Please note that
due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many events
and festivals may have been cancelled or postponed
until later in the year. For further information please
visit the organisers' own website for details.
Premier Small Animal Show - Harrogate
Largest and longest running
small animal show in the UK, staged
at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate.
See hundreds small animals in this amazing annual
Literature Festival -
York. Features a wide range
of literature events such as poetry readings, talks
and workshops, including advice from literary agents
on how to submit new work. Various venues in York.
Sheffield Adventure Film Festival -
Sheffield (early April)
Marsden Cuckoo Day Festival -
Marsden, West Yorkshire (end April) Enjoy artistic workshops, craft fair, banner-making,
village procession plus Maypole and Morris dancing.
Holmfirth Festival of Folk - Holmfirth,
West Yorkshire (mid May)
Holmfirth Film Festival -
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire (end May)
DocFest - Sheffield (early June)
Beverley and East Riding Folk Festival - Yorkshire Music, dance, comedy, spoken word and events for all
ages, plus craft stalls, workshops, real ale bars
Holmfirth Arts Festival - Holmfirth,
West Yorkshire (mid June)
Ryedale Festival - Yorkshire
Harrogate (International) Festival -
Sunderland International Airshow -
Sunderland Thousands of spectators flock each year to
this free event, featuring daring aerial displays.
Great Yorkshire Show Famous agricultural show featuring cattle parades,
show jumping and rural crafts.
Welcome to Yorkshire Ebor Festival -
York Racecourse. Yorkshire's oldest, richest, fastest and most
famous horse racing event is a highlight on the summer
sporting calendar. Expect some very stylish race-goers.
Great Autumn Flower Show Harrogate -
Yorkshire (3rd weekend in September).
Firework Championships - Blackpool See Blackpool illuminated with fantastical
firework displays as the best pyrotechnic teams compete
from across the world.
North Run - Newcastle The Bupa Great North Run with over 50,000 runners
taking part in the event. The half
marathon course goes from Newcastle to South
Festival of Food and Drink - York
A food spectacular showcasing local produce
with markets, themed dinners, tutored tastings,
cookery classes and restaurant meal deals.
Last Laugh Comedy Festival - Sheffield (all month)
Please note that the museums, historic houses and attractions listed on this site may be currently closed due to Government Guidelines. Please check the attraction's own website for details of closure/opening times.