List of Events June 2018

9th - 20th June Veterans and Community Art Group Venue: The Station

9th - 27th June Deerness Art Group exhibition Venue: The Station

9th June - 4th July Andrew and Jill Clay - A photographic and 3D exhibition exploring Japan. Venue: The Station

11th June Open case afternoon - Medals. £20. Venue: The Green Howards Museum 2-4pm

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11th June Richmond WI - Lynne Ditchburn talks of bread - The Upper Crust. Venue: Catholic Church Hall. 7pm

11th June North Yorkshire Wine Society: Rebecca Gibb MW talks of New Zealand. Admission £15, visitors welcome.Venue: Town Hall 7.30pm

13th June Ladies Luncheon Club. Martyn Walker is Going for Gold at Chelsea. Guests welcome but early booking essential. Venue: The King’s Head Hotel 12 for 12.30pm TEL: 07936 547360

14th June The Civic Society lecture: The role of nursing in First World War field hospitals with Liz Thornton Howard. Members free; others £5 Venue: Influence Church 7.30pm

15th June Sporting memories - World Cups and Wimbledon. Reminiscence event led by Making Spaces with exhibits and music. Open to all and free entry. Venue: Swimming Pool Cafe 2-4pm

16th June Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. Local fresh and processed food. Market Place 8am

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16th June In the Beginning was the Sound – music from Mozart to the Bee Gees. Tickets £16. Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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20th June The Station Singers: Summer sing for Pleasure. All welcome - £6pp Venue: The Station 10am-1pm TEL: 01833 621004

22nd June Talk: Wendy Searle on Shakleton’s legacy and a new route to the pole. £10 Venue: The Green Howards Museum 7pm

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23rd June Visit the Garden of Colour at Just the Job gardens; DL10 4TB. Refreshments and crafts. TEL: 01748 822815.

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24th June Felted Silk Scarf workshop. £55 Venue: The Station 10.30am-4pm

27th June udswell Garden Club: Rose show, Potato competition and social evening. Visitors £2. Venue: Hudswell Village Hall 7.30pm. TEL: 01748 850884

List of Events July 2018

1st July Millgate House - open garden for charity. Adults £3.50, children free. 8am - 9.30pm

1st July Table Top Sales. £5 per table; £10 per van. Outdoors in summer. Swimming Pool 9am - 2pm TEL: 01748 824581

1st July-9th Sept Add your mini artwork to the Shop’s time-capsule as part of the Great Exhibition of the North’s “inspired by …….” project. The Station

1st - 11th July Artwave North show work in paint, ceramics and found objects. The Station

1st - 18th July Brick Alley Lego exhibition. Models in cabinets and free Lego craft for children. The Station

3rd July Richmondshire Museum talk: Richard Sands talks of the Tower Of London. Admission by donation - includes a glass of wine 7pm

4th July Richmond Flower Club - demonstration by Valerie Guest. Hudswell Village Hall 9.30am TEL:01748 824514

4th July Summer Soiree at the Shop. Enjoy treats while browsing. The Station 5-9pm

4th July Green Party business meeting - all welcome. The Buck Inn 7.30pm TEL: 01677 424917

4th July Bolton Ladies Choir sing for the Friends of the Friary Community Hospital. Tickets £6.50 from Tourist Information Centre. Methodist Church 7.30pm TEL: 07484 321811

5th July Walk round Foxglove Covert LNR to spot the signs of summer. Suggested donation £3pp - children to be accompanied by adult. 10am-noon TEL: 01748 830045

5th - 8th July Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour. Audience choose between The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night! Tickets from £11 to £26. The Georgian Theatre Royal TEL: 01748 825252

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6th July Valuation day with Thomas Watson, Auctioneers. Free drop-in session. The Station 10am - 3pm

7th July Outdoor theatre: Robin Hood and His Merry Men. New production from Chapterhouse. Tickets £14/£11 in advance; £16/£13 on the day. Castle doors 6.45pm; performance 7.30pm.

