Here’s our round-up of upcoming gorgeous events – the perfect place to find out what’s on in Yorkshire. If you’d like to be featured, email gorgeousyorkshire@gmail.
THIS WEEK: Wharfedale Beer and Music Festival, Fri, Nov 8 and Sat, Nov 9, Grassington Town Hall. Featuring more than 50 real ales from more than 23 northern breweries. There is also live music and Friday and Saturday nights and on Saturday afternoon. There are festival buses to Ilkley & Skipton. www.
NEXT WEEK: Harrogate Christmas Market, Thurs, Nov 14 to Sun, Nov 17, Thurs-Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 9.30am to 8pm, Sun 9.30am to 5.30pm. Held on The Stray in the Montpellier Quarter of Harrogate town centre, this four-day festive market is filled with high quality Yorkshire and Harrogate products, featuring nearly 200 stalls. There is also a craft and gift marquee and a food and drink marquee as well as funfair rides and musical entertainment. Harrogate’s Christmas lights will be officially switched on at a celebration outside the Victoria Shopping Centre on Thursday, Nov 14 from 4pm to 6pm. https://www.
ON NOW: Alan Davie & David Hockney: Early Works, The Hepworth Wakefield, until Jan 19. Alan Davie, who had his first solo exhibition at Wakefield Art Gallery in 1958, was a major influence on the more celebrated Hockney, then a student at Bradford College of Art. The exhibition features 45 paintings and works by both artists. https://
ON NOW: Mosaic exhibition, Otley Courthouse, until Sat, Nov 9, Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm. Works by 26 people from Mosaic Mania in Otley as well as by its founder and tutor Frances Taylor. https://
ON NOW: Chatsworth renewed: The house past, present and future at Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire, 11am-5pm. Celebrating the restoration of Chatsworth. https://www.
ON NOW: Dolls’ House Exhibition, Newby Hall & Gardens, near Ripon. Seventy houses of all shapes, sizes, styles and ages in one of the world’s most important private collections. www.newbyhall.com
COMING UP: Artfest Holmfirth, Nov 16-17, Holmfirth Civic Hall. Showcase for art and craft from all disciplines: ceramics, print, jewellery, glass, sculpture, textiles, painting, mixed media and photography, with an emphasis is on original, handmade work. https://
COMING UP: The Christmas Experience, Lotherton Hall, Aberford, Leeds, Nov 22-Jan 5. Christmas magic and excitement complete with a Twelve Days of Christmas Walk around the estate, a fairy hideaway in the rock garden. and elves helping in their workshop. https://