Hunt Cup Day
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Saturday 6th May 2023

Thirsk Hunt Cup Day is the most prolific race day in our calendar with first class racing. Watch top horses compete to be crowned Thirsk Hunt Cup Winner 2023. Event organisers will be streaming the official Coronation Ceremony before racing and all the celebrations throughout the afternoon. It'll be a real carnival of celebration with stilt walkers, ...

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival 2023
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Sunday 6th August 2023

Thirsk and Sowerby Festival 2023 is a Family Fun Day organised by Volunteers and Welcomes everyone from Far and wide to join us for what is one of the Biggest events for Thirsk and Sowerby every year! This year the festival will be taking place on Sunday the 6th August 2023. For more information email : [email protected]

Thirsk Lodge Barns Valentines Date Night
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Tuesday 14th February 2023

Join us for a romantic Valentines Day evening at Thirsk Lodge Barns to celebrate all things love! Enjoy a welcome cocktail, followed by a five-course supper cooked by the fantastic Dom’s Kitchen.The ticket price is £120 for a table of two in our Main Barn, with a romantic backdrop of fairy lights and candles. (Dietary requirements can be catered, ...

Christmas Market
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10th-11th December 2022

Join us for a flurry of festive shopping on the 10th and 11th December. Sitting along side our Father Christmas Experience, you can do a spot of shopping whilst enjoying festive delights including our real reindeer, and guinea pig nativity scene!

With a variety of stalls you can really get ahead of the game with your Christmas shopping – whether ...

Festive Wreath Making Classes
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Wednesday 30th November 2022

Join us for the perfect start to the festive season! Wedding & Events Floral Design will be offering expert tuition following a detailed demonstration on wreath making. All materials will be provided for you to create your own beautiful bespoke festive wreath.

Our daytime class runs from 3-5pm with Hot drinks and mince pies included. Our ...

Father Christmas Experience
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10th -22nd December 2022

For the second year running, we are thrilled that Father Christmas will be visiting Thirsk Lodge Barns.

Firstly he is joining us on the 10th and 11th December, alongside our festive Christmas Market. Please note that there are less crafts available during these two days, however we still have the reindeer, foodie options and you can enjoy ...

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Sunday 7th August 2022

WIth over 40 + stalls from our amazing local businesses including food & drink, fairground rides, attractions, an entertainment stage, live music, fun, games including sack races, welly toss and tug of war - what better way to spend your Sunday afternoon. This is a FREE event 10-6pm on Sunday 7 August. For more info visit - ...

Carnival Day
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Saturday 20th August 2022

Carnival Day opens its doors at 11:00 with all U16s for FREE - featuring performances throughout the day on the Poet's Corner Stage, a Samba Parade at 15:30. Food stalls, local businesses, charities, face painting, children’s rides, lawn games and much more. Tickets available on the door at £5 per adult or pre-order online for £4. Car parking is ...

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