Seven Family Events to Take Your Kids in the North East to this Summer
DRAGON QUEST TRAIL
You’ve been challenged to a quest. St George needs your help to find all the dragons in York Minster! Follow the clues and discover more about the fiery creatures you’ll find.
EDEN CAMP ALL SERVICES PARADE
Eden Camp, Malton
This is Eden Camp’s largest event, where veterans from all services and generations will take part in a parade and service. The parade, led by the Yorkshire Volunteer Band, starts at 2pm. Following the remembrance service, visitors can talk to veterans about their experiences from conflicts throughout history.
HARROGATE AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW
Newby Hall, Ripon
Harrogate Flower Shows are once again bringing their world-famous autumn event to Newby Hall Gardens. It promises to be full of horticultural surprises as well as plenty of exhibitors and traders, and it always offers a great atmosphere for green-fingered visitors.
SPORTS CARS IN THE PARK
Castle Howard, Malton
For the first time Sports Cars in the Park will arrive at Castle Howard for a fantastic day out for the whole family. You’ll see some of the world’s fastest and most acclaimed sports cars while exploring Castle Howard. What could be better?
ROOM ON THE BROOM
27TH & 28TH SEPTEMBER
York Theatre Royal
Tall Stories’ fun-filled adaptation of Room on the Broom (based on the best-selling picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler) is a must-see for the little ones in your family. The witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitch-hikers – a dog, a bird and a frog. Will there be room on the broom for everyone?
BIRD OF PREY PHOTOGRAPHY DAY
Thorp Perrow, Bedale
Capture some of your favourite birds of prey at Thorp Perrow and finesse your photography skills. A dedicated falconer will be there to help place the birds and help you to achieve the best shots.