2018 Events so far


17 March
First car boot sale

24 March – 15 April
Easter Trail Thorp Perrow

25 March
Book and Postcard Fair Bedale Hall 10am-4pm

30 March Good Friday
Middleham Stables Open Day

30 March – 1 July
Himalayan Garden open Tuesdays-Sundays and Bank Holidays 10am-4pm

1 April
Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm
Vintage Vehicle Festival Northallerton High Street 10am-4pm + Auto Jumble

27 April
The Highside Singers in Concert at Snape Institute 7.30pm

29 April
Markenfield Hall open day 2pm – 5pm

5 May         
Tour de Yorkshire comes through Bedale

5 – 7 May
Tulip Festival Constable Burton

6 May
Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm

13 May
Markenfield Hall open day 2pm – 5pm

25-27 May
WensleyAle Beer Festival at Redmire, trains from Bedale

28 May
Finghall Barrel Push at 1.30pm

26 May – 9 June
Swaledale Festival

27 May                            
Vintage Machinery Show Spring House Farm, Northallerton Road

3 June
Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm

7 June
An evening with Imogen Robertson, crime novelist, event organised by Friends of Bedale Community Library

9-10 June
Tractor Fest Newby Hall Tickets £12.25/£9.25 in advance

10 – 24 June
Markenfield Hall open days 2pm – 5pm

16 June
Scruton Village Fete 1.30pm

16-17 June
Dales Festival of Food and Drink Leyburn

16-20 June
Kiplin Hall Flower Festival

17 June
Bedale Scouts and Guide Festival

24 June
Homegrown Food Festival Northallerton 10am-5pm Applegarth
Markenfield Hall open day 2pm – 5pm

30 June – 1 July
Snape Open Gardens 10am – 4pm

1 July
Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm
Masham Town Hall Crafted by Hand 10am – 4pm

7-8 July
Appleton Wiske Scarecrow Festival 11am-5pm

10-12 July
Great Yorkshire Show

20-21 July
Sausage & Beer Festival Camp Hill, Kirklington

20 – 22 July
Deer Shed Festival Baldersby Park Thirsk

21 July
Newby Hall Fireworks Championship

21-22 July                        
Masham Steam Rally
Leyburn 1940s weekend
Masham Town Hall Bespoke Craft Fair

28 July – 5 September
Kiplin Hall Free Fun for Kids

27-29 July
English National Sheep Dog Trials at Jervaulx Abbey

31 July
Yorkshire Day in Bedale with cream teas at the TIC from 10am to 3pm and a bigger market in town

5 August
Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm
Thorp Perrow Family Fun Day

11-19 August
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

12 August
Crakehall v  Emmerdale Cricket Match
Ripley Agricultural Show

18 August
Bespoke Craft Fair Bedale Hall

18-27 August
Richmond GeorgeFest lots of free events

19 August
Thorp Perrow Mini Beast Day

25 August
Wensleydale Show

27 August
Snape Textile Group exhibition 1pm-4.30pm Joiner’s Old Workshop, Laurel Grove 50p
Snape Fruit and Flower Show and garden fete 
Reeth Show

28 August
Kilnsey Show

2 September
Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm

6-9 September
Heritage Open Days 2018 www.heritageopendays.org.uk

8 September
Hunton Steam Gathering

9 September
Bolton Castle Family Fun Day

13-16 September
Heritage Open Days 2018 www.heritageopendays.org.uk

15/16 September
Cheese Festival Wensleydale Creamery

22 September
Beer and Beef Festival, Springhill Farm, Jervaulx Noon – Midnight
Tickets in advance £28 / £12.50 www.beerandbeef.co.uk 

Snape Fun Runs 5k & 10k at 11am
Entry forms from Nickery Nook or tel. 01677 470232

23 September        
Thorp Perrow Fungus Foray 1pm

24 September
Nidderdale Show

29 – 30 September
Masham Sheep Fair

6 October – 4 November
Himalayan Garden Autumn opening Tuesdays-Sundays and Bank Holidays 10am-4pm

7 October
Bedale Book & Postcard Fair Bedale Hall 10am – 4pm
 Crakehall Watermill open Noon – 4pm

13 October
Bespoke Craft Fair Bedale Hall

13 October – 4 November
Thorp Perrow Halloween Trail

21 October
Thorp Perrow Fungus Foray 1pm

21 October – 2 November
Bolton Castle Halloween Trail

19&20 and 26&27 October
Jervaulx Abbey in Lights  5pm – 9pm for Herriot Hospice Homecare

1 November
Fleetham&Fencotes gardening group @7pm @ Kirkby Fleetham Village Hall
Martin Fish….writer, broadcaster,consultant &passionate gardener is speaking on “Perennials For All Seasons”. Visitors £3

3 November
Bedale Bonfire from 5pm; bonfire lit at 6.15pm and fireworks at 7pm

3&4 November
Masham Town Hall Crafted by Hand 10am – 4pm

4 November
Thorp Perrow Fungus Foray 1pm

7 November
Hospital Bedale – Remembering 1914-1918 Exhibition opening and talk in Bedale Library 10am – 12 noon Exhibition runs until 28 November

10 November
Snape Textile Group Christmas Coffee morning with Coffee, Cake and Crafts in the Village Institute 10am – 12 noon

1 December
Bedale Christmas Festival 10am – 6pm and Lights Switch On 5.30pm




Coming up


Tour de Yorkshire – Bedale hosts the finish of stage 1 of the women’s race and stage 2 of the men’s race on 3 May. The actual finish will be near to the pedestrian crossing after a sprint from Burneston.  More details to follow as plans develop. The TIC is now closed until February half […]

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