Newsletter – Saturday 7th October 2023

Visit Yorkshire this October – for heritage, history and culture:

The image above is of Hewenden Viaduct – try the walk here.

Explore Skipsea Castle

Skipsea Castle

Skipsea Castle is not your conventional castle with towering walls and majestic turrets. Its remnants— an earthwork mound and historical vestiges:

Special offer: 2 night at a cosy country inn at Pickering

Get two nights bed and breakfast at the White Swan InnPickering, for just £199 with Travel Zoo – a voucher you can giveaway or use in future.

What’s included

  • Valid Sunday-Thursday 1 November, 2023-31 March, 2024. It’s an extra £20 per night to stay on Fridays and Saturdays, payable direct to the hotel
  • Two nights’ accommodation in a Vintage room, with daily full Yorkshire breakfast, for two
  • Late checkout until 1pm (worth £20)
  • Upgrade to a Hideaway room for £30 per night, payable direct to the hotel. These are larger contemporary rooms located in the converted stable block in the courtyard
  • Not available on 6-7, 27, 29 November; 2, 11, 24-25, 31 December, 2023

CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2024 recommendations in Yorkshire

The Good Beer Guide 2024 from the Campaign for Real Ale is out – check out some recommendations from the masses of Yorkshire entries (396!):

Stephen K Amos: Finding the Funny in the Midst of Madness

Stephen Kehinde Amos is a British stand-up comedian and television personality. He began his career as a compere at the Big Fish comedy clubs in South London, and has been nominated for Chortle’s Best Compere Award three times in 2004, 2007 and 2008.

Catch him at Otley Courthouse on October 13 and at Selby Town Hall on October 14 as well as Leeds City Varieties on 1 February 2024.

Will you get a chance to go sightseeing while in Yorkshire? Anything in particular you’d like to see?

My schedule is fairly tight. However, time permitting, I’m keen to do the entire York City Walls for the first time and also take in a visit to the village of Thornton-le-Dale, in the York Moors.

Richard Herring Brings His Popular ‘RHLSTP’ Podcast to Yorkshire: An Exclusive Interview

Yorkshire is ready to welcome the comedic genius of Richard Herring as he tours with his podcast.

Ahead of his performances in Leeds on 14th OctoberSheffield City Hall on 7th March 2024 and Hull on 28th March 2024, we caught up with him to discuss his ties to Yorkshire, his favourite haunts, and what fans can expect from his upcoming tour dates.

“Bafflingly Optimistic”: Andy Parsons on the Road Again

Andy Parsons is returning to the stage with his brand new show, Bafflingly Optimistic. The comic has embarked on a UK tour this autumn, following a successful stint at the Edinburgh Fringe. Catch him on Thursday 26th October at City Varieties in Leeds.

Special offer: 15% off at Regatta

Yorkshire fans can get a special 15% off at Regatta with this voucher code: YORKSHIRE15

*minimum spend of £40

Choose from Orla Kiely walking boots, sturdy waterproof winter jackets and a full range of camping equipment.

This offer ends on 31st December 2023.

What’s on next week? From Monday 9th October

Some highlights in Yorkshire next week – Miriram Margolyes, Funeral for a Friend and the comedy psychic from Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights – Clinton Baptiste:

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