Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, December 13 to Wednesday, December 19?
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13
Exhibition: The Beano 80th Birthday Collection by Horace Panter + Sleeping Giants by Pete McKee at RedHouse Original gallery, Cheltenham Mount. Until December 15.
Exhibition: Passages of Light & Dark – An exhibition of recent paintings by Robert Macmillan at 108 Fine Art, Cold Bath Road Until December 15.
Concert: Henshaws Christmas Concert at the Royal Hall.
Music: The Australian Pink Floyd Show at Harrogate Convention Centre.
Music: Live music with The Resonators at the Blues Bar.
Music: Acoustic jam session hosted by Rob Reynolds/Aaron Bertenshaw at Charlies Place, Otley Road. 8pm. Weekly.
Music: Acoustic Night - Live music at the St Robert’s Club, Robert Street. Open to all. Every Thursday, except third Thursday, 7.45-11pm.
Quiz: Christie’s Bar Quiz from 8.30pm.
Event: The Women on Tap Christmas Party Big Bottle Share & Vinyl Night at Bottle & Bean, 7pm.
Coffee morning: Ripon Walled Garden and Saint Wilfred’s Bungalow Christmas coffee morning at Ripon Town Hall between 10am-noon.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14
Music: Harrogate (Bilton) Northern Soul Club at Bilton WMC with resident DJs Keith Hudson, Steve Murphy and Ian Smith + Steve Burke and Paul Atkinson. 7.30pm-1am.
Music: The Leeds City Stompers at the Blues Bar.
Music: Biz Denton and Jason Ont Sofa at The Den, Cambridge Street.
Event: RHS Garden Harlow Carr - The Magic of Christmas. Put on your best Christmas jumper, enjoy Christmas crafts and follow a Christmas trail. Normal garden admission. Until December 24.
Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - 9 to 5 - Fri: 4.30pm. Robin Hood - Fri-Sun: 7.30pm. Mon: 12.30pm. Tue: 7.45pm. Wed-Thu: 4pm. National Theatre Presents: Allelujah (Encore) - Sat: 4pm. Mon: 7.15pm. Home Alone - Sun: 4.30pm. The Royal Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker (Encore) - Tue: 4pm. Wed: 7.15pm. It’s a Wonderful Life - Mon: 4pm. Thu: 1pm. National Theatre Presents: Antony And Cleopatra (Encore) - Thu: 7.15pm. Visit www.wetherbyfilmtheatre.co.uk.
Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - The Grinch - Fri-Thu: 7.30pm. www.ritzcinema.co.uk.
Community cafe: Christmas special in village hall 10am-4pm with The Village Harmonies singing Christmas songs from 11am-noon. Complimentary mulled wine and mince pies. Hot and cold drinks and home made cake all day.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15
Event: Silson Contemporary Art Gallery’s Autumn Show at Harlow Oval. 10.30am-4pm. Also Sunday.
Concert: Harrogate Christmas Concert with Harrogate Choral Society and Harrogate Symphony Orchestra at Harrogate Convention Centre.
Music: Dancing Queen – The Great 70s hits – at the Royal Hall.
Music: Saturday Shakedown with DJ Martin (4-7pm) + The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.
Music: Robbie Miller at The Den, Cambridge Street.
Fair: RSPCA York Harrogate and District Branch Christmas fair at the Wesley Centre, Oxford Street, Harrogate 10am-3pm.
Music: Live music with Matt Partner at the Cross Keys. 9pm.
Concert: Christmas Swingalong at King James School, Knaresborough 7.30pm. Brass music, fun, quiz, raffle and sing song. £8, accompanied children go free.
Music: Jazz in the Spa presents live jazz with Harlem Hot Stompers at the village hall.
Fair: Rock and Mineral Show at Wetherby Race Course. Doors open 10am-5pm. Entrance - adults £3, concessions £1 and under 16 years free. Cafeteria and free parking.
Coffee morning: Action for Children Christmas coffee morning at Wetherby Methodist Church, Bank Street 9.30am-12.30pm.Stalls and coffee shop.
Concert: Northallerton Male Voice Choir Christmas concert at The Forum, Northallerton. Matinee 3pm, evening 7.30pm. Tickets www.forumnorthallerton.org.uk
Event: 80’s Christmas Disco 8–11.30pm. Come and boogie the night away to music from the 80’s, dress in the 80’s style and enjoy a Christmas themed supper. Ticket £12 per person from the Hackfall Café at Grewelthorpe Village Hall.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16
Event: Carols service with music at Harrogate West Park United Reformed Church, Victoria Avenue. 10.30am.
Music: The Bootleg Beatles at the Royal Hall.
Music: Acoustic sessions with Jake Pattinson at Monteys Rock Café, The Ginnel. 8pm.
Music: Live music at the Blues Bar with Vintage (3pm), The Harriets (6pm) and Rob Reynolds (9pm).
Music: Martin Rose hosts a weekly acoustic session at The Regency.
Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.
Music: Folk songs and sea shanties with The Chorus Crew at the Cross Keys. 4pm
MONDAY, DECEMBER 17
Music: Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.
Film: Harrogate Film Society presents Your Name (Japan, 2017), at Ashville College, Green Lane, at 7.45pm, preceded by the traditional social at 7pm. Members free, guests £5 (students £3).
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18
Music: Jazz Christmas Party at The Empress with Sharon Colgan and friends. 8.15pm.
Music: Acoustic at Blues Bar.
Choir: Stray Sound Ladies barbershop chorus at Starbeck Methodist Church. 7.30-9.30pm. Weekly. New members welcome. More info from Sue Lynch at email@example.com
Dance: Sequence dance at St Georges the friendly dance club. St Georges Road. Harrogate 7.30-10pm (coaching 7-7.30pm) Non Members £4.50, members £3.50. Visit www.stgeorgesdanceclub.uk
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19
Event: Poems, Prose & Pints open mic session at North Bar (upstairs room). 7.30pm.
Music: The Paul Middleton Band at the Blues Bar.