Whats on: Your guide to events in and around the Harrogate district area across the next seven days.

Knaresborough Choral Society concert on Saturday, December 16 at King James's School: 'A Baroque Christmas'.
Knaresborough Choral Society concert on Saturday, December 16 at King James's School: 'A Baroque Christmas'.

Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, December 14 to Wednesday, December 20?



Theatre: Beauty and the Beast panto at Harrogate Theatre. Until January 21.

event: Street Party at Montpellier Quarter with late night shopping, live music, food and drink in aid of Beat charity. 5-8pm.

Exhibition: 45 RPM exhibition of 60s music icons by Christian Furr and Gered Mankowitz at RedHouse Originals, 15 Cheltenham Mount. Until December 16.

Music: Harrogate Jazz with vocalist Jennie Hammond + Brendan Duffy + the Andy Cholerton Trio at The Squinting Cat. 8.15pm.

Music: Porkies Prime Cuts Yuletide Vinyl Records Party at 10 Devonshire Place. 7pm.

Music: Acoustic jam session hosted by Ade Payne at Charlies Place, Otley Road. 8pm. Weekly,

Music: Live music with The Resonators at the Blues Bar.

Music: Karaoke at the Hales Bar.

Music: Acoustic night at the St Roberts Social Club, Roberts Street. Second and fourth Thursdays of the month. 8-10.30pm.


Event: Christmas Party with dinner at The Engine Shed. 7pm-1am. Also Friday and Saturday.

Cinema: Wetherby Film Theatre - Star Wars: The last Jedi Thurs 7.30pm, Fri 4pm and 7.30pm, Sat 2.30pm and 7.30pm, Sun 4pm and 7.30pm, Mon 2.30pm and 7.30pm.


Coffee Morning: Ripon Community Link Christmas coffee morning and tombola in Ripon Town Hall 10am-noon.


Event: Brothers Grimm fairy tale themed Christmas market and entertainment extravaganza at Kirkstall Abbey. Horticap have provided the forest setting. Runs until December 21.



Music: Magic of Motown at the Royal Hall.

Music: Dr Brown at the Blues Bar.

Music: Reggae with Majesty at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Pateley Bridge

Event: Late night shopping on the High Street.


Cinema: The Graduate at Ripley Town Hall.


Dance: Sibby will be calling for the Highside Folk Dance Club at Littlethorpe Village Hall 8-10.30pm. Further details 01765 604354.


Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Fri-Thurs 7.30pm.



Concert: Harrogate Christmas Concert with HSO + HCS at Harrogate Convention Centre.

Music: Brighouse & Rastrick Band + Harrogate G&S Society at the Royal Hall,

Music: The Jed Thomas Blues Band at the Blues Bar.

Music: Acoustic night with Rob Reynolds at The Den, Cambridge Street.


Music: The Spikedrivers at Ripley Town Hall.

Boston Spa

Music: Jazz in the Spa at the village hall.


Music: Male/female covers duo Sounds Like Us at The Fox. 8pm.


Coffee Morning: Action for Children coffee morning at Wetherby Methodist Church Centre, 9.30am-12.30pm.

fair: Wetherby Antique and Collectors Fair at the town hall, market place. Free admission. Browse buy and sell 01937 582803.


Music: The Cross Keys, Cheapside - Black Ice (Rock covers) 9pm.

Concert: Knaresborough Choral Society concert at King James’s School 7.30pm ‘A Baroque Christmas’. Tickets available on the door, doors open 7pm.


Dance: Christmas Ceilidh at All Hallowgate Methodist Church Hall, Victoria Grove, Ripon. Further details from Janet Barclay, 01765 604354.



Concert: Rock Up To Christmas 2017 with Rock Up & Sing at Royal Hall.

Music: Acoustic open mic with Ade Payne at the Hales Bar. 4.30pm. Also Wednesday.

Music: Harrogate Jazz with vocalist Cherie Gears + the Andy Cholerton Trio at the Harrogate Arms, Parliament Street. 7.30pm.

Music: Blues Bar presents Stax (3pm), Oblivion (6pm) & Bar Steward Sons of Val Doonican. (9pm).

Music: Martin Rose hosts acoustic session at The Regency.


Event: Christmas musical ‘Song of Christmas’ to be performed at 10am at Pannal Methodist Church.


Music: The Cross Keys, Cheapside - Christmas Northern Soul disco with DC 4-8pm.


Concert: Ripon St Cecllia Orchestra’s Christmas Spectacular at Tennants. 4pm. Tickets from The Garden Rooms at Tennants, Little Ripon Bookshop & at www.st-cecilia.org.uk



Music: Open Mic Night with Martin Rose at The Blues Bar.

Film: Harrogate Film Society presents The Eagle Huntress at Ashville College. Mulled wine and mince pies. 7pm.


Event: Whist Drive at the Magnet Sports Club, Tadcaster 7.30pm. Great prizes, raffle and refreshments,



Music: The Bon Jovi Experience at the Royal Hall.

Music: Harrogate Jazz with the Blues Dudes at The Empress on the Stay. 8.15pm.

Music: Christmas Cracker at The Knox, Knox Lane. 7pm.

Music: Acoustic at Blues Bar.

Choir: Stray Sound Ladies barbershop choir at Starbeck Methodist Church. 7.30-9.30pm. Contact Sue Lynch at suelynch443@gmail.com



Event: Poems, Prose & Pints with guest poet Katherine Crocker at North Bar (upstairs room). 7.30pm.

Music: The Paul Middleton Angst Band at the Blues Bar.

Music: Matt Anderson’s Acoustic Underground + guests at Retro bar, Commercial Street.


Carols: Family Carol Concert on Wetherby Town Hall steps 7.30-8.30pm.


Music: The Cross Keys carol concert with Knaresborough Silver Band 6.30pm.