Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 11?
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5
Exhibition: Katharine Holmes: In Grandmother’s Footsteps exhibition at Mercer Gallery. Until January 14.
Music: The Sharon Colgan Band at the Blues Bar.
music: Acoustic night at the St Roberts Social Club, Roberts Street. All genres, any instrument. Open to all performers and non-performers. Second and fourth Thursdays of the month. 8-10.30pm.
karaoke: Thursday karaoke from 9pm at Hales Bar.
Club: Arthritis Care Harrogate Branch talk by Adrienne Thompson on the forthcoming merger with Arthritis Research and future plans. Bilton Community Centre, Bilton Road 6.45-9pm. Members £2, visitors £3.
Exhibition: John Cockshaw presents Far From Shire exhibition inspired by Tolkien at Art in the Mill, Until October 15.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6
film: Shona Shires screens homeopathy film Just One Drop at St Wilfrid’s Parish Hall, Duchy Road. 7.30pm.
Music: The Wolves at the Blues Bar.
music: Band night at The Den, Cambridge Street.
music: Blues pianist/vocalist Dan Burnett (residency) at The Ivory, The Ginnel.
Event: Book signing with Yorkshire Vet Julian Norton at Castlegate Books. 4pm.
Music: Take That Tribute at Scotton Village Hall. 7pm-midnight.
Coffee morning: the Wakeman Lectures continues 10am-noon at St John’s Bondgate with Dr David Allen MA presenting ‘The history of silver hallmarking’. Casual attendances £8 per visit. www.wakemanlectures.co.uk
Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - It (15) Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7.30pm.
Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - Logan Lucky 7.30pm Friday to Thursday.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
Music: The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.
Music: Biz Denton (Kasiuss) at The Den, Cambridge Street.
Sequence Dance: Keep fit and socialise at St Georges Dance Club, St Georges Road 7.30-10.30pm. www.stgeorgesdanceclub.uk
Exhibition: One Year Anniversary Show ‘Yorkshire Created’ 10.30am-4pm. Silson Contemporary Art Gallery, 17 Harlow Oval, Harrogate. www.silsoncontemporaryart.co.uk. Also tomorrow, Sunday.
Music: The Cross Keys, Cheapside - Howlin Matt - Blues- 9pm.
Festival: Charity Beer Festival + live music from No Direction and Citizen Smith at the village hall. 1pm-10pm.
Music: Folk act Faustus live at The Golden Lion. 8pm.
Sale: Ripon Salvation Army sale - portable furniture, white goods, household effects and bric-a-brac at the hall on Lead Lane, Ripon 9-11.30am. Free admission.
fair: Autumn Fair at Greystones School 10am-2pm. Refreshments, tombola, DJ, cake stall, face painting, tractor as well as old fashioned fair stalls.
Music: Jazz in the Spa presents Hot Fingers with Emily Campbell at the village hall. 7.30pm.
fair: Antiques and collectors fair. Wetherby Town Hall, every Saturday 9am-4pm. Free Admission. Contact Dawn on 01937 582803.
Concert: Paulinus Singers, Ripon’s Chamber Choir at St John’s Church, Sharow 7.30pm. Tickets available from Little Ripon Bookshop.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8
Concert: Organist Adrian Elway + Cherry Bratkowski and the Arcadian Strings play Poulenc + Holst at St Paul’s Church. 3pm. Free entry.
Music: Three live acts at the Blues Bar including Creedence Clearwater Revival Revival (3pm) and Mike Ross (9pm).
Music: Martin Rose hosts a weekly acoustic session at The Regency.
Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.
Music: Dan Burnett’s Open Mic night at The Ivory (weekly). 8pm.
MONDAY, OCTOBER 9
Music: Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.
Film: Harrogate Film Society screening of Les Innocentes (France, 2016) at Ashville College, Green Lane, 7.45pm. Members free, guests £5 (students £3).
Club: Ripon Centre WI 2pm in Alma House, talk by Jessica Stirling Brayshaw ‘Happy feet - Hotter shoes’ Admission £3.
Concert: Cathedral Concert Society - A celebrity recital by, Raphael Wallfisch and John York at Ripon Cathedral 7.30pm. Tickets from www.riponconcerts.co.uk, Little Ripon Bookshop or at the door.
Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - Victoris and Abdul (PG) Monday to Thursday 7.30pm. Monday Matinee 2.30pm.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10
Music: Acoustic session at the Blues Bar.
Club: Nidderdale Hardy Planters 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Starbeck. Talk by John Foley ‘Plants for Autumn Colour’. Members free, non-members £3.
Sequence dance: Sequence Dancing Tuesday 7.30-10pm (coaching 7-7.30pm) at St Georges Dance Club, St Georges Road. www.stgeorgesdanceclub.uk
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11
Event: Bubbles & Blends with Harrogate Tipple at Sasso restaurant, Princes Square. 7.30pm.
Music: The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.
Music: Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground + guests at Retro bar, Commercial Street.
Event: Royal Hall open day between 10am-4pm. Free admittance. Guided tours at 11am and 2.30pm.
Sequence dance: Modern and sequence dancing 2-4.30pm at St Georges Dance Club, St Georges Road. www.stgeorgesdanceclub.uk
Coffee Morning: Ripon Community Link coffee morning in Ripon Town Hall on Thursday, October 12 from 10am-noon.
Concert: Wetherby Light Music Singers annual concert at the Engine Shed, Wetherby on Thursday, October 19 at 7.30pm. Tickets £6. Available on the door.