What's On In Yorkshire
Holmfirth Art Week
2nd to 8th July
One of the largest open art exhibitions in the UK in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support. Works from local, national and international artists, amateur and professional. Visit, browse, buy and enjoy.
Ingleton 1940's Weekend
30th June to 2nd July
The Yorkshire Dales village of Ingleton is transformed into a 1940s village in France – initially occupied by German troops the weekend sees work by the Resistance and liberation by the Allied troops performed by professional re-enactors. There are 40s themed stalls and street games as well as music and dancing at a wide variety of social venues including solo artists in pubs and clubs as well as in our village square. The centrepiece event being the Saturday night dance held in our Community Centre (ticket only).
In addition we have a number of other attractions including vintage vehicles, static displays (incl replica Spitfire) Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast and a Parachute Display from the Royal Logistic Corps Silver Stars.
Offshore: Artists Explore the Sea
Saturday 1 April - Monday 28 August
Artists John Akomfrah, Tacita Dean, China Mieville, Martin Parr and Marielle Neudecker feature in a new exhibition of internationally renowned artists, writers, scientists and filmakers curated by Invisible Dust.
Exploring sea-related themes, including monster myths, local fishing communities, Hull's role as a maritime city and the implications of climate change, Offshore includes ambitious new art commmissions that relate to the museums' collections.
13th May, 21st May, 27th May, 4th June, 10th June, 18th June, 24th June, 2nd July, 8th July, 16th July
Suitable for all the family these cruises last for approximately three hours and allow people to immerse themselves in the wonders of nature with awe inspiring views of the rugged Yorkshire coastline, “up front and personal” encounters with a range of fish and marine mammals such as seals and porpoises, and take a front row seat in the spectacular sea bird arena underneath the 400-feet high chalk cliffs at Bempton and Flamborough Head where 250,000 seabirds set up their home for the summer.
Step back in time and journey along the 7.5 mile historic route between Brimham Rocks and Fountains Abbey. Starting at Brimham you will follow your guide through the landscape. Bring a packed lunch.