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

The 160th Great Yorkshire Show is on Tuesday-Thursday, July 10-12 .
The 160th Great Yorkshire Show is on Tuesday-Thursday, July 10-12 .

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, July 5 to Wednesday, July 11?



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 - 11.00 pm.

Exhibition: Great Yorkshire Art exhibition including Atkinson Grimshaw, Tessa Burney and more at Mercer Gallery, Swan Road. Until September 16.

Exhibition: Posy Simmonds: Sketches & Drawings at Mercer Gallery, Swan Road. Until September

Exhibition: Trooping the Colour - British exclusive Andy Warhol photographs exhibition at RedHouse Originals gallery, 15 Cheltenham Mount. Until July 7.

Music: Live music with The Breeze at the Blues Bar.

Music: Lobo Lex presents Plug In and Play at Harrogate Arms. 9pm.

Music: Acoustic jam session at Charlies Place, Otley Road. 8pm.

Music: Weekly karaoke at the Hales Bar from 9pm.

Quiz: Christie’s Bar Quiz from 8.30pm.

Music: Enjoy live music every Thursday evening throughout July at RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Last entry 7.30pm; the garden closes at 9pm. Normal garden admission.



Music: Ruby Turner at Harrogate Theatre.

Music: J Bear & The Giants at the Blues Bar.

Music: Classic rock covers with Barr Lane at The Den, Cambridge Street.


Cinema: The Bookshop - Fri, Sat, Sun & Tue: 4.30pm. Mon & Wed: 7.30pm. Thu: 2pm (Senior Screen), 7.30pm. Ocean’s 8 - Fri, Sat, Sun & Tue: 7.30pm. Mon: 12.30pm, 4.30pm. Wed & Thu: 4.30pm. The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long - Sun: 2pm. Visit www.wetherbyfilmtheatre.co.uk.


Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Fri-Thu: 7.30pm. Visit www.ritzcinema.co.uk.

Boston Spa

Concert: Bee Gees Tribute Band at Boston Spa Village Hall. Tickets £12.50. Doors open 7pm-midnight. Limited seating available. Tickets from www.tributetickets.co.uk (No fee’s apply).


Talk: The Friends of Markenfield talk at Markenfield Hall 7.30pm Dr Cristina Figueredo ‘Sir Thomas Markenfield: Pilgrim & Knight’. Tickets £12 from www.markenfield.com ot tel 01765 692303.



Comedy: Hyena Comedy Club at Harrogate Theatre.

Theatre: The Escape performed by Harrogate Youth Theatre 9-11s at Harrogate Theatre Studio. Also Sunday.

Event: Women on Tap – Harrogate Brewing Co’s Open Day special, Hookstone Chase. Noon-9pm.

music: Regency Live presents rock music from Skull, The Spangles and Dam at The Regency pub, Bower Road. 7.30pm. + England v Sweden match on big screen.

Music: Thieving Lloyd Cole at the Blues Bar.

MUSIC: Les Lomax + Re-Act at the Claro Beagle. 8pm.

Music: Keyboard king Dan Burnett at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Boston Spa

Music: Jazz in the Spa presents Hot Fingers with Emily Campbell at the village hall.


Sale: Ripon Salvation Army sale of furniture and bric-a-brac at the hall on Lead Lane, Ripon, HG4 2NE 9-11am. Free admission.

Event: Newby Hall - Lauren Child exhibition. Runs until September 7.


Concert: Leeds Male Voice Choir All American Extravaganza at St Peter’s Church, Church View, Thorner, LS14 3ED at 7.30pm. Tickets available fromm www.leedsmalevoicechoir.co.uk or at The Post Box Deli in Thorner.



Music: Live music at the Blues Bar including The Lowells (3pm), Juri Juices (6pm) and The Reacharounds (9pm).

Music: Martin Rose hosts a weekly acoustic session at The Regency.

Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

Event: Service of thanksgiving for 70 years of National Health Service at Trinity Methodist Church 2-2.45pm.

Event: Dogs for Dementia - Alzheimer’s Society charity fundraising day at The Beeches, 3 Oatlands Drive 1.30pm.

Music: Summer Music Sundays at RHS Garden Harlow Carr every Sunday throughout July from 1-4pm. Normal garden admission.


Open Gardens: Summerbridge and Dacre Banks Open Gardens noon-5pm. Admission £8, children free. Further info 01423 780456 /pat@yorkehouse.co.uk



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


Event: Book talk with award-winning restaurant Honey & Co’s owners Sarit & Itamar at Little Ripon Bookshop. 7.30pm. Tickets including wine + book offer from 01765 606689.



Theatre: Millennium performed by Harrogate Youth Theatre 12-14s at Harrogate Theatre Studio. Until July 14.

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 suelynch443@gmail.com

Event: The 160th Great Yorkshire Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground 7.30am-7.30pm.



Music: Vinyl Sessions presents vinyl playback of Pink Floyd’s classic album Dark Side of the Moon at Starling Independent Beer & Coffee House, Oxford Street. 7pm.

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

Music: Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground + guests at Retro bar, Commercial Street.

Event: The 160th Great Yorkshire Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground 7.30am-7.30pm.


Bingo: The Friendship and Leisure Centre in Knaresborough Market Place hosts Bingo on Wednesday evenings. 7pm.


Boston Spa

Event: Boston Spa Big Weekend Festival. Friday-Sunday, July 13-15. Starting with a display of scarecrows the length of the High Street.


Concert: UK based Swiss French singer songwriter Claude Bourbon at Grewelthorpe Village Hall on Saturday, July 21, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 available in Hackfall Café.