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What's On Around Masham

You’ll be delighted by what’s on around Masham.

A vibrant arts scene means there is always an exhibition coming up or a creative workshop offering you the chance to get crafty. 

Around Masham the surrounding villages also host a range of live music, dramatic events and informative talks in community venues that welcome visitors and locals alike.

Get up a head of steam for the July weekend when the sound of whistles and heavy rolling stock heralds the annual Steam Engine and Fair Organ Rally rolling into town.

Attracting passionate enthusiasts from far and wide, this is a wonderful celebration of industrial heritage.

It’s a must for veteran vehicle fans, but there’s plenty to keep all the family happy with arena events and displays, stalls selling locally produced crafts and food goodies and even a fairground!

The area is firmly bound up in the farming tradition.

The annual and ancient Masham Sheep Fair continues to delight thousands of visitors over the last weekend of September.

They flock to enjoy its famous celebration of farming traditions as well as the serious business of sheep and wool production!

In days gone by over 70,000 sheep were regularly traded at the event.

And if the silver screen is your thing – there’s no need to travel to the city to see your favourite films – the big screen comes to you!

A thriving film community together with Cinenorth bring regular high quality screenings of top films to town – so sit back with your popcorn and enjoy!

The Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty office organise a number of events all year round offering you the chance to get involved in the preservation of the surrounding landscape.

Learn about the history of various industries over the years and get closer to the flora and fauna that thrives in and around this idyllic little town.

And with two local breweries you can be sure all local events will be well supplied with ale and Yorkshire Dales cheer, whatever the time of year.

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  1. Mrs Barbara Nice's Festiva Special

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    Comedy

    Masham

    Stockport housewife and mother of five Mrs Barbara Nice brings her famous Christmas shindig to the town hall, complete with raffle, tombola and mince pies. Join her for the perfect 'Christmas do' – a bumper bundle selection box of seasonal fun with all the trimmings.

    Lovable Barbara ("as in...

    Dates

    From:
    21 Dec 2018 To 21 Dec 2018
  2. Pocket Panto: "Dick Whittington"

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    Music

    Masham


    Back again for more panto fun and frolics, Pocket Panto proudly present "Dick Whittington". Join the cast as they transport audiences, young and old alike, to old London town to meet the confused young man who may just end up as Lord Mayor.

    Joining Dick will be his companion Tommy the cat and a...

    Dates

    From:
    22 Dec 2018 To 22 Dec 2018
  3. Flanders and Swann - At the Drop of a Hippopotamus

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    Comedy

    Masham


    In 2001, multi-award winning comedian Tim FitzHigham and BBC Radio 4 musical maestro Duncan Walsh Atkins took to the stage in a theatre in Sussex to raise money for a small cottage hospital and Flanders and Swann - At the Drop of a Hippopotamus was born.

    The Masters of 1950s and 1960s madness,...

    Dates

    From:
    8 Feb 2019 To 8 Feb 2019
  4. Gary Delaney: "Gagster's Paradise"

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    Comedy

    Masham

    One of Britain's leading one-liner comics returns to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery.

    A Mock The Week regular and recent star of the new Live At The Apollo series, Gary's shows are renowned in the business for an almost unrivalled volume of high-class gags. You...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Feb 2019 To 9 Feb 2019
  5. ABBA Sensation

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    Music

    Masham


    Widely considered to be one of the best ever Abba Tribute Acts, ABBA Sensation play to packed theatres and festivals throughout Europe. Their stunning stage show combines costume changes, lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the Abba sound.

    With all the hits from Waterloo to Super...

    Dates

    From:
    16 Feb 2019 To 16 Feb 2019
  6. Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar

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    Music

    Masham

    Following their triumphant appearance at the final Masham Arts Festival, we are delighted to welcome back two-time BBC Folk Award winning duo Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar to the town hall.

    Guitarist Greg and All Ireland Fiddle Champion Ciaran met in 2011. Their debut album, The Queen's Lover, was...

    Dates

    From:
    9 Mar 2019 To 9 Mar 2019
  7. John Coghlan's QUO

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    Music

    Masham

    Original Status Quo drummer John Coghlan, with his great band, brings you a night of vintage Quo from the Quo glory years of 1962-81 when he performed with them.

    John Coghlan joined Francis Rossi and Alan Lancaster in their newly-formed band 'The Spectres' in 1962. The group went through a series...

    Dates

    From:
    22 Jun 2019 To 22 Jun 2019
  8. Masham Steam Engine and Fair Organ Rally

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    Type

    Fete / Fair

    Masham

    A fabulous celebration of our heritage with over 800 glorious entries. Something for everyone, Children's entertainers, stalls, fair, cookery theatre, displays, arena entertainment and much more.

    A festive weekend that takes over the pretty market town of Masham with fun for all the family!

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jul 2019 To 22 Jul 2019
  9. Masham Sheep Fair

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    Agricultural Show

    Masham

    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 Yorkshire charities, and filling the town with sheepy...

    Dates

    From:
    29 Sep 2019 To 30 Sep 2019

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