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Children's events

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Sat 4 Feb 2023 to
 Sun 5 Feb 2023

Matilda the Musical: Sing-Along (PG), Ritz Cinema, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Warm those vocal cords for a sing-along version of this adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning
musical, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl. Starring Emma Thompson, Stephen Graham and Alisha Weir. 2.30pm. Adults £6, under 15s & 60+ £5. tel: 01845 524751 tickets: On door web:

Wed 8 Feb 2023 to
 Sat 11 Feb 2023

CBW: West Side Story, The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. CBW Youth Theatre have become well known for their exciting, professional and mature performances, and this promises to be no exception. Look out! Gang warfare comes to a stage near you, as the Jets and Sharks fight it out with each other, in Leonard Bernstein’s classic musical. 7.30pm, Sat matinée 2.30pm. £14, £12 seniors, £10 child. tel: 01609 776230 tickets: Book online, at The Forum or on the door email: web:

Sat 11 Feb 2023

Thirsk Brick Show, Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QR. A great day out for children and families who have an interest in building with Lego. In aid of Holy Rood House. 10am-4pm. £4 adults, £2 under 16s, £1 under 5s. tickets: Cash or card on the door

Wed 15 Feb 2023

We Are Going On A Journey!, East Thirsk Community Hall. Join us for activities, stories, games, refreshments, & to prepare for a journey! For children up to 11 years old, accompanied by an adult.
Event run by Thirsk Parishes. 10am - 12noon. Free - Donations welcome.

Fri 10 Mar 2023 to
 Sat 11 Mar 2023

Model Rail & Engineering exhibitions, Yorkshire Event Centre, Yorkshire Showground, HG2 8NZ. Two fantastic events, one admission ticket. Some of the best model railway layouts including the UK's biggest - the gigantic 200ft Heaton Lodge Junction. The ticket includes entry to the Harrogate Model Engineering Exhibition. 10am-5pm. Adult £15, Family £30 (2+3). tickets: online (cheaper) or on the day web:

Wed 29 Mar 2023 to
 Thu 30 Mar 2023

Event imageTeechers Leavers ’22, Darlington Hippodrome, Parkgate, Darlington DL1 1RR. (11+) A hilarious, high-energy, full-blooded comedy that brings to life an array of terrifying teachers and hopeless pupils through the eyes of Salty, Gail, and Hobby. 7.30pm. £14.50-£22.00, age 11 to 21 £12.00. tel: 01325 405405 tickets: Book online or phone web:

Fri 19 May 2023 to
 Sun 21 May 2023

Fully Charged LIVE North 2023, Yorkshire Event Centre, Yorkshire Showground, HG2 8NZ. The World’s number one Electric Vehicle and Clean Energy Show, is coming to the North of England for the first time. 9.30am to 5.00pm. £18-£36 (3-day pass). web: