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September Events & Activities

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

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Kilnsey Show - the Dales' foremost agricultural show with dry stone walling, produce, handicrafts, horticulture, equestrian events, fell races and harness racing.Food, refreshments and amusements for all the family.

Overground Underground Festival – A Festival of the Ingleborough Dales - A festival celebrating the wonderful landscape, culture, history, geology and ecology of the Ingleborough Mountain area.This community led event offers an unusual and diverse range of activities and demonstrations, many of them family friendly, allowing you to experience this exciting landscape in traditional and unexpected ways. This year’s events include walking, mountain biking, art exhibitions, open gardens, talks, history, flowers, mosses, caving, climbing, music, food and much more. There is something for everyone.

The Moorcock Show - is one of the oldest and leading sheep shows in the Yorkshire Dales, held by the Moorcock agricultural society. See and learn about breeds such as Swaledale, blue faced Leicester's and Rough Fell sheep. Have a great day out looking at  vintage tractors, joining in the competitions and meeting the sheep. Also buy local produce from local stalls.  

Yorkshire Three Peaks - 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.

Ripon International Festival - Each year we welcome renowned orchestras and distinguished performers from all over the world to Ripon and its environs - an area rich in history and natural beauty. Come and enjoy the complete artistic experience: glorious music, magnificent architecture, atmosphere, in historic buildings and beautiful countryside. From baroque and lieder to the great romantic symphonies, folk to brass, drama to literary celebrities, there's something for everyone.

Bowes Agricultural Show - located in an ideal rural and picturesque area Bowes Show can be found easily with access from the A66 at Bowes village. Bowes Show always has that great traditional atmosphere and makes agreat family day out.

The Harrogate Autumn Flower Show - The show will host some exciting new show gardens, plenty of live demonstrations, the stunning flower halls, cookery theatre, floral art, 'Gardening with Nature' and The Garden Roadshow.Something for everyone, the show is a great place to come and learn how to make the most of your garden and enjoy the great outdoors. Taste some local produce with foods from across the region, treat your garden with some great shopping and enjoy the entertainment.

Otley Folk Festival - Otley lies in picturesque Wharfedale on the A660 six miles from Ilkley and ten from Leeds (Menston Railway Station 1 mile). The town is well equipped with shops, restaurants, take-aways and supermarkets as well as the Friday/Saturday market. The festival has plenty of venues in pubs and clubs plus various rooms and back-yards around the town - there is always something to entertain the growing band of eager folk festival followers. The campsite at Knotsford Nook is open from the Thursday evening and is equipped with toilets, washing facilities, catering outlet and security. The venues for the event will include The Methodist Hall, Korks Wine Bar, The Courthouse, Rugby Club and Cricket Club. There's music and also dance troupes, Morris, workshops, real ale and much more.

York Food and Drink Festival - Set in and around the City's many amazing historic venues.The Festival's main focus is Yorkshire food and drink. Visitors to the York Food Festival will find two principle elements, Parliament Street (free entry) consists of the markets, demonstration area, beer tent and information point - we also enclose the city's fountain in Parliament Street with a marquee and make this an evening venue for events. Secondly there is both a day time and evening programme of events in York Guildhall, Mansion House and in venues across the York.

Nidderdale Agricultural Show  - Truly a show for everyone with many other events and attractions.This years Nidderdale Show proved an outstanding success certainly being one many people will be talking about for weeks to come, especially as it will be televised in Oct/Nov on Channel 4 as part of Kirsty Allsop's Handmade Britain series.Kirsty and the team from Channel 4 have been busy filming for the last couple of weeks prior to the show getting specialists local to the area to guide her with her entries for the Nidderdale Show produce competitions.