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

Royal Hall Open Day 10am-4pm on Thursday, February 15. Guided tours 11am and 2.30pm.
Royal Hall Open Day 10am-4pm on Thursday, February 15. Guided tours 11am and 2.30pm.
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Looking for something to do in and around the Harrogate district from Thursday, February 15 to Wednesday, February 21?

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15

Harrogate

Theatre: The Jungle Book at Harrogate Theatre.

Panto: Pannal Players present Little Red Ridin in Da Hood panto at the village hall. Until February 17.

Open day: Royal Hall Open Day 10am-4pm. Free admittance. Guided tours 11am and 2.30pm.

Exhibition: 21st Century Realism: An Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings by Andrian Melka, Paul Reid and Mark Demsteader at 108 Fine Art, Cold Bath Road.

Music: Keyboard king Dan Burnett (soul, funk and more) at The Knox, Knox Lane.

Music: Live music with Scapegoat Kelly at the Blues Bar.

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

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

Music: Weekly karaoke at the Hales Bar from 9pm.

Music: Music at The Manhattan features Howard Beaumont 7.30pm. Admission £6, free to new visitors.

Quiz: Christie’s Bar Quiz from 8.30pm. £1 entry.

Arkendale

Event: Half term activities at Rabbit Hill Country Store and Rural Supplies - Let’s get creatice and wild bird workshops.

Ripon

Sale: Save the Children annual nearly new sale at Hugh Ripley Hall, Skellbank, HG4 2PT 10.30am-4pm. Also on Friday 10.30am-4pm and Saturday 10am-noon.

Pateley Bridge

Theatre: Pateley Bridge Dramatic Society presents Mother Goose at The Playhouse 7.30pm. On until Sunday, February 18. Visit www.pateleyplayhouse.co.uk for tickets.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Harrogate

Concert: Soul Legends tribute at the Royal Hall.

Concert: Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra at Harrogate Theatre.

Music: Reggae/ska music from The MG Band at Monteys Rock Café, The Ginnel. 8pm.

Music: Bad Penny at the Blues Bar.

Dance: Latin Fury Dance Party at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Music: A Night with The Rat Pack & Legends of Swing at St George Hotel. Tickets £25. Tel 01423 561431.

Wetherby

Cinema: Fifty Shades Freed - Fri, Sat, Sun: 7.30pm. Mon & Thurs: 4.30pm. Tues & Wed: 7.30pm. Coco - Fri: 2pm. Sat & Sun: 4.30pm. Early Man - Fri: 4.30pm. Sat & Sun: 2pm. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Mon: 12.30pm, 7.30pm. Tues & Wed: 4.30pm. Thurs: 2pm (Seniors Show), 7.30pm. Visit www.wetherbyfilmtheatre.co.uk.

Thirsk

Cinema: Ritz Cinema Thirsk - The Post. Daily 7.30pm. Wed: 2.30pm. Visit www.ritzcinema.co.uk.

Ripon

Coffee morning: Aglow Ripon at The Wakeman’s House Cafe - Coffee, cake and speakers 9.15-11am.

lecture: The Wakeman Lectures 10am-noon St John’s Bondgate. BBC Wildlife Photographer Dr Michael Leach ‘Humming Birds’. Visit www.wakemanlectures.co.uk

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

Harrogate

comedy: Hyena Comedy Club at Harrogate Theatre.

concert: Soutenus and Suzie Q’s presented by Lynton Academy at the Royal Hall. Until February 18.

Music: Hell Fire Jack album launch party + The Omega Era and Pips at The Regency. 7.30pm.

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

Music: Acoustic music with Biz Denton at The Den, Cambridge Street.

Boston Spa

Music: No Jazz in the Spa at the village hall. Boston Spa Beer Festival.

Bardsey

Sale: Bardsey-cum-Rigton WI Jumble Sale in Bardsey Village Hall 1pm. Entrance 50p.

North staiNley

ceilidh: North Stainley Arts Society presents a ceilidh at the village hall with live music from the Dark Horse band + pie & pea supper. 7.30pm. Tickets from 01765 278605.

Aldborough

Club: Friends of Roman Aldborough talk ‘All roads lead to Aldborough: What the Romans did for Yorkshire’ Dr John Gibbins 2.30pm, Aldborough Village Hall.

Ripon

Event: Find out about the real artful dodgers at Ripon’s Workhouse Museum 2-3pm. Visit www.riponmuseums.co.uk

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Harrogate

Event: Harrogate International Sunday Series presents Steven Osborne at The Old Swan Hotel. 11am.

Music: Live music at the Blues Bar including Austin Gold (3pm), The Harriets (6pm) and Rob Reynolds (9pm).

Music: Martin Rose hosts a weekly acoustic session at The Regency.

Music: Sunday Acoustic Session at the Hales Bar.

Ripon

Music: Acoustic covers from Two Well Worn at The One Eyed Rat. 5pm.

Knaresborough

OPEN GARDEN: Snowdrops and Hellebores at Moor End Farm, Arkendale Road, Staveley, HG5 9JU. Starts 2pm. Further information 01423 3419892.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19

Harrogate

Theatre: John Godber’s Up N Under at Harrogate Theatre. Until February 24.

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

Film: Harrogate Film Society screening of La Famille Belier at Ashville College, Green Lane, 7.45pm. Members free, guests £5 (students £3).

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

Harrogate

Music: Acoustic session at the Blues Bar.

Music: Harrogate Jazz presents The Blues Dudes at the Empress on the Stray with Jon Taylor, Rich Jevons and Ian Shaw. 8.15pm.

Club: Harrogate & District Family History Society meeting 7.30pm in St Paul’s UR Church Hall, Belford Road. Speaker - Jerry Ibbotson ‘Bar Convent in York’.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Harrogate

Event: Poems, Prose & Pints with guest writer Kathleen Strafford at North Bar (upstairs room). 7.30pm.

Concert: The Classic Rock Show presents Guitar Greats (Hendrix, Page, Clapton and more) at the Royal Hall.

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

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