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.
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.
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
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