Suzanne Knowles the owner and proprietor of Jakes has teemed up with OnTSofa to share musical acts in an intimate dining experience - for those who haven't heard of OnTSofa they are a 2 man team of Ben Davis and Jason Odle who's unique idea is to help artists starting out to produce a Youtube Vidio "OnTSofa" this is done with no effects or studio tweeking - with their now considerable following all over the world this can make the career of budding artists. Esmee Denters is a perfect example of an artist who has made it without the initial help of the big recording companies - regularly taping herself and self publishing on YouTube - She now has a considerable following all over the world with top 10 hits all over Europe and a Number 3 in the UK we are proud and pleased to welcome her and her fellow artists Skinny Living and Fabian Belassie to this up and coming venue.
Tickets from - http://jakesunplugged.bigcartel.com
Harrogate's dedicated round table team have pulled together a super selection of Beers for their 24th Annual Round Table Beer Festival.
Tickets are from £15 which includes 8 pints of Beer, a tasting notes booklet and commemorative glass.
All Barrels are sponsored by a local business and all funds go towards various local charities with over £42,000 raised in 2013 - so what better way to raise funds than to raise a pint of beer?
Dates are 27th, 28th and 29th of March and there are still rooms available at The Crown Hotel which is the venue for this event at time of posting - if they are full there are lots of other B&B's and Hotels within a short walk.
Also during the evening there will be quality live entertainment at The Crown so you can make the festival into a weekend getaway.
See http://www.harrogatebeerfestival.co.uk/ for more information.
New for 2014 Lilly's is extending their menu on a Saturday Evening - with selected items and a limited number of places - pre booking is essential.
Roast Garlic & Butternut Squash Soup with Tomato Salsa
Home-made Chicken Liver Pate with Caramelised Onion Marmalade
Oriental Duck Salad
Chicken Leek and Mushroom Pie
Traditional English Steak & Ale Pie
Creamy Fish Pie
Herb Mashed Potato
and Selection of Fresh seasonal Vegetables
And to follow
Summer Fruit Crumble with Custard Sauce
Home-made Lemon Cheesecake
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Toffee sauce and Whipped Cream
(The Menu is inspired by national Pie Week)
Gates open for this new event at 10am -5pm but with all the fabulous activities which are all included in the ticket price you would wish it was a whole weekend!
Activities which will be available during the day and included in the ticket price include
Aegis -Martial Arts & Leadership Academy - Health & Fitness
Animals in Tuition - Drop in for a small animal handling experience
Artbox - using recycled materials to make Rosette Badges
Bike Track People - Jump it, Pump it, Ride it!
British Army - Climbing Wall
British Horseracing Education & Standards Trust - have a go on an equiciser and learn about the background to horse racing.
Bread making - Have a go at making a loaf of bread
British Wood Carving Association - Have a go at Wood Carving
Cakefairy - interactive baking workshop
Calves - real live calves
Crafts - Workshops held in the woods
Dragon Willow - Make a Willow Structure
Easter Egg Decoration - design and decorate and easter egg
Easter Treasure Hunt - search for clues to win a prize
Ferretworld - Arena show with children's participation
Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group - static horse riding on a mechanical horse
Forest skills - Fun in the Woods
Fruitscape - Planting exercises
Fun 4 Hire - 2 soft play areas
Hatch It! - Chicken Facts - And watch chicks Hatch!
Hazel Brow Farm - Selection of Farm animals to see and touch
Horses for Children - interaction with pony's
Huckleberries - facepainting
Jewellery Making - themed jewellery for easter
Ladies in Pigs - Cooking and tasting Pork Dishes
Lunch Box Theatre - story time for children and colouring
Madame Zucchini - Fun with vegetables
Make a Wish Entertainment - Stage show and The Wool Story
Marko's Circus Skills - Learn to Juggle
Middleton Park Equestrian Centre - Pony Rides
Music - have a go with musical instruments
National Vintage Tractor & Engine Club - display of vintage tractors
National Gamekeepers Organisation
North Yorkshire Sport - Variety of Sporting activities
Patanavac Gundogs - Display of Gun Dogs
Pigs and Piglets
Pulpitations - Paper Making
Ripon Farm Services - selling clothes and farm toys
Rope Maker - Learn a traditional craft
Ryedale Folk Museum - Have a go at Rag Rugging
Show off Chefs - Breadmaking demonstrations
SMJ Falconry - see and touch falcons and owls
Starbeck Cone Exchange - creative play with a spring time theme
The Bee Loft - have a go at rag rugging
The happy Spinster - spinning knitting and crochet
The Food Chain - explanation of farming methods and butchery demos
The Pizza Farm - make your own pizza
World Carrot Museum - fun facts about carrots and activities
York chocolate story - chocolate lolly making sessions
York & District Guild of weavers - Spinning weaving and Knitting
Yorkshire Saddlery - make a leather keyring
Yorkshire Trails - trail based around the area of the show.
For more information and to book tickets check out http://springtimelive.co.uk/
Tuesday 18th March 2014 Standard Raceday - Midweek racing First Race: 1.40pm Last Race: 4.45pm
Friday 28th March 2014 Standard Raceday - Wear A Hat Friday - in aid of Brain Tumour Research First Race: 2.00pm Last Race: 5.00pm
Sunday 13th April 2014 Feature Raceday - Family Day First Race: 2.20pm Last Race: 5.35pm
Tuesday 22nd April 2014 Standard Raceday - Midweek racing First Race: 2.10pm Last Race: 5.25pm
Thursday 22nd May 2014 Standard Raceday - Midweek Racing First Race: 2.00pm Last Race: 5.15pm
http://www.wetherbyracing.co.uk/ for tickets
The food and wine place is owned by Catherine Ward-Brown and award winning Sommelier - new for 2014 is the Wednesday night wine club, try 3 new wines from different regions, styles and types.
