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BBC COUNTRYFILE LIVE C A S T L E H O WA R D 6 TO 9 AU G U S T The magnificent house and beautiful grounds of Castle Howard will once again provide a picture-perfect backdrop for the show where visitors can enjoy a whole host of entertainment from arena shows, animal displays, demonstrations and debates. Families can head to the lakeside for kayaking, paddleboarding and fishing and experience activities such as tree climbing. Local producers will also showcase a delicious array of local food and drink. BBC Countryfile Live is the perfect chance to meet your favourite stars of the show, with presenters hosting an array of talks and experiences throughout.

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Exploring the relationship between trees, woodland and humans at a time of climate crisis, this inspiring exhibition and events programme centres on the weekend Wood Life Festival at The Moors National Park Centre near Danby from 25 to 26 July. A brand new immersive theatre performance Told in Gold, from 24 to 27 July, is adapted from the multi-award-winning book The Lost Word by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris. Discover spells wrapped around trees, words in the woodland and hear recordings of the spell poems. Also at The Moors National Park Centre, the Inspired by… gallery puts on a ‘Wood Life’ exhibition, celebrating the special importance of wood life (from 24 July to 1 September).

H A R R O G AT E S P R I N G F LOW E R S H OW G R E AT YO R K S H I R E S H OWG R O U N D 2 3 TO 2 6 A P R I L This year marks a century of Harrogate Flower Shows, starting with a roaring 1920s theme at the first big event in the gardening calendar. Welcome the new growing season with a spectacular celebration of the very best in horticulture. Rated Britain’s top gardening event by Which?, it features beautiful show gardens, great shopping, live entertainment and the biggest exhibition by florists and flower arrangers in the country. Take a stroll back in time to discover what it was like in the garden 100 years ago and don’t forget to call in at the cocktail bar before you leave!

H A R R O G AT E AU T U M N F LOW E R S H OW NEWBY HALL & GARDENS 1 8 TO 2 0 S E P T E M B E R This year’s new venue, Newby Hall, is one of the country’s finest 18th century stately homes. Its grand rooms will be full of blooms, with major flower and plant installations inspired by the breathtaking interiors. In addition to all the usual favourite show features, admission will also include access to Newby’s award-winning gardens, complete with some of Europe’s biggest herbaceous flower borders and family adventure garden!

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2020 is the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage, one of the most influential journeys in global history and a defining moment in the shared history of Britain, the US and the Netherlands. Doncaster will be celebrating this momentous occasion with the 2020 Doncaster Heritage Festival, promising to be the biggest and best ever.

M A N & B OY : MALE DRESS 1730-1930 TENNANTS AUCTIONEERS, LEYBURN 1 6 JA N UA RY TO 16 FEBRUARY A fabulous fashion focus on garments from centuries past. See two exceptional private collections, telling the story of clothes worn by chaps at work, at war and at play over two hundred years.

I L L U M I N AT I O N GALLERY N AT I O N A L C O A L MINING MUSEUM, WA K E F I E L D SUMMER 2020 The brand new gallery will delve into the theme of History Makers - People Who Shaped Our World exploring the contribution made by Sir Humphry Davy, the widely celebrated scientist and inventor, to the invention of the flame safety lamp which saved countless lives and inspired generations.

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