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8th July Millgate House - open garden for charity. Adults £3.50, children free. 8am - 9.30pm

8th July Chic Vintique Fair: browse vintage, collectables, jewellery, gifts and cards - vintage-style tearoom. Free entry. Town Hall 10am-4pm Trade enquiries: 07702 160617

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8th July St Nicholas Gardens open - enter through signed gateway on South side of Maison Dieu (B6271). Teas. Tickets at gate, £3.50, OAPs £2.50, children and HHA members free. 11.30am - 5.30pm TEL: 01748 822328

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8th July Easby Open Gardens – 4 gardens open for viewing including The Hall. Adult £5, under 16s free. Refreshments on sale. Fund raising event for The Old Grammar School. 1-5pm

8th July Millgate House - open garden for charity. Adults £3.50, children free. 8am - 9.30pm

9th July Richmond WI - David Burke reveals Secrets of York Minster. Catholic Church Hall. 7pm

10th July Garden Club - members only. Visit to Durham garden. 2.30pm TEL: 01748 821343

10th July Richmondshire Museum talk: Gordon Alexander talks of the A66, Romans and all that. Admission by donation - includes a glass of wine 7pm

12th July Write poetry or prose based on the flora and fauna we see on our walk. Suggested donation £3; booking essential on 01748 830045 Foxglove Covert LNR 10am-noon

12th July The Civic Society members’ visit to Hutton-in-the-Forest.

13th July Holidays beside the Seaside. Reminiscence event led by Making Spaces with exhibits and music. Open to all and free entry. Swimming Pool Cafe 2-4pm

14th July Free drop-in session: sign-up to this year’s summer challenge to read six books and earn prizes! 4–11 year olds. The Library 10am - 1pm TEL: 01609 534580

14th July St Mary’s got Talent. Cake, wine and soft drinks. Admission £7, under 18s £2. St Mary’s Church 7pm

16th July The Georgian Theatre Royal Youth Theatre – Breadcrumbs and Aaaaaachoooo! Tickets £9. The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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17th July The Georgian Theatre Royal Youth Theatre – The Belle View and Ash! Tickets £9. The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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18th/19th July Slumberland, presented by The Georgian Theatre Royal Youth Theatre. Tickets £9. The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pmTEL: 01748 825252

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18th July How to … Scythe. £75; lunch included. Book on 01748 822815. Just the Job gardens; DL10 4TB

18th July Richmondshire Museum talk: Dr Gervase Phinn - The School Inspector Calls. Note venue - the Town Hall. Tickets £5 from the Museum and on the door if any left. 7pm

20th/21st July The Georgian Theatre Royal Youth Theatre – Infrared and Skin Tickets £9. The Georgian Theatre Royal Fri - 7.30pm; Sat - 2pm TEL: 01748 825252

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21st July Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. Local fresh and processed food. Market Place 8am

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21st July-4th August Archaeology Fringe Festival with lots to do for families and children Richmondshire Museum

21st July - 5th Sept A Spot of the Wall - works of amateurs and professionals are replaced as they sell. The Station

21st July Peter Robinson will sign copies of his new book “Careless Love” Castle Hill Bookshop 11am-noon.TEL: 01748 824243

21st July Join expert guide Keith Gittens to discover the dragonflies at Foxglove Covert LNR. Suggested donation £3; booking essential on 01748 830045 1pm

21st July Comedian Gyles Brandreth presents his new, one-man show Break a Leg. Tickets £15. The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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23rd July Create your own cartoons with artist Nora Yates. For children 7 – 11 years. Places limited, tickets £2 The Library 10.30 - 11.45am TEL: 01609 534580

24th July Join volunteers maintaining the wildflower meadow. Foxglove Covert LNR 09.45am-noon TEL: 01748 830045

24th July Richmondshire Museum talk: John NIcholson and How to Buy Art at Auction. Admission by donation - includes a glass of wine 7pm

25th July Hudswell Garden Club: Visit to Coverham Abbey Gardens. Meet at village hall at 6.30pm or venue at 7pm. Members and friends ONLY. TEL: 01748 850884

