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Free events on offer for Mayfest
27 Apr 27 , 2023 Thursday

Free events on offer for Mayfest

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A host of free entertainment for all the family will be on offer for Richmond's MayFest which runs from Saturday 29 April to Monday 1 May.

The activities will include storytelling, Maypole dancing and music in and around the town centre. There will also be two concerts and two dance events at four ticketed events.

  • Janice Burns & Jon Doran in concert, St Agatha's Church Easby, Saturday 29 April at 5pm.
  • Richmondshire Choral Society in concert, St Mary's Church Richmond, Saturday 29 April at 7.30pm. 
  • Tea Dance with the AB Tea Dance Orchestra, Town Hall, Sunday 30 April at 2pm.
  • Ceilidh with Bland Panic, Richmond School, Sunday 30 April at 7pm.

You can get tickets for all the paid events online at, or in person from the Richmond Information Centre in the Market Hall, or during the weekend itself from the MayFest info point in the Market Place.

Accompanied children under 16 go free to all, while local residents of all ages residing in DL9, DL10 and DL11 get a discount plus free entry to all the events in Richmond Castle, courtesy of English Heritage.

Richmond MayFest is supported by Richmondshire District Council’s Community Investment Fund and the Original Richmond Business and Tourism Association.

For full programme of the weekend’s many events please go to or pick up a leaflet from the Richmond Information Centre.

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