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Ford Test Drive Event
Come and test drive any new Ford at our Knaresborough Road site in Harrogate and you will get an additional £500 reduction off the cost of your new car should you place an order and register your car by 31st July 2016.

On: 9.00am Tue 5th Jul 2016
Until: 5.00PM Sun 31st Jul 2016
Address: Lookers LTD, Knaresborough Road
Website: http://www.lookers.co.uk
Summer Courses
Situated in the stunning Yorkshire Dales, Giggleswick Summer Courses make the most of the school’s first class location and facilities. Our courses are run by our own experienced staff and offer a wide range of action-packed activities to keep young people busy and entertained. Daily minibuses are on offer from Skipton and Kirkby Lonsdale as well as free early drop-offs (8:30am) and late pick-ups (5:30).

Alternatively residential options would add a further dimension to the experience whilst acting as the perfect introduction to boarding. It is also possible to extend stays to two weeks by booking the middle weekends – joining week 1 with week 2, or week 3 with week 4. The middle weekends continue to provide 24hr care, full board, a full activity programme and a cultural trip on the Saturday.

On: Mon 18th Jul 2016
Until: Fri 26th Aug 2016
Address: Giggleswick School, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 0DE
Contact name: James Wright
Phone number: 01729 893000
Contact email: email
Website: http://www.giggleswick.org.uk/ols/summerschool/overview/
Outdoor Events A magical fairy adventure at Studfold Adventure Trail
A magical experience for families with young children! Use your imagination to find the delightful tiny coloured fairies and pixies that help make Studfold's Award Wining Adventure Trail. A truely magical place. Dress up or put on Studfold's Fairy wings and Pixie hats make a badge. Discover poems and stories and explore 20+ tiny fairy/pixie houses.
If you have not yet experienced the Adventure Trail -Why not come along this summer - you will discover clues and secret boxes and an amazing world of nature, there is so much to see and do along the way. Suitable for all primary and pre-school children and their parents and parents parents!
Do not forget to bring a picnic and something to leave in the treasure swap box.

On: 10.30am Sat 23rd Jul 2016
Until: 3.30pm Sun 4th Sep 2016
Address: Studfold Adventure Trail, Studfold Farm, Lofthouse, Harrogate, HG35SG
Website: http://www.studfoldtrails.co.uk
Exhibitions Noble Prospects: Capability Brown and the Yorkshire Landscape
An exhibition dedicated to the Yorkshire landscapes of legendary garden designer, Capability Brown, to mark the 300th anniversary of his birth.

Capability Brown is the creator of some of Yorkshire’s most admired landscapes, and this unique exhibition brings together an intriguing collection of artworks, which reveal more about the designer and his designs. Drawn largely from Yorkshire collections the show features portraits of Capability Brown and his Yorkshire clients, original plans, drawings and documents by Brown, paintings of his creations as well as works of art that inspired his landscapes.

'Noble Prospects: Capability Brown & the Yorkshire Landscape' is at the Mercer Gallery, Harrogate from 25 June, open Tuesday to Saturday 10 am to 5pm and Sundays 2pm to 5pm. Closed Mondays, except Bank Holiday Mondays.

The exhibition is supported by Savills, The Landscape Agency, Saffery Champness, Coutts, Harrogate Borough Council, The Capability Brown Festival 2016, ArtFund (through a Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Research Grant), Natural England, The Calmcott Trust, The Friends of the Mercer Art Gallery, Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society, Historic Houses Associations Yorkshire Friends, Mr & Mrs J. Samuel and private donors.

On: Sat 25th Jun 2016
Until: Sun 11th Sep 2016
Address: The Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA
Website: http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/mercerartgallery
Exhibitions Kate Whiteford OBE: False Perspectives
Kate Whiteford explores the reality and the artifice of the landscapes of Lancelot Capability Brown in a transformation of the gallery space with her large-scale prints of trees. Also on show, the artist’s own watercolours and her choice of works on paper from the Mercer’s collection. Whiteford’s exhibition complements the Capability Brown anniversary celebrations.

Commissioned by the Mercer Art Gallery with the support of Arts Council England, Yorkshire.

The Mercer Art Gallery is open Tues to Sat 10 to 5, Sundays 2 to 5. Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays.


