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Event Listing

If you are looking for regular activities and sessions please visit our Where To Turn Directory

With regular updates to government guidance, in the light of the COVID-19 outbreak, please check that an event is still planned to take place before travelling, as we may not have been made aware of the latest information by the event organiser.

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A Wing and a Prayer
1st August 2020 (All day) to 30th September 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
Ripon Cathedral
Address:

Ripon Cathedral

Description:

The A Wing and A Prayer exhibition is available to view during Cathedral opening hours, now until the end of Sepetember 2021.  
 

Hospice 100 Challenge
1st May 2021 (All day) to 31st May 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
Saint Michael’s Hospice
Address:
Description:

Join Saint Michael’s  Hospice 100 event for a feel-good, flexible fitness challenge this spring.

Library Puppet and storytelling workshops
8th May 2021 10:00am to 4th June 2021 11:00am
Organiser:
North Yorkshire Libraries
Address:

Online

Description:

8 & 15 May and 4 June

Join Bluebird Theatre Company for brilliant online interactive Shadow Puppet workshops hosted by North Yorkshire Libraries.

Opening the Closet Door on Dementia
14th May 2021 1:00pm to 19th May 2021 4:00pm
Organiser:
York LGBT Forum and Real People Theatre
Address:

Online

Description:

Friday 14 May and again on Wednesday 19 May.

A 2-hour workshop on Zoom exploring what it means to be an older LGBT person and their partner fearing and facing, living and dying with dementia. 

Let's Talk Good Finance
18th May 2021 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Organiser:
Social Enterprise Yorkshire And Humber
Address:

Online

Description:

 This webinar is for charities, social enterprises and community businesses who would like to learn more about social investment and the options available.

Winning the Lottery – Reaching Communities Funding Masterclass
19th May 2021 10:00am to 12:00pm
Organiser:
Community First Yorkshire
Address:

Online 

Description:

How do you submit an eye-catching, outstanding application and stand out from the crowd to secure that grant?

Young People with Energy Workshop
19th May 2021 10:00am to 11:30am
Organiser:
Yorkshire Energy Doctor CIC
Address:

Online event 

Description:

Does your organisation support young people?
This exciting new project is aimed at supporting and engaging young people (16-25-year olds) around energy, particularly those who may be moving into their first tenancies.

Harrogate District VCS Chief Officers & Chairs Catch Up on Zoom
19th May 2021 11:00am to 12:00pm
Organiser:
HADCA
Address:

Online event

Description:

“To work together to ensure a thriving third sector in the Harrogate District which is able to meet the needs of the local community”

Spring Essentials Flower Show 2021
20th May 2021 8:30am to 23rd May 2021 6:00pm
Organiser:
North of England Horticultural Society
Address:

Great Yorkshire Showground
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG2 8NZ

Description:

The North of England Horticultural Society (NEHS) is a leading gardening charity set up more than 100 years ago to support and promote horticulture across the north.

The Fundamentals of assessing a risk and what to do next
20th May 2021 10:00am to 11:00am
Organiser:
Community Matters Yorkshire
Address:

Online

Description:

This Community Matters Yorkshire online session is for anyone who is new to health and safety and looks at the basics of assessing risks, why we need to do this, and what to do once you’ve assessed the risk.

 

Empower
20th May 2021 6:30pm
Organiser:
Wellspring Therapy and Training
Address:

Online
 

Description:

8 sessions on THURSDAY evenings 6.30-8 pm - the next course starts on 20 May via Zoom. 

Men’s Shed Open Day
21st May 2021 10:00am to 4:00pm
Organiser:
Men’s Shed for Ripon
Address:

Behind New Life Church, Water Skellgate, Ripon

Description:

Please book places in advance via mensshed.ripon@gmail.com  to have an opportunity to look around the newly  renovated workshop.

Effective Collaborative Working
25th May 2021 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Organiser:
Community First Yorkshire
Address:

Online 

Description:

Successful collaborations can achieve more than working alone, and help voluntary and community groups deal with the unique challenges the sector is facing today.

Universal Credit Housing Costs - Introductory level
26th May 2021 10:00am to 12:30pm
Organiser:
Welfare Benefits Unit
Address:

Online

Description:

Universal Credit housing costs cover rent and service charges. This course will provide an understanding of eligibility for housing costs and how these are calculated.

Yorkshire and Humber Obesity Research Alliance (YORA)
26th May 2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Organiser:
Address:

Online

Description:

YORA is a network of people from all sectors who aim to facilitate effective regional action on obesity through collaboration and co-production. Becoming a member is free and the network is interested in getting more members from the VCS.

Universal Credit and Work - Introductory level
26th May 2021 1:30pm to 4:00pm
Organiser:
Welfare Benefits Unit
Address:

Online

Description:

his course provides an understanding of entitlement to Universal Credit and how work affects entitlement.

Keep Harrogate Tidy (28 May - 13 June)
28th May 2021 (All day) to 13th June 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
My Life Pool
Address:
Description:

This spring myLifePool is supporting The Great British Spring Clean by Keeping Harrogate Tidy.

They are aiming to get schools, businesses and community groups involved to help #keepharrogatetidy

The Great British Spring Clean (28 May - 13 June)
28th May 2021 (All day) to 13th June 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
Keep Britain Tidy
Address:
Description:

This spring, join Keep Britain Tidy and our community of #Litterheroes on our #MillionMileMission to clear litter from our streets, parks and beaches.

Volunteers' Week
1st June 2021 (All day) to 7th June 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
Address:
Description:

‘Time to Say Thanks’

A week to recognise and thank all volunteers who supported our communities throughout this pandemic and all those who usually volunteer but have not been able to because of coronavirus.

Harrogate u3a celebrating u3a Day  
2nd June 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
Harrogate u3a
Address:
Description:

The purpose of u3a is to provide social and learning activities for people no longer in full time employment. All its activities are member-led and it is a wonderful way to meet new people who share your interests.

The Big Lunch 2021
5th June 2021 (All day) to 6th June 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
Eden Project
Address:
Description:

The Big Lunch is the UK's annual big date to celebrate and give thanks to our neighbours and communities.

Join in online, on your doorstep, or over the fence.  It's on.

 Holyrood House Summer Quiet Garden Day
5th June 2021 10:00am to 3:30pm
Organiser:
Holyrood House
Address:

Holy Rood House, 10 Sowerby Road, Thirsk YO7 1HX

Description:

Helen Warwick, one of the chaplains, will be offering ideas, poems and prayers. The large garden offers a quiet, gentle healing space which includes a labyrinth, orchard, goats and a walled garden with a pond.

9.45 for 10 - 3.30pm

Simple Marketing
8th June 2021 10:00am to 11:30am
Organiser:
Community Matters Yorkshire
Address:

Online

Description:

This Community Matters workshop will look at marketing - things you can do on a shoestring to promote your organisation, and some tips to possibly improve what you do already.

Harrogate District Community Buildings and Village Halls Network
9th June 2021 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Organiser:
Community First Yorkshire
Address:

Online event using Zoom

Description:

The aim of the network meeting is to provide a forum for community building and village hall trustees across Harrogate district to network and share information, advice, tips and thoughts on all aspects of running a hall.
 

Childhood Day 2021
11th June 2021 (All day)
Organiser:
NSPCC
Address:
Description:

After the year we’ve had, we could all do with a bit more play. That’s why we’re asking the UK to come together this Childhood Day – to play, raise money and help keep children safe.
So, will you join us on the 11 June?