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What's On Around Boroughbridge

Boroughbridge’s thriving programme of events throughout the year will appeal to the widest tastes of visitors!

The hugely popular Aldborough and Boroughbridge Show takes place each year in July and draws visitors, exhibitors and competitors from across the county for a great day out. 

As well as the traditional country show livestock and equestrian classes, enjoy displays of rural crafts and foods, terrier racing and dog agility, heavy horses, vintage vehicles and much more.  Truly something for everyone!

The town holds an Easter Walking Festival each year, celebrating its membership of the Walkers are Welcome Towns network.  It offers guided walks, taking in some of the fascinating local battlefield and Roman sites.

It could be down to the very fertile soil or the locals’ green fingers– but the cottage gardens around Boroughbridge are a riot of colour in Summer.  Many local villages hold open garden festivals – a wonderful opportunity to wander in and out of otherwise private gardens, to marvel at the blooms and perhaps partake of home baked cakes and a refreshing cup of tea while you take in your surroundings. 

Gardening is much celebrated in Boroughbridge with an annual Plot to Plate festival highlighting the allotment and the growing and cooking of home grown produce.

The Northern Aldborough Festival in June has developed a reputation over more than 20 years as a premier classical music event, bringing music to new audiences, in a range of venues where it might not otherwise be heard with an emphasis on showcasing young and new talent and commissioning new works.  Expect some very special performances!

Boroughbridge is the heart of a broad and rural community and local and village events are always taking place as the vibrant communities come together to celebrate their way of life and the unique texture of their special bit of Yorkshire.

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  1. The Nine Living Muses of Great Britain

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    Visiting Portraits Gallery at Beningbrough

    Type

    Exhibition

    Boroughbridge

    The Visiting Portraits Gallery changes every year, bringing new parts of the National Portrait Gallery collection from London to Yorkshire.

    In 2017, Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, has hand-picked a unique collection of four diverse portraits, each taken from a...

    Dates

    From:
    4 Apr 2017 To 5 Nov 2017
  2. Apple celebration week

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    Apple celebration week

    Boroughbridge

    We all know the humble apple; juicy, crunchy, sweet, green, red and golden. We devour it in pies, in cakes, in salads, in cider, even in sausages - but how much do you know about the fruit itself?

    From 1 - 8 October, you can head to the tents in the walled garden for the apple display - the...

    Dates

    From:
    1 Oct 2017 To 8 Oct 2017
  3. The 8th annual Great Ouseburn Beer Festival 7th October form 1pm till  10pm

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    The 8th annual Great Ouseburn Beer Festival 7th October form 1pm till 10pm

    Type

    Food & Drink

    Boroughbridge

    We are holding The 8th Annual Great Ouseburn Beer Festival 7th October form 1pm till 11pm.

    Our festival has now raised in excess of £40,000 for local charities including Open Country, Henshaws College, Jennyruth Workshops, Candlelighters and St Michael's Hospice along with Great Ouseburn Village...

    Dates

    From:
    7 Oct 2017 To 7 Oct 2017
  4. Oh wise owl exhibition

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    Oh wise owl exhibition

    Type

    Exhibition

    Boroughbridge

    A brand new exhibition at Beningbrough inspired by the nation's love of owls. Wander the grounds and find a parliament of owls hidden amongst the trees and gardens. There are fifteen sculptures in unexpected places with a sound piece to find.

    Dates

    From:
    21 Oct 2017 To 25 Feb 2018
  5. Take That LIVE Tribute Band @ Coronation Hall, Boroughbridge

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    Take That LIVE Tribute Band @ Coronation Hall, Boroughbridge

    Type

    Music

    Boroughbridge

    TICKETS: £12.50

    A night you will "Never Forget", these boys will keep you all "Up All Night".

    DOORS OPEN at 7pm - 12am.
    Take That LIVE Tribute Show & Live Music from Luke Flear followed by Disco.
    Licenced Bar & Snacks Available.
    (Bar open until 11:30pm).

    TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM:
    Hardwicks Garden...

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2017 To 4 Nov 2017
  6. Storytime with Father Christmas at Beningbrough Hall

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    Storytime with Father Christmas at Beningbrough Hall

    Type

    Christmas

    Boroughbridge

    Father Christmas invites you to join him in the cosy library of the big hall for stories as he holidays with the elves on the run up to the big day.

    Dates

    From:
    2 Dec 2017 To 17 Dec 2017
  7. Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show

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    Aldborough & Boroughbridge Agricultural Show

    Type

    Agricultural Show

    Boroughbridge

    The historic Aldborough and Boroughbridge Agricultural Show is celebrating its 104th anniversary this year at Newby Hall, near Ripon on Sunday 23 July. An inaugural tug of war will be staged to test the mettle of locals.

    Entry is open to all at £2 per person, with all proceeds going to...

    Dates

    From:
    23 Jul 2018 To 23 Jul 2018

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