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

Harrogate Autumn Flower Show  at the Great Yorkshire Showground Friday. September 15-Sunday, September 17.
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground Friday. September 15-Sunday, September 17.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, September 14 to Wednesday, September 20?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Harrogate

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

karaoke: Thursday karaoke from 9pm at Hales Bar.

Exhibition: Paintings & Drawings by Paul Reid at 108 Fine Art, 16 Cold Bath Road, Harrogae. Until September 23.

talk: Dinner and Talk with garden designer Matthew Wilson at West Park Hotel. 7pm.

music: Live music with The Resonators at the Blues Bar.

Music: Acoustic night at the St Roberts Social Club, Roberts Street. All genres, any instrument. Open to all. Second and fourth Thursdays of the month. 8-10.30pm.

Knaresborough

event: Blind Jacks Pub’s Farewell Beer Fest. Noon-11pm. Until Sunday.

exhibition: Exhibition by artist Peter Robson at Art in the Mill, Green Dragon Yard.

RIPON

Walk: Ripon Ghost Walk 7.30-9pm. £3 adults. £1 children. Meet at The Cabmen’s Shelter.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Harrogate

Music: The Omega Era + PIPS at Monteys Rock Cafe, The Ginnel.

music: The Lewis Hamilton Band at the Blues Bar.

music: Reggae night with Majesty at The Den, Cambridge Street.

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

Show: Harrogate Autumn Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground 9.30am-5.30pm.

Wetherby

event: Oscars-themed 5th Birthday Party of The Engine Shed + DJs. 7.30pm.

Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - Victoria and Abdul Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7.30pm. Monday 2.30 and 7.30pm. Tuesday 7.30pm. Wednesday 4pm. Thursday 2.30 and 4.45pm.

Thirsk

Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie 7.30pm. On until Thursday, September 21. Matinees Saturday and Sunday 2.30pm.

Ripon

Event: Aglow Ripon at The Wakeman’s House Cafe. Coffee, cake and speaker Susan Sykes 9.15–11am.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16

Harrogate

music: BBC Pitch Battle winner Becky Bowe sings at Harrogate Memory Walk, Valley Gardens. 2pm.

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

music: Acoustic night with Biz Denton (Kasiuss) at The Den, Cambridge Street.

BOOK FAIR: Observer’s Pocket Series Collectors’ Society 10am-12.30pm at Woodlands Methodist Church Hall, Wetherby Road. Free entry. Tel 07445 377250 for more details.

Event: Bilton WMC - Ladies Night - admission by ticket only available from the Club.

Show: Harrogate Autumn Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground 9.30am-5.30pm.

Ripley

music: Carole King’s Tapestry by Nicki Dee at Ripley Town Hall.

Food & Drink: The Gin Rocks Festival at Ripley Castle.

Exhibition: New Paintings by Laura Wallace at Chantry House gallery. Until October 1.

Boston Spa

music: Jazz in the Spa presents the Eugene Farrar Band at the village hall.

Wetherby

Exhibition: Art exhibition by local artists and photographers including Clare Dean. Wetherby Town Hall 10am-3.30pm.

Fair: Antiques and collectors fair. Wetherby Town Hall, every Saturday 9am-4pm. Free Admission. Contact Dawn on 01937 582803.

Barwick

Event: Barwick Beer Festival at Barwick Village Hall from noon to around 7pm (or until the beer runs out). Three live bands, 20 barrels of Yorkshire ale, award-winning Wilsons Pies (and peas).

COPT HEWICK

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

baldersby

sale: Annual bumper book sale at St James Church, Baldersby 10am-5pm. Huge numbers of books - donations to church upkeep. Also Sunday.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Harrogate

Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

music: Paul Young & Los Pacaminos at The Ivory, The Ginnel. 7pm.

music: Three live acts at the Blues Bar including James The Fang (3pm), tbc (6pm) and Rob Reynolds (9pm).

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

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

Show: Harrogate Autumn Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground 9.30am-4.30pm.

Wetherby

Music: Hade Edge Band at the Riverside Bandstand between 2.30-4.30pm.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Harrogate

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

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Harrogate

Music: Hales Bar country music session (weekly) from 8pm hosted by Ade & Rob with weekly special country guests.

Music: Acoustic session at the Blues Bar.

music: Stray Sound Ladies barbershop choir at Starbeck Methodist Church. 7.30-9.30pm. Weekly. More info from Sue Lynch at suelynch443@gmail.com

Club: Harrogate & District Family History Society meeting 7.30pm St Paul’s UR Church Hall, Belford Road. Speaker, David Scrimgeour ‘West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum’. Visitors welcome, cost £1.

Knaresborough

Open Evening: Knaresborough Art Society invites anyone interested in painting to come along and watch or join us painting at United Reformed Church Hall, Windsor Lane 7-9pm. Free entry. More details Tel 01423 863927.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Harrogate

event: Poems, Prose & Pints monthly open mic + guest writer Joe Williams at North Bar. Upstairs. 7.30pm.

music: The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.

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

Club: Harrogate Saltire Scottish Country Dance Club - every Wednesday at Brackenfield School Hall, Duchy Road. 7.45-10pm.

Knaresborough

BINGO: Bingo at The Friendship and Leisure Centre in Knaresborough Market Place 7-8.15pm. For further information contact Anita on 01423 865991.