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What's On in the North York Moors

From the UK’s oldest surviving gooseberry show to an annual World War II extravaganza weekend hosted by the world’s best-known heritage railway, the National Park buzzes with events and festivals – often of the most eccentric kind!

But you can also find the more regular music, food and sport festivals, events and summer country shows across the Park’s many beautiful towns and villages – and the National Park Authority itself also organises an annual programme of events, ranging from art exhibitions to treasure hunts and high-octane adventures for families, and including craft workshops where you can make anything from a quilt to a hedgehog house.

What's on in the North York Moors

 
 
 
Stargazing with Hidden Horizons at Dalby Forest

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond, best observed through a large telescope.

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons at Dalby Forest

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond, best observed through a large telescope.

Dark Skies

Dark Skies Festival

North York Moors National Park, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley, YO62 5BP

Fri 15 Feb - Sun 3 Mar 2019

A star-filled sky is one of nature's most natural wonders! But they’re become harder than ever to experience. In an urban area you’ll be lucky to see 20 stars on a clear night but in an area of low light pollution, such as in our National P

Planetarium at Dalby Forest

Planetarium

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Tue 19 Feb 2019

As a part of the Dark Skies Festival, why not experience the Hidden Horizons Immersive Star Dome? Journey to the planets of our Solar System and see them up close, visit our Moon and major satellites of the planets and many more.

Saving the Dark at Dalby Forest

Saving the Dark

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Wed 20 Feb 2019

80% of the world’s population live under light polluted skies. What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns and endangers nocturnal habitats.

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons at Dalby Forest

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond, best observed through a large telescope.

Stargazing at Cober Hill

Stargazing at Cober Hill

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Sat 23 Feb 2019

Join us for an evening of Stargazing at Cober Hill.

Planetarium at Dalby Forest

Planetarium

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Tue 26 Feb 2019

As a part of the Dark Skies Festival, why not experience the Hidden Horizons Immersive Star Dome? Journey to the planets of our Solar System and see them up close, visit our Moon and major satellites of the planets and many more.

Fossil Hunters at the Beck Isle Museum

Fossil Hunters

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life, Bridge Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DU

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Do you fancy being a dinosaur detective? Take part in our family fun activities and find out about fossils, search for clues in the ground and learn more about dinosaurs.

Lacemaking

Lacemaking - Jenny Sutcliffe

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 4 - Fri 8 Mar 2019

Try something new in 2019!

Stained Glass

Stained Glass - Neil Kershaw

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 4 - Fri 8 Mar 2019

Try something new in 2019!

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons at Dalby Forest

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond, best observed through a large telescope.

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons at Dalby Forest

Stargazing with Hidden Horizons

Dalby - The Great Yorkshire Forest, Dalby Forest Visitor Centre, Low Dalby, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond, best observed through a large telescope.

Murder Mystery

The Family Silver - Murder Mystery

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Join us for an evening of mystery at Cober Hill!

60009 Union of South Africa

60009 Union of South Africa visit

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Pickering Station, Park Street, Pickering, YO18 7AJ

Sat 30 Mar - Sun 7 Apr 2019

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway is delighted to announce its curtain raiser for 2019 will be the visit of 60009 Union of South Africa next Spring.

Sue Ford

Multi Media Painting - Sue Ford

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 1 - Fri 5 Apr 2019

Try something new in 2019!

Ray Taylor

Watercolours - Ray Taylor

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Sun 14 - Fri 19 Apr 2019

Try something new in 2019!

Dark Skies

Dark Skies Stay & Gaze

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 22 - Fri 26 Apr 2019

Try something new for 2019!

Kirkbymoorside 10k Race

Kirkbymoorside 10k

Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire, YO62 6EG

Sun 5 May 2019

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Lacemaking

Lacemaking - Jenny Sutcliffe

Cober Hill, Cober Hill, Cloughton, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO13 0AR

Mon 6 - Fri 10 May 2019

Try something new in 2019!