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Soap Box

Micklegate Run Soap Box Challenge

Sunday 28 August 2016

Micklegate Soap Box Racing

Micklegate Run Soap Box Racing

Soap Box Racing Car


York 10K 2016

ASDA Foundation York 10K

Sunday 7 August 2016
Starts at York Racecourse. Arguably the most beautiful city 10K in the UK! A rare chance to run through the ancient city walls and marvel at its medieval gems.

York Maize Maze Dr Who

York Maze

Open For 7 Weeks! Throughout August
Try to solve this year’s amazing maze! Open for the summer season! Address: York Maze, Elvington Lane, York YO19 5LT map

Easingwold Maize Maze

Opens July
We stay open this year through the summer holidays until September. Located just outside Easingwold on the A19, at the northern roundabout on the Easingwold bypass.


Piglets Summer Adventure

Pig Racing! Our favourite summer event is back. Our prize pigs will be racing in the events arena. You won’t believe it until you see it!

Address: Towthorpe Moor Lane, York YO32 9ST
Open 10am-5.30pm daily
Located on Towthorpe Moor Lane, between Strensall Road and the A64.


Flamingo Land North Yorkshire
The ideal for a family day out. A giant theme park including: extreme rides & roller coasters, family rides, kids rides, lions, tigers, giraffes, sea lions, meerkats, hippos.. and much more. Try 'Hero', Flamingo Land’s newest roller coaster! Flamingo Land, Kirby Misperton, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX | map

Yorkshire Day

Monday 1 August 2016

Helter Skelter
Helter Skelter outside the Castle Museum

Hovingham Village Market

First Saturday of every month throughout the year.
Check on twitter @hovinghammarket for the latest dates. A multi award winning monthly community market run by volunteers selling a range of local foods & crafts to local people, produced by local growers and artisans.

Yorkshire Pudding Rally

MAG Yorkshire Pudding Rally

5 - 7 August 2016
Escrick Park Estate, York off the A19.
Please check latest news on Facebook

Thornton Le Dale Show

Wednesday 3 August 2016
Enjoy a really great family day out at the annual Thornton le Dale Show.

Yorkshire Medieval Festival 2015

Yorkshire Medieval Festival

2016 Statement. After four exciting years of bringing the medieval period back to life we have made the difficult decision not to run the 5th Medieval Festival this year. more

2015: York Archaeological Trust has joined forces with a host of venues in Yorkshire to bring visitors the Yorkshire Medieval Festival. Combining falconry, archery, thrilling re-enactments, activities for children, dramatic performances and guided visits to a host of stunning medieval sites in gorgeous settings; the Yorkshire Medieval Festival promises to continue to be a brilliant addition to Yorkshire’s calendar.

Castle Howard

Castle Howard Proms Spectacular

Castle Howard Summer Proms

Saturday 20 August 2016
Gather your friends and family and join us to celebrate. Let the champagne flow as our conductor Jae Alexander makes a welcome return to lead the English National Orchestra in a rousing medley of traditional orchestral anthems.

York 100 mile cycle ride

The York 100 Bike Ride

Sunday 14 August 2016
Starts: York University, Sports Centre, YO10 5DD
Our most popular cycle ride event in northern England. Starting from The University of York on the edge of this historic city, riders head off on a tough but scenic challenge, going out via quiet roads to the cycling paradise of the Yorkshire Wolds and back via the Howardian Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. A great ride for all, whether a novice or experienced rider, with the right mix of climbs and descents. With a choice of 100km or a tougher 100 mile route, you'll have a great day in the saddle with the Action Medical Research team. Whether you are an experienced rider aiming to get a fast time or a rider aiming to make a day of it and take in the sights, this ride is for you.

York Millennium Bridge

York Millennium Bridge 5km Run

Wednesday 10 August 2016
6pm to 8pm
The Annual Millennium Bridge Races are now open for entries. The races will be held on Wednesday 10th August. - Please check for latest information.

Escrick 10k Run

Sunday 21 August 2016
A flat 10k Run and fun run within Escrick Park Estate. Start and finish on Escrick Village Green. To register and view the course map and further details please visit

The Ebor

The Ebor at York Races

Wednesday 17 to Saturday 20 August 2016

Cawood Craft Festival

Cawood Craft Festival

August Bank Holiday Weekend
There is free parking and shuttle buses to get you around. Find us on the banks of the River Ouse between York and Selby. Apart from the stalls, there will be something for all the family. A craft competition in the Church, live music, brass, 60 and 70s folk, medieval re-enactment and bouncy castles. Follow the B1222 or the B1223. 15 minutes off the A1M. Open 10.30-5pm. Please check latest info and times at

August Thunder Day

7 August 2016
We will once again be starting up some of our collection of aircraft, engines turning and coming to life to recall how big piston engines and Cold War jets used to sound. As ever, operational availability means that we will be announcing which aircraft closer to the time, so be sure to mark this date in your diary.

The Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington, YO41 4AU

Beningbrough Hall & Gardens

Beningbrough Hall & Gardens

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