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

The Post showing January 26 - February 1 at Wetherby Film Theatre.
The Post showing January 26 - February 1 at Wetherby Film Theatre.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, January 25 to Wednesday, January 31?

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

Harrogate

Exhibition: Picturing Women - An exhibition celebrating 100th anniversary of votes for Women at Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road. Until June 17.

Exhibition: 21st Century Realism: An ehibition of paintings, sculpture and drawings by Andrian Melka, Paul Reid and Mark Demsteader at 108 Fine Art, Cold Bath Road.

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

Music: Acoustic jam session hosted by Ade Payne at Charlies Place, Otley Road. 8pm. Weekly.

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.

Music: Weekly karaoke at the Hales Bar from 9pm.

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

Event: RHS Garden Harlow Carr Bath House Gallery - Japanese Gardens Exhibition. 10am–3pm daily until February 25. Normal garden admission.

Knaresborough

Theatre: Sleeping Beauty panto at Frazer Theatre. Until January 27.

Ripon

Coffee Morning: Ripon Community Link coffee morning in Ripon Town Hall 10am-noon.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 26

Harrogate

MUSIC: Bob Harris’s Under the Apple Tree presents The Southern Companion and Tom Blackwell live at the Warehouse Recording Co, Wetherby Road. 7pm.

Music: Soulful vinyl night at St Robert’s Club with DJs Ian Smith, John Lee + Lodgie (Keighley Okeh Club). 8pm-midnight.

Music: The Dead Cats at the Blues Bar.

Music: Josh & Sam from The Red at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Ripon

Lecture: The Wakeman Lectures Spring Series 10am-noon at St John’s Bondgate, ‘Wood Science: What is it and what’s the point of it?’ Casual attendances £8. Visit www.wakemanlectures.co.uk

Wetherby

Cinema: The Post - Fri-Sun: 4.30pm, 7.30pm. Mon: 12.30pm, 4.30pm, 7.30pm. Tues: 7.30pm. Wed: 4.30pm, 7.30pm. Thurs: 2.30pm (Senior Screen),7.30pm. Visit www.wetherbyfilmtheatre.co.uk.

Event: Gin Shack - Gin festival, Wetherby Town Hall 7pm.

Thirsk

Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - The Greatest Showman. Daily 7.30pm. Matinee Wed 2.30pm. Visit www.ritzcinema.co.uk.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

Harrogate

Comedy: Hyena Lounge Comedy Club at Harrogate Theatre presents Ian Stone, Brennan Reece, Jimmy McGhie + host by Dan Nightingale. 7.30pm.

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

Muisc: Guitarist Robbie Miller at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Event: Candida Spillard, author of ‘The Price of Time’, in conversation with Yorkshire Authors’ Podcast team, at Harrogate Library 2-3pm. Tickets £1, includes tea.

Knaresborough

Music: Covers duo Sounds Like Us at The Castle Inn. 8pm.

Music: The Cross Keys, Cheapside - Stockyard Crossing - covers 9pm.

Summerbridge

Music: The Paul Mirfin Band at Summerbridge Methodist Church. 7pm. Tickets from Eventbrite.co.uk or 01423 771996.

Boston Spa

Music: Jazz in the Spa presents Kid Boyd Jazz Band at the village hall.

Wetherby

Fair: Wetherby Antique and Collectors Fair - town hall, Market Place every Saturday, Free admission. Browse buy and sell. 01937 582803.

Sale: Harris Tweed sale Wethery Town Hall 10am-4pm.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

Harrogate

Music: Harrogate Jazz presents vocalist Cherie Gears at the Harrogate Arms, Parliament Street. 7.30pm.

Music: Live music at the Blues Bar including The Groove-amatics (3pm), Matt Woosey Band (6pm) and Dori & The Outlaws (9pm).

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

Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

Music: Ripon Community Orchestra winter concert at 2.30pm Killinghall Village Hall, Otley Road, HG3 2DW.

Talk: The Friends of Harrogate District Museums talk ‘The Victorian Railway Excursion’ 2.30pm at The Old Swan Hotel.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

Harrogate

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

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

Harrogate

Music: Harrogate Jazz presents Rich Pickings playing soul, jazz and Latin at the Empress on the Stray. 8.15pm.

Music: Acoustic session at the Blues Bar.

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

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

Harrogate

Theatre: Harrogate Phoenix Players presents Made in Dagenham at Harrogate Theatre.

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

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

Wetherby

Club: Wetherby & District U3A meeting 2.30-4pm, Methodist Church. Stories, poems and musical interludes.

Knaresborough

Club: Bingo at the friendship and leisure centre in Knaresborough Market Place 7-8.15pm. For further information contact anita 01423 865991.

FURTHER AHEAD

Harrogate

Music: Arthritis Care Harrogate Branch -Thursday, February 1 Spa Town Ukes playing at Granby Care Home, Granby Road 2-4pm. Members £2, visitors: £3. 01423 330428.

Club: Evening Fellowship At St Peter’s, Harrogate in the Brostoff Hall 7.30pm on the first Thursday of the month (February 1) ‘Sizzling Sicily’ – John Frearson.

Whixley

Theatre: Whixley Player’s Beauty & the Beast panto February 1-3 7.30pm. Matinee Sat 2pm. Adults £7, children £5 from Whixley Village Shop or 01423 339885, 330918, 330173.

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