Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.

Monday, October 2 - Launch of Harrogate Comedy Festival at Harrogate Theatre. Including Comedian Of the Year Contest Heat 1 at Harrogate Theatre.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, September 28 to Wednesday, October 4?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Harrogate

theatre: Rita, Sue and Bob Too at Harrogate Theatre. Until Saturday.

Event: Macmillan Afternoon Tea 2–4pm at Belmont House Care Home, High Street, Starbeck.

Art: In My Grandmothers Footsteps - Paintings by Katharine Holmes at Mercer Gallery. Until January 14.

music: The Memphis Cruisers at the Blues Bar.

music: Acoustic night at the St Roberts Social Club, Roberts Street. Second and fourth Thursdays of the month. 8-10.30pm.

karaoke: Thursday karaoke from 9pm at Hales Bar.

Knaresborough

Exhibition: Exhibition by artist Peter Robson at Art in the Mill, Green Dragon Yard.

open evening: Medusa Gothic Morris open evening at Park Grove Methodist Church, Knaresborough. For more details contact Sally 01423 868753.

Ripley

Exhibition: New Paintings by Laura Wallace at Chantry House gallery. Until October 1.

Ripon

Coffee Morning: Ripon Community Link coffee morning in Ripon Town Hall 10am-noon.

Wetherby

Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - Dunkirk 2.30pm.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

Harrogate

theatre: Buglight presents Marching On Embers at Harrogate Theatre. Until Saturday.

Music: The Marauders at the Blues Bar.

Music: Chequered Band at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Music: Dan Burnett (residency) at The Ivory, The Ginnel.

Event: Macmillan Cancer Support coffee morning 10am-noon at Folk2folk, Albert Street, Harrogate.

Event: Fundraising MacMillan cancer Support coffee morning at The Granby Care Home, Granby Road, Harrogate.

Music: Soulful at St Roberts Club, Robert Street 8pm-midnight. Free entry.

Event: The gift and fashion fair at the Great Yorkshire Showground 9.30am-5.30pm.

ripley

film: Cinema Night at Ripley Town Hall.

Wetherby

event: Motown Disco at The Engine Shed. 7.30pm-1am.

Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - Kingsman: The Golden Circle 7.30pm nightly until Monday.

Event: An Evening with Eddie Gray at 7.30pm at Wetherby Sports Association, Lodge Lane, Wetherby Ings. Tickets available from St James Parish Office and WSA.

Ripon

Lecture: The Wakeman Lectures Autumn Series 10am-noon at St John’s Bondgate. Gillian Hovell B ‘The World of Cicero’. www.wakemanlectures.co.uk

Dance: Highside Folk Dance Club meet at Littlethorpe Village Hall 8pm, for an evening of dancing led by Janet Barclay.

Thirsk

Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - Gods Own Country. 7.30pm nightly until Thursday, October 5.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Harrogate

Event: Harrogate Decorative & Fine Arts Group’s Golden Jubileee Lecture with critic Andrew Graham Dixon at Royal Hall.

Event: The gift and fashion fair at the Great Yorkshire Showground 9.30am-5.30pm.

music: The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.

music: Rob Reynolds at The Den.

Event: Bilton WMC - Billy Pearce - admission by ticket only available from the club.

Event: Stray Ladies WI fund raising day, supporting The Harrogate Hub, at the Wesley Chapel. Coffee and refreshments.

Knaresborough

ART: Far From The Shire exhibition by John Cockshaw at Art in the Mill.

Concert: Knaresborough Guild of the RNLI presents Harrogate Male Voice Choir at Gracious St Methodist Church, Knaresborough 7.30pm. Tickets £6 from Anita 01423 865991 or on the door.

Festival: The Cross Keys, Cheapside end of season music festival and barbecue from noon.

Autumn celebration: Renaissance Knaresborough presents Northern Songbirds + hot and cold food. 7pm-10pm.

north stainley

theatre: Two One Act P;ays by RM James and Charles Dickens at the village hall. 7.30pm

Boston Spa

Music: Jazz in the Spa presents Chicago Teddy Bears Society Jazz Band at the village hall.

Ulleskelf

Event: Coffee, cake, cards and crafts 11am-3pm at Ulleskelf Village Hal. Donations going to Macmillan Cancer Support.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

Harrogate

Music: Live music at the Blues Bar including Kudos (3pm) and Matt Goldberg Band (9pm).

Music: Acoustic session at The Regency.

Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

Ripon

Event: Grewelthorpe 13K Multi-Terrain Race. Starts 11am at Grewelthorpe Village Hall.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

Harrogate

Festival: Launch of Harrogate Comedy Festival at Harrogate Theatre. Including Comedian Of the Year Contest Heat 1 at Harrogate Theatre.

. Until October 14.

Music: Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.

Concert: Lunchtime recital. Clare Hammond (piano) - Haydn, Schubert, Bartok and Scriabin. Wesley Centre, Oxford Street 1pm.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Harrogate

Festival: Harrogate Comedy Festival including Comedian Of the Year Contest Heat 2 at Harrogate Theatre.

Music: Acoustic music session at Blues Bar.

Choir: Stray Sound Ladies barbershop choir at Starbeck Methodist Church. 7.30-9.30pm.

Music: Hales Bar country music session (weekly) from 8pm hosted by Ade & Rob.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Harrogate

festival: Harrogate Comedy Festival including Shappi Khorsandi at at Harrogate Theatre.

Music: The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.

Music: Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground at Retro bar.

Club: Harrogate Saltire Scottish Country Dance Club at Brackenfield School Hall. 7.45-10pm.

KnaresboroUgh

poetry: More Poetry Please at Art in the Mill. 7.30pm.

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