What’s On

Not sure what to do this month? Discover local events and what's on in Harrogate, Ripon & the wider District below...


Latest Events

  • 30th May - 26th September

    Guided tours at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

    Fountains Lane, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3DY
    Join one of our volunteer tour guides to find out more about North Yorkshire's only World Heritage Site - Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal.
  • 15th June - 4th August

    Scarborough Art

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Scarborough Art is an exciting new festival taking place at venues across the town this summer. Discover work from the artistic community and tap into your own creativity at workshops...
  • 30th June - 29th September

    Guided social walk from Brimham Rocks to Fountains Abbey

    Brimham Moor Road, Harrogate , HG3 4DW
    Everyone is welcome to head on a monthly walk led by the Brimham Rocks volunteers.
  • 14th July - 8th December

    Guided social walk at Brimham Rocks

    Summerbridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 4DW
    Head to Brimham Rocks on the second Sunday of every month for a free social walk led by our volunteers.
  • 20th July - 1st September

    Summer at National Trust Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal

    Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, Ripon, HG4 3DY
    What’s going on at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal this summer? This summer come and explore Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Gardens. Spend a whole day wondering North Yorkshire’s...

Community Events

26th June - 29th September

Eva Leigh Walker Exhibition

Mercer Gallery, Harrogate
Exquisite portraits by a little-known Harrogate artist capture faces from the 1920s and 30s. Some of which are owned by the Mercer Gallery. https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/leisure-tourism-and-culture/museums-and-galleries/museums-harrogate-area/mercer-art-gallery/exhibitions-mercer-art-gallery

1st - 31st July

Anyone Can Paint – Exhibition

Harrogate Library
Throughout July and August, art pieces are exhibitied upstairs in Harrogate Library, by the communitiy group - Anyone Can Paint, from Darley Christchurch Community Centre. Free to visit. See library opening times. 

22nd - 26th July

Badapple Theatre’s Play In A Week project

Green Hammerton Village Hall
Looking forward to the summer holidays? Why not start the summer in style by joining Badapple Theatre’s Play In A Week project at Green Hammerton Village Hall? For those of you who don’t know this is open to all 7-14 year olds who want to gave fun with friends for a week! 

27th July

Elegant Ladies’ Quality Clothes Sale

Gracious St Methodist Church, Knaresborough, HG5 8HG
Posh frocks, occasional wear including hats, shoes and handbags. Plus Charity Coffee morning, join us in the Castle room. Find out more HERE>

27th July

Darley Charity Football Match

Darley Playing Fields, Station Road, Darley, HG3 2PW
At the charity match there will be a raffle, BBQ and donation buckets, so please join us for a great day and help us raise funds for St Michaels Hospice, in memory of Dave Hellewell. 

28th July

David Brown Foundation – Adult Forest School Day

Bewerley, HG3 5HX
Proceeds will fund a free kids’ class in the summer term. BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW - https://www.thedavidbrownfoundation.com/event-details/adult-forest-school-day

28th July

Nidderdale Clay Pigeon League Charity Shoot 2024

Menwith Hill Road, Darley, Harrogate, HG3 2RA
In aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance, 40 Bird Sporting & Pool Shoot Sporting £12 Pool Shoot £2 Prizes Raffle, Flash Prizes and Food.

30th July - 2nd August

Andrew Stratford – Travelling the Sublime

St Wilfrid’s Church, Duchy Road, HG1 2EY
The exhibition is artist and former Harrogate teacher Andrew Stratford’s final major project show for his MA in creative practice. 30 Jul - 2 Aug https://stratfordart.co.uk/events 07961935632

3rd - 4th August

Dark Lab Charity Event for Martin House

8 Knaresborough Road, Harrogate
Dark Lab Tattoo will be hosting a walk-in weekend, 3rd and 4th of August, small tattoos all day long, 70% of the full amount reached will be devolved to the Martin House Hospice in Wetherby. For more information CLICK HERE>