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The Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Thurs 20 – Sun 23 April 2017

Public Event
www.flowershow.org.uk

Harrogate Spring Flower Show gets the national gardening season off to a great start with lots of fantastic ideas and inspiration, plus all the plants and products you need to create the perfect outdoor space.

Open:
Thurs – Sat 9:30am – 5:30pm (last entry 4:30pm)
Sun 9:30am – 4:30pm (last entry 3:30pm)

For more information please contact the show team on 01423 546157 or email info@flowershow.org.uk

Admission: On the gate; adults – £19, under 1’s free.
Book by Tuesday 11th April and save £2.50 per ticket

Springtime Live

Mon 1st May 2017

Hosted by the organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show, Springtime Live is a fabulously fun day out for families, especially those with young children. Around every corner you’ll find free activities for children of all ages based around Spring, new life, food and farming and the countryside.

All activities at Springtime Live are FREE, you just need to buy a ticket to get in!

Open:
9am – 4:30pm

For more information please contact Di Kirkman on 01423 541000.

Admission: Adult £10, Child (age 3-18) £5 (Tickets available ONLY in advance, 50p booking fee per order.)

Northern Shooting Show

Sat 7 – Sun 8 May 2017

This specialist show represents all aspects of shooting with manufacturers, distributors, retailers & clubs & associations all in one place. Being an indoor & outdoor show we had plenty of opportunity to ‘have a go’ through many of our outdoor activity demo areas.

Open:
Sat 6th: 8:30am-4pm
Sun 7th: 9am-4pm

For more information please contact Richard Stokoe on 01472 809727 or email info@northernshootingshow.co.uk

Admission:
Advanced adult: £10, On the day adult: £13

Yorkshire Antiques and Art Fair

Sat 20 – Sun 21 May 2017

The Yorkshire Antiques and Art Fair is held twice a year in May and November. Among the hundreds of stands are antiques and vintage dealers from all over the country, selling antique silver, jewellery, ceramics, glass, textiles, writing accessories, art, collectables, vintage clothing and accessories, clocks, watches and furniture. Come and visit to buy something unique and stylish from 1600-1980.

Open:
10am – 5pm each day

For more information please contact Helen Bowman and Ben Wray on 01274 588505 or 07889 828288

Admission: £6 per person

The Building Trades Show

Wed 24 – Thurs 25 May 2017

The Building Trades Show, incorporating Toolfair, Elex and Professional Builder Live, is three shows in one designed to demonstrate all the latest trade products, tools and equipment all under one roof. It is in association with the UK’s leading range of building trade magazines – Professional Builder, Professional Electrician and Professional Heating and Plumbing Installer.

Professional Builder Live
Bringing to life the advice and information from the pages of the trade’s favourite magazine…Professional Builder Live showcases all the best new building equipment on the market.

ToolFair
With thousands of show deals on top on brand tool, Toolfair is firmly established as the best regional tradeshow in the country for seeing and trying out all the latest power tools and hand tools.

Elex
To help electricians keep abreast of all that is new in the electical industry. Elex features new products from most major manufactuers and highlights changes to the rules and regs.

Open:
10am – 4pm each day

For more information please contact Dominic Shannon on 01923 237799

Admission: Free to members of the trade

The Tipex ’17 Auction, hosted by Protruck Auctions

 

Sat 3 June 2017

Protruck Auctions will be holding the Tipex ’17 drive through truck auction on Saturday 3rd June, to include classic and collectors vehicles.

Open:
8:30am – 5pm

For more information please contact 01427 871500 or tipex@protruckauctions.co.uk

Admission: Free

Countryside Days

Tues 13 – Wed 14 June 2017

Schools only event – Pre-registration required
www.yas.co.uk

Countryside Days is an event for Key Stage 2 Primary School children to experience a full programme of rurally based activities and demonstrations.

Open:
10am – 3pm each day

For more information contact Di Kirkman on 01423 546283 or email dik@yas.co.uk

Admission: Free

Harrogate Fine Food Show

Mon 26 – Tues 27 June 2017

For members of the trade only
www.gff.co.uk

The Harrogate Fine Food Show introduces new producers who have up until now only been seen at farmers markets and it is your chance to seek out new trends in food and drink.

