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Up to
 Sat 11 Dec 2021

art, craft & digital, 6-16, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk, YO7 1QS. Only Thu Sat. Perfect for any young creative!. 10am-11.15am (ages 6-10), 11.30am-12.45pm (ages 11-16). £90 (12 sessions at £7.50 each). tel: 01845 526536 tickets: online, shop, phone email: admin@ruralarts.org web: https://www.ruralarts.org

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 Mon 20 Dec 2021

War Hammer War Club, Thirsk Community Library, Meadowfields, ChapelStreet. Only Mon. Starting weekly after school on Mondays is the new War Hammer War Club for children age 8 to 13. The workshop is led by local artist Chris Geeson & will include other battles & models linked to films/books, such as Lord of the Rings, Doctor Who & Star Wars. 3.45 - 4.45pm. £1.50 per child includes drink & snack. tel: 01609 534589 tickets: To book your place email or phone. email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

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 Tue 21 Dec 2021

A weekly after school club, Thirsk Community Library, Meadowfields, ChapelStreet. Only Tue. If you love playing & creating lego models join us to have fun with a different theme each week. Starting at Thirsk Community Library on Tuesdays. 3.45 - 4.45. £1.50 per child includes drink & snack. tel: 01609 534589 tickets: email or phone to book. email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

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 Fri 24 Dec 2021

Santa in Knaresborough, Mother Shipton's Cave, Knaresborough, HG5 8DD. Santa is flying here to see you! Let the twinkling lights draw you into the wonder of Mother Shipton’s magical, memory-making Christmas experience. Tickets for Christmas at Mother Shipton’s can be purchased online only, selected dates through November and December. 09:30 - 15:30 (last admission 2pm). £31 group/family ticket (up to 5 people). tel: 01423 864600 tickets: Online only email: info@mothershipton.co.uk web: www.mothershipton.co.uk

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 Thu 23 Dec 2021

Christmas Reading Challenge 2021, Thirsk Community Library, Meadowfields, ChapelStreet. Children from 0 - 11years old are invited to join the free challenge to read 4 library books before 23rd December. As part of the challenge the children will receive the 'Twelve Books of Christmas Trail' to complete around Thirsk's shops, a library pencil & a certificate. You can sign up from Saturday 20th November. tel: 01609 534589 tickets: 01609534589 email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

Up to
 Sun 2 Jan 2022

Event imageA new spectacular family Panto, Theatre Royal, St Leonards's Place, York YO1 7HD. we’re having a ball and everyone’s invited. In this timeless rags to riches story, relocated to our very own city of York, expect magical transformations, sparkling sets, stunning costumes, catchy songs and heaps of hilarity. Matinées & evening. £15 to £42. tel: 01904 623568 tickets: Book online email: boxoffice@yorktheatreroyal.co.uk web: https://yorktheatreroyal.co.uk

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 Sat 11 Dec 2021

Dick Whittington, Joseph Rowntree Theatre, Haxby Rd. York.YO318TA. Rowntree Players Pantomime. £15 - £17. tel: 01904 501935 tickets: email Box Office. email: boxoffice@jrtheatre.co.uk

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 Sun 19 Dec 2021

Santa at the Garden Centre, Thirsk Garden Centre, Blakey Lane, Thirsk YO7 3AB. Only Sat & Sun. Santa will be in his Grotto every Saturday and Sunday in December. Bring your Christmas wish list for Santa, meet his singing Reindeer and have your picture taken in his sleigh. Once again, we will be working with Thirsk Rotary club and all the proceeds will be donated to them. 10am - 4pm. £5 per child, purchased on the day.

Tue 7 Dec 2021

Firefighters Carol Concert, The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. Start the festive season early and come join the successful Lockwood Brass Band in performing all your favourite Christmas carols. Appealing to all ages this event is guaranteed to put you in the festive spirit as well as helping raise funds to support injured fire fighters and their families. Doors open 6.30pm, concert 7.30pm. tel: 01609 776230 email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Wed 8 Dec 2021

Coffee Morning, Thirsk Town Hall, Westgate YO7 1QS. Thirsk Yarnbombers Christmas Coffee Morning. All welcome. Thank you for all your support. 10.00am-12noon.

Sat 11 Dec 2021

Christmas Activities, Thirsk Community Library, Meadowfields, ChapelStreet. Making Christmas Crackers. Come & make your own crackers to take home. All materials provided. 10am-11.30am. £2 per child. tel: 01609 534589 tickets: 01609534589 email: library@thirskcommunitylibrary.org.uk

Mon 13 Dec 2021

Carlton Miniott Christmas Carols, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk YO7 4NJ. Around the tree with Thirsk RBL Band. 7pm.

Tue 14 Dec 2021

Sowerby Christmas Carols, War Memorial, Front St, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1JG. Around the tree with Thirsk RBL Band. 7pm.

Fri 17 Dec 2021

A Christmas Carol 2021 (PG), The Forum, Bullamoor Road, Northallerton DL6 1LP. A Victorian family prepares a paper theatre for a performance of A Christmas Carol. The audience enters the imagination of one of the children and quickly, the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets. 7.30pm. £6/£5. tel: 01609 776230 email: info@forumnorthallerton.org.uk web: http://www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk

Sat 18 Dec 2021 to
 Thu 23 Dec 2021

Father Christmas Experience, Thirsk Lodge Barns, Newsham Rd YO7 4DB. Don't miss out on bringing your little ones to meet Father Christmas, his reindeer & even see a guinea pig nativity scene. It's a festive day out for all the family as whilst the kids feed the reindeer, the adults can enjoy a spot of last minute Christmas Shopping. Booking Essential as spaces are limited. tickets: Book Online web: https://thirsklodgebarns.com

Sun 19 Dec 2021

Bedale Christmas Santa Fun Run, Bedale Hall and Park DL8 1AA. 5k & 1 mile. A 3 lap route (1 lap for the Santa fun run) taking in the fabulous Bedale Park & the woodland trail of Keepers Walk. All the little legs will get a Xmas hat to run in and a medal at the end. Enter now to guarantee your place. 9am. 5K race £7, 1 mile fun run £3 (£2 more on the day). tickets: Enter online web: https://racebest.com/races/utx29

Sun 19 Dec 2021

Christmas Funday Sunday, Family Life Church, Finkle Street, Thirsk, YO7 1DA. Christmas Fun - Crafts - Drama - Songs. 10.30am - 4.00pm. tel: 07379102266 tickets: Please book in via Evenbrite: flcthirsk.evenbrite.co.uk email: admin@flcthirsk.co.uk

Sun 19 Dec 2021

Sutton Christmas Carols, Village Hall, Sutton-under-Whitestonecliffe, Thirsk YO7 2PS. Around the tree with Thirsk RBL Band. 4pm.

Tue 21 Dec 2021

Puppet or shoebox theatre making, Rural Arts, The Courthouse, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Create your very own min character puppets or shoebox theatre in our Christmas workshops inspired by the traditional British pantomime. Suitable for ages 5+. 10.30am-12pm or 1.30-3pm. £4.40. tel: 01845 526 536 tickets: online, shop, phone email: admin@ruralarts.org web: www.ruralarts.org

Wed 29 Dec 2021

Alice in Wonderland, Sutton Village Hall, YO7 2PS. Northumberland Theatre Company present Alice in Wonderland, story by Ben Storey and directed by Louis Roberts. Book early for this very popular event. 7.30pm. Adult £10.50, under 16 £5.50, Family (2+3) £30.50. tickets: Phone 01845 597329 web: http://suttonunderwhitestonecliffevillagehall.co.uk