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Events children might like

Up to
 Sat 10 Jul 2021

Rural Arts, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Saturday Art Club 2021: Ages 6 - 10. Join us for a fun and engaging weekly art club session, which gives young people the chance to get involved with a wide range of arts and craft activities. 10am-11.15am. £45. tel: 01845 526536 tickets: Book online email: web:

Up to
 Sun 27 Jun 2021

Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate DL1 1RR. Come Back home. Over two hours of musical theatre hit after hit with a fusion of live performance and video projection following all the social distancing guidelines for performance currently in place. The show will feature songs from the likes of Les Miserables, Cabaret, Dear Evan Hansen, The Book of Mormon, Six, The Bodyguard and many, many more. 7.30pm. £20, £15 concessions. tel: 01325 405405 web:

Sat 26 Jun 2021 to
 Sun 27 Jun 2021

Duncombe Park, Helmsley YO62 5EB. British Falconry Fair. A world class series of ring events will showcase the very best in flying demonstrations from the best display falconers in the business. Tickets not available in advance, only on the gate. Saturday night BBQ and bar. No dogs allowed. Onsite basic camping area – you must prebook and spaces are limited. The B&Bs, hotels and campgrounds of Helmsley are just a short walk away. tel: 01439 772080 email: web:

Fri 2 Jul 2021 to
 Sun 4 Jul 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Cinema: Cruella (12A). Fri 5.30pm, Sat 2.30pm, Sun 5pm. £6/£5. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online. email: web:

Fri 2 Jul 2021 to
 Sun 4 Jul 2021

The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Cinema: Dream Horse (PG). Fri 2.30pm, Sat 7.30pm, Sun 8pm. £6/£5. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online or phone email: web:

Sat 7 Aug 2021

Showfield, Stokesley TS9 5ER. Up to 400 of the very best classic vehicles will be on show on what will be a great family day out. The 2021 show is going ahead after last year's cancellation. There will be a dedicated motorcycle arena with the Yorkshire Coast British Motorcycle club planning to bring over a dozen bikes. Also going on show in the arena is a rare 1967 British Velocette Thruxton one of only 441 ever made. 10.30am-4pm. £6, family £14, exhibitors free-of-charge. email: web:

Sat 21 Aug 2021

Thirsk Racecourse, Station Rd YO7 1QL. Rock the Town at Thirsk. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Brooke Burke, Ty lewis, Ultimate Jass Glynne, Boot Leggers, Jamie Lee Harrison, Maroon Live, Ezra Live, Khalsis Music, Dua Rules, Coldplay tribute, Stax and T'Pau. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tel: 07845 151324 tickets: Online email: web:

Sat 28 Aug 2021 to
 Sun 29 Aug 2021

Bedale Park, North End, Bedale DL8 1AA. Rock the Town at Bedale. Family-friendly music festival. Live Music ~ Rides ~ Licensed Bar ~ Food Stalls. Satuday lineup: Brooke Burke, Brooke Miller, Bon Jordi, Iann Duffety, Mis Shapes, Citizen Smith, Home Town Glory Adele tribute, The Doubtful bottle, The Fly Guys, Calvin Harris experience. Sunday lineup: Scouting for Girls, Hojo Siwa tribute, Maroon Live, The bootleggers, Reggae Reggae, Stax, Dua Rules, Jamie Lee Harrision, Bein' Adams, The Sunwells. Stall holders wanted. Gaters wanted. 2pm-10pm. Each day: £16.30, £6-17yrs £8.54, under5s £2.85. tickets: Book online email: web:

Sat 28 Aug 2021

Wensleydale Showground, Leyburn DL8 5JG. The Wensleydale Agricultural Show. a traditional Dales show, located close to Leyburn, North Yorkshire in the heart of Wensleydale. Competitive events for livestock such as sheep, cattle, horses and poultry. Over 60 classes in poultry alone, ranging from large fowls to true bantams and an egg section. There are also horticultural and handicraft classes. Leyburn band plays. Dogs on leads are welcome except in the marquees.

Tue 31 Aug 2021

Kilnsey in Wharfedale BD23 5PS. Kilnsey Show. A great family day out, Kilnsey Show offers an enjoyable taste of life in the countryside. Keenly contested sheep and cattle classes are supplemented by horse events throughout the day – riding classes, shires, hunters, mountain and moorland; climaxing to a thrilling finish with harness racing. Sheepdog trials attract many of the top dog handlers from all over the UK, supported by displays, demonstrations and attractions encompassing all aspects of agricultural and rural life. tel: 01756 753259 email: web:

Tue 31 Aug 2021

Reeth in Swaledale, DL11 6AR. Reeth Show. A traditional Dales Agricultural Show and has always been a great family day out in the beautiful Dale of Swaledale. 9.30am-5pm. £8, child £2. Free parking. tel: 07506 380393 email: web:

Sat 11 Sep 2021 to
 Sun 12 Sep 2021

In and around Helmsley YO62 5DW. The very first World Jam Festival. A series of events over three days, see website. web:

Mon 20 Sep 2021

Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge HG3 5BD. ‘Pateley Show’, as the Nidderdale Show is affectionately known, is a traditional Dales agricultural Show. It is one of the county’s foremost agricultural shows. Livestock, produce and crafts. tel: 01969 650129 email: web:

Sat 25 Sep 2021 to
 Sun 26 Sep 2021

Masham, Ripon. Sheep and Old Time Fair events. From 10am. tel: 01765 688417 email: