List of Events August 2018

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 Will’s Wander - a walk looking at Richmond’s military past.Start from the Green Howards Museum. Free. 2pm

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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

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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 September 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

30th August Will’s Wander - a walk looking at Richmond’s military past.Start from the Green Howards Museum. Free. 2pm

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List of Events September 2018

2nd September 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 September Richmond Flower Club - demonstration by Bob Forbes “All is safely gathered in” Members can bring a friend for free. Hudswell Village Hall 9.30am 01748 824514

10th September Richmond WI - Jackie Snow explains All about the 20’s, with artefacts. Catholic Church Hall.7pm

10th September North Yorkshire Wine Society: Louise Bartholdi talks of Not your typical Rioja. Admission£15,visitors welcome. Town Hall 7.30pm

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12th September Garden Club: Walking with Flowers - Don Witton. Members £2; others £3.50 Town Hall 7.30pm 01748 821343

13th September The Civic Society lecture: Defending the Nation: the military mapping of Scotland in the 18th century with Dr Carolyn Anderson. Members free; others £5 Influence Church 7.30pm

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14th September Back to School - childhood memories. Reminiscence event led by Making Spaces with exhibits and music. Open to all and free entry. Swimming Pool Cafe 2-4pm

Annual First Fruits Ceremony on Trinity Curtilage 10:30 am led by Rev. Martin Fletcher

15th September Northern Dales Farmers’ Market. Local fresh and processed food. Market Place 8am

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Richmond Mayoral Civic Service at 10:00 am TBC TEL (01748) 850808 for more details

26th September Hudswell Garden Club: Jill Cunningham talks of Autumn Fungi. Visitors £2. Hudswell Village Hall 7.30pm. 01748 850884

27th September Museum Talk: Carl Watts on Herbert Read: our forgotten war poet. £5 The Green Howards Museum 7pm

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29th September Classical concert: Chiaroscuro Quartet, with Annelien van Wauwe (clarinet). Haydn, Beethoven, Mozart. RSC members free; others £15 from Castle Hill Bookshop or on door. Influence Church 7.30pm

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