IF YOU would like an event featured in What's On, please contact the Harrogate Advertiser news desk on 01423 564321 or email ackrill.news@ypn.co.uk – at least two weeks before it is due to take place. However, you are also recommended to consider


l Harrogate: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, Harrogate Theatre, 7.30pm. Until November 4. Matinees 2.30pm, 8. Tickets 15 - 11 (concessions available). All opening weekend Tickets 11.50. 01423 502116.

l Harrogate: Ottakar’s, Bill Bryson signing his new book ‘The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid’. 12.30-2pm.

l Harrogate: Behind the Seams at the Royal Pump Room Museum. Until February 18. Monday - Saturday 10-5, Sunday 2-5. 2.80 adults, 1.50 children, 1.70 concessions, 8 family ticket.

l Harrogate: An Evening with Aled Jones at Harrogate International Centre. 7.30pm. 22.50. 01423 500500.

l Ripon: A grand tour of Studley Royal. Until October 31, 1.30pm. Meet at the Visitor Centre.

l Ripon: ‘Do Time in Ripon’ at Ripon Workhouse Museum. Until October 31. 01765 690799.

l Masham: Wine Appreciation Lunch at Swinton Park Hotel. 20, noon.

l Richmond: Civic Society Lecture - Volcanoes at Zetland Centre. Lecture begins 7.30pm.

l Richmond: Richmond Ale Festival at Richmond Market Hall. Local beer festival managed by volunteers from the Campaign for Real Ale. Until Oct 15.

l Richmond: Funny Magnet Comedy Club at the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond. 8pm. 01748 825252.

l Church Fenton: WYSIWIG at The Fenton Flyer, Main Street. 8.45pm. 01937 557009.

l Knaresborough: Domingo at Art Apartment, Green Dragon Yard, Knaresborough. Until October 29.


l Harrogate: The Good Beer and Food Show at Yorkshire Event Centre. 10am-6pm. Also tomorrow. 8.50. 01423 537230.

l Harrogate: Harrogate Parchment Craft Exhibition at Pavilions of Harrogate. Advance tickets 4.50, on the door ticket 5.50. 10am to 4pm. 0151 420 3593.

l Harrogate: Ray Horner Combo at the Manhattan Suite, Hammerain Club on Beech Road, Oatlands. Modern and old time rock and roll dancing for mature people. Licensed premises with food and drink. Admission 5. 01423 560852.

l Harrogate: London Community Gospel Choir Concert at the Harrogate Conference Centre. Tickets 12 from 01423 537230. In aid of the Royal Hall Restoration Trust.

l Harrogate: Coffee morning and plant sale at St John's Hall, Bilton 10am to 12 noon. Raffle, cakes. Admission 50p to include coffee and biscuit. In aid of HORTICAP.

l Harrogate: Harrogate Railway Athletic v Chorley, Station View ground, 3pm.

l Harrogate: Olive Dobson Memorial Concert, 7.30pm at Wesley Chapel with Piers Lane. 10. 01423 521046

l Richmond: Vacuum (post-show discussion) at the Georgian Theatre Royal. 7.30pm. 01748 825252.

l Ripon: Three (women) Speakers Dinner at St Andrews Church, Kirkby Malzeard. 35.

l Ripon: The Big Draw at Fountains Abbey. 11am-4pm.

l Ripon: The Harrogate & The Dales Association are meeting on Ripon College, Clotherholme Road at 2.30pm. 'Drugs, Tyres, Weddings and Cheese.'

l Pateley Bridge: The Pink Craft Fair: Dacre and Hartwith village hall, Dacre Banks from 2.30-4.30pm. Proceeds to Breast Cancer Care. 781465.

l Pateley Bridge: Craft Fair, 10am-4.30pm. Memorial Hall, Park Street. 01423 711773. Also tomorrow.

l Wetherby: Wetherby Art Exhibition and Sale at Wetherby Town Hall. 10am to 4pm. Admission free.

l Catterick: Horse racing at Catterick.

l Richmond: Plant Fest and Open Day at Richmondshire Museum, Ryders Wynd. 10.30am to 4pm.

l Wetherby: Apple Day at Deighton Gates Primary School. Everyone welcome. 10am-noon.


l Harrogate: Wheel Easy! Leisure Cycling Group. Every Sunday from Hornbeam Park Railway Station at 10am. 07711 294265. All cyclists welcome.

l Harrogate: Claro Marine Modellers. Sail model boats on the boating pond in Valley Gardens (weather permitting). Every Sunday, 10am-noon. Spectators/questions welcome.

l Harrogate: Karaoke every Sunday night at Jack’s Bar, Station Square. 7-10.30pm. Cash prizes.

l Harrogate: International concert pianist Benjamin Frith performs Scarlatti, Beethoven, Brahms and Bla Bartk at the Majestic Hotel. 2pm. In aid of the Royal Hall Restoration Trust.

l Ripon: Farmers Market. 9am-2.30pm.

l Ripley: Special tours for children at Ripley Castle. 4. 1.30pm. Sundays only. Until October 29.

l Bedale: Photography Competition at Thorpe Perrow Arboretum, Bedale. Until Nov 15.

l Bedale: Autumn Colours Tour at Thorpe Perrow Arboretum, Bedale. 1pm.

l Richmond: Tolstoy's Wife at the Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond. 7.30pm. 01748 825252.

l Richmond: Richmond Cycling Club Cycle Rides. Weekly Sunday runs on the road. Meet at 9am outside Calvert's Carpets. All are welcome.


l Harrogate: Hyena Comedy Club at Harrogate Theatre. 8pm, 10. 01423 502116.

l Harrogate: Quiz night, Iron Duke. 9pm. 50p

l Pateley Bridge: Pastorale Touch and Go with Bernard Camp. The Nidderdale Society talk at Pateley Bridge Memorial Hall. 7.30pm. 01423 780669 or 780561.

l Richmond: Harmonic Thirds in the first floor bar at the Georgian Theatre Royal. 7.30pm. 01748 825252.


l Harrogate: All Buttoned Up – The History of Buttons at Mercer Art Gallery. 2pm, 3.50. Book in advance 01423 556188

l Richmond: The Man with Two Gaffers, Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond. 7.30pm. 01748 825252. Until Oct 21. Matinee at 2.30pm on Oct 21.


l Harrogate: 'Spotlight’ Event. Rev David Hardy – 'Getting Into Our Genes'. 1pm at Wesley Chapel, Oxford Street.

l Harrogate: Tour of Turkish Baths, 10am and 11am. Free but must be booked in advance on 01423 556188.

l Bedale: Autumn Colour & Champion Trees, 1pm. Thorpe Perrow Arboretum. RHS members 12.95/non-members 15.95 - tickets 08456 121 253.


l Harrogate: Harrogate Organ and Keyboard Club presents Ryan Edwards at St Georges Social Club. 8pm. 01423 863916.

l Harrogate: Summertime by Woodlands Drama Group at Harrogate Theatre. Until Oct 21. 7.30pm. 01423 502116.

l Ripon: Kate Woolf, soprano, and Paul Bryan, piano at Ripon Cathedral. 1.15pm, admission free.