When? Skipton will host the Official Yorkshire Day Celebrations this year from Thursday 1 Aug until Sunday 4 Aug.
After Scarborough's success last year, the baton has been passed to Skipton who will be hosting a four day festival of Yorkshire celebrations, featuring a wide range of exciting events, from ‘A Night at the Opera' featuring over 100 nationally and internationally renowned musicians, to boat trips, the popular giant screen TV and even an urban beach at the Canal Basin.
When? Thursday 1st August 2013 10am-4pm in the Stable Courtyard. Entry is free
Sample delicious local produce in the stunning surroundings of Castle Howard, with over 30 stalls selling a wide selection of produce from across the county as well live music and face painters in the Courtyard.
When? Thursday 1st August 2013 at 11:38am - which represents 1,138 years since the Ridings were first mentioned in the Anglo Saxon Chronicles.
An ambitious collaborative project to celebrate Yorkshire Day. The plan is to fly the Yorkshire flag in all towns, villages and hamlets that sit on or near the true county boundary at the same time, creating a real-life visual representation of Yorkshire's boundary from an aerial view.
When? Thursday 1st August 2013. Starting 11am.
In celebration of Yorkshire Day on 1 August 2013, Leeds Visitor Centre is hosting a day of activities for the city's residents and visitors to come together and applaud all that is great about the county. Yorkshire Day celebrations will kick off at Leeds Visitor Centre from 11am and continue into the afternoon, with all proceeds from the day being donated to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
Attendees will have the opportunity to take in the sights of Leeds with a guided city walk by Blue Badge Guide, Ken Goor, starting at 12.30pm. Throughout the day, tastebuds will be tickled with a Leeds Food Academy cooking demonstration and the Old Yorkshire Store food stall, as well as home-made food and refreshments. Attendees wanting to prove their loyalty to the county will be put to the test with a Yorkshire quiz.
When? Thursday 1st August - Starting 9am.
There's an event packed day planned at Scarborough Spa including Stilt Walkers, Magic Mike Summer Show Preview, a tour of the Spa, a Spa Orchestra Free Morning Concert, a Tour of the Spa, a Howard Beaumont Free Concert, a Summer Spectacular Preview and Music in Farrer's to end the day!
When? Yorkshire Day at Wentbridge House will run from 12 noon until 7pm. Free Entry! All in aid of our Chosen Charities - Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Join Wentbridge House to enjoy Yorkshire Day and celebrate everything that is Yorkshire! Last year saw Birds of Prey Display, Mobile Animal Farm, Yorkshire Wine Tasting Sessions, Punch and Judy Show, Face Painting, Archery, Clay Pigeon Shooting and Flat Cap Flinging... this year? Even more!
When? Thursday 1st August 2013, from 12pm
Celebrate Yorkshire Day with the best wines and foods produced here in God's own county. The Talbot have discovered some superb wines that they know you will enjoy and these will be matched with locally produced food expertly prepared by the kitchen team. Call in - there will be tastings all day culminating in a fabulous three-course Yorkshire dinner including wines to match, coffee and Yorkshire fudge - all this for just £59 per person
For further information give them a call on 01653 639096.
Artisan Fayre, Barnsley
Thursday 1 August, 9am - 4pm, Barnsley town centre
Over 30 exhibitors with goods, many handmade ranging from jewellery to driftwood house scenes, various textile crafts, plants and lots more to celebrate Yorkshire Day!
Thursday 1 August, From 12pm, The Mill, Batley
Head to The Mill, Batley on August 1st for a fun packed day. There will be bouncy castles, giant garden games, biscuit decorating, raffles, treasure hunts and a teddy bears picnic! There will also be entertainment from the Yorkshire Dialect Society as well as stalls and games to entertain all!