Sheep racing at Malham Show Copyright Stephen Garnett

What’s on

See what's coming up, using our events calendar!

Our fantastic Yorkshire Dales-wide events list highlights many of the amazing events, held throughout the year. We also have a programme of family events and guided walks.

The Dark Skies Festival - celebrating the night skies above the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Nidderdale AONB - will be held from 14 February to 01 March 2020 with over 50 events taking place. For details of Dark Skies Festival events in the North York Moors and other protected areas see the National Park Dark Skies Festival website.

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A taster for the coming month is listed below or use the search facility to see future events.

Upcoming events

Breaking the Sacred Hoop

January 23, 2020 - January 23, 2020

An event in association with Sustainable Swaledale Mike J. Sparrow, local author and creator of a series of novels centred […]


The Seamus Egan Project

January 24, 2020 - January 24, 2020

Seamus Egan is a multi-instrumentalist who has put his mark on the sound of the Irish flute, tenor banjo, guitar, […]


A Spot on The Wall

January 25, 2020 - February 26, 2020

Our popular open art exhibition returns Saturday 25 January through to Wednesday 26 February 2020! A Spot on the Wall showcases an ever-changing display […]


Jazz Night

January 25, 2020 - January 25, 2020

Join us for Jazz Night! A delicious two course meal with live jazz music provided by The Joseph Carville Trio. The […]


La Boheme

January 29, 2020 - January 29, 2020

A live satellite screening of the opera, La Boheme from the Royal Opera House in London.


The Ancient Art of Afghanistan

February 5, 2020 - February 5, 2020

Oriental ceramics expert, Hanne Sutcliffe, examines the “Ancient Art of Afghanistan” at Tennants Garden Rooms, Leyburn. This lecture for The […]


Newberry & Verch

February 6, 2020 - February 6, 2020

Joe Newberry and April Verch are both master musicians, and their Canadian/American duo collaboration is fuelled by a shared passion […]



February 12, 2020 - February 12, 2020

A live recorded screening of Shakespeare’s Othello from the Globe Theatre.


Dark Skies Planet Trail

February 14, 2020 - March 1, 2020

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is a place where you can find stunning star-filled skies, free from light pollution. Learn […]