A festival of events
Whether it’s food or music, outdoor or indoor, with the family or by yourself, we have an event that’s perfect for you. For a complete list, go to yorkshire.com/events
CLEVELAND WAY 50TH ANNIVERSARY North York Moors National Park May - June 2019 The North York Moors National Park is home to the nation’s favourite national trail, the Cleveland Way. The 109-mile-long route meanders through dramatic coastline and heather moorland, whilst offering stunning views of castles, ancient stone crosses and
WAKEFIELD FESTIVAL OF FOOD, DRINK & RHUBARB Wakefield, West Yorkshire 22-24 February 2019 Rhubarb becomes the stalk of the town, as the city comes alive with a vibrant celebration of the pink vegetable. The streets will be bursting with colourful market stalls selling speciality food and drink, with tasty samples to try.
fishing villages tucked into tiny coves, it really does have it all! 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Cleveland Way and to celebrate, they are hosting a series of events, walks, talks, competitions and exhibitions, including a Cleveland Way dedicated Walking Festival in May, WalkFest 2019 (25-27 May 2019). Celebrating the milestone anniversary, all routes will be themed around the UK’s favourite National Trail and will open with a special anniversary walk
on 24 May 2019 following one of the Trail’s most popular stretches from Helmsley to Rievaulx Abbey. Other events include the “109 Miles” exhibition at the Inspired by... gallery in Danby (11 May-9 June 2019), featuring works by the Cleveland Way’s official artist, Debbie Loane, the Redcar and Cleveland Walking Festival and a film competition. The Cleveland Way was the second National Trail to open and was launched on 24 May 1969.
It runs in a loop across much of the North York Moors National Park between Helmsley and Filey. Discover memorable days out on and around the trail. From a day out in the charming English market town of Helmsley, to the peace and tranquillity of Rievaulx Abbey, the impressive ruins of one of England’s most powerful Cistercian monasteries, or from one of the most famous landmarks in Yorkshire, the White Horse of Kilburn, to Staithes, with its higgledy-piggledy cottages and winding streets.
MALTON FOOD LOVERS FESTIVAL
PONTEFRACT YUM! FESTIVAL LIQUORICE FESTIVAL OF FOOD & DRINK
Malton, North Yorkshire 25 - 26 May 2019
Pontefract, West Yorkshire 7 July 2019
Hull, East Yorkshire August 2019
Set across the streets of Yorkshire’s food capital, the festival is a celebration of Yorkshire’s finest produce and cooking. Expect heaving stalls, delicious street food, talks, tastings and celebrity chefs. A family foodie extravaganza, it’s not known as ‘Yorkshire’s Foodie Glastonbury’ for nothing!
Sweet lovers can enjoy a tempting array of liquorice food and drink while browsing the food, craft and gift stalls at the colourful street market. Dancers, musicians and street entertainers delight the crowds throughout the day, while craft activities and fairground rides keep the kids amused.
Come and see what’s on the menu at Hull city centre’s celebration of food and drink – from traditional dishes to worldwide culinary creations. Enjoy three days of tasty street food, fresh local produce and delicious beverages, as well as live music, cooking demonstrations and children’s entertainment.