Open:
10am – 4pm each day

For more information please contact Sally Coley on 01747 825200 or email sally.coley@gff.co.uk

Admission: For members of the trade only

Great Yorkshire Show

Tues 11 – Thurs 13 July 2017

The 159th Great Yorkshire Show features the best of British farming and is England’s premier agricultural show. Held at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate it gives first-hand experience of agriculture and rural life through demonstrations and exhibitions as well as a ‘not to be missed’ insight into the very latest in the agricultural industry. Organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, it is held each July and attracts around 130,000 visitors over the three days.

Open:
Tues and Wed – 7:30am-7:30pm,
Thurs – 7:30am-6:30pm

For more information please contact Sally Wall on 01423 541000 or email gys17@yas.co.uk

Admission:  Gate price (advance price) –
Adult – £28 (£24), Child (5-18) – £11 (£10), Student – £20,
Family (2 adults, 3 children) – £70 (£59)

Motability – One Big Day

Sat 12 August 2017

Public Event
www.motability.co.uk

One Big Day at the Yorkshire Event Centre Harrogate offers you the chance to see a large range of vehicles for disabled people. It provides the perfect opportunity to discover everything you need about worry-free motoring with Motability.

Open: 9am – 4pm

To contact the organiser, please use this link: http://www.motability.co.uk/

Admission:  Free

Cheffins Harrogate Vintage Sale

Sat 19 August 2017

Public Event
www.cheffins.co.uk

Collective auction of vintage and classic tractors, implements, stationary engines, spares, rural and domestic bygones.

Open: 8am

For more information please contact Oliver Godfrey on 01353 777767

Admission:  Free

The Great Northern Needle Craft and Quilt Show

Fri 1 – Sun 3 September 2017

A patchwork and quilting show with over 300 quilts on display including an open competition and mini workshops open to visitors. Also over 100 trade stands selling everything from cottons, fabrics to sewing machines etc. All you need for Patchwork Quilting and Needlework under one roof. Visit the website
www.grosvenorshows.co.uk for more details.

Open: 8am

For more information please call the Grosvenor Team on 01406 372600 or 01406 372601

Admission:  Adult – £9 (£7 in advance).
Senior – £8 (£6 in advance), Children – £4 (£2 in advance)

The National Apprenticeship Show – Yorkshire and North East

Thurs 21 – Fri 22 September 2017

The National Apprenticeship Show takes place at the Yorkshire Events Centre on 21st-22nd September 2017 and will bring together employers, colleges and providers with those wanting to find out more about what apprenticeships can offer. Over 100 exhibitors will be taking part.

Open:
Thurs 9:30am-3pm & 4pm-6:30pm,
Fri: 9:30am-3pm

For more information please contact Emily Hill on 01908 694 757 or email emily@nationalapprenticeshipshows.org

Admission:  Free

Harrogate Gift and Fashion Fair

Fri 29 – Sat 30 September 2017

Public Event
www.ukgrandsales.co.uk

Mix of small items for home and garden, gifts and fashion.

Open: 9.30am – 6pm each day

For more information please contact Noelle Walsh or Stephanie Bennett on 01367 860017 or email  enquiries@ukgrandsales.co.uk

Admission:  £4 online, £6 in advance, £7 on the door

Ultra Con

Sun 1 October 2017

With our most dazzling and ground-breaking experience to date, Ultra Con 2017 features the UK’s largest line up of world famous star cars including: an incredible gathering of Transformer cars led by the mighty Optimus Prime! The UK’s largest collection of Batman vehicles, KITT from Knight Rider, the General Lee, Cars from the Fast and the Furious, Jurassic Park, Delorean time machine and more! USCH includes incredible life-size movie sets from Star Wars, Doctor Who & Iron Man, unbelievable movie props, a LEGO customs display, the world’s largest independent Snow Walker and the premiere of our NEW 2017 showstopper! Along with the return of our staged parade extravaganza “Ultra Con LIVE”, showcasing a whole host of the UK’s cosplay Sci-Fi characters, including some of the most iconic super heroes and villains of all time!

Ultra Con also includes a vendors arena selling film and TV memorabilia and a host of celebrity guest stars signing from the world of sci-fi, film and TV. Plus competitions, amazing prize giveaways and more!

