Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.
Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, July 19 to Wednesday, July 25?
THURSDAY, JULY 19
Exhibition: Posy Simmonds: Sketches & Drawings at Mercer Gallery, Swan Road. Until September.
Exhibition: Great Yorkshire Art exhibition including Atkinson Grimshaw, Tessa Burney and more at Mercer Gallery, Swan Road. Until September 16.
Music: Live music with Scapegoat Kelly at the Blues Bar.
Music: Acoustic jam session hosted by Rob Reynolds/Aaron Bertenshaw at Charlies Place, Otley Road. 8pm. Weekly.
Music: Weekly karaoke at the Hales Bar from 9pm.
Quiz: Christie’s Bar Quiz from 8.30pm.
Music: Acoustic Night - Live music at the St Robert’s Club, Robert Street. All genres, any acoustic instrument. Open to all: performers and non-performers. Every Thursday, except third Thursday, 7.45-11pm.
Concert: Music at The Mannhattan features Rod Pooley. Concert starts at 7.30pm. Entrance £6, free to new visitors. Free parking.
Event: RHS Garden Harlow Carr Thursday Late Night Opening. Enjoy live music every Thursday evening throughout July. Last entry 7.30pm, the garden closes at 9pm. Normal garden admission.
Music: Celebration of Simon & Garfunkel starring Ian Bailey & Tim Chu at Ripley Town Hall.
Walk: Ripon Ghost Walk 7.15-8.45PM. £3 adults. £1 children. Meet at The Cabmen’s Shelter in the Market Place.
Exhibition: Dales Inspiration Exhibition at Masham Town Hall. The exhibition includes 18 artists and runs until Monday, July 23 10am-4pm.
FRIDAY, JULY 20
Music: The Teresa Watson Band at the Blues Bar.
Music: Reggae with Majesty at The Den, Cambridge Street.
Cinema: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - Fri: 4.45pm, 7.30pm. Sat-Wed: 2pm, 4.45pm, 7.30pm. Thu: 2pm (Senior Screen), 4.45pm, 7.30pm. Visit www.wetherbyfilmtheatre.co.uk.
Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - The Happy Prince - Fri-Thu: 7.30pm. Visit www.ritzcinema.co.uk.
Coffee Morning: Welcome to Aglow Ripon at The Wakeman’s House Cafe, 3rd Friday every month excluding August. Coffee and cake. Speaker Yemi Adelekan 9.15–11am.
SATURDAY, JULY 21
Event: Mad Hatters Mental Awareness Tea Party at The Regency. Kids Tea Party noon-3pm. Live music including Lence, Adam Westerman, John Harrison and more 6.30pm-midnight.
Music: The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.
Music: Acoustic night with Biz Denton at The Den, Cambridge Street.
Event: Strawberry Fayre at St Andrews Church Hall, Starbeck 2-4pm. Prize bingo from 4-4.30pm.
Jumble sale: Jumble sale at St John’s Church Hall, Bilton 2pm.
Concert: Leading Spanish guitarist Claude Bourbon at Grewelthorpe Village Hall. Tickets from the village hall or online.
Event: Fireworks championships at Newby Hall.
Music: No jazz at the village hall.
Concert: Summer Evening Concert - Young Artists Recitals at Lotherton Hall 7pm for 7.30pm.
Event: Hampsthwaite Feast and Show 2018. The Feast and Show is a fun weekend to be enjoyed by all age groups.
Open garden: Open Gardens Collingham noon-4pm. Tickets £4 from the Memorial Hall. Also Sunday, July 22.
Event: Masham Steam Rally Weekend - Masham Steam Traction Engine Rally, celebrating Britain’s fine industrial heritage over the weekend. Visit www.mashamsteamrally.co.uk
fair: Wetherby Antique and Collectors Fair - Town Hall, Market Place every Saturday. Free admission. Browse, buy and sell 01937 582803.
SUNDAY, JULY 22
Music: Live music at the Blues Bar including Alex and the Concordes (3pm), Adam Sweet (6pm) and Dori and the Outlaws (9pm).
Music: Martin Rose hosts a weekly acoustic session at The Regency.
Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.
Event: Bilton Gala from noon on the Richard Taylor School playing fields. Entrance £2 adults, under 16s 50p.
Event: RHS Garden Harlow Carr Summer Music Sundays. Enjoy an afternoon of live music in the garden every Sunday throughout July from 1–4pm. Normal garden admission.
Event: Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show at Newby Hall.
Open Gardens: Darley open gardens and craft fair 11am-5pm. 12 gardens open to view, and lots of stalls in Darley Memorial Hall. Collect your map at the hall.
MONDAY, JULY 23
Music: Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.
TUESDAY, JULY 24
Music: Acoustic session at the Blues Bar.
Choir: Stray Sound Ladies barbershop choir at Starbeck Methodist Church. 7.30-9.30pm. Weekly. More info from Sue Lynch at [email protected]
Open Day: Royal Hall Open Day between 10am-4pm. Free admittance to see Harrogates glittering palace of gold. Guided tours at 11am and 2.30pm.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 25
Theatre: Immersion Theatre presents Peter Pan at RHS Harlow Carr. Tickets from Harrogate Theatre.
Music: The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.
Music: Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground + guests at Retro bar, Commercial Street.
Bingo: Bingo at The Friendship and Leisure Centre 7pm. Information from Anita 01423 865991.