September in 2022 Great Days Out in Yorkshire

September is one of the busiest months in Yorkshire for festivals with a wide range of food, music, walking and arts events scheduled to keep you and the family entertained.

Scarborough Jazz Festival

Scarborough Jazz Festival.

23rd to 25th September 2022
The Scarborough Jazz Festival will now take place across the weekend of 23-25 September 2022 at Scarborough Spa. Alongside some of our favourite festival performers we have many new faces: the ground breaking pianist Fergus McCreadie; violinist John Pearce and gypsy jazz from Djanco.

York Food Festival Learning by doing

York Food Festival

23rd September to 2nd October 2022
York Food Festival run events throughout the year celebrating local and regional food and drink, with the main 10 day festival held at the end of September. It is a not-for-profit organisation and any money generated from ticket sales goes back in to the festival to improve it year after year!

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Wolds Pride

24th September 2022
Held at Pocklington Arts Centre, the event will be jam-packed full of interactive and engaging activities and opportunities for everybody to enjoy, including: Live performances, Drag artists, LGBTQ+ story time, Interactive workshops: including 'Create your own pride flag', 'Queer creative writing' and 'Make your own cardboard extravaganza outfit', Creative corner, including free arts and crafts, colouring, and educational activity sheets, Walk the catwalk!

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Ceilidh

23rd September 2022
Move the Masses are hosting a fun filled evening of Ceilidh dancing to raise vital funds for the charity. Featuring live music from the Gaelstrom Ceilidh band! No experience is necessary as there will be a caller giving instructions.

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Onwards Festival

24th and 25th September 2022
Onwards Festival is an annual Huddersfield town centre music and art festival. It is a chance to celebrate the bands and venues that have made Huddersfield a great place to see live music.

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Yarndale

24th and 25th September 2022
A creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful in Skipton, Yarndale plays host to an impressive selection of talented and passionate exhibitors.

Masham Sheep Festival

Masham Sheep Festival.

24th and 25th September 2022
Masham boasts one of the largest and finest market squares in England, famous for its sheep sales where in the past as many as 70,000 sheep were sold each year. The popular Masham Sheep Fair commemorates these times, raising much money for charity, and filling the town with sheepy fun and entertainment.

World Jam Festival

World Jam Festival.

25th September 2022
A jam-packed day in the picturesque market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Jam makers from all over the world are invited to submit their jam in advance for a chance to win a World Jam Festival award. It will be on show in the newly renovated Orchid House in Helmsley Walled Garden.

Hot Air Balloons on Knavesmire

York Balloon Fiesta

23rd to 25th September 2022
This festival brings a weekend of hot air balloons, children’s entertainment, live music, tribute acts, food and drink, as well as a funfair with rides never seen before in York.

Stamford Bridge History Festival

Stamford Bridge Festival.

25th September 2022
Come along to our site beside the bridge to celebrate the history of the village from 11am to 4pm! There will be crafts and demonstrations including baking flatbreads on an open fire, churning butter, wool dyeing , weaving, spinning and metal working, plus axe throwing and other games, teas and homemade cakes.

York Ghosts in the garden

York Ghosts in the Garden

23rd September to 7th November 2022
Ghosts In The Gardens are coming back… the jilted bride that haunts the Hospitium, a crusading knight, even a few ghastly animals. This year there will be more ghosts, in more gardens. This year’s display promises to be bigger and better as we are adding ghosts to more gardens – at Treasurer’s House, The Merchant Adventurers Hall, Middleton’s Hotel, The Artists Garden and St Anthony’s Garden.

Yorkshire Air Museum emergency services day

Emergency Services Day at Yorkshire Air Museum

25th September 2022
Showcasing current and historic emergency services vehicles and organisations, with a chance to sit inside some and talk to the members. This event takes place alongside the normal running of the museum

Sheffield Comic Con

Sheffield Comic Con

25th September 2022
stage talks, costume characters, costume contests and so much more! Hot and cold food served all day! Awesome geeky traders selling: Comics, Graphic Novels, Books, T-Shirts, Toys, Collectables, Art, Jewellery, Props, Autographs, Gaming, Funko Pops!, Action Figures and so much more...

World Jam Festival

World Jam Festival.

