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Newby Hall Tractor Fest 2018

Newby Hall Tractor Fest 2018

The largest outdoor Tractor Festival in the UK will take place at award-winning country house and gardens, Newby Hall.

The two-day festival attracts more than 10,000 visitors and 1,500 exhibits. The theme for 2018 is Two Cylinder Tractors focussing on 100 years of John Deere tractors as well as Amanco stationary engines and very early marques or orphan tractors.

The first day culminates in a spectacular March of the Tractors – a parade of tractors from Newby Hall to Ripon’s historic market square. The Ripon Hornblower will mark their departure back to Newby by sounding her world-famous horn.

Tractor Fest is the perfect family day out with fun activities throughout the weekend including opportunities to drive mini tractors, face painting, colouring, interactive exhibits, working machinery, trade stands, crafts and street food all available.

Saturday 9 – Sunday 10 June 2018, 10am-5pm

March of the Tractors Saturday 9 June 5.30-7pm - from Newby to Ripon Market Place

£12.25 adults and seniors, £9.25 children, under 4’s go free – includes entry to the garden and adventure garden

01423 322583

Newby Hall & Gardens, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Swinton Bivouac

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Swinton Bivouac

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is delighted to be bringing a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Swinton Bivouac this June. One of the most beautiful gems in the Yorkshire Dales, the woodland spreads over the hilltop and is home to the gorgeous rustic Tree Lodges, built using traditional round wood timber framing techniques. This will be the perfect place to catch one of Shakespeare’s classic stories beneath the stars...

Tickets: Adult £16, Child £10, Family (2 adults, 2 children) £46.

Address: Swinton Bivouac Masham, Ripon, HG4 4JZ

Start time: 18:30

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