25th July Enjoy a watery walk (bring wellies) around Foxglove Covert LNR. Suggested donation £3; booking essential on 01748 830045 10am-noon

25th July Visitors can use the instruments in the Yorkshire Dales River Trust’s mobile laboratory to explore. Foxglove Covert LNR 10am-3pm TEL: 01748 830045

25th July Meet Gnasher’s weird and wonderful friends from around the globe. Children 4 – 11 years. Tickets £2 The Library 10am - noon TEL: 01609 534580

25th Jul, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th Aug, Museum Family Fun. Session included in Museum admission. Green Howards Museum 2-3.30pm

25th July Antheia Flower Club - Arranging summer flowers - demonstration with Susan Fairhurst. Admission £8 - visitors welcome. Town Hall 7.30pm

26th Jul; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th Aug Will’s Wander - a walk looking at Richmond’s military past.Start from the Green Howards Museum. Free. 2pm

26th July - 4th Aug. RADS presents A Bunch of Amateurs. Tickets from £7.50 to £13.50.The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm 01748 825252

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31st July Garden Club - members ONLY. Visit to Thirsk garden. 6.30pm TEL: 01748 821343

List of Events August 2018

1st August Dr Roger Key leads invertebrate identification workshops. Up to 8 years old; 10am-noon; 8 and over; 1-3pm. Suggested donation £3; booking essential on 01748 830045 Foxglove Covert LNR

1st August Green Party meeting - all welcome. The Buck Inn 7.30pm TEL: 01677 424917

3rd and 4th Aug Richmond Live Weekend ticket £10 in advance. The Batts

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4th August Charlie Fletcher leads the identification of moths. Suggested donation £3; children must be accompanied by an adult. Foxglove Covert LNR 07.30-10am. TEL: 01748 830045

5th August Chic Vintique Fair: browse vintage, collectables, jewellery, gifts and cards - vintage-style tearoom. Free entry. Town Hall 10am-4pm Trade enquiries: 07702 160617

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5th August St Nicholas Gardens open - enter through signed gateway on South side of Maison Dieu (B6271). Teas. Tickets at gate, £3.50, OAPs £2.50, children and HHA members free. 11.30am - 5.30pm TEL: 01748 822328

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6th Aug Mythical Creatures at Richmondshire Museum

6th Aug Barnsley Youth Choir - a preview of their Edinburgh Fringe Festival concert. Tickets £10, under 17s £5: Castle Hill Bookshop, Green Howards Museum. St Mary’s Church 12.30 - 1.30pm TEL: 01325 718188

8th August Pond-dipping to find the creatures lurking. All equipment provided. Suggested donation £3; children must be accompanied by an adult. Foxglove Covert LNR 10am-noon TEL: 01748 830045

10th Aug Summertime. Reminiscence event led by Making Spaces with exhibits and music. Open to all and free entry. Swimming Pool Cafe 2-4pm

11-12th Aug Open Day at Culloden Tower

13th - 27th August GeorgeFest18 - Tours of The Georgian Theatre Royal with a costumed guide. Adults £5; children £2; English Heritage Members £4. Tours on the hour 10am to 4pm, Mon to Sat and noon to 3pm, Sun and Bank Holiday Monday. TEL: 01748 825252

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13th Aug North Yorkshire Wine Society: Richard Goodacre talks of Cool Australia. Admission £15, visitors welcome. Town Hall 7.30pm

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18th Aug Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. Local fresh and processed food. Market Place 8am

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18th - 1st Sept. Family activities to accompany GeorgeFest. Richmondshire Museum

18th - 1st Sept. GeorgeFest18 back this summer with a two-week festival celebrating Richmond’s rich Georgian heritage.

