Weekend Events in Easingwold, York and Yorkshire – 19-21st March




The days are getting longer and the weather warmer. Time to get out and about and make the most of your weekend


In Easingwold …  


·         Greek Night – The Sidings – Il Treno, Shipton –Fri 19th


·         The Best of the Eagles  – The Galtres Centre – Sat 20th March  – 20.00

Presented by Talon Music. More Info – 01347 822472


In Yorkshire …


·         Malton and Norton Folk Festival-  Malton  – Fri 19 & Sat 20th  

A concert at Suddaby’s with Pete Coe – a one man folk industry. The Happy Cats – a superb mix. Two Black Sheep and a Stallion – three well blended voices. At St. Peters (Norton) – an afternoon Folk Dance with Ruth Thompson-Van Gogh and Pugwash Convention plus around the Towns – Musicians Sessions, Workshops, Meet and Greet and Singarounds. More Info 01653 696226


·         Behind Enemy Lines Lecture – Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington –  Sat 20th

If you have ever wondered what life was really like for those airmen taken as Prisoner of War during WWII, or the harrowing exploits of those that managed to evade capture, then the forthcoming lecture taking place at the Yorkshire Air Museum on will answer all your questions.


Neil Galloway, from 90 Signals RAF Leeming, will also be discussing the recent re-enactment of the 1945 ‘Long March’ of POW’s across Poland, which was undertaken by RAF personnel from across the country.


In addition, a fantastic line up of other veterans, all either POW’s or Evaders, and all with their own amazing tales to tell has been gathered and all of the veterans will be joining in the Question and Answer session and memorabilia signing opportunity that will take place after the lunch break. There will be book, print and model sales available More Info 01904 608595


·         Elgar the Kingdom-  Ripon Cathedral – Sat 20th    19:30 


Ripon Choral Society perform – Elgar The Kingdom.

Ripon Choral Society, under its conductor John Dunford and accompanist Greg Smith performs three or four concerts each year in the magnificent setting of Ripon Cathedral. The Society, with over 200 singing members, is one of the largest in Yorkshire. Lynne Dawson, Margaret Macdonald, Charne Rochford (pictured) and Jeremy White are the soloists. More Info 01969 624965



Further a field … over the Easter Weekend


Some more special Easter events … why not take a weekend break and try a spot of Easter Egg hunting ..


Beatrix Potter Easter Egg Hunt (Cumbria) 31st  March -10.00

One of the North of England’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt. 100 unique Peter Rabbit eggs will be hidden across Cumbria, thanks to The World of Beatrix Potter Attraction. At 10am on 31 March 2010 a map will be unveiled on the website below giving clues and location tips to help you to find the eggs. Eggs may be be hidden in villages, gardens, by lakes or on the top of hills.


Lyme Park (Cheshire) 4-5 April 11.00 -16.00

Set your scamps running off across the grounds of ‘Pemberley’ – where Darcy meets Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice – while you take in the sheer beauty of this moorland paradise or indulge in a little retail therapy at the house shop.


Clumber Park (Nottinghamshire) 2-5 April – 11.00 -14.00

Follow the trail around the pleasure grounds and hunt for hidden Easter eggs along the way. All entrants are awarded with a yummy Cadbury’s Easter Egg prize.


Burghley (Lincolnshire) – 4 April

Think you can sniff out chocolate? Take part in the hunt around the Sculpture Garden and the Garden of Surprises and see if you can be the first to find the reward. Afterwards why not let someone else do the running around, treat yourselves to an Easter Sunday Lunch in the Orangery Restaurant. Admission to the Easter Egg Hunt is included in the price of a House and Gardens or Gardens ticket.


For details on hotels, guest houses and places to stay, call 0845 158 1412 or visit www.moreweekends.com


Make more of next and every weekend in 2010.






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