25th September 2022
A jam-packed day in the picturesque market town of Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. Jam makers from all over the world are invited to submit their jam in advance for a chance to win a World Jam Festival award. It will be on show in the newly renovated Orchid House in Helmsley Walled Garden.

Hot Air Balloons on Knavesmire

York Balloon Fiesta

23rd to 25th September 2022
This free festival brings a weekend of hot air balloons, children’s entertainment, live music, tribute acts, food and drink, as well as a funfair with rides never seen before in York.

giant sculpture at Hull freedom festival

Freedom Festival

26th August to 4th September 2022
Freedom is an international arts festival where the city is our stage, our aim is to continue to delight, entertain and surprise audiences, as we do justice to the incredible appetite for culture that Hull has.

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World Reimagined Trail

13th August to 31st October 2022
In Leeds, join us on a journey of discovery to take in 10 huge globes which explore the diversity of the city and reimagine our past, present and future. There is a walking trail around the city centre, with one globe in Chapeltown.

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SHAFF! Spirit of Adventure

2nd and 3rd September 2022
Designed to be seen and heard in the unique surroundings of Sheffield Cathedral, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival brings the wild outdoors into the heart of the city with a unique curation of adventure films and stories celebrating the spirit of adventure often found in surprising people and places.

Steam Train on NYMR

NYMR Annual Steam Gala

22nd to 25th September 2022
Join NYMR for their Annual Steam Gala in 2022 with up to 13 locomotives in steam, from Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 September. We can now confirm the full line up of visiting locomotives, LNER A4 'Sir Nigel Gresley' No. 60007, BR Standard 5 No. 73156 and No. 85 Taff Vale Railway Class 02 will be joining us for this hugely popular event. Ride behind our guest locomotives and home fleet engines across the four days with services calling at Pickering, Levisham, Newtondale Halt (by request), Goathland, Grosmont and Whitby stations.

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Settle Folk Gathering

3rd to 5th September 2021
There will be evening concerts on each of the 3 days and afternoon concerts on Saturday and Sunday.

Saltaire Arts Festival

Saltaire Festival

24th September to 2nd October 2022
Saltaire Festival takes place annually in September in the village of Saltaire, on the outskirts of Bradford. A celebration of the arts, community and the village’s unique history, the festival usually runs over a period of 10 days and attracts more than 30,000 people to enjoy some 100+ events.

Great North Art Show

Great North Art Show

10th September to 9th October 2022
Great North Art Show is held every September in the magnificent surroundings of Ripon Cathedral. It has an established reputation as one of the premier leading art exhibitions in the North of England presenting work by some of its finest professional and emerging artists. Every year we welcome thousands of visitors from all over Great Britain and overseas.

Penistone Show

Penistone Show

10th September 2022
Penistone Show is a one-day agricultural show held annually in Penistone in South Yorkshire, England, UK. The show has been held most years for the last 150 years and is said to be the largest one day show in the North of England.

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Popcorn!

10th September 2022
Popcorn! is a pop culture festival that gets its geek on for the world of TV, Film, Comics, Literature, Sci-Fi, Horror, Cosplay & Art all under one roof!

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York Book Fair

9th and 10th September 2022
York Antiquarian, Rare and Out of Print Book Fair is Europe’s largest, and offers a wonderful range of books for experienced collectors and first-time buyers alike.

Soapbox Challenge Race

Super Soapbox Challenge Bridlington

Postponed - dates to be announced soon
a great day out for all the family with continual commentary and all the action visible on large format screens. As well as the excitement on the course itself, there’ll be a funfair, live music and lots of local food and drink outlets to choose from.

Hull Science festival

Hull Science Festival

10th September 2022
an exciting programme of demos, workshops and shows for all the family. It is all taking place on the University of Hull campus later this summer.

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Yorkshire Proms at The Piece Hall

POSTPONED until 2023
For the first time in its history, The Piece Hall is hosting a dedicated Proms night featuring the Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra. Coinciding with the last night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall in London the Yorkshire Proms aims to offer northern audiences a comparable live experience on 10 September 2022.

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North Yorkshire Coastal Ramble

10th September 2022
Join the Yorkshire Brain Tumour Trust on their North Yorkshire Coastal Ramble fro Scarborough to Whitby. A NEW walking challenge for 2022 is the Cinder Track – totalling 21.5 miles (35km), this route is just inland from the stunning North Yorkshire Coast.

