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.

Thurs 9:30am-3pm & 4pm-6:30pm,
Fri: 9:30am-12pm

For more information please contact Emily Hill on 01908 694 757 or email

Admission:  Free

Harrogate Gift and Fashion Fair

Fri 29 – Sat 30 September 2017

Public Event

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

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


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

Admission: Free

The Yorkshire Vet at 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 Amanda Stoddart-West (livestock) 01423 546231

Free for members of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.
Advance: Adult £14, Child £7, Family* £40
Gate: Adult £16, Child £8, Family* £45
* Family tickets include two adults and up to three children aged under 18.

Yorkshire Antiques and Art Fair

Sat 4 – Sun 5 November 2017

Public Event

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.

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

For more information please contact Karen.E.Hall-Sears 01428 682292 or email

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

Largest retail Woodworking and Power Tool Show in the country.

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

For more information please contact Tony Cox on 01474 536535 or email

Admission:  TBC

BP2017 The Potato Industry Event

Wed 22 – Thurs 23 November 2017

Trade Only Event

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.

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

For more information please contact Steve Wellbeloved on 01743 455886 or email

Admission:  Free to members of the trade

Ice Cream Expo

Tues 13 – Thurs 15 February 2018

Trade Only Event

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.

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

For more information please contact Zelica Carr or Laura Crowe on 01332 203333 or

Admission:  Free entry for trade

Spring Quilt Festival, Harrogate

Fri 23 – Sun 25 February 2018

Feature quilt displays from well-known quilters and textile artists will be on show, alongisde a variety of exhibitors selling patchwork and quilting supplies. Workshops and demonstrations are also available on a first come, first served basis at the show. (Find a full list of these on the Grosvenor Shows website)

Fri 23 and Sat 24 10am-4:30pm
Sun 25 10am-4pm

For more information please contact 01406 372600 or 01406 372601

Advance adults – £7, seniors – £6, children (8-16) – £2
Advance tickets are on sale until 9 Feb 2018

On the door adults – £8, seniors – £7, children (8-16) £3

The Yorkshire Motorhome and Accessory Show

Fri 23 – Sun 25 March 2018

Public Event

If you’re looking to purchase a fresh motorhome or campervan, or stock up on camping accessories, this show is the place to be. Visitors will have the chance to browse over 250 new and used models from a selection of over 25 national and local dealers.
Both the halls and our outdoor areas will become home to 120+ exhibitors and we’ll also be turning the seminar room into the ‘Experts Theatre’. Here you’ll be able to participate in a number of hobby-related free talks each day.
Please be aware dogs are only permitted in the outdoor areas of the show. Tickets for the day are £5 per adult when booked in advance and include free parking and a free showguide. Entrance for children is also free.

Open: 9:30am-4:30pm each day


For more information please contact Philippa Heanes on 01778 391164 or

Advance – £5 per adult
On the gate – £7 per adult
Children attend for free.

The British Craft Trade Fair

Sun 8 – Tue 10 April 2018

Trade Event

Europe’s largest trade craft fair featuring over 500 of the most innovative British designer makers, ready to supply at trade prices for the retail and design sectors.

Open: tbc

For more information please contact Margeret Bunn on 01444 246446 or email

Admission: by invitation

Cycle Expo Yorkshire

Fri 12 October 2018 – Trade only
Sat 13 and Sun 14 October 2018 – Public

Trade and Public Event

Yorkshire’s largest Cycle Expo is coming to Harrogate in October 2018. With the aim of uniting cycle enthusiasts from all walks of life and getting even more of you #OnYerBike

Open: 10am – 5pm

For more information please contact Charlotte Scoular on

Adults £12
Student (NUS) £10
Child (6-16) £7
Free to under 5s