Whats on listings - Thursday, June 16 to Wednesday, June 22

Things to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, June 16 to Wednesday, June 22.

Thursday, 16th June 2016, 12:30 pm
1940's day will be held in The Valley Gardens this Sunday, June 19.
1940's day will be held in The Valley Gardens this Sunday, June 19.



Platform Open presents Portraits by Adam King at Major Tom’s Social, The Ginnel.

Scapegoat Kelly at the Blues Bar.

Talk at Harrogate Library, 7pm, by local author Wendy Bardsley on ‘The Wordsworth You Never Knew’. Tickets £3.50 from 01609 53665 or email [email protected]


Local friendship group, Leeds Oddfellows afternoon tea, 2-4pm at St John’s Hall.


Billy Joel tribute at Sant Angelo restaurant.


Pateley Bridge Dramatic Society presents ‘Anybody For Murder?’ in the Playhouse, 7.30pm nightly. To book tickets, call 01423 711695. Until Saturday, June 18.


Willowman Festival including The Undertones, Stereo MCs, The Beat and more at Hillside Park, Knayton. Until June 19.



The Steve Fulsham Band at the Blues Bar.

Band night at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Blues pianist/vocalist Dan Burnett (residency) at The Ivory.

National Care Home Open Day at Southlands Care Home, Ripon Road, 10am-5pm. Events and activities throughout the day.

National care home open day at Westfield House, Ripon Road, Killinghall, 2-5pm. Seaside theme.

Beati and Friends summer music concert at St Robert’s Church, Robert Street, starting at 7.30pm in aid of the neonatal unit at Leeds General Infirmary. Tickets £10 available on the door.

Bilton WMC - Lee Lard, Peter Kay tribute, £5 admission to non members.


St Roberts Church Festival Weekend. Flowers, music, art and crafts. Until Sunday, June 19. Visit www.strobertschurch.co.uk.


Last Chance Saloon country club at Park Place Social Club.


Il Divo tribute at Sant Angelo restaurant.

Top comic Tom Stade at the Engine Shed. 7.30pm.


Aglow Ripon at the Wakeman’s House Cafe - Coffee and cake, talk on ‘Prayer For The Nation’, 9.15-11am.


Markington Preschool, War Memorial Institute, High Street open morning, 9am-noon, for prospective preschool children and their parents. Call 01765 676556.


Friends of Roman Aldborough talk on Stanwick, North Yorkshire - the rise and fall of the first capital of the Brigantes, 7.30pm, Aldborough Village Hall, near Boroughbridge. Visitors £5.

Open garden at Aldborough Lodge, 2-5pm. Free entry, donations to Boroughbridge Community Care.



Bilton WMC - Amy Thomas, female vocalist.

Kate Whiteford - False Perspectives’ Capability Brown exhibition at Mercer Gallery, Swan Road. Until September 18.

Swing to Victory 40s Dance Night at the Manhattan Club. 7.30pm with Major Swing & Kitty. Tickets on the door.

The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.

Acoustic night at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Brighouse and Rastrick Band concert at the Royal Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets 01423 20502116 or at the Royal Hall box office.

In2Out.Org.Uk concert at St Mark’s Church, Leeds Road, at 7.30pm.

Sequence Dance at St George’s Dance Club, St George’s Road. 7.30-10.30pm. Members £3.50, non members £4.50.


Two by Jim Cartwright at Frazer Theatre. 7.30pm.

The Cross Keys, Cheapside - Rocko and the Reverbs - Rockabilly trio.

Open Gardens of Knaresborough between noon-4.30pm. Tickets for all gardens, from 14 Waterside, The Old House, Berry’s Passage, or Green Dragon Yard. £4 adult, children free. Also June 19.


Aynsley Lister Band and Breeze at Parkinsons UK Charity Concert at Ripley Town Hall. 7.30pm.


Face Up North vinyl night of northern soul, Motown and Mod music at The Golden Lion.


Wetherby Flower Club present From Your Armchair Flower Festival at Wetherby Methodist Church, Bank Street, 9.30am-4pm. £1. Also Sunday 11am-4pm.


Jazz in the Spa presents Big Easy Swing Band at the village hall.


Covers duo Sounds Like Us at The Fox. 8pm.


Vintage, Antiques and Collectors Fair, 9am-3.30pm. Thirsk Auction Mart.



Harrogate Fine Food Show at Yorkshire Event Centre, 11am-4pm. Also on Monday, 9.30am-4pm. Visit www.gff.co.uk.

40s Day at the Valley Gardens from 11am-5pm. Spitfire flypast and more. Free entry.

Rock Up and Sing! charity concert for the National Autistic Society at the Royal Hall.

Live music at the Blues Bar including Pepperjam (3pm) and Hannah Aldridge (9pm).

Dan Burnett’s Open Mic night at The Ivory (weekly). 8pm.

Bilton WMC - Aaron Joseph, Live in the Lounge, 2-4pm.


Acoustic covers duo Two Well Worn at The Old Royal Oak. 3.15pm.

Wind in the Willows – The Musical at Frazer Theatre. 2.30pm.

Father’s Day Craft Fair 11am-4pm at Henshaws Arts and Crafts Centre. Handmade crafts and lovely cafe.


The Colour Rush 5k at Ripley Showground. Gates open 9am. Visit www.saintmichaelshospice.org.


Summer series of concerts in the Recreation Ground, 2-4pm - Lyrical.



Open Mic Night with Pete Oliver at The Blues Bar.


2’s Company theatre festival presents Petrification at The Mitre Inn, Station Road. 6pm.

Knaresborough Library, craft group (mostly knitting and crochet) drop-in session, 1.30pm-3pm (and every third Monday of the month).



Live music at the Blues Bar.

Comedian Damian Kingsley at Major Tom’s Social, The Ginnel for Shelter charity.

Harrogate and District Family History Society meeting in St Paul’s UR Church Hall, Belford Road, at 7.30pm. Alun Pugh talk about Beckett Street Cemetery in Leeds.

Friends of Harrogate Hospital coffee morning at 11am in the hospital boardroom to listen to staff of speech and language therapy. No charge. Call Colette on 07538 098384.

Keep Fit and Socialise Sequence Dance at St George’s Dance Club, St George’s Road. 7.30pm-10pm (coaching 7pm to 7.30pm) www.stgeorgesdanceclub.uk.


2’s Company theatre festival presents Petrification at The White Horse, North Street. 8pm.



2’s Company theatre festival presents Petrification at the Tap n Spile, Tower Street. 6pm.

The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.

Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground and guests at Retro bar, Commercial Street.

The Royal Hall will be open to the general public 10am-4pm. Free. Guided tour at noon.

Sequence Dance at St George’s Dance Club, St George’s Road. Modern and sequence dancing, 2pm-4.30pm. £3.50 entry.

Learning Disability Awareness Week and Deaf Blind Awareness Week charity coffee morning at St Andrew’s Church, Starbeck, from 10am–noon.


Ripon Ramblers walk. Meet at High Cleugh, 9.30am. Eight mile circular walk above Osmotherley. Contact 01423 326182.