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18th August A walking tour of Temple Grounds led by Val Hepworth (approx. 2 hours). Free event - donations appreciated for the Georgian Theatre Royal. Meet Yorke Square Car Park 2pm

18th August Secret Salons: A Georgian Musical Promenade. Tickets £20 (to include a glass of wine) from the Georgian Theatre Royal Box Office. Starting points at Culloden Tower, Temple Lodge and Millgate House 6.30pm (doors open 6pm)TEL: 01748 825252

19th August National Garden Scheme Charities: Mr Yorke’s Walled Garden, Cravengate, open afternoon. Admission £5 (children free). Light refreshments. 1pm – 5.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

19th & 26th - 2.15pm; 22nd & 25th - 11am. GF – Guided Town Walk (1 to 1.5 hrs) from Town Hall steps. Free event; donations appreciated for the Richmondshire Museum.

19th & 26th - 2.30pm; 23rd & 25th - 6.30pm GF– Ghost Walk with Rhoda Fraser (1hr 15mins). Adults £5 and children £3 (under 5s free). Advanced booking required. Entrance to Friary Gardens opposite the Theatre TEL: 07775 618472

19th August Talking with Georgians. An interactive event with Dr Chloe Wigston Smith exploring Georgian social etiquette. £5 Green Howards Museum 3pm TEL: 01748 826561

20th August Mr Strickland of Richmond, traitor to King George. An illustrated talk by Gordon Alexander. Free - donations appreciated. Advance booking. Richmondshire Museum 7pm TEL: 01748 825611

21st August A Taste of Georgian Literature. Tickets £3 to include a cup of tea/coffee and a slice of cake. The Station 10am – 11amTEL: 01748 850123

21st August Afternoon Tea at The Georgian Theatre Royal. Free event - donations appreciated. 2pm – 4pm TEL: 01748 825252

21st AUugust The Secret Diary of a Georgian Lady. A talk by Jane Hatcher and Bob Woodings. Tickets £7. The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

22nd August Demonstration of Georgian dancing by the Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society. Free event - donations appreciated. Town Hall 2pm – 4.30pm

22nd August Methodism and the Theatre: The Other War of the 18th Century. A talk by Ian Small. Tickets £6. The Paul Iles Learning Centre, Friars Wynd. 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

23rd August Sighing for a Soldier: The Lure of the Scarlet Coatee. A talk by Lynda Powell, Museum Director. Tickets £5. The Green Howards Museum 7pm TEL: 01748 826561

24th/25th August A tour of the Castle that explores its role in Georgian times. Normal admission charges apply. The Castle 2pm TEL: 01748 822493

24th August Georgian sing-along with members of Richmond Operatic Society. Free event - donations appreciated. Richmond Brewing Company, The Station 7pm – 8pm

25th & 27th August Photography workshop with Guy Carpenter. Cost £45 per person. Booking essential. Meet at the Georgian Theatre Royal 10am – 3pm TEL: 07806 605031

25th - 27th August Independent Art Exhibition. Free admission. Town Hall Sat 1-4pm; Sun & Mon 10am - 4pm. TEL: 07530 813985

25th August Gilbert and Sullivan Gala Concert starring Nick Sales and Sarah Helsby Hughes. Tickets £14. The Georgian Theatre Royal 2.30pm 01748 825252

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26th August Gin and film. Screening of The Duchess. Tickets £8 (including a gin and mixer). The Station Cinema 2pm TEL: 01748 823062

27th August Duck Club Sports Day. Races for children, games, attractions, refreshments etc.Richmondshire Cricket Club 2pm

27th August Humphrey Repton: Exploring Yorkshire’s Georgian Landscapes with Patrick Eyres and Karen Lynch. Tickets £6. The Paul Iles Learning Centre, Friars Wynd. 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

29th The septennial Boundary Riding starting from the Town Hall at 8.30am. Approx 15 miles - wear stout shoes and suitable clothing; take sustenance. Half-way stop above Deepdale with refreshments and facilities. Certificates and entry on the roll to all those completing the Boundary.

29th August Help with pond survey. Suggested donation £3; children must be accompanied by an adult. Foxglove Covert LNR 10am-1pm TEL: 01748 830045