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June 2017   View All Events
Thursday, 1st June 2017
Stephen Hough - Solo Piano
Venue: Influence Church, Victoria Road
Time: 19.30
A first Swaledale Festival appearance by this superstar of the piano who presents a contrasting programme of great works for the instrument.

Adult £18, under 25 £3.
Please book through the Swaledale Festival website or by calling 01748 880018.
Tickets available from 27 March.

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Friday, 2nd June 2017
My Sweet Patootie
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
My Sweet Patootie is contemporary roots and ragtime at its best.



It brings tight harmonies, monstrous guitar, sizzling fiddle and percussion together in one perfect package.

Founded in 2007 by Canadian Folk Music Award winners Sandra Swannell and Terry Young, the trio has a growing international reputation.

From humorous original swing to funky fiddle-tunes to exquisite ballads, their vintage-style song writing is rooted in folk, Americana and jazz; heavily influenced by the likes of Chet Atkins, Lenny Breau, Les Paul and Mary Ford, and the Andrews Sisters. Throw in a penchant for light-hearted satire and their love of artists like Patsy Cline and Hank Williams, and you get a show that has been described as two parts exemplary musicianship and one part vaudeville comedy.

Tickets from £8 to £16 (includes £1 restoration levy).

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Saturday, 3rd June 2017
Rapscallion
Venue: St Michael's Church, Downholme.
Time: 16.00
The Dales-based group presents a mix of contemporary & traditional folk songs & instrumentals.

Adult £8, under 25 £3.
Please book through the Swaledale Festival website or by calling 01748 880018.
Tickets available from 27 March.

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Sunday, 4th June 2017
Chic Vintique Fair
Venue: Richmond Town Hall
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Love vintage & retro? You'll find a wide range of traders selling everything from quirky vintage to that perfect gift or collectable.

Entry is free

There is a small lift available to the right of the main entrance, clearly signposted

M: 07702 160617

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Monday, 5th June 2017
John Scott Whitely - Organ Recital
Venue: St Mary’s Church
Time: 16.00
The celebrated organist marks the hundredth birthday of his predecessor at York Minster - Dr Francis Jackson.

Adult £8, under 25 £3.
Please book through the Swaledale Festival website or by calling 01748 880019.
Tickets available from 27 March.

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Monday, 5th June 2017
National Youth Jazz Orchestra
Venue: Influence Church, Victoria Road
Time: 19.30
Young Artists Platform - A night of thrilling music from twenty of the finest young jazz musicians in Britain.

Adult £18, under 25 £3.
Please book through the Swaledale Festival website or by calling 01748 880019.
Tickets available from 27 March.

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Thursday, 8th June 2017
The Loves of Mars and Venus (or Mr Weaver's Dramatick Entertainment)
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 4.00pm - 5.00pm
This event is part of The Swaledale Festival.

Celebrating the 300th anniversary of the world’s first ballet, performed at Drury Lane Theatre in 1717, this enchanting production tells the story of John Weaver’s heroic struggle to create his groundbreaking dance drama in a theatre world which saw dance as a frivolous side show.

The magic and excitement of early 18th century theatre is evoked by an actor portraying Weaver and his stage character Vulcan, baroque dancers playing Venus and Mars, and an on-stage ensemble performing contemporary music by Lully, Purcell, William Croft and Jeremiah Clarke. The production includes original 18th century choreographies and splendid baroque costumes.

Tickets for this event are available from The Georgian Theatre Royal box office only, and not from Swaledale Festival.

Tickets from £12 to £16 with under 19s half price (includes £1 restoration levy).

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Thursday, 8th June 2017
Workshop - Summer hand-tied arrangement
Venue: The Flower Studio, 14 Finkle Street, Richmond
Time: 11am - 1pm
Create a beautiful hand-tied arrangement

Work with the best of the beautiful English country garden flowers, you will be amazed at what you can create. All flowers, foliage and materials are provided and you will take home your beautiful and unique creation. Refreshments will be served. Booking essential as numbers are limited. £40, call 01748 824144 to book.

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Thursday, 8th June 2017
Guided Walk: Flora of Lower Swaledale
Venue: Yorke Square Car Park, Richmond Green
Time: 11.00
3 miles of mainly easy walking with Robert Hall from Yoredale Natural History Society.

Adult £7, under 25 £3.
Please book through the Swaledale Festival website or by calling 01748 88001.
Tickets available from 27 March.
There are some stiles & muddy sections on the route.
The walk follows the river bank & the old railway trackbed to Easby.
Well behaved dogs on leads are permitted. Please bring a picnic.

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Friday, 9th June 2017 - Sunday, 18th June 2017
St Marys Church Flower Festival
Venue: St Mary’s Church
Flower Festival - theme to be announced.

St.Marys Church, Richmond is to hold a Flower Festival. Plans are in hand for a weeks event commencing on Friday 9th June 2017 with a preview evening followed on Saturday 10th June 2017 when there will be an official opening to launch the event.
It is hoped that local schools, organisations and businesses will want to be involved with the event. The theme is still to be announced.
The week will culminate with a Service of Thanksgiving on Sunday 18 June 2017 when all those participating will be invited to contribute and/or attend the service.

Local businesses and organisations will be approached in the coming months to establish if they would like to participate and present, sponsor or donate to an arrangement.

Flower Arrangers and volunteer helpers, if you are interested in contributing in any way Katrina Templeton would love to hear from you. Contact details are: katrina.templeton@gmx.co.uk or Tele: 01748449300

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Saturday, 10th June 2017
Winning with Laughter - Cartoonists and The Great War
Venue: The Green Howards Museum
Time: 7pm
with Lucinda Gosling from The Mary Evans Picture Library.

Find out about the craze for cartoons during World War One.
£4 (includes a drink and viewing of Humour from Horror exhibition)

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Monday, 12th June 2017
The Fable of the Good Fellow
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
A production by The Georgian Theatre Royal Youth Theatre.

The Trickster figure has been the subject of stories in every culture since the beginning of time. In this fable, Robin Goodfellow wreaks havoc on the 9 o'clock train from York to London and teaches the passengers more than one lesson along the way.

Tickets £9

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Tuesday, 13th June 2017
The Myth of the Richmond Drummer Boy
Venue: The Georgian Theatre Royal
Time: 7.30pm
A production by The Georgian Theatre Royal Youth Theatre.

A fresh take on Richmond’s very own myth! Young soldiers from a nearby garrison can’t help but explore the grounds of the castle and convince their plucky drummer boy to delve into a tiny passageway searching for a secret path.

Tickets £9

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Saturday, 17th June 2017
Cheese and Wine evening
Venue: The Green Howards Museum
Time: 7pm
With The Wensleydale Creamery and Lewis and Cooper.

£20
01748 826561

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Saturday, 17th June 2017
Wine and Cheese Evening
Venue: The Green Howards Museum
Time: 7pm to 10.30pm
with Lewis and Cooper, and The Wensleydale Creamery.

Enjoy sampling cheeses and partner wines at this special event in the museum's stunning Normanby Room.

£20
01748 826561

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