A number of the Yorkshire Arboretum’s supporters have generously offered to open their gardens exclusively in aid of arboretum funds, through late spring and summer. Ranging from cottage gardens to ‘big houses’, the 16 gardens offer a chance to see a diversity of horticultural styles and a vast range of plants within a thirty mile […]
If you are looking for something to do in Pickering next week the Beck Isle Museum has a Rural Craft Day on Wednesday 1st June from 10am-3pm. Our skilled volunteers will be demonstrating their talents of how rural life used to be from rag rugging and spinning to complex crocheting and butter making. Normal admission […]
Exhibition of work by six local artists, including John Creighton of Appleton-le-Moors, coming up on the weekend of June 4 and 5.
The annual opera on Sydney Harbour’s jaw-dropping outdoor water-stage this year is Puccini’s Turandot, and it comes to cinemas around the world live for one night only on Thursday 15th September. This Puccini classic, the final opera from one of the greats, has been recreated especially for the acclaimed Handa Opera, with director Chen Shi-Zheng […]
The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of June: Sunday 5th June: a Circular Walk from Terrington (7 miles easy+). Park/Start: 10:30am Terrington Village Hall CP (SE 671704). Wednesday 8th June: an evening walk from Beadlam to Pockley (4.5 miles easy) 425ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm St. Hilda’s Church, Beadlam (SE […]
From the Palace Cinema in Malton: Due to many requests and the amount of amazing films on offer this half term, we are opening our doors from 10:45am on Saturday 28th May to Thursday 2nd June. We have films showing from 11.00am, so there will be 14 showtimes every day! So no excuses, bring your […]
The York Minster Mystery Plays 2016 open on Thursday, 26 May. Just over four months ago, 150 people from York and the surrounding areas sat down to read Mike Poulton’s Mystery Plays script for the very first time. In two days’ time, these amazing community actors, accompanied by Game of Thrones star Philip McGinley, will […]
This Bank Holiday’s WalkFest is taking place across the North York Moors and several of the guided walks will be taking place at Ravenscar on the coast, where new visitor information panels have been installed to showcase the history of the alum works. National Trust updates visitor information at Ravenscar The National Trust has installed […]
Our town councils have voted against it, our district council have voted against it, the majority of local residents don’t want it but Yorkshire County Council, by a vote of 7-4, have given the go-ahead to fracking. Media coverage BBC Guardian Daily Mail Please share your thoughts on this decision below:
The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is delighted to announce that group visits are up by 56% (21st March – 30th April 2016) this year after launching new marketing initiatives. The new marketing strategy includes a new group specific advertising campaign and partnerships with travel tour stakeholders. Gerry Bacon, Group Travel Organiser, explains The North Yorkshire […]
From Ryedale District Council: There is a new, free service available in York, North Yorkshire and Teesside/Greater Manchester for separating parents who need additional, professional support to work out arrangements for their children. The Parenting Plan and Family Meeting Pilot, from the Children and Families Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) will support both parents. […]
This popular centre has eleven different ensembles for musicians of all ages and abilities and all instruments. Several young people from Kirkbymoorside, Pickering and surrounding villages attend with a subsidised bus service running from Pickering. Scarborough Area Music Centre
An Evening with Mike Kleyn and Susan Campbell. Wednesday 8th June Scampston Hall Comservatory. Malton ( off A64) Two illustrated lectures: The History of the Walled Garden (celebrating 300 yrs of Capability Brown) Herbs used throughout history (medicinal plants) £12.50 per person includes wines and canapes. FREE entry to walled garden. Please book by phone: […]
Here are the walks on offer by the local group of the Ramblers for June. 5th June: There are two walks which link, so that you can do either or both. The first has a 9.30 am start. Sutton Bank V.C.C.Park. 5miles, grid ref. SE 517 831, Leader F. Farrar. This links with: 5th June: […]
Pickering and Helmsley Community Support Officers will be present at the Pickering Game & Country Fair on 21/22 May to offer security advice and give members of the public the chance to discuss any local issues. The event is to be held at Scampston Hall. They look forward to seeing you there. About the Fair […]
Fundraising for the RNLI, “the charity that saves lives at sea”, an evening of films of Ryedale from the Yorkshire Film Archive, on Wednesday May 18 at Malton Rugby Club.
From the North Yorkshire Moors Railway: Urgent! The North Yorkshire Moors Railway needs to raise £20,000 by 30 June, to enable it to buy 5 Bridge Street in Pickering. It’s not often the NYMR gets the chance to expand. Despite the open countryside through which our trains run, our main stations are tightly squeezed into […]
Yorkshire based ceramicist Charlotte Morrison and textile artist Agnis Smallwood are proud to present ‘Overlooked’, an exhibition focusing on the North York Moors, at the Inspired by… gallery at The Moors National Park Centre in Danby, from Thursday 30 June – Tuesday 19 July 2016. Charlotte is a ceramic designer/maker from the Yorkshire Dales, who […]
The sun is shining beautifully, it’s time to think about walking. Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the second half of May: Wednesday 18th May: RWG will walk an evening walk from Wrelton (4 miles easy) 345ft. Park/Start: 6:30pm Wrelton – old road near caravan site (SE 764859). Sunday 22nd May: […]
Taking place in Thirsk, Filey, Easingwold and Malton during June.
At elections held last Thursday, May 5, Julia Mulligan was re-elected Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire. There were four candidates. As no candidate secured more than half the votes in the first round of counting, a second round was necessary. Two candidates remained in the race at this stage, Julia Mulligan (the Conservative […]
Why not treat yourself – and a loved one – this weekend?
North Yorkshire County Council has made some changes to the way they operate the Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC) network to reduce costs in response to tightening budgets. These include charging for the acceptance of tyres, and the new opening hours across all sites of 8:30am to 5.00pm from April to September and 8:30am to […]
An election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire takes place tomorrow. As a householder I have so far received information only from one candidate, Julia Mulligan, the present incumbent. I may have missed out on leaflet drops, but I don’t know who the other candidates are, or even if there are other […]
From Ryedale District Council: The Council is promoting a transferrable Pay and Display car park ticket to encourage visitors to make the most of their day out in Ryedale. Residents and visitors to Ryedale now have the opportunity to purchase a parking ticket in any long stay pay and display car park, which is then […]
Popular Eastenders Actor and “Strictly” star, Jake Wood will soon be waltzing his way from Walford to Filey to support patient care at Saint Catherine’s Hospice. Jake, who plays shady character Max Branning in the BBC Soap, will be joining hundreds of fun-loving fundraisers as they dash along the sands doused in a kaleidoscope of […]
What’s on at the Sun Inn in Westgate, Pickering, next month
From Ryedale District Council: Preparations are underway for the two polls taking place in Ryedale this year – the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Election in May and the EU Referendum in June. Residents who are eligible to vote in the Police and Crime Commissioner election on 5 May 2016 should have received a […]
The Ryedale Walking Group will be doing the following walks in the first half of May, including the first evening walk of the year, which starts right here in Pickering, so you can walk after work and enjoy the twilight. The evening walk is on Tuesday 3rd May, to Howl Dale and Orchan Dale (5.5 […]
With just 14 days left to go, walkers have so far pledged £1,757 to help improve the Lyke Wake Walk in the North York Moors and we’re hoping that with the support of other people with a love for the National Park, that we can reach our £10,000 target by the deadline of 9 May. […]