April Events & Activities

Review what's on in April in the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire:

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Flowers of the Dales Festival - will include a fantastic range of more than 130 activities and events, all linked to wildflowers, wildflower habitats and the species they support. Look out for fungi, butterfly, moth, honey bee and bug events as well as talks on how you can get involved in monitoring and recording bumblebee species. 

Harrogate International Youth Festival - Offers groups and ensembles of young musicians and dancers the chance to perform in some of the UK's most prestigious and historic venues. Ranging from the newly refurbished Royal Hall to unique outdoor venues such as the ruins of Fountains Abbey, we offer performance opportunities unlike any other.

York Chocolate Festival - York reclaims its rightful title of the Home of Chocolate and an indulgent celebration of the industry, chocolate lovers, artisan chocolatiers, museums and attractions share a piece of York's chocolate history.  

Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge - The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes in the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, usually in this order, and in under 12 hours. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble. Full support is provided on our events.

Harrogate Spring Flower Show - See over 100 leading horticultural nurseries gathered together for the Harrogate Spring Flower Show, all exhibiting and competing for Best in Show and the NEHS Trophy. The Wakefield & North of England Tulip Society joins the Daffodil Society to put on two spectacular shows in the Plant Societies' Marquee. Pick up tips from professional garden designers and revel in the heady scents of the Floristry and Flower Arrangement Marquee. There is good natured competition to take home the prized trophy from the 14 flower arrangement and 6 floristry classes.

Skipton Beer Festival - Organised by the local branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) the festival will offer British real ales, cider, perry, bottled foreign beers, British wines, food, souvenir merchandise and CAMRA membership offers. Milds will be featured with the Mild Trail.