What's on in Yorkshire - May 2018 - Gorgeous Cottages
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What’s on in Yorkshire – May 2018

There’s so much happening in Yorkshire this month. Take a look at what’s on in Yorkshire in May 2018!

Le Tour de Yorkshire – 3rd – 6th May

One of the highlights of the sports calendar in Yorkshire. 4 days of top cycling through the gorgeous Yorkshire countryside.

Musicport on the Moors in Goathland – 4th – 7th May

Taking place at The Hut in Goathland, this 4-day event includes world music, workshops and activities.

Holmfirth Festival of Folk, 11th – 13th May

This fabulous festival in Holmfirth includes dancing, street entertainment and music. A great community event with local business and schools getting involved.

Dante Festival at York Racecourse – 16th – 18th May

The first race meeting of the year at York Racecourse. Always a great day out and you may even back a winner!

Haworth 1940s Weekend, 19th – 20th May

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This popular event takes place every year in the lovely village of Haworth. Expect 1940s dress, dancing and even some famous faces from the era.

Yorkshire Game and Country Fair, Scampston Hall -19th – 20th May

Enjoy the best of the countryside at the annual Yorkshire Game and Country Fair. Activities include dog shows and a vintage tractor display.

Ripon Racecourse Family Day, 20th May

This traditional Sunday Family Day at Ripon Races includes a circus, Punch and Judy, bouncy castles and of course horse racing!

Malton Food Lover’s Festival, 26th – 27th May

Malton has delivered a reputation as a foodie hotspot with their monthly market. This year’s line up includes demonstrations by Tommy Banks, Michael O’Hare and Andrew Pern – it’s free to attend too!

The StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival 26th – 28th May

Taking place at the Great Yorkshire Showground, this event mixes gorgeous street food with all the fun of the fair. Vintage carousels, a helter skelter and swing boats are amongst the rides to try.

Swaledale Festival – 26th May – 9th June

This annual festival includes top music, arts and walking throughout Swaledale and beyond with lots of Yorkshire Dales venues (both big and small) hosting events.

WalkFest 2018, North York Moors, 27th – 29th May

WalkFest is a North York Moors walking festival that includes a selection of guided walks taking place over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Gorgeous Cottages are the booking agents for a range of Yorkshire Holiday Cottages. If you need any help and advice planning your next short break or holiday, give us a call on 01642 263 249.

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