Yorkshire in 2020 January

Things to do in Yorkshire in 2020. Start the New Year in Yorkshire with new experiences and great days out to create lasting memories.

New Years Day Swim

Take A New Years Dip.

Start the New Year with a refreshing dip. Head to Wharfemeadows Park in Otley or South Bay in Scarborough and start your new year an invigorating dip.

Aladdin's lamp

See A Pantomime

Keep the Christmas magic going with a visit to a pantomime. Many run into or even through January.

Blue Tit on a branch

RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch

Now in its 40th year join the RSPB for the Big Garden Birdwatch. share your fidings and help monitor the birds of Britain. 26th to 27th January. Sign up for free.

Scottish Piper Silhouette

Burns Night in Yorkshire

Saturday 25th January is Burns Night. Celebrate the life and works Robbie Burns and celebrate the traditions of Scotland in Yorkshire.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

The celebrations for the start of the Chinese New Year begin on25th Janry and continue until 8th February. Head out and celebrate the Year of the Rat.

Ice Skates

Ice Skating.

Enjoy fun on the ice with family or friends, temporsry rinks are at York and Stockeld Park into early January. Or throughout the year go to the Bradford or Sheffield permanent rinks.

Sheffield Skyline

Sheffield Heritage Fair

Saturday 18th January. A celebration of Sheffield’s rich history, as we showcase the work of key heritage groups from around the city in a weekend-long fair at the Millennium Gallery.

York Residents Festival

York Residents Festival

25th and 26th January. Now in its 25th year, York Residents festival is a ‘thank you’ for the warm welcome York's residents. This year there is a chance to explore behind the scenes at a number of venues not usually open to the public, as well as some great dining and retail offers.

Chaffinch in winter

Winter Bird Walk

Sunday 12th January join a free walk around the Fountains Abbey estate to spot many of the birds which make the gardens and abbey home over winter.

volunteers cleaning a beach

Waves of Waste Beach Clean

Saturday 11th January Join the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust at North Bay Scarborough as they give the help marine wildlife by clearing litter from the beach. 10:00 am to 12:00.