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What's On In Yorkshire
June 2017

Swaledale Festival

27th May to 10th June
Swaledale Festival is an annual celebration of music and arts in the beautiful landscape of the three northernmost Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale, Wensleydale and Arkengarthdale.
This year, as always, the Swaledale Festival offers an eclectic and inspiring mix of world class classical, folk and jazz music, exceptional young artists, entertaining groups, drama, film, dance, art exhibitions, workshops, talks and guided walks in the beautiful Dales landscape.

Brighouse 1940's Weekend

3rd & 4th June
There is so much going on at the Brighouse 1940s Weekend, from re-enactor displays, vintage and local food and craft market, dancing, singers, vintage and military vehicles, fairground rides and much, much more.

Yorkshire Cosplay Con

3rd & 4th June
Activities at the convention include a variety of contests, meeting new people, Mixture of Japanese/English Music, traders, Artists, Special Guests, workshops, card-gaming, trading, video gaming, karaoke, live entertainment and more! Held at Sheffield Arena

North Yorkshire Open Studios

3rd & 4th June and 10th & 11th June
Opening Times: 10.30am – 5.30pm, Free
Discover art in truly inspirational locations, following the trail of studios stretching from the beautiful North Yorkshire coastline to the moors and dales. Take a look into workspaces of all shapes and sizes, from fisherman’s cottages to Victorian workhouses, at the biggest selected artist open studios in the UK, which offers a tantalising glimpse inside the usually private world of artists.
Expect to see a fantastic mix of established and exciting new creative talent, from potters and painters, to jewellers, textile artists and printmakers and lots more. There are many chances to have a go, take part in an inspiring and fun activity and try something new with friends or family.
To find out more about North Yorkshire Open Studios, visit

Bringing Up Baby

3rd to 25th June
See paintings, photographs and prints of British wildlife rearing young. Venue Details: The Robert Fuller Gallery, Fotherdale Farm, Malton YO17 9LS, United Kingdom. Time: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm.

Bramham International Horse Trials

8th to 11th June
Promising four packed days of top equestrian sport and entertainment, there will equestrian events ranging from the main international horse trial events to pony club team events, and stalls, shopping, children's fun, falconry displays and much more.

Holmfirth Arts Festival

Dates To Be Confirmed
Holmfirth Arts Festival is eleven days of music, art, comedy, theatre, literature and inspiring things to do in Holmfirth and the Holme Valley. Event venues vary from theatres to tea rooms, church halls to woodlands.

Sheffield Doc Fest

9th to 14th June
Sheffield Doc/Fest is a film festival comprising; inspirational documentary films from across the globe; controversial discussion panels and in-depth filmmaker masterclasses; a marketplace offering a unique way to pitch new and groundbreaking documentary projects; and world-famous parties.

Beverley Folk Festival

16th to 18th June
For over 30 years Beverley Folk Festival has been producing an annual weekend event to be remembered. Offering the best new performers alongside some of the greatest established acts, it is a unique opportunity to spot tomorrow’s stars and enjoy today’s greats. Located at Beverley Racecourse and adjacent to the ancient pasture land of Beverley Westwood, where the countryside meets the town, the event is situated in the perfect spot to ensure you have an unforgettable weekend.

Grassington Festival

16th June to 1st July
15 days of spectacular events for audiences young and old, featuring national names and the local community, music, theatre, arts, walks and much more. Headliners in for 2017 include Newton Faulkner & Bananarama

Dales Festival of Food & Drink

17th & 18th June
Sampling local produce and food in the Food Hall, watching cookery and farming demonstrations, listen to bands and generally having a good time. The Dales Festival of food and drink is a great family event and showcase of local produce and suppliers.