Ultra Con is an unmissable, truly exciting cinematic experience for all the family, cosplayers, comic fans, collectors and all fans of Sci-Fi

Open: 10am for pre-purchased tickets, 11am for tickets purchased on the door

For more information please email info@knightconuk.co.uk

Admission:

Adult ticket – £15

Child ticket – £7.50

Family ticket – £35

Disability Concession Ticket (includes carer free entrance) – £15

Craft Bakers and Butchers Extravaganza

Sun 8 October 2017

An event for the industry organised by the industry. This event gives anyone within bakery, butchery or food-to-go industry the opportunity for exhibitors to showcase products and for visitors to source new and innovative food and drink products.

Open: 10am – 4pm

For more information please contact Dee Cassey on 01628 535 755 or email  info@craftbakersandbutchersextravaganza.co.uk

Admission: Free

Countryside Live

Sat 21 – Sun 22 October 2017

Countryside Live is brought to you by the organisers of the Great Yorkshire Show and allows visitors to get up close to animals, learn about the countryside in an entertaining and interactive way, enjoy great local food and drink and of course lots of shopping!

Open: 9am – 5pm each day

For more information, please contact Michelle Mackey (trade stands) 01423 546204 or AmandaStoddart-West (livestock) 01423 546231

Admission:  Advance: Adult £11, Child £5,
Family £27 Gate: Adult £13, Child £6, Family £32

Yorkshire Antiques and Art Fair

Sat 4 – Sun 5 November 2017

Public Event
www.antiquesfairs.com

The Yorkshire Antiques and Art Fair is held twice a year in May and November. Among the hundreds of stands are antiques and vintage dealers from all over the country, selling antique silver, jewellery, ceramics, glass, textiles, writing accessories, art, collectables, vintage clothing and accessories, clocks, watches and furniture. Come and visit to buy something unique and stylish from 1600-1980.

Open: 10am – 5pm each day

For more information please contact Helen Bowman and Ben Wray on 01274 588505 or 07889 828288

Admission:  £6 per person

Crafts for Christmas

Thurs 9 – Sun 12 November 2017

The Crafts for Christmas event sources talented makers and designers from across the UK and brings them together for four days of stylish shopping in Hall 1 of the Yorkshire Event Centre. Work your way enjoyably through your Christmas list with indulgent, practical, ingenious and amazing products and specialist foods.

Open:
Thurs, Fri and Sat 9am-5pm
Sunday 9am-4pm

For more information please contact Karen.E.Hall-Sears 01428 682292 or email karen@ruralcraftsassociation.co.uk

Admission:  In advance – Adults £7, Seniors £6. At the event – Adults – £9, Seniors – £7, Students – £5, Children – Free

North of England Woodworking and Power Tool Show

Fri 17 – Sun 19 November 2017

Public Event
www.nelton.co.uk

Largest retail Woodworking and Power Tool Show in the country.

Open:
Fri and Sat 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

For more information please contact Tony Cox on 01474 536535 or email exhibitions@nelton.co.uk

Admission:  TBC

BP2017 The Potato Industry Event

Wed 22 – Thurs 23 November 2017

Trade Only Event
www.bp2017.co.uk

Once every 2 years the whole of the potato indusrty comes together for this ‘seed to shopping trolly’ event. It is an exceptional networking and business opportunity for all those involved in growing, handling,
procesing and retailing the crop in this £multi billions industry. Viasitors across the industry see what’s new, make and renew contacts and do business.

Open:
Wed 22nd – 9am-5.30pm
Thurs 23rd – 9am-4pm

For more information please contact Steve Wellbeloved on 01743 455886 or email info@bp2017.co.uk

Admission:  Free to members of the trade

Ice Cream Expo

Tues 13 – Thurs 15 February 2018

Trade Only Event
www.ice-cream.org

We are the organisers of the only annual Ice Cream Expo in the UK. The show attracts companies from the UK and abroad showcasing their ice cream products and services to take a scoop of the £1bn UK market.

Open:
Tues and Wed 10am-5pm
Thurs 10am-3pm

For more information please contact Zelica Carr or Laura Crowe on 01332 203333 or info@ice-cream.org

Admission:  Free entry for trade