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Ride behind Tornado on the NYMR – now booking for March

Some weeks back I had a little grumble about advertising a Christmas event for the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, and now they are selling tickets for an event next March!  But their events do sell out so fast, so we won’t hold back. Here’s what they have to say: Legendary locomotive, 60163 Tornado, will storm […]

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Brocken spectre at Rievaulx

English Heritage has been advertising widely an event at Rievaulx Abbey called Brocken Spectre – an Evening of Light and Sound.  As well as advertisements in the press, there was a leaflet drop today in Kirkbymoorside, so I think most people likely to be interested will already know about this event.  But nowhere does the […]

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Abbey events with English Heritage

Some of the finest abbey ruins in the country are only a few miles away.  From October 22 to 30, English Heritage is offering a week of events celebrating these magnificent buildings. Most are free, but normal admission charges to the site apply for non-members (members admitted free). To find out more, visit www.english-heritage.org.uk/events, telephone […]

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Medieval weekend in Appleton le Moors

The weekend of July 30 and 31 is Medieval Weekend in the nearby village of Appleton le Moors. The village is turning back the clock for a weekend packed with  demonstrations, displays, activities, talks, walks, a medieval café,  baking, music, a hog roast, dressing up, the Black Knight,  spinning, weaving,  dyeing, felting,  pottery, blacksmithing, carpentry, […]

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Authors Joanne Harris and Michael Murpurgo in York

Two treats for book lovers coming up soon in York . Joanne Harris on her new book, The Gospel of Loki Waterstone’s bookstore in Coney Street are offering an evening with Joanne Harris, who’s known to millions for her fiction including Whitbread-shortlisted Chocolat, which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny […]

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An evening with Alexander McCall Smith

Waterstones York invite you to join them for a delightful evening with the poplar author, Alexander McCall Smith. Alexander McCall Smith is one of the world’s most prolific and most popular authors. His career has been a varied one: for many years he was a professor of Medical Law and worked in universities in the […]

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Author Matt Haig to talk at Waterstones York

Among the treats on offer at Waterstones York store in March is an evening with Matt Haig, who will be discussing his new book, Reasons to Stay Alive. Matt Haig’s half dozen novels, the first of which was published in 2005, are often dark and quirky takes on family life. Two are possibly to be […]

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What’s on at the Sun Inn, Pickering, this month

Special events in April at the Sun Inn, Westgate, Pickering Wednesday  3rd –  Special  60s Vinyl Night  “Please Please Me”, 8 p.m. Thursday 4th  –  Quiz Night for Scarborough Special Care  Baby Unit, 8 p.m Friday 5th  –  Ryedale Live  Open mic + guests  Rebecca and Emily, 8 p.m. Tuesday 9th –  The Sun Readers Tel: […]

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