On: Sat 18th Jun 2016
Until: Sun 18th Sep 2016
Address: Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA
Website: http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/mercerartgallery
Brandreth Bears at Newby Hall
Gyles Brandreth’s 1,000 strong collection of teddy bears is going on permanent public display at Newby Hall.
Bear lovers of all ages will be able to get ‘up close and pawsonal’ with world famous bears including the original star of the Paddington animated TV series; Sooty; Muppet Show stalwart Fozzie and Children in Need’s Pudsey Bear. Literary bears are also well represented by ‘bear of very little brain’ Winnie the Pooh and the Bear of Avon, William Shakesbeare himself, designed by Gyles Brandreth. The collection also features bear companions of the rich and famous.
The bears will be displayed in a series of specially commissioned tableaux ranging from a classic picnic and a library scene (books include Macbear, Paw and Peace, Jane Bear, The Merry Bears of Windsor, and the Encyclopedia Beartannica) to a church wedding and even an Olympics scene.

On: 11am Sat 28th May 2016
Until: 5pm Tue 27th Sep 2016
Address: Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AJ
Website: http://www.newbyhall.com
Musical Mums
Musical Mums is a series of free singing and music-making sessions where parents under 25 and their children have the chance to learn together in a fun environment, create positive bonds, gain new skills, improve confidence and make new friends.

Sessions run weekly at Wesley Chapel in Harrogate and are free to attend. We also reimburse your travel costs, plus regular attendees receive Early Learning Centre vouchers!

For more information, or to register your interest, please call 01423 562303, email info@harrogate-festival.org.uk or pop in to one of the sessions.

On: 13:00 Tue 26th Jul 2016
Repeating: Every Tuesday
Address: Wesley Chapel, Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG1 1PP
Contact name: Harrogate International Festivals
Phone number: 01423 562 303
Contact email: email
Website: http://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com/musical-mums/
Berwins Salon North : Music
Berwins SALON North is a revolutionary movement for the heart and mind. The SALON events consist of a night of the most stimulating ideas in art, science and psychology designed to change your life for the better.

The format consists of an evening of three speakers, each given 30 minutes to engage the audience with their subject, interspersed with intervals allowing time for a well-crafted gin and tonic. Expect the remarkable!

Music is the second Salon in our Memory, Music & Magic Berwins Salon North Series

Dr John Powell will explain the science behind the music we love. As an academic and a composer, he has explored the science behind the beautiful sounds from Beethoven to the Beatles. He’ll be on hand to answer why some music sounds better on vinyl, why ten violins sound only twice as loud as one, and to explain the maths involved in music composition, helping us understand exactly how music works.

Greg Wilson is a superstar DJ. Beginning with a mobile disco in Liverpool at 15, now producing and touring the world bringing dance floors to life with his own brand of musical magic, he is a hugely influential figure on the music scene. Greg will be at Berwins Salon North to explain the biggest tracks of the last 50 years, putting them in musical context and explaining the stories behind the music that has defined our times.

Dr Catherine Loveday is a renowned neuroscientist who specialises in musical memory. Catherine’s work has concentrated around the idea of autobiographical memory, particularly in explaining why the music you love is intrinsically bound up with your memories and your sense of identity. Find out how memories are created, why the music of your teens is particularly important and why your musical memories are the most robust when it comes to ageing.

On: 19:30 Thu 28th Jul 2016
Address: Crown Hotel, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RZ
Website: http://harrogateinternationalfestivals.com/home-page/berwins-salon-north-music/
Twist & Tone
Low impact dance fitness class for the over 50's / beginners
Keep fit with simple routines to 50's and 60's music! A way to make new friends in the community and get a bit of exercise too!

Every Thursday at St Andrew's Church Hall, Starbeck
10.45am - 11.30am
£4 per class, first class FREE!
No need to book, just turn up!

For more information call Jennie on 07584 5037746

On: 10.45 Thu 28th Jul 2016
Repeating: Every Thursday
Address: St Andrew's Church Hall, Starbeck, Harrogate, HG2 7je
Contact name: Jennie Summerbell
Phone number: 07584503776
Contact email: email
Website: http://www.summerbelldanceacademy.com
Outdoor Events Hendricks Gin Summer Garden Party
Here it is our summer garden party!! Not only is it a garden party at our fabulous establishment but it is sponsored by Hendricks Gin!! Wow we hear you say, it's going to be the place to be on 29th July so get the date in your diary, your summer wardrobe ready, an early finish from work and book a babysitter! It's going to be an exquisite event!
Tell your friends, tell your Nan, tell everyone you can!
There will be live music, entertainment, a BBQ, a 'posh' raffle raising money for St Michales Hospice and many more things going on during the evening.

On: 1200 Fri 29th Jul 2016
Until: 2300 Fri 29th Jul 2016
Address: The Pine Marten, Otley Road, Harrogate, HG3 1UE
Website: http://www.thepinemarten.com
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