What’s On in 2019!
The Yorkshire Flea Market – Skipton Auction Market – Sunday 24th Feb 2019
Vintage, Antique and Mid century stock sold by friendly and knowledgeable dealers at the livestock auction marts in Skipton expect between 60-100 dealers at each event all undercover.
Tour de Yorkshire – Thur 2nd – Sun 5th May 2019
The Tour de Yorkshire is a road cycling race in Yorkshire, England which started in May 2015. It is promoted by the Amaury Sport Organisation and is rated as a 2.HC event as part of the UCI Europe tour. Visit: letour.yorkshire.com for details of start and finish locations.
Grassington Festival 15th – 29th June 2019
Grassington Festival has been providing a lively and enriching cultural experience to residents and visitors for over 35 years. For the last two weeks of June, Grassington comes alive in a myriad of colours and creativity as artists, bands, art enthusiasts and local people collaborate to entertain and inspire with unusual and unique live performances, from music, dance and street theatre to workshops, talks, walks and creative challenges. Featuring: comedian Ed Byrne, historian David Starkey, Queens of Rock & many more
The Great Yorkshire Show Tues 9th – Thurs 11th July 2019
The Great Yorkshire Show is the North’s leading agricultural event and takes place from Tuesday 9th to Thursday 11th July 2019 on the 250-acre Great Yorkshire Showground on the edge of the spa town of Harrogate.
The 250-acre site is filled with animals, country demonstrations, have-a-go activities and the Great Yorkshire Cheese & Dairy Show. Plus there’s fashion, rural crafts and shopping
The Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival Sat 20th & Sun 21st July 2019
The amazing, Yorkshire Dales Food & Drink Festival is coming to Funkirk Farm, Carleton, Near Skipton in 2019. This summer foodie fun event is not to be missed! Featuring celebrity chefs The Hairy Bikers, Brian Turner & Mary Berry.
Arncliffe Fete – Sat 10th August 2019
Starting at 1pm with the Littondale 4 Road Race & Skipton Brass Band.. There will be the usual fell races and side stalls, plus children’s races and Strongman competition, dog show, fancy dress, hot dogs & refreshments.
Art in the Pen, Skipton Auction Mart – Sat 10th & Sun 11th August 2019
A leading arts and crafts fair showcasing a wide range of mediums.
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival – Sat 10th – Sun18th August 2019
Welcome to Kettlewell and Britain’s best Scarecrow Festival. It is a great day out for all the family. Follow the theme of the trail to take you round an idyllic Yorkshire village. Solve the riddles of the trail to find the mystery word – with prizes to be won every day!
Gargrave Show – Sat 17th August 2019
Gargrave Show provides a wide variety of entertainment for all the family. With fun dog show, fell races, shire horses, show jumping, working hunters, Shetland ponies, cattle, sheep, poultry, handicrafts, horticulture, vintage cars & tractors & refreshments.
Burnsall Feast Sports & Fell Race – August 2019 (TBC)
Burnsall, known as one of Yorkshire’s prettiest villages, is renowned throughout the world for its Sports and most of all for its Fell Race. The race is on record as the oldest Fell race in Britain. With side shows, raffle, tombola & vintage cars.
Malham Show Sat 24th August 2019
Malham Show is held annually in the heart of beautiful Malhamdale in the Yorkshire Dales on August Bank Holiday Saturday. Under the shadow of Malham Cove this traditional agricultural and family country show has been taking place for over 100 years.
Kilnsey Show Tuesday 27th August 2019
Held against the magnificent backdrop of Kilnsey Crag, the show has been a showcase for the Dales farming community for over a hundred years and is one of the larger agricultural shows in the North of England. Enjoy produce, craft and trade stands. Horse riding events, livestock, sheep dog trials, fell racing, harness racing and vintage tractor displays amongst other attractions ensure there is interest for all types of visitor.
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show Fri 13 – Sun 15th September 2019
Great gardens begin in the autumn and there is no better place to get started than the Harrogate Flower Show.
Featuring fantastic ideas for your garden, stunning plant nursery displays, live expert demonstrations and great shopping, it offers everything you need to plan and perfect your outdoor space.
Grassington 1940’s Weekend Fri 13 – Sun 15th September 2019
With dancing and singing around the streets, reenactments, vintage market, vintage cars, tea dances and dances.
Yarndale Sat 28th & Sun 29th September 2019
Described as a “creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful”, Yarndale plays host to an impressive selection of talented and passionate exhibitors. The event brings together an inspiring mix of artisan yarns, fibres, haberdashery, kits, books, handmade garments and artwork for sale, as well as creative exhibitions, demonstrations and a full programme of textile workshops.
Whether it’s knitting, crochet, spinning, dyeing or felting, you will find something at Yarndale to delight and inspire you.
Yarndale is held in Skipton Auction Mart.
Dickensian Festival – Sat 30th Nov, Sun 1st, Sat 7th & Sun 8th December 2019
Grassington travels back in time for the annual Dickensian Festival. Visitors are treated to a glorious array of sights, tastes & smells from a bygone era. The village is adorned in Christmas lights, the square and streets come alive with a traditional market with shopkeepers and villagers dressed in Victorian costume. Visitors can revel in delight at the musicians, dancers, street entertainers and exhibitions of traditional country crafts.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries or would like more information. Thank you.