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

Masham Sheep Fair. Masham Market Place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30. www.mashamsheepfair.com
Masham Sheep Fair. Masham Market Place on Saturday and Sunday, September 29-30. www.mashamsheepfair.com

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, September 27 to Wednesday, October 3?



Theatre: Othello by the acclaimed English Touring Theatre at Harrogate Theatre. Until September 29.

Theatre: Michael Sabbaton’s The Turk at Harrogate Theatre Studio until September 29.

Exhibition: Neil Simone Exhibition 2018 at Sutcliffe Galleries, Montpellier Street. Preview 5-8pm.

Exhibition: First solo exhibition by new UK art star Jesper Pedyo at 108 Fine Art, 16 Cold Bath Road.

Exhibition: From Today Painting Is Dead – Paintings from the Harrogate Fine Art Collection at Mercer Gallery, Swan Road + The Divine Art of Photography – Portraits from the Harrogate Photography Collection.

Music: Acoustic jam session hosted by Rob Reynolds/Aaron Bertenshaw at Charlies Place, Otley Road. 8pm. Weekly.

Music: Live music with The Not The House Band at the Blues Bar.

MUSIC: 9Bar live at Harrogate Arms. 9pm.

Quiz: Christie’s Bar Quiz from 8.30pm.

Music: Acoustic Night - Live music at the St Robert’s Club, Robert Street. Open to all. Every Thursday, except third Thursday, 7.45-11pm.


Exhibition: Weddings Bunting Project featuring The Washburn Stitchers at Washburn Heritage Centre. Until September 30.


Event: Ripon International Festival. Various events, various locations. Until October 6.

Coffee Morning: Ripon Walled Garden and Saint Wilfred’s Bungalow coffee morning at Ripon Town Hall 10am-noon.



Music: Les Lomax with ReAct at Prince of Wales pub, Starbeck.

Music: The Wolves at the Blues Bar.

Music: The Chequered Band at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Music: Soulful returns to St Roberts Club, Robert Street, Harrogate 8pm-midnight. 70’s and 80’s soul, and Motown hits with a sprinkling of northern.


Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - The House With The Clock In It’s Walls - Fri & Sat: 4.30pm, 7.30pm. Sun: 4.30pm. Mon: 12.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm. Tue & Wed: 4.30pm, 7.30pm. Thu: 2pm (Senior Screen), 7.30pm. Soft Cell: One Final Time: Live Concert From London - Sun: 7.30pm. Visit www.wetherbyfilmtheatre.co.uk.


Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - The Children Act - Fri-Tue: 7.30pm. Wed: 2.30pm, 7.30pm. Thu: 7.30pm. Visit www.ritzcinema.co.uk.


Coffee Morning: Wharfe Valley Farm Coffee and Cake on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support 10am-2pm.



Theatre: A Really Wild Evening with Sue Flood, Lucy Cooke and Miranda Krestovnikoff at the Royal Hall.

Exhibition: Autumn Exhibition at Silson Contemporay Gallery including Marcus Hammond, Lesley Birch and Erin Ward. Harlow Oval. Private viewing. 1-5pm.

Quiz: Bloodwise Charity Quiz Night at Bilton Cricket Club. 7.30pm.

Music: The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.

Music: Singer-songwriter Rob Reynolds at The Den, Cambridge Street.

MUSIC: Joe Gallagher’s Noise play classic rock covers at Charlie’s Place, Otley Road, 8.30pm.

Event: Stray Ladies WI – Fund raising event at Wesley Chapel, Oxford Street throughout the day.


Music: The Rozzers play classics by The Police at Knaresborough Golf Club. 7.30pm.

Music: The Cross Keys, Cheapside - Motor City Blue - Blues & Rock covers.


Event: Tadcaster Duck Race noon-4pm. Tickets from Tadcaster Pool or email info@tadcasterpool.org.uk


Event: Church fundraiser with lunches/teas/refreshments at Fewston Parochial Hall. 11am-4.30pm.


Event: The Engine Shed, York Road - Tribute acts Take off That and Kieran as Robbie Williams. Raising funds for Martin House Children’s Hospice.

Copt Hewick

Fayre: Jennyruth Workshops Autumn Fayre at Copt Hewick Village Hall 1-4pm.


Event: Masham Sheep Fair 2018. Masham Market Place on Saturday and Sunday. All proceeds go to Yorkshire charities. www.mashamsheepfair.com



Music: Acoustic sessions with Jake Pattinson at Monteys Rock Café, The Ginnel. 8pm.

Music: Live music at the Blues Bar with The Petty Heartbreakers (3pm), Jack Bradley (6pm) and The Jamie Valentine Band (9pm).

Music: Jazz at The Harrogate Arms, Parliament Street. 7.30pm.

Music: Martin Rose hosts a weekly acoustic session at The Regency.

Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

Club: Friends of Harrogate and District Museums lecture. Speaker Dr David Allen ‘Crown Derby porcelain’ at The Old Swan Hotel 2.30pm.

Music: The Harrogate Band hosting grand opening of the new bandroom at The Zone, Hornbeam Park 5-7pm.


Event: Masham Sheep Fair 2018. Masham Market Place on Saturday and Sunday. All proceeds go to Yorkshire charities. www.mashamsheepfair.com



Music: Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.

Music: Lunchtime Piano Recital. Filippo Gorini plays Brahms and Beethoven at Wesley Centre, Harrogate at 1pm.

Exhibition: Mindful Arts Exhibition at St Peter’s Church, Harrogate 10am-4pm. Until October 7.


Talk: Hen Harriers in the Uplands; Ghost of the moor at The Golden Lion, Allhallowgate 7.30pm. Admission £2.50 - High Batts Nature Reserve.



Theatre: The Cats Pyjamas with Michael Laws Piccadilly Dance Orchestra at the Royal Hall.

Music: Live Jazz at The Empress on the Stray. 8.15pm. Weekly.

Music: Acoustic music at Blues Bar.


Event: Dementia Information Roadshow - Wetherby Town Hall from 1-4pm.



Theatre: 6-12 present new WW1 drama Here The Dead Voices at Harrogate Theatre Studio. Until October 6.

Music: Dan Burnett Band + guest singers at the Blues Bar.

Music: Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground + guests at Retro. bar, Commercial Street.