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Pickering War Weekend

Pickering Wartime & 1940’s Weekend
13/14/15 October 2017
Including Singers, Dancing, Workshops, Militaira & 1940’s Vintage Stalls, Hair & Beauty Bar. Afternoon Tea Dance, Best Dressed Competitions. WWII Re-enactments, Living History Groups. Evening Big Band Dances & Onsite Camping, Churchill Bar & Naafi Café, plus much more.. Don’t miss out on a great weekend for all the family! For more information please visit our website

Pickering Wartime & 1940's Weekend

Halloween is coming to… North Yorkshire Moors Railway!
Join us on board the Halloween Train, which will take you and your family on a spooky journey this Halloween!

Children and their scaredy-cat grown ups will love meeting our silly, spectacular and sometimes spooky cast of storytellers, from Wendy Witch to Vinnie Vampire. Hear their ghoulish tales, join in with their scary songs and be prepared for moments of magic. This will be an evening of Steam & Scream!

Departing from Pickering, the spooktacular Halloween Train will travel to Levisham Station with scary storytelling along the way. This will be a return non-stop journey with Tricks and Treats!

Services will run on an evening, children (and adults) will be encouraged to come in fancy dress!

• Journey on board the Halloween Train, lasting approx one hour.
• Halloween Activity Bag (Crayons, Activity Sheet, Selfie Frame and Selfie Props).
• Come face-to-face with with spooktacular characters as they tell ghost stories and frightful tales along the way! Hold on tight you might get a fright!

Three spooky services will run each evening on the 26, 27 & 28 October at 18:00, 19:30 and 21:00 lasting approximately one hour. Adult and Child Tickets cost £20 per person and advance booking is required.

This is recommended for children aged 5 to 12 years old. The 21:00 service will also be made a little more frightful with additional scares, so beware!!
North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Santa Specials
Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20 December 2017
North Yorkshire Moors Railway - Grosmont
Join Santa and his special helpers on a magical adventure aboard the Santa Express, which will take you on a festive journey you won’t forget!

Departing from Grosmont Station, the Santa Specials bring Christmas to life and give children the chance to meet the legendary man himself in his grotto on board the train. They will be able to tell him what they would like to open on Christmas morning - providing they’ve managed to keep themselves off the naughty list this year!

Age appropriate present for each child.
Approx. 75 minute journey on board the Santa Express.
Christmas Activity Bag (Crayons, Activity Sheet, Selfie Frame and Selfie Props).
Mince Pie, Hot Drink & Alcoholic Tipple for each adult.
Experience Santa’s on-board Grotto.

Adults £21, Child £21 (aged from 12 months - 15 years old), Pre-Book Tickets Only. Tickets

Ryedale Festival Launch Concert
Friday 16 March 2018
Pickering Parish Church, YO18 7BE
Arod Quartet

Mendelssohn – String Quartet in E minor (op. 44, no. 2)
Webern – Langsamer Satz
Beethoven – String Quartet in F major (op. 59, no. 1)

The Ryedale Festival season opens with music of deep happiness: the high spirits of a quartet Mendelssohn composed shortly after the birth of his first child, followed by the lush romanticism of a magical early piece by Webern, conceived during a country walk with his lover and breathing an air of contentment and oneness with nature. The outstanding Arod Quartet then turn to the first of Beethoven’s famous Razumovsky quartets, an epic work famous for the solemn grandeur of its slow movement which Beethoven called ‘a weeping willow or acacia tree on my brother’s grave’.

After the concert, the festival’s Artistic Director Christopher Glynn will introduce the programme for the 2018 Ryedale Festival

This is one of 3 events forming the Ryedale Festival Spring Weekend 2018

Price - £20.00
Weekend Pass for all three events (Please ring box office) - £50.00
Under 25's reduced prices- See website

01751 475777

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