If you really want to get a flavour of Yorkshire culture whilst visiting, try Brassed On! in Barnsley for free brass band music throughout Saturday. The Glass Works Square, Alhambra Shopping Centre and Peel Square will play host to free brass band music all day.
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Rainy day activities
Don’t get caught out by the weather – there are still great activities for families including Stump Cross Caverns, which is open and accessible in all weathers. With a sandpit, outdoor activities, café, cinema room and space for camper vans, Stump Cross is a great stop-off on your way through the Dales towards Harrogate or the coast.
Joe Seel at the Great Yorkshire Show
Yorkshire is a fantastic place to visit it’s so wide and varied: you’ve got the Yorkshire Dales to the seaside resorts of Whitby and Scarborough. Everybody should come and visit Yorkshire – it’s so beautiful.Joe Seel at the Great Yorkshire Show
A look into the past of Wentworth Woodhouse
Learn about the largest private dwelling in the UK, which you can visit for events and more, thanks to TV historian, Dr Emma Wells. Why not stay near Rotherham and see more of the area.
Get a taste of Yorkshire heritage with these events this week:
- Holmfirth Arts Festival – ‘Forces of Nature’ with Hepworth Band, 23rd September 2023
- Brass & Voices with New Mill MVC, Denby Dale Ladies Choir & Hepworth Band, 7th October in Huddersfield
The giveaway of the 6 Shortlisted Books of Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2023 was won by L. Morrell – congratulations and we hope you enjoy a summer of thrilling ready!
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