Ripon set for Yorkshire Day fun

Ripon City Council is providing a Yorkshire Day Weekend on July 31 and August 1.

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 3:53 pm
Ripon is set for Yorkshire Day fun this weekend. Picture Tony Johnson

There will be free rides for children from 2pm and a concert starting at 5.45pm on Saturday. The rides and climbing wall are open till 8pm.

Local musician Freddie Cleary is first on stage followed by an Elton John tribute act at 7pm. The only Amy Winehouse tribute act to be approved by her family takes to the take stage at 7.45pm before Elton John returns at 9.15pm.

The night ends with a Queen tribute act on stage from 9.45-10.55pm when a firework finale will close the event.

On Sunday the rides and wall are available 10am-4pm and market.

Coun Williams, Leader of Ripon City Council, said: “All the events have covid safety measures in place and we hope after 578 days since our last concert that everyone has a great time.

“The rides and entertainment are all free and we keep our fingers crossed that the weather forecast is correct and that Ripon has a great weekend.”