Category Archives: Yorkshire Dales Events

Find out what’s going on in the Yorkshire Dales and what’s worth a visit while you’re in the area.

18 July 2014

Masham Steam & Fair Organ Rally


   Come along and celebrate the best of Britain’s fine Industrial Heritage at the 49th Masham Steam Engine & Fair Organ Rally this weekend – Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 July 2014. On show there will be Steam Engines, Fair Organs, Veteran Vehicles, displays of Heavy Horses and Drays plus Fairground, stalls and many crafts. […]

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9 July 2014

Feast and Beast Movement Festival – A First for Yorkshire


 From “Oo la la” to “Ee bah gum”! Now that the Tour De France has moved on this is a great opportunity to build on the excitement that has engulfed Yorkshire over the last few days. Spectators have been impressed by what Yorkshire has to offer, so let’s give them something else to rave about. […]

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2 June 2014

Frightwater Valley – Hallowe’en Spooktacular


  Visit Lightwater Valley for this popular event – being the 5th Hallowe’en Spooktacular. As a cloak of supernatural delight shrouds the Theme Park, all manner of strange and creepy ghouls and beasts lurk all around, so ensure you tread ‘scarefully’  as Shocktober is celebrated in horrific, ghoulish style. Be warned!!! Ultimate scares for all […]

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Ultimate Fireworks at Lightwater Valley

 Start your half term October holidays with a “BANG!” at Lightwater Valley to light up your holiday. Experience a thrilling cocktail of insane explosions that will be certain to light up the valley. Time: to be arranged (probably around 5.30pm) – please check the website for further information.  

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Super Hero Saturday & Ultimate Plunge


 SUPER HERO SATURDAY Join us at Lightwater Valley on Saturday 28 June  as we attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of Super Heroes – all in one place! Pull on that lycra, wear your cape with pride and remember for those brave enough to wear their outfit in public – […]

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Lightwater Valley – Pirates & Princesses

 Come and join us for two weekends of swashbuckling antics. We’re offering HALF PRICE* Theme Park Entry to all those who turn up in pirate or princess costume (and this includes the parents too!!!). Throw yourselves into swashbuckling dress-swishing action and enjoy all the fun. *Half price entry is for only £14.00 based on our […]

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1 May 2014

9 Great Yorkshire Cycling Events and Sportives 2014

White Rose Classic

With the Tour de France’s Grand Départ from Yorkshire just around the corner we felt it was time to explore a selection of Yorkshire’s premier road cycling events. A lot of the events cross the routes taken by the Tour, while some explore other hidden Yorkshire gems. Links have been provided for further information on each event. A full list of British Cycling approved Yorkshire sportives can be found here.

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29 November 2013

Yorkshire’s Great for Pantomimes, “Oh yes it is!”

The 2012-13 panto at the Theatre Royal

   If you’re looking for a Yorkshire pantomime then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s a list of pantomimes in Yorkshire for 2013-14… Location Production Venue Dates Barnsley Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp The Academy Theatre, 311 Sheffield Rd, Birdwell 2 to 31 Dec 2013 Barnsley GoldiLocks And The Three Bears Horizon Theatre, Dodworth […]

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22 July 2013

Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival 10-18 August 2013

An angelic scene

 Since 1994, each year the idyllic Yorkshire Dales village of Kettlewell has played host to a very special and unusual event, the Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival. The event spans 9 days every August and attracts thousands of visitors from far and wide. In preparation for the event, villagers spend lots of time making their scarecrows, and […]

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