Local Events

There is plenty going on throughout the Yorkshire Dales during 2022 season, all within easy reach of Studfold. For the most up to date information for each of these events, please visit the relevant event website.

15th April 2022
Open day at Middleham racing stables

This busy racing centre at Middleham has been home to racehorses in training for more than 200 years. There have been 400-plus winners trained here each year for the past 38 years. Take a flask and watch the gallops!

21st to 24th April 2022
Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Based at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

17th June to 2nd July 2022
Grassington Arts and Music Festival

Book in to experience a range of events, or turn up to simply experience the festival atmosphere!

2022 Date TBC
Lofthouse School Fete

Our local school’s annual event. Lots of fun for the children. And the strawberries and cream are delicious!

12th to 15th July 2022
Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate

The biggest and best agricultural show in Britain.

16th to 17th July 2022
Masham Traction Engine Rally

This event is a great experience for all the family. There’s such a lot to see and do at what will be the 55th rally.

16th to 17th July 2022
Yorkshire Dales Food and Drink Festival

Fabulous workshops and masterclasses, a vintage funfair, crafting demonstrations, lots of fun activities to keep the kids entertained plus lots of tasting sessions.

13th to 21st August 2022
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

Always a favourite with families. Follow the scarecrow trail. Refreshments available.

19th to 29th August 2022
Nidderdale Arts Trail

Pick up a leaflet and follow the trail of artists’ work throughout the Dale.

30th August 2022
Kilnsey Show

One of the best local agricultural shows.

17th to 19th September 2022
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

Once again the venue will be Newby Hall.

17th and 18th September 2022
Grassington 1940s Weekend

A fun weekend with lots of activities, live displays, re-enactments, live music and dancing.

19th September 2022
Nidderdale Show, Pateley Bridge

Well worth a visit - our local show at Pateley Bridge. A great Yorkshire Dales experience, and the last small agricultural show of the year.

24th to 25th September 2022
Masham Sheep Fair

A great traditional event. If you like sheep, and Dales characters, you’ll experience it all here! It’s well worth a visit.