Grassington Events

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There's a Wide Selection of Arts and Crafts in GrassingtonArts & Crafts Fairs

During most months there are Craft Fairs in the Town Hall, and numerous artists hold exhibitions of their work at a variety of venues in the area.

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Grassington Festival
An annual festival of the performing arts, featuring traditional and contemporary music, drama and talks by national and international artists and celebrities.
For a full program of events phone 01756 752691, or see the website.

Kilnsey Show
Impressive Kilnsey Crag is the location of Upper Whardedale's premier agricultural show. Held at the end of August each year it features animal exhibits, sheep dog trials, country crafts and skills, horse jumping, sports, fell racing and culminates in harness racing. An insight into the passions of the Dales way of life! See website.

Dickensian Festivities
For the three Saturdays before Christmas, Grassington is transported back to the time of Dickens. See the village square and streets transformed into a traditional market with people dressed in period costume.

Enjoy the musicians, dancers, street entertainers and exhibitions of traditional country crafts. Experience the pleasure of doing your own Christmas shopping in an atmosphere unlike any other!

Tickets for the Grassington Players' Evening Entertainment 'Nellies Nightlights' are available from Zarina Belk, c/o Zarina's Tearooms, Middle Lane, Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 5QX Telephone 01756 761188. Please send cheques payable to 'Grassington Players' - £6 adult, £3 child - along with a stamped addressed envelope and stating number of tickets required and for which performance Sat 1st or Sat 8th

2007 Dates:
1st, 8th and 15th December

For more details contact festival co-ordinator Katy Birkett, 0845 0942819
E-mail theeventsorganiser@yahoo.co.uk .

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