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The What's On Guide is one of the most comprehensive listings for charities and non profit making events.

Read on for events happening over the next 10 days, or post your own for totally free publicity! Remember, if it's on our website, our presenters will be telling the whole of the county about your event. Please check your entry for typing errors and make sure all the information is accurate.


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Big Band Jazz Night
CHARITY BIG BAND JAZZ NIGHT at 7.45 pm on Tuesday 21 October 2014 at the Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road, Harrogate. Admission £8. All proceeds in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. An informal and relaxed evening where you and your friends can chat and have a drink whilst listening to the Echo 42 Big Band instrumentalists and vocalists play classic foot-tapping jazz pieces by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Glen Miller and others. An opportunity to see and hear Harrogate's premier Big Band live, giving you a great night out whilst supporting a worthy charity.

The band and vocalists are giving their time for free to support this charity - hope you can support it too?
Tickets available from

On: 7:45pm Tue 21st Oct 2014
Until: 10:30 Tue 21st Oct 2014
Address: The Cairn Hotel, Ripon Road, HARROGATE, HG1 2JD
Turn up & Play - Girls Football
West Riding County FA "Turn up & Play" girls football sessions for girls aged 5-11 years of all abilities. £1.50 per session!

On: 5pm Tue 21st Oct 2014
Repeating: Every Tuesday
Address: Sandylands Sports Centre, Engine Shed Lane, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UP
Bathroom Brands Sale
Charms are part of a national sale, with up to 50% off bathroom equipment from UK Bathroom Brands

On: now Wed 15th Oct 2014
Until: Sun 2nd Nov 2014
Address: Units 1&2 Beech Avenue Business Park, Beech Avenue
A Town at War
Read a selection of fascinating letters, sent home from Harrogate men serving in the war, which reveal the conditions that they were struggling with in the trenches and provide an insight into the combat and dangers they faced.

Find out more about three local Victoria Cross winners, the highest military decoration awarded for valour in the face of the enemy: Harrogate man Donald Bell killed at the Battle of Somme in 1916 and also the first professional footballer to enlist when the First World War broke out, Charles Hull (from Harrogate), and Archie White (from Boroughbridge).

Learn more about Betty Stephenson, who at the age of 19 left Harrogate to go and work in an YMCA canteen for the soldiers in France and Grand Duchess George of Russia who funded four hospitals in Harrogate during the First World War and also worked in them herself nursing the wounded soldiers.

Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday 10.30am - 5pm
Sundays 2pm - 5pm

Adult - £3.95
Concession/NUS - £2.85
Child - £2.30
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) - £11

On: 10.30am Sat 26th Jul 2014
Until: 17.00pm Wed 31st Dec 2014
Address: The Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, HG1 2RY
Dressed to Kill - Costumes from Agatha Christie film and TV dramas
Relive the mystery and intrigue of Agatha Christie's thrillers with an evocative selection of costumes created for film and television, on show at Harrogate’s Royal Pump Room Museum.

From Hercule Poirot’s dapper suit and the gloriously glamorous silk gown of a passenger on the Orient Express to Miss Marple’s sensible tweeds, each costume brings to life an aspect of Agatha Christie’s enduringly popular characters.

Dressed to Kill celebrates the famous author and the beautiful outfits inspired by her novels.

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday 10.30am – 5pm
Sunday 2pm-5pm

Admission: £3.95 adults, £2.30 children, £2.85 concessions.

On: 10.30am Sat 18th Oct 2014
Until: 5.00pm Wed 31st Dec 2014
Address: The Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2RY
Brangwyn's War: Posters of the First World War
Frank Brangwyn was an outstanding poster artist of the First World War. A restored set of his powerful large-scale war posters is on show at the Mercer Art Gallery in Harrogate until January 2015. These images offer both a unique social insight into the propaganda of the period as well as reflecting the artist’s personal concerns.

This is the first time that the posters, all lithographs that have recently been cleaned and restored, have been displayed by Harrogate Arts and Museums. The posters were donated to the gallery by Harrogate artist and printmaker Oliver Pemsel and the exhibition is curated by Brangwyn expert Dr Elizabeth Horner.

Gallery opening times: Tuesday-Saturday 10.00 - 17.00, Sundays 14.00 - 17.00.

On: 10.00 Tue 24th Jun 2014
Until: 17.00 Sun 18th Jan 2015
Address: The Mercer Art Gallery, Swan Road, Harrogate, HG1 2SA
Shoemaker & the King
Bard of Barnsley, Ian McMillan and celebrated Harrogate composer Dr Philip Wilby have collaborated to produce a new choral fable based on the discovery of the remains of Richard III discovery in a Leicester car park called “The Shoemaker and the King”

Ian McMillan will act as story-teller and master of ceremonies on the night where he will be joined by Dr Wilby on organ, St Aidan’s Junior Choir, the Chamber Choir, Brass Band and St Aidan’s Community Chorus

On: 19.30 Wed 22nd Oct 2014
Address: St Peter's Church, Cambridge Road, Harrogate, HG1 1RW
An original adaptation of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy - performed by one actor

On: 20:00 Wed 22nd Oct 2014
Until: 21:30 Sat 25th Oct 2014
Address: Harrogate Theatre Studio, Oxford Street, Harrogate, HG1 1QF
Chipmunks Baby & Toddler Group
Chipmunks Baby & Toddler Group,
Lots to do for your little ones
we have toys, books, play-doh, painting, chalk boards, creative crafts, ball pool, play-tents n tunnels
why not Come along and join the fun and meet some new friends too.
£2 entry per 1 Adult & Child
+50p per extra Adult or Child
To include:
Tea/Coffee and grown-up biccies for the Adults +
Juice/Water and snacks/biccies for the little ones!

On: 9.30am Wed 22nd Oct 2014
Repeating: Every Wednesday
Address: Chain Lane Community Centre, Knaresborough, HG5 0AS
On top of the world, a presentation by Chris Brown M.B.E
Chris Brown M.B.E. (Farmer, Mountaineer, Private Treks, Public Presenter) will be giving an inspirational presentation including stories of his challenges and experiences on Mount Everest, on Thursday 23rd October, 7.30pm at North Stainley Village Hall. Tickets are £5 and proceeds will come to Jennyruth Workshops.

On: 7.30pm Thu 23rd Oct 2014
Until: 9.00pm Thu 23rd Oct 2014
Address: North Stainley Village Hall, The Square, Watermill Lane, North Stainley, Ripon, HG4 3JT
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