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Yorkshire Fossil Festival

16th to 18th September 2022
The Festival seeks to enlighten and engage families and young people in the world of Geology and Earth Sciences. Visitors can become immersed in all things fossils and dinosaurs, many originating from Scarborough and the Yorkshire Coast.

Wentworth Festival 2022

Wentworth Festival

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17th September 2022
Wentworth Festival returns for 2022, with headliners Heather Small, The Farm and The Christians as well as host of other acts.

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Black Sheep Big Birthday Bash

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POSTPONED new date TBC 2022
In September Black Sheep Brewery is turning 30, and that sounds like a proper reason to P A R T Y. You're all invited to the Black Sheep Big Birthday Bash on 17th September for a full day of felicitations here at our brewery in Masham.

Aerial view of Honley Showground

Honley Show


Honley Show back in Honley for its 100th birthday party! We are ringing the changes in this our hundredth year by putting on a celebration of all things Honley Show right back in the centre of the village where it all started.

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Holmfirth Arts Festival

April to October 2022
Holmfirth Arts Festival encourages local people and visitors to get creative and explore Holmfirth's unique location with installations over three days.

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Holmfirth Food and Drink Festival

17th and 18th September 2022
The two-day festival attracts over 40,000 people to the picturesque town of Holmfirth and this year promises to be another jam-packed weekend. Expect streets lined with tasty, quality produce, talented local musicians, entertainment for all the family, and one huge feast for your eyes…and stomachs of course!

Richmond

Richmond Books and Boots Festival

16th to 25th September 2022
Richmond Books and Boots festival combines day time walks led by knowledgeable guides, with evening talks from popular and emerging authors. You create your own programme; do as little or as much of either or both.

Ilkley Chess Festival

Ilkley Chess Festival

16th to 18th September 2022
3 days of chess tournaments with big prizes up for grabs, at Kings Hall and Winter Gardens, in Ilkley.

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National Gardens Scheme in Yorkshire

The National Garden Scheme gives visitors unique access to over 3,500 exceptional private gardens in England and Wales, and raises impressive amounts of money for nursing and health charities through admissions, teas and cake.

Otley Folk Festivl

Otley Folk Festival

16th to 18th September 2022
Building on last years smaller (but perfectly formed) folk festival. The Black Horse, The Courthouse, The Labour Club and several of our great Otley Pubs will provide the basis of our weekend (more venues still to be announced), and our artists booked include... Chris While & Julie Matthews, Damien Barber and Mike Wilson, Rory McLeod, Lucy Ward, Stanley Accrington, Mic & Suzie Darling, Roisin Ban, Monkeys Fist.

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Let's Rock Leeds

17th June 2023
Let’s Rock Leeds returns to Temple Newsam with a fabulous line-up of artists to bring you the very best of the 80s, and an action packed day of general 80s madness, there is plenty to do for everyone at this Family Friendly Festival!

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Open Water Swimming Festival

18th September 2022
Open Water Swimming Festival at Manvers Lake in South Yorkshire! We are proud that our Open Water Festivals cater for a wonderful mix of ages, so whether you are 10 or 110, a beginner or an experienced international, you’re guaranteed a warm welcome at RLSS UK's Open Water Festival.

Farmers showing sheep at Nidderdale show

Nidderdale Show

18th September 2022
Nidderdale Show aims to celebrate the best of agricultural traditions with top class livestock, horse and dog sections and boasts one of the finest exhibitions of animals anywhere in the UK.

Steam Train on NYMR

NYMR Annual Steam Gala

22nd to 25th September 2022
Join NYMR for their Annual Steam Gala in 2022 with up to 13 locomotives in steam, from Thursday 22 to Sunday 25 September. We can now confirm the full line up of visiting locomotives, LNER A4 'Sir Nigel Gresley' No. 60007, BR Standard 5 No. 73156 and No. 85 Taff Vale Railway Class 02 will be joining us for this hugely popular event. Ride behind our guest locomotives and home fleet engines across the four days with services calling at Pickering, Levisham, Newtondale Halt (by request), Goathland, Grosmont and Whitby stations.