If you are wondering what to do in Yorkshire during January, fear not as we have found a great selection of events taking place.
Goathland Plough Slots – 13th January
You’ll find sword dancers (with traditional long swords) dancing around the pretty North York Moors village of Goathland in this traditional ‘Day of the Dance’ event.
Big Garden Birdwatch, Sutton Bank – 27th – 28th January
Part of a nationwide event, this is a great chance to get out and spot a variety of birds up close. There will be daily bird counts, children’s craft activities and nature trails.
Redcar and Cleveland’s Winter Walking Festival, 29th January – 4th February
Explore this scenic part of the world with a series of specially organised walks including a Nordic Walk on Saltburn Beach and the Guisborough Three Peaks. Booking is essential if you would like to join in.
Winnie the Pooh Day, Settle Stories, Settle Market Place, 20th January
Celebrate ‘Winnie The Pooh Day’ with stories, crafts and an inside picnic at The Joinery on Settle’s Market Square. Kids will love this fun-filled afternoon!
Oh Wise Owl Art Trail, Beningbrough Hall, Weekends in January and February
Find 14 owl-inspired sculptures on this trail throughout the pretty gardens at Beningburgh Hall.
Sleeping Beauty, Frazer Theatre, Knaresborough, 18th – 27th Jan
It’s not too late to attend a panto – oh no it isn’t – as the Knaresborough Players will be putting on a family production of Sleeping Beauty in this pretty Yorkshire market town.
Comedy in the Dark, Robin Hoods Bay, 27th January
There’s an evening of comedy with a difference at the Secret Seaview Café. All the jokes will be delivered in complete darkness (to heighten other senses) in this converted chapel in Robin Hoods Bay.
Do you know of an event that we haven’t included? Let us know in the comments section.
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