Find out What’s Happening in Yorkshire – April 2018 with this selection of events taking place across the region:
Harrogate Flower Show: 26th – 29th April
Taking place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, the Harrogate Spring Flower show has been rated the UK’s best gardening event by Which.
This horticultural extravaganza includes show gardens, secret sheds, floral art and the Feast! Food Theatre.
Whitby Goth Weekend: 27th – 29th April
The Whitby Goth Weekend was founded back in 1994 and is one of the best known (and well-loved) alternative music festivals around.
As well as an array of music, the event also hosts the Bizarre Bazaar (great name) – an alternative market with more than 100 stalls.
This event has a great atmosphere and is well-worth a visit – if only to admire some of the amazing outfits on display.
Sci Fi Scarborough: 21st – 22nd April
If comic books are more your thing, head along to Sci Fi Scarborough at The Spa Complex. You’ll find artists, writers, music and stalls all dedicated to the world of science fiction.
Yorkshire’s Jurassic World: Open now
This fabulous new exhibition celebrates the world of dinosaurs and is a perfect choice for a family day out. Yorkshire’s Jurassic World brings dinosaurs to life with VR headsets, life sized models and Alan – the vertebra from the largest sauropod dinosaur ever discovered.
York Fashion Week: 16th – 22nd April
This celebration of the world of fashion takes place across the city of York from the 16th April. It supports independent and high street brands along with fashion designers from the city. You’ll find runway shows, showcases and exhibitions.
Skipton Beer Festival: 12th – 14th April
Choose from 70 real ales to sample at the Skipton Beer Festival at Ermysted’s Grammar School. It’s completely free for CAMRA members and alongside the real ales you’ll find bottled beers, real ciders and perries.
Thirsk Racecourse Opening Meeting – 21st April
The racing year at Thirsk Racecourse gets underway with a race meeting on the 21st April. Whether you choose to go in the Premier or Family enclosure, you’ll get an exhilarating day of racing. There are Champagne & Seafood and Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea packages if you want to treat yourself.
Gorgeous Cottages are the booking agents for a range of Yorkshire Holiday Cottages. If you need any help planning a short break or holiday, give the team a call on 01642 263 249.