Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, November 10 to Wednesday, November 16?

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th November 2016, 10:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 2:56 pm
Clairvoyant Steve Holbrook
Clairvoyant Steve Holbrook

Thursday, November 10


Clairvoyant Steve Holbrook at the Cairn Hotel. 7pm. Tickets from 01823 666292.

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Exhibition – The Arnups, A Family of Artists at 108 Fine Art, Cold Bath Road. Until November 19.

Above The Clouds – Exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture, rare editions and prints by Schoph, John Middleton, Peter Blake, Banksy and more at RedHouse Originals Gallery, Cheltenham Mount. Until December 3.

Liza Dracup Yorkshire landmarks exhibition of photographs at Mercer Art Gallery. Until January 8.

The Resonators at the Blues Bar.

Acoustic music at St Robert’s Social Club. 8-10.30pm. Alternate Thursdays.

Hales Bar Thursday karaoke from 9pm.

Christie’s Bar Quiz from 8.30pm. £1 entry.

St Peter’s Players present It’s Showtime at St Peter’s Church. Until November 12. Tickets from 07740 841194 or Harrogate Fair Trade Shop.


Out of the Dark - debut exhibition by artist Holly Holder at Art in the Mill. Until November 25.


Ripon Community Link regular coffee morning 10am-noon at Ripon Town Hall.


Linton Antique Society talk by Sylvia Mann on the romantic story behind the Musée Jacquemart-André. Linton Memorial Hall, 8pm. £5 on the door, free for members. Visit www.lintonantiquesociety.org.uk.

Friday, November 11


C&W Night at St Peter’s Church Hall for Moorview Animal Rescue with line dancing, bar and more. 7pm. Tickets from 07769 252737.

Bilton WMC - Hope & Social. Admission ticket only, available from the club.

TC’s Funky Nuts at the Blues Bar.

Ont’ Sofa presents live music at The Club, Victoria Avenue.

Band night with Marc & Abi of Issimo at The Den, Cambridge Street.

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


The Paul Mirfin Band’s new single launch night at Six Poor Folk.

Folk music with The Blarge at The Orange Grove. 9pm.


The Wakeman Lectures Autumn Series, 10am-noon at Thorpe Prebend House. Ecuador - In Search of a Swordbearer. www.wakemanlectures.co.uk.

Saturday, November 12


Firecracker Charity Ball for Barnardo’s at Rudding Park.

Quiz Night at St Peter’ Church plus fish ‘n’ chip supper. 7.30pm. Tickets from 01423 504629.

Silson Contemporary Gallery’s Autumn Exhibition at Harlow Oval. 10.30am-4pm.

Show of Hands folk music show at the Royal Hall. 7.30pm.

Circle Live presents acoustic music at Harrogate Theatre Circle Bar with These Dudes, Mila Lee, Hayley Gaftarnick, Andrew Cameron and Rachel Croft. 3-8pm.

The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.

Bedale author Carol Tetlow book signing at Waterstones. From noon.

Northern Illustrated Children’s and Detective Book Fair at Derwent Room, Pavilions of Harrogate. 10am-4pm.

Acoustic night with Dave Pilla and Ellie Coast at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Bilton WMC - John Gillan - vocal/comedy.

Concert at Starbeck Methodist Church, 7.30pm. Ashville College Young Musicians in Concert. Visit www.starbeckmethodistchurch.org.uk.

Charity coffee morning at Oatlands Community Centre, Gladstone Street, 10-11.15am.

Indoor table top sale at Willow Tree Primary School, 1pm until 2.30pm. Lots of stalls and plenty of refreshments. Entry £1 for adults, children free.


Knaresborough WMC - Brogan Lacey, young vocalist.

The Cross Keys, Cheapside - David Dunne Birch, solo covers.


The Dylan Project at Ripley Town Hall featuring Steve Gibbons, Dave Pegg and more.

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Jazz in the Spa presents John Hallam and Art Theman and Tom Kincaid Trio at the village hall.


Wetherby Choral Society performs Mozart’s Mass in C Minor at St James’s Parish Church. 7.30pm.

Brass Factor talent competition at The Engine Shed. 6.30pm.

Antiques and Collectors Fair. Wetherby Town Hall, 9am-4pm. Free admission. Contact Dawn on 01937 582803.

Coffee morning and book sale at Wetherby Town Hall from 9am in aid of The Children’s Society.

Sunday, November 13


Silson Contemporary Gallery’s Autumn Exhibition at Harlow Oval. 10.30am-4pm.

Three live acts at the Blues Bar including Deke Rivers and The Jitters (3pm), Sewage Farm (6pm) and Gerry Jablonski (9pm).

Martin Rose weekly acoustic session at The Regency. 8pm.

Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

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


The Royal Oak Inn - Nicks Charity Quiz Night for Dacre Banks Bowling Club, 8pm start.

Monday, November 14


Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.

Wesley Centre, Oxford Street - lunchtime recital 1pm. Tickets £7 on the door.


Cathedral Concert Society presents the Ensemble Perpetuo at Ripon Cathedral. 7.30pm. Tickets from www.riponconcerts.co.uk or on the door.

AgeUK Dance Mix. 2-3pm. Allhallowgate Church Hall, Ripon. £4. Contact Catharine on 01765 606872.


Blood donor sessions, 2-4pm and 5-7.25pm at The Bridge Hotel, Walshford.

Tuesday, November 15


Acoustic session including Hassan Erraji, Rob Reynolds, Rick Lawson and more at Blues Bar.

Wednesday, November 16


Poems, Prose and Pints open mic and guest poet Char March at the Tap n Spile. 7.30pm.

The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.

Matt Anderson’s Acoustic night at Retro bar.

Yorkshire Flower Club open demonstration with Tom Hodge - The Magic of Christmas, St Aidan’s School. Admission £10. Call 01943 464068.


AgeUK Art Class. 2-4pm. The Meads, South Crescent, Ripon. All abilities welcome. £3.50, refreshments included. Contact Catharine on 01765 606872.

Further Ahead


Harrogate Christmas Market from Thursday, November 17 to Sunday, November 20. 10am-8pm. Free admission. Free shuttle bus. Visit www.HarrogateChristmasMarket.org.


Thursday, November 17 Wetherby Light Music Singers will be holding their 40th anniversary concert at the Engine Shed, Wetherby at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 on the door.


Sharow Christmas Fete on Saturday, November 19 at St John’s Church, Sharow, 10am-2pm.

Nun Monkton

Fun charity night Saturday, November 19, 7.30pm at Yorkshire Heart Vineyard, Pool Lane, Nun Monkton. Live music and a hog roast. Tickets £10 by calling 01423 330716 or email [email protected]