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.

12th March 2023
The Knaresborough Tractor Run

A charity event raising funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The meeting point is Pateley Bridge Show Ground.

7th April 2023
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!

20th – 23rd April 2023
Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Based at the Great Yorkshire Showground.

6th May 2023
Lofthouse Coronation Celebrations

A family afternoon of celebrations at Lofthouse Cricket Club. More details to follow.

28th May 2023
Masham Young Farmer’s Club Tractor Run 2023

Come along and support the tractors to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. The event starts at 12 noon in the Studfold car park

4th June 2023
Skipton Car Show

16th – 30th June 2023
Grassington Arts and Music Festival

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

2023 Date TBC
Lofthouse School Fete

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

11th – 14th July 2023
Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate

The biggest and best agricultural show in Britain.

15 – 16th July 2023
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.

22nd – 23rd July 2023
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.

12th – 20th August 2023
Kettlewell Scarecrow Festival

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

18th – 28th August 2023
Nidderdale Arts Trail

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

23rd – 27th August 2023
Leeds Festival

29th August 2023
Kilnsey Show

One of the best local agricultural shows.

15th – 17th September 2023
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

Once again the venue will be Newby Hall.

16th – 17th September 2023
Grassington 1940s Weekend

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

24th September 2023
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.

30th September – 1st October 2023
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.

8th – 10th September 2023
The Great Holiday Home Show

Based at Harrogate Show Ground, one of the biggest outdoor Holiday Home Shows. Public show dates as shown above, Trade dates 12th – 14th September 2023.