Fish and Chip Fridays - last Friday of every month - Lunchtime includes tea or coffee, evenings includes a pint of Yorkshire Sparkle or glass of house wine. Smaller serving £7.95 Large serving £9.95
This information was current as of 24 Feb 2014 - this is subject to change and I would check with
The Yorkshire Show Ground sometimes known as the Yorkshire Events Centre hosts a variety of events throughout the year, on the same site is also the pavilions of Harrogate which is a multi purpose building suitable for weddings, meetings - both areas have virtually unlimited parking.
Sunday 2nd March Spring Dub VW Show
Thurs 6th March Feather, Smailes & Scales Property Auction
Thus 6th & 7th March - Toolfair and Elex
Fri 14th-15th March - Harrogate Premier Book Fair
Sat 15th March - North Yorkshire County Record Office Local and Family History Day
Sat 15th-16th March - Great Northern Papercrafts Extravaganza
Sun 16th March - Wedding Open Day
Fri 21st-23rd March - Antiques and Fine Art Fair
Thur 27th March - The Hewden Auction
Fri 28th-30th March - The Great Yorkshire Motorhome and Caravan Sale
Sat 29th March - The Harrogate Lace Event 2014
Sun 6th-8th April - British Craft Trade Fair
Sat 12th-13th April Staithes Group Exhibition
Sun 13th April - Springtime Live
Sat 19th April - Black & White Studio 54 Charity Ball
Thurs 24th-27th April - Spring Flower Show
Sat 26th April - Blossom Ball for St Gemma's Hospice
Mon 28th April - Yorkshire Business Market 2014
Thurs 8th May - Feather, Smailes & Scales Property Auction
Fri 9th-11th May - Model Engineering & Modelling exhibition
Thurs 15th May - Evening with Andrew Burgess
Sat 17th May - St Michael's Big Top Ball
Sun 18th May - NCT Nearly New Sale & Early Years Exhibition
Sat 24th-25th May Yorkshire Antiques & Art fair
Thurs 29th May - Protruck Auctions - Tipex 14 Auction
Sun 8th June - The Yorkshire Wedding Sale
Fri 20th-22nd June - Antiques & Fine Arts Sale
Sun 22nd-23rd June Harrogate Speciality Food Show & Deliciously Yorkshire Event
Sat 28th June - Harrogate Hockey Club Centenary Ball
Tues 8th-10th July - Great Yorkshire Show
Thurs 17th July - Feather, Smailes & Scales property Auction
Sun 3rd August - Shetland Pony Breed Show
Fri 8th-10th August - TR register & Stag owners club weekend
Thurs 14th August - Motability One Big Day
Fri 15th-Sat 16th August - Cheffins Vintage Sale
Sat 16th-17th August - Rock, Gem & Bead Show
Fri 29th-31st August - Great Northern Quilt Show
Fri 29th-31st August - Great Northern Needlecraft Show
Sat 6th-7th September - Great British Wool Weekend
Thurs 2nd October - Feather, Smailes & Scales Property Auction
Sat 18th-19th October - Countryside Live
Friday 31st-Sun 2nd October/Nov - Antiques & Fine Art Fair
Thurs 6th-9th November - Crafts for Chirstmas
Wed 12th November - Bonhams Collectors Motor Cars
Sat 15th-16th Novmber - Yorkshire Antiques & Art Fair
Thurs 4th December - Feather Smailes & Scales Property Auction
Information correct as of 3rd of Feb 2014 - may be subject to change so I would check your event's web site for the most up to date info.
Yorkshire Event Centre - http://eventcentre.co.uk/
Pavilions of Harrogate - http://pavilionsofharrogate.co.uk/
The Yorkshire Meatball Co. is bursting onto the Harrogate restaurant scene launching on the 28th of February - pledging themselves to the prevention of boring cuisine!
7 Station Bridge, Harrogate
The Yorkshire Chauffer company provides an excellent service with local drivers who are experts in all the best places to eat and see. This is an excellent option for any overseas visitors who potentially don't have a way to get round the less accessible areas of the Yorkshire Dales - Just relax and let Howard and Darren take care of everything.
This small (but perfectly formed) local company does full or half day bespoke Dales tours, wedding drop offs, point to point race day drop offs with a hamper service included to make sure you get the most out of your day. It also means if you wish to stop of at a traditional pub or visit one of our fabulous breweries - drinking and driving is not something you need to worry about.
Howard and Darren also provide a fully qualified loading service for shooting parties and because they use 4X4's they can take you to any part of the shoot you need to be in to get the best out of your day (hampers also available for this package)
http://yorkshirechauffeur.wix.com/home for more information
4th March - Celebrate Mardi Gras with Eugene Farrar & Frank Brooker
11th March - Jenny Smith & John Taylor
18th March - Kate Peters & Rod Mason
25th March - Sarah Brickel & Derrick Harris
1st April - Tessa Smith & Stu MacDonald
8th April - Nicola Farnon & Rich Jevons
For further info phone Keith Jevons on 07712483403
£3.00 for tickets.
Kimberley Wilson & Simon Storer
owners and operators of The Camberley