List of Events May - June 2018

9th May Ladies Luncheon Club. Sir Thomas Ingilby explains Its all in a Knight’s Work. Guests welcome but early booking essential. Venue: The King’s Head Hotel 12 for 12.30pm More details tel: 07936 547360

9th May Garden Club: Slide show of members’ gardens and grand plant swap. Members £2; others £3.50 Town Hall 7.30pm 01748 821343

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10th May The Civic Society lecture: The life of Gertrude Bell through her archive, with Dr Emma Short. Members free; others £5 Venue: Influence Church from 7.30pm

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11th May Childhood and Schooldays Memories. Reminiscence event led by Making Spaces with exhibits and music. Open to all and free entry. Venue: Swimming Pool Cafe from 2-4pm

12th - 23rd May Boats and Planes - but Mainly Trains. Venue: The Station

13th May Open afternoon at Westfields Tennis Club. Free tennis and coaching for Juniors of all ages and abilities. Equipment provided.From 1.30-4pm

13th May Richmond Aquathlon - details and booking form at British Triathlon Federation website. Based at the swimming pool.

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14th May Richmond WI - Resolutions plus Daphne Clarke talks of writing and reads her poems. Venue: Catholic Church Hall. from 7pm

16th May The Station Singers: Summer sing for Pleasure. All welcome - £6pp Venue: The Station from 10am-1pm TEL: 01833 621004

18th May View the Aftermath galleries from 6.30pm, then join Lynda Powell and Steve Erskine to hear how the exhibition was planned. £5 Venue: The Green Howards Museum

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18th May The Mimic Men – impressionist double act as seen on Britain’s Got Talent. Tickets £15. Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm 01748 825252

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19th May Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. Local fresh and processed food. Market Place from 8am

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19th May La Bohème by Puccini performed by Heritage Opera. Tickets £11 to £26. Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm 01748 825252

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20th May Richmond Swimming Pool & Liberty Health Club’s Open Day.

20th May How to … Pole Lathe. £75; lunch included. Book on 01748 822815. Venue: Just the Job gardens; DL10 4TB

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23rd May Royal Scottish Country Dance Society AGM followed by social dance for members and visiting dancers.Venue: Town Hall from 7.30 - 10pm TEL: 01748 884786

23rd - 26th May Richmond Operatic Society presents My Fair Lady. Tickets £7.50 to £14.50. Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal from 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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25th May Richmond Meet Presidents Annual Dinner at Richmond Town Hall from 7:30 pm Tickets available from the Buck Inn Newbiggin.

27th May Richmond Meet Civic Service at Richmond Mathodist Church at 10:30 am followed by fun and activities for all the family in Friary Gardens from 1:30-5:00 pm

27th May Richmond Meet Annual Quiz at Richmondshire Cricket Club at 8:00 pm TEL: 01748 824926.

28th May Richmond Meet Parade with floats and fancy dress from Nuns Close via Victoria Road and Newbiggin to the Market Place. Starts at 10:00 am

28th May Richmond Meet providing Music aand Family Entertainment in the Friary Gardens from 11:30 am with the Grand Draw taking place at 4:00 pm

26th May - 9th June Swaledale Festival.

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26th May - 6th June How I see the World. Photographs inspired by nature. Venue: The Station

26th May - 6th June The Nature of Art. Swaledale Festival exhibition. Venue: The Station

30th - 31st May Vienna Festival Ballet presents The Sleeping Beauty. Tickets £11 to £26. Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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30th May Hudswell Garden Club: Jonathon Davis talks of More about Water in the Garden. Visitors £2. VENUE: Hudswell Village Hall 7.30pm. TEL: 01748 850884

3rd June Chic Vintique Fair: browse vintage, collectables, jewellery, gifts and cards - vintage-style tearoom. Free entry. Venue Town Hall from 10am-4pm. Trade enquiries: 07702 160617

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8th June Sarah Kendall – stand-up comedy. Recommended for age 14 and over. Tickets £15 (£13 concessions). Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal 7.30pm TEL: